Sonja Welsch: Electron Microscopy

Sonja Welsch: Electron Microscopy

The mission of the Central Electron Microscopy Facility is to support researchers of the Max Planck Institutes of Biophysics and for Brain Research in their electron microscopy projects. We maintain state-of-the-art equipment, provide access for researchers to microscopes and sample preparation equipment, and support researchers in using the equipment successfully.

Our Instrumentation

Thermo Scientific Titan Krios G2 Cryo-TEM
Thermo Scientific Titan Krios G3i Cryo-TEM
Thermo Scientific Krios G4 Cryo-TEM (under installation)
FEI Tecnai Spirit/ BioTwin TEMs
Thermo Scientific Glacios cryo-TEM
Thermo Scientific Aquilos Cryo FIB-SEM
Thermo Scientific Vitrobot
Leica GP2 plunge freezer
sample preparation and correlative microscopy

We maintain electron microscopy equipment and provide scientific and technical support for eligible users within the institute wishing to perform electron microscopy experiments. Our team also offers individual hands-on user training courses of sample preparation, microscope handling and data acquisition. 

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