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The electron microscopy core facility provides services and expertise in all aspects of transmission and scanning electron microscopy. Services include conventional fixation and sectioning of cells and tissues, negative staining of organelles and macromolecular assemblies, shadowing of isolated protein molecules, freeze-fracture, immunolabeling, etc. Cryo-sectioning and cryo-electron microscopy are also available. Expert consultation on all aspects of experimental planning and micrograph interpretation is provided by the facility manager, Greg Hendricks.

Services Include:  

**Any samples of human origin (i.e., tissue or blood products) must be fixed and stabilized before submitting to the Core.  Please contact us about appropriate fixation protocols prior to submitting your project samples.

Fixation and Sectioning