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Xavier Alvarez Hernandez, Ph.D.

Xavier Alvarez Hernandez, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist III | Manager, Microscopy Core

Research Focus

Xavier Alvarez Hernandez, Ph.D., manages Texas Biomed’s Microscopy Core facilities, which feature a variety of high-end light microscopy instrumentation. Dr. Alvarez has more than 20 years of experience with confocal microscopy as an NIH-sponsored investigator. He provides training and consultation on confocal microscopy, and assists investigators with experimental design and preparing grants and manuscripts using confocal microscopy.

Inside the Lab

Main Technologies and Methods Used

  • Widefield fluorescent microscopy
  • Confocal laser scanning microscopy
  • Live cell 3D and Deep 3D imaging