Meet Our Support Team

As a pioneer of 3D histology and volumetric imaging, LifeCanvas Technologies is dedicated to providing solutions at every step of the tissue processing journey from tissue preservation, clearing, labeling, and high-resolution imaging to quantitative image analysis and publication-ready results. Boost your experiment successes, drive your research forward, and expedite discoveries with our unparalleled technical and scientific support. Our mission is to support your great science with our great technology. 

Our expert support team is happy to hop on a phone or video call to answer questions, give advice, and troubleshoot! Ask us about:

  • Tissue processing best practices
  • Setting up or troubleshooting devices
  • Protocols for specific applications or tissue types
  • Grant submission support


Cora Ames<br>Principal Data Scientist

Cora Ames
Principal Data Scientist

Got a question about how to analyze and quantify your 3D histology images? Cora is an expert in the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning to biological data and can provide you with the analysis techniques you need to take your study to the next level. She received a BS in Mathematics from the University of Chicago, a PhD in Neuroscience from Stanford University, and completed Post-doctoral research in Neuroscience at Columbia University, where she studied the dynamics of neural signals and their interaction with motor control behavior. At LifeCanvas, she is now working to develop our automated image analysis pipeline, enabling customers to gain detailed quantitative insights.

Adam Charles Hall<br>Head of Scientific Affairs

Adam Charles Hall
Head of Scientific Affairs

Adam has an extensive background and experience in neuroscience and provides customer support for design, implementation, and success of 3D histology projects related to neuroanatomy, neuropharmacology, developmental neurobiology, and neurodegenerative disorders. He received a PhD in Biochemistry from Imperial College, University of London, UK and a Masters in Pharmacology from Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge, UK exploring the neuropharmacology and neurotoxicology of anoretic, anesthetic, and anxiolytic agents.


Brian Nguyen<br>Senior Research Engineer

Brian Nguyen
Senior Research Engineer

Brian provides technical guidance using LifeCanvas’ products to best accomplish their research goals. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto and conducted postdoctoral training at McGill University. In his research career, Brian developed technologies to increase experimental throughput and provide new ways of analyzing samples. He is now working to develop tools to maximize the applicable scope of LifeCanvas’ technology.

Zachary Woods<br>Senior Research Engineer

Zachary Woods
Senior Research Engineer

Zach has a deep knowledge of the operation and design of LifeCanvas products from clearing and labeling to imaging with SmartSPIM. He received a BS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and a M.Eng in Biomedical Engineering from Cornell University with a focus on biomechanics.

Libby Schubert<br>Junior Technology Associate

Libby Schubert
Junior Technology Associate

Libby provides technical support and coordinates demos for our SmartClear II Pro and SmartLabel systems. They also process samples for our CRO division and can answer questions about protocols. They received a B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.