Routine management of BIF and maintenance of instruments is handled by a Ph.D.-level operations director and a highly experienced electron microscopy manager. BIF personnel operate and maintain a variety of instruments used in specimen preparation, image acquisition, image processing, and output for photonic and electron microscopic imaging.

Consultation with BIF staff on any aspect of a current or proposed project is provided free of charge. Facility staff members are available to perform any of the services offered by BIF on a contract basis.

jessicahornick_websiteOperations Director
Jessica Hornick, Ph.D.
Contact Information:
Office: Hogan 5-112
Phone: 847-491-7057



charlenewilke_websiteImaging Manager
Charlene Wilke
Contact Information:
Office: Hogan 5-120
Phone: 847-491-2842