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.
-- 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.