Research Cores

Bio Services

  • Service lab for biological and soft materials
  • In-house negative staining for viruses, bacteria, proteins, polymers, nanoparticles, etc.
  • SEM preparation for biological materials, with custom SEM prep available
  • Full embedding and microtoming services, including cryo-ultramicrotomy
  • Experience with preparing biological samples using fixative
  • Cryo TEM: sample preparation and analysis

Mask Fabrication Services

  • Photomask services, including imaging of patterns onto photosensitive glass