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Electronic Microscopy Resource Lab

 

Electron Microscopy Resource Laboratory (RRID:SCR_022375):

The Electron Microscopy Resource Lab (EMRL) at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, is a training and service facility dedicated to providing both conventional transmission electron microscopy (TEM) of cells and tissues and Negative stain EM. Our facility houses four transmission electron microscopes: JEM-1010 microscope for ultrastructure analysis; T12 for negative stain EM. The core facility offers services to University of Pennsylvania research groups and external academic research groups in the greater Philadelphia area.

EMRL Faculty Director
Vera Moiseenkova-Bell, PhD
Professor
Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics
vmb@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
215-898-1154

Negative stain and Ultrastructure Facility: 

is the part of the Electron Microscopy Resource Laboratory that provides training and access to T12

To request services please contact us at: ULTRA_SERV@lists.upenn.edu

 

The Ultrastructure Facility is the part of the Electron Microscopy Resource Laboratory that provides conventional transmission electron microscopy (TEM) of cells and tissues services to Penn research groups and external academic research groups in the greater Philadelphia area. The facility houses a JEOL JEM-1010 microscope, sample preparation instruments and all the accessories needed to perform fixing, processing, sectioning, staining, and imaging.

We offer the following services at the Ultrastructure Facility:

  • Pay-per-service Standard TEM and Immuno TEM for cellular and tissue structure. 
  • Pay-per-service specimen preparation included fixing, processing, sectioning, staining, and imaging.
  • Training on the Reichart Ultramicrotome for independent usage.
  • Training on the JEOL 1010 microscope for independent microscope usage.

Note: The Ultrastructure Facility does not provide data analysis or processing.

To request services please contact us at: ULTRA_SERV@lists.upenn.edu

Ultrastructure Facility Technical Director
Biao Zuo, M.D., M.S.

Ultrastructure Facility Research Specialist
Inna Martynyuk, M.S.

Research Resource Identifier (RRID)

Our RRID is: RRID:SCR_022375. Please cite us using this identifier when publishing your results. 

 

Location and hours of operation

Hours      Location

9 am - 5 pm

Monday - Friday

     3620 Hamilton Walk

     B39 Anatomy and Chemistry

     Philadelphia, PA 19104

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 Links and Resources

1. UPenn Electron Microscopy Resource Laboratory


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