The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Microscopy and Cytometry Facility

Providing services in all aspects of optical and electron microscopy, histology, flow cytometry, and cell sorting

The Facility is specialized in four clusters – optical microscopy, electron microscopy, histology and flow cytometry – equipped with confocal microscopes, research fluorescence microscopes, transmission- and scanning electron microscopes, flow cytometers and a cell sorter, and whose research staff is engaged in experimentation, training, project collaboration and consultation.

 

Picture of the Month

Intercellular junctions

TEM image shows Intercellular junctions, including tight junction (arrowheads), in C. elegans tissue prepared by high pressure freezing (HPF) followed by freeze-substitution. Sample prep and imaging: Greg Ning; sample: Elizabeth Eberly (Junior, BMB, Hanna-Rose Lab).