Day: April 16, 2024

Medical Leave Notification: April 25th to June 6th

I hope this email finds you well. I wanted to inform you that I will be on medical leave from April 25th through June 6th, 2024.

During this period, if you encounter any issues or have any questions, please reach out to the following contacts:

  • For X-ray Facility questions, please contact Dr. Ed Laitila at 906-369-2041 or email
  • For Electron Optics Facility questions or sample preparation, please contact Dr. Erico Freitas at 906-299-2714 or email, or Isabella Jaszczak at 734-250-1624 or email
  • For Scanning Probe Microscopy (AFM) & Surface Analysis (XPS) Facilities questions, please reach out to Dr. Timothy Leftwich at
  • For Confocal Imaging Facility questions, please contact Dr. Marina Tanasova at 906-487-1163 or email (Cell Culture Lab & Flow Cytometer & Confocal).

In case of an emergency, call public safety by dialing 911.

These individuals, as experts in their respective areas, will be able to assist you promptly. However, please note that for general inquiries or matters not specific to a particular area, it is best to contact me upon my return.

Training and analysis requests can be completed online using our Google form

I have complete confidence in the ACMAL team’s abilities to handle any issues that may arise during my absence. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. I will be sure to get back to you promptly upon my return on June 6th.

Wishing you all continued success with your research.