Discovery Center Grand Opening

September 14, 2017

On September 13th, 2017, UT Dallas welcomed Olympus representatives to the opening of the Olympus Discovery Center, a collaborative effort to provide an imaging core of state-of-the-art instruments and technology. Created for both researchers on campus and external users to advance microscopy systems, this facility supports research in biological and interdisciplinary sciences, including hands-on training from staff at Olympus, an Imaging Summer School, and provides beta testing of new imaging equipment from Olympus.

Associate Manager of Marketing Communications Kerry Israel and VP of Sales and Marketing Americas Lee Wagstaff chat with Interim VP of Research Rafael Martín before the ribbon cutting.

Behavioral and Brain Sciences Professor Dr. Ted Price, VP of Sales and Marketing Americas Lee Wagstaff, and Interim VP of Research Rafael Martín at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Representatives from UT Dallas and Olympus pose in front of the new plaque. From left: Dr. Ted Price, Lee Wagstaff, Rafael Martín, Dr. Joseph Pancrazio, Jimmy Gowrisanker, David Rideout, and Satoshi Nakamura.

VP of Sales and Marketing Americas Lee Wagstaff tours one of the setups alongside Olympus staff.

Representatives from UT Dallas and Olympus join faculty in one of the core facilities.

Satoshi Nakamura and Eric Bridenbaugh from Olympus pose proudly at the opening.

Students, faculty, and staff enjoying hors d’oeuvres.

Students enjoying the festivities.

Interim VP of Research, Rafael Martín, addresses the audience.

VP of Sales and Marketing Americas Lee Wagstaff addresses the audience.

Interim VP of Research Rafael Martín, VP of Sales and Marketing Americas Lee Wagstaff, and Behavioral and Brain Sciences professor Dr. Ted Price unveil the plaque.

 

A center is born: introducing the Olympus Discover Center at UT Dallas.

Recent Posts

Organizing the Muse: How Kara Oropallo Keeps Creativity on Track

August 7th

If you’re a creative type, you’re probably familiar with the phrase, “The Muse is visiting.” If you’re unfamiliar with the Muses, they are… read more

Breaking the Mold: Dr. Voit Designs New Plastics Technology

July 10th

Think about your favorite product. Your best sounding headphones, most comfortable pair of blue jeans, or maybe the trustworthy family car you drove… read more

Changing the Conversation: Turning Disabilities into Abilities

June 12th

During the AMC drama Mad Men, fictional character Don Draper says: “If you don’t like what’s being said, then change the conversation.”… read more