These microscopes are maintained and managed by the EM core facility. We provide training and assistance to users who wish to use any of the equipment listed below.
|Morgagni||screening microscope, equipped with a side-mounted 1K CCD Camera (SIS)||318|
|Biotwin CM120 Philips||microscope for screening and 2D acquisition, equipped with a bottom-mounted 1K CCD Camera (Keen View, SIS)||305c|
|JEM 2100+, JEOL||microscope for large-scale 2D screening and tomography. Flexible operation from 80-200kV.||317|
|TECNAI F30, 300kV FEG, FEI||tomography microscope (plastic samples), and cryomicroscope, primarily for cellular tomography application||322|
|CrossBeam 550, Zeiss||Focused Ion Beam-Scanning Electron Microscope (FIB-SEM) for large-volume 3D imaging.||311|
|CrossBeam 540, Zeiss||Focused Ion Beam-Scanning Electron Microscope (FIB-SEM) for large-volume 3D imaging.||319|
|UC6, Leica||cryo-3, for Tokuyasu cryosections||325|
|UC6, Leica||cryo-1, for frozen hydrated sections (and plastic)||327|
used to prepare glass knives for ultramicrotomy (Leica) ─ room: 325
1 Freeze Substitution machine
Leica EM ACE 600 acquired with the support of the HMLS ─ room: 312
Glow discharge device
The cryo-electron microscopes are maintained and managed by EMBL’s Structural and Computational Biology unit.
Service for single-particle and tomography cryo-EM for structural biology projects is offered through the cryo-EM service platform.