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Imaging Facility

Rebecca Williams

Imaging Facility Director

Becky has been the director of the Imaging Facility since 2006. To read more about Becky’s expertise and experience, see the leadership page.

Teresa Porri

CT Manager

Teresa manages CT instrumentation and helps researchers to use x-ray based imaging techniques to see inside a wide variety of specimens. She uses her interdisciplinary scientific background to assist researchers from a variety of fields in their work. Teresa has worked in core facilities at Cornell since 2008 and is familiar with many of the shared resources on campus. Ask her where to start with a new project!

Johanna Dela Cruz

Microscopy and Intravital Imaging Manager

Johanna earned her doctorate in Chemistry from Michigan State University, specializing in coherent laser control of physico-chemical processes. She worked as a postdoctoral researcher under the supervision of professor Warren Zipfel at Cornell on applications of optical microscopy in biomedical research. In 2010, Johanna joined the Imaging Facility where she trains customers on the instruments and supports them on their image acquisition, processing, and analysis needs.

Tina Abratte

Imaging Manager

Tina got her Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Food Science in California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She went to work in immunology laboratories both at Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell University. She also worked in the Section of Oncology at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell. All along her career, Tina has worked with laboratory animals. She brought this expertise to the Cornell Institute of Biotechnology where she is responsible for in vivo imaging.