About the Robert P. Apkarian Integrated Electron Microscopy Core

The Robert P. Apkarian Integrated Electron Microscopy Core (IEMC) provides unique services to Emory clinical and basic researchers. The services include:

  • Conventional TEM & SEM imaging of biological and materials science specimens.
  • Cryo-high resolution SEM (cryo-HRSEM) imaging of frozen-hydrated specimens.
  • Conventional light microscope imaging.
  • Negative staining.
  • Standard EM & LM sample embedding.
  • Standard ultrathin and semithin microtomy.
  • Cryo-ultramicrotomy.
  • High pressure freezing (HPF) and self pressurized rapid freezing (SPRF).
  • Cryo-substitution and embedding.
  • Ultrathin metal film coating.
  • EM and LM enzyme-cytochemistry.
  • EM and LM immunocytochemistry.
  • Basic image analysis and image processing for grants and publications

Please contact us at EMCore@emory.edu for additional information.


Elizabeth R. Wright, PhD Director
Hong Yi, MS Technical Director
Jeannette V. Taylor, MS EM Technologist II
Arthur McCanna EM Engineer