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.


Picture of the Month

TEM micrograph of a cross section of c. elegans. Sample was prepared by high pressure freezing and freeze substitution, and photographed with a JEOL 1200 EX II TEM. Sample courtesy: Wendy Hanarose; Sample prep and photograph: Greg Ning