Advanced Bioimaging Laboratory

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center's Advanced Bioimaging Laboratory (ABL) uses state-of the-art imaging technology to document plants, microbes, and their interactions, from whole plants down to the cellular level. By conducting experiments and using these powerful microscopes to view living organisms, the ABL offers a portal into a world invisible to the naked eye and provides an up-close look at the inner workings of cells and their interactions with their environment. By discovering how plants live and grow through first-hand observation, the work of the ABL furthers our knowledge of our world and helps us understand how plant science can be used to create a more sustainable future.

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Kirk Czymmek, Ph.D.

Director, Advanced Bioimaging Laboratory





Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Advanced Bioimaging Lab
975 North Warson Road
St. Louis, MO 63132