Electron Microscopy Division

Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) are available

MSL is pleased to offer standard and advanced techniques of specimen preparation and research level instruments.  Contact us before you begin a study.  Mrs. Victoria Madden (vmadden@med.unc.edu) heads our electron microscopy division.

Resources

  • Zeiss EM 910 TEM
  • Zeiss Supra 25 FESEM with Secondary, Backscatter, STEM and EDX detectors

* Both electron microscopes are equipped for digital imaging

Go to detailed equipment descriptions

Specimen preparation techniques

  • Standard methods including utilization of various embedding media and negative stains.
  • Immuno methods including immuno-gold and silver enhanced immuno-gold.

Examples

 

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TEM BF

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Immuno-TEM

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TEM Negative Stain

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SEM SE