PI Sign-Up


The microscopy collaborative is a joint effort between the University of Florida’s McKnight Brain Institute (MBI) and the UF Department of Neuroscience. This is a shared resource with faculty allowing their microscopes to be used for campus projects.


To enroll your lab into the collaborative, you must:

  1. Be a faculty member at the University of Florida.
  2. Be a member of the McKnight Brain Institute. Click here to learn more and become a member.
    *please note: MBI members are encouraged to declare indirect costs (IDCs) to the MBI at the time of grant awards. We also ask members to please include the MBI in their affiliations on all publications to allow us to accurately track and report on all of our successes.
  3. Accept the collaboration’s terms of agreement.

PI Sign Up:

Please complete this form to begin the application process to have your lab join the collaborative. Please note that ONLY PI’s should fill out this form. Members of your lab should fill out this form after the PI has enrolled their lab into the collaboration.

Are you a member of the MBI?(Required)
To join the collaborative, faculty must be a MBI member. Click here to learn more and become a member.
We will not charge you without your explicit authorization. Please note if you are accepted into the collaboration, we will process your annual $100 membership fee.
Please review the Terms of Agreement and sign below to indicate you have read and understand your responsibility in this collaboration.
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