Penn State University

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.



Zeiss Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy (FESEM) Lecture and Training


Huck Microscopy and Nanofab SEM Facility will cohosting an even for FESEM training from Zeiss. The event consists of a lecture, advanced demo and training sessions, and a round table discussion.

·         Lecture: FESEM principles and practice, Larry Kolodziejski, Application specialist, Carl Zeiss

o   9 – 10 am, Monday, July 27, MSC W-306

·         Equipment Demo: Zeiss Sigma VP-FESEM, Huck Microscopy lab,

o   10:20 – 12:00, MSC N-030F

·         Advanced equipment demo and training*

o   Session 1, 9:00-11:50 am, Tuesday, July 28, MSC N-030F

o   Session 2, 1:00-5:00 pm, Wednesday, July 29, MSC N-030F

·         Round table discussion: to ask questions and discuss your project with application specialist and facility staff

o   3:30 – 5:00 pm, Thursday, July 30, MSC W-201

*The training is free to users who can sign on one the two sessions; each training session is limited to five seats on first-come first-served basis. Contact John Cantolina ( to reserve your seat.