Molecular Electron Microscopy Core

The Molecular Electron Microscopy Core (MEMC) is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to high-resolution electron cryomicroscopy and electron cryotomography. It houses three electron microscopes, a 120kV Spirit, a 200kV F20, and a 300kV Titan Krios. These microscopes are available to researchers either for direct use, or aided by MEMC personnel, to collect data aimed at high-resolution structural biology projects.

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The core is committed to transmission electron microscopy of samples larger than 250 KDa, with the goal of image reconstruction at better than 1nm resolution.
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The core has three electron microscopes available: 120kV FEI Tecnai™ Spirit; 200kV FEI Tecnai™ F20; and 300kV FEI Titan Krios
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Our core provides top service and equipment for people within and outside of UVA. Our Rates for these services run hourly.
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