DeLaine Larsen


Dr. DeLaine Larsen is the director of the Center for Advanced Light Microscopy at University of California, San Francisco, which manages multiple microscopy facilities including the Nikon Imaging Center, the Center for Advanced Multiphoton Microscopy, and the Cardiovascular Research Institute Microscopy Core.

Dr. Larsen received her PhD in Neuroscience from University of California, San Diego and performed postdoctoral studies at University of California, Davis. Following her postdoctoral position, she started at the Nikon Imaging Center at UCSF in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

In 2017 she took over directorship and in 2018 took over management of the Center for Advanced Multiphoton Microscopy. Dr. Larsen utilizes her experience in microscopy, histology and neuroscience to provide technical support to a broad spectrum of research projects.