Advanced Optical Microscopy Centre

The Advanced Optical Microscopy Centre (AOMC) is a core facility promoting excellence in optical imaging at Hasselt University by providing researchers state-of-the-art instrumentation, expertise and practical support.

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About AOMC

The Advanced Optical Microscopy Centre (AOMC) was founded in 2017 within UHasselt’s Biomedical Research Institute.

Our team

prof. dr. Jelle Hendrix

Jelle Hendrix

Principle Investigator

Expertise: Dynamic BioImaging

dr. Jelle Hendrix

prof. dr. Werend Boesmans

Werend Boesmans

Principle Investigator

Expertise: calcium imaging in the enteric nervous system

dr. Werend Boesmans

dr. Sam Duwé

Sam Duwé

Facility manager & imaging specialist

Expertise: high resolution imaging

Profile: An enthusiastic, curiosity-driven researcher with a passion for advanced fluorescence microscopy. I have devoted my scientific career to improving the performance of fluorophores and super-resolution fluorescence microscopy and I aspire to use my knowledge and skills to aid others in their research.

dr. Sam Duwé

Eva Marting

Eva Marting

Imaging technician

Eva Marting

dr. An Voets

Business developer

dr. Leen Willems

Business developer

Laura Mercier

Financial coordinator


Sam Duwé - AOMC

Agoralaan, Building C, 3590 Diepenbeek
Microscopy expert