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JEOL JEM-1400 equipped with a Gatan Orius SC1000 Digital Camera

From “The JEOL JEM-1400 series 120kV Transmission Electron Microscope is widely accepted for its ease of use and high-resolution imaging and analysis. Applications include pathology, biology, quality control, nanotechnology, polymer, and materials development. 

Key Features:  

  • W (Tungsten) filament, 40-120kV Accelerating Voltage  
  • Resolution: Particle: 0.38nm, Lattice 0.2nm  
  • MAG: 100X-1,200,000X 
  • LOW-MAG: 10-1,000X 
  • Tilt: +/-25* (+/-70* w/ high-tilt holder) 



Leica UC7 Ultramicrotome

From “Prepare high-quality ultra- or semi-thin sections for your transmission electron or light microscope investigation whilst simultaneously creating perfectly smooth block face surfaces for atomic force, scanning electron, or incident light microscopy. For ultrathin cryosections or surfacing of cryogenic material, you can equip your EM UC7 ultramicrotome with the EM FC7 low-temperature sectioning system within minutes.” 


Key Features:  

  • Touch-screen controller w/ user presets 
  • Digital camera integration into binoculars for image & video capture 
  • 1nm-15um sectioning range 
  • 0.05 to 100mm/s cutting speed 
  • Patented eucentric knife approach  
  • Outstanding LED illumination  
  • Fully motorized knife stage w/ Auto-Trim 


Glow Discharger

PELCO easiGlow Glow Discharge Cleaning System

From “For one of the most common glow discharge applications, making TEM support films or grids hydrophilic using air, the PELCO easiGlow™ uses an automated and quick cycle with fully selectable parameters. The microprocessor-controlled system also offers full manual control for all parameters and an advanced protocol programming feature for custom-designed glow discharge applications. Parameters and protocols can be stored to facilitate consistent glow discharge results.” 

“The PELCO easiGlow™ Glow Discharge Cleaning System is a compact, quick, and easy-to-use standalone system. It is primarily designed for cleaning TEM grids and hydrophilization of TEM carbon support films, which have the tendency to be hydrophobic. A glow discharge treatment with air will make a carbon film surface negatively charged (hydrophilic) which allows aqueous solutions to spread easily. Manufactured in the USA.” 

Key Features (from 

  • Optimized for cleaning TEM grids
  • Precise and easy vacuum setting 
  • Short cycle times 
  • Consistent results 
  • Auto, programmed, and manual mode 
  • Intuitive touch screen for display and operation
  • Supports hydrophilic/hydrophobic and negative/positive modes 
  • Affordable, compact, standalone system



PELCO Biowave Pro+

From “The new design of the PELCO BioWave® Pro+ introduces features that improve efficiency and streamline functionality. It is built on trusted technology and adds enhancements for efficient laboratory processing. This new tissue processor further enhances processing of tissue for diagnostic and research TEM, immunofluorescence and confocal specimen processing.” 

“The PELCO BioWave® Pro+ meets the current needs of the modern laboratory with up-to-date technology. Clickable text navigation allows for simple and clear screen interaction. Live run-time graphs provide an easily accessible view of the current protocol in real time. The simplified protocol selection screen allows one-touch access to loaded and custom protocols.” 

Key Features 

  • Unmatched Control 
  • Variable Wattage and PELCO Coldspot Technology  
  • Versatility and Reproducibility 
  • Internal Load Cooler & Vacuum  


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Iwona Koenig, PhD Assistant Professor, Co-Director
Iwona Koenig, PhD

Assistant Professor, Co-Director 315-464-8419

Benjamin Zink Technical Manager
Benjamin Zink

Technical Manager 315-464-7685

William Spencer Assistant Professor, Co-Director
William Spencer

Assistant Professor, Co-Director 315-464-8127

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