Sara Cole

Optical Microscopy Program Director

Optical Microscopy Program Director
+1 574-631-5443
007G Galvin Life Science Center/Freimann Life Science Center


Sara Cole serves as the Optical Microscopy Program Director in the Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility. She is responsible for assisting researchers, implementing training for new users, developing and improving protocols, methods, and procedures, and performs various outreach activities for increased access. 

Sara graduated from The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in 2001 with a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology. Before joining Notre Dame Research, Cole served as the Associate Director of the Imaging Facility at The Ohio State University.