BIT 495/595: Introduction to Biological Electron Microscopy Techniques

Overview:

  • Lectures and hands-on labs at Analytical Instrumentation Facility (AIF)
    • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
    • Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
    • Cryo-Electron Microscopy
  • Sample preparation equipment includes:
    • Cryo Ultramicrotome (a)
    • Freeze Fracture (b)
    • High Pressure Freezer (c)
    • Automated Freeze Substitution (HPF – AFS) System (d)
  • Electron Microscopy includes:
    • Hitachi HT7800 TEM (e)
    • Hitachi SU3900 SEM (f)

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