Electron Microscope Core
The Electron Microscopy Laboratoryhouses a JEOL 100CX transmission electron microscope. A Reichert Ultracut ultramicrotome is also available for use by trained personnel. (NOTE: The facility does not supply diamond knives; you must use your own).
Services provided are:
- fixation and embedding of specimens
- thin sectioning
- use of the electron microscopes (with or without assistance)
- gold labelingnegative stain
- light microscopy of plastic embedded materials.
The facility offers advice on appropriate preparatory procedures and other technical matters. Training and assistance in the use of the electron microscope is also offered.