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.


Contact and Booking Details

The Director of the Electron Microscopy Laboratory is Marianne Cilluffo, x59848, mariannc@ucla.edu. Please see her regarding use authorization and billing


63-377 CHS
10833 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: (310) 825-9848
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