Jeremy Hix

IQ Advanced Molecular Imaging Facility (IQAMIF) Manager



Jeremy ML Hix is the Manager of the IQ Advanced Molecular Imaging Core Facility and the Shapiro Lab. The Imaging Core supports Small Animal imaging needs of Michigan State University researchers, as well as off campus academic and commercial institutions.

Jeremy specializes in developing biomedical surgical models to fit challenging pre-clinical needs in the study of Targeted Drug Delivery, Cell Therapy, Toxicology, Safety Pharmacology, and Translational Medicine, utilizing multi-modal imaging systems found in the Imaging Core Facility (CT, IVIS, MPI, MSOT, CFT, SPECT, PET/MRI).

Jeremy received his B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from Alma College (Alma, MI) in 2006, and has nearly 20 years of experience in preclinical In-Vivo research using surgery, telemetry, and imaging. Jeremy is a Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) certified by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) and is a Surgical Research Technologist (SRT) certified by the Academy of Surgical Research (ASR), with extensive surgical experience in both Small Animal and Large Animal surgical models.

Outside of IQ, Jeremy is the Chief Instructor and Dojo-Cho (Manager) for a local Japanese Martial Arts Aikido Dojo: Greater Lansing Aikido, which is affiliated with the international organization Aikido World Alliance (AWA) and the Aikikai Foundation, Hombu Dojo (Tokyo, Japan).