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Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

Reveals surface details of whole mount samples

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Localize specific components in biological specimens

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Negative Staining

High-contrast images of molecules, organelles, bacteria, viruses

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Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)

High-resolution fine detail of cells and tissues

The Electron Microscopy Core Facility (EMCF) offers TEM of cells and tissues, negative staining, whole-mount SEM, correlative LM and EM, and immunogold labeling.

Getting Started

The EMCF uses PPMS for project management and equipment scheduling.

  1. Please be sure to carefully read the EMCF policies.

  2. Read our FAQs.


NL 1.160 (View Campus Map)
UT Southwestern Medical Center
6000 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75390-9039
Lab Phone: 214-648-4800 the Core

Core Director

Portrait of Dr. Luby-Phelps
Kate Luby-Phelps, Ph.D.
Phone: 214-648-3883 the Director
 Map of the location of the EMCF