Submit a Proposal

The Bio-Imaging Research Center invites proposals for using its resources. All proposals go through the BIRC Scientific Review Committee.


Please submit a proposal by completing the Application for Use of BIRC Facilities and email to BOTH the Director of the BIRC, Dr. Brett Clementz (, AND the MRI Technologist, Mr. TJ Hardy (

If your proposal involves use of the 3T MRI, see the BIRC 3T Magnet Usage Guidelines for additional information.

If your proposal involves use of the Varian 7T or M7 1T small animal instrument, from the BIRC home page, click on “Labs,” then on “Small Animal MRI Instrument Lab” for basic information.