Purdue University's Biological Electron Microscopy Facility
This page is for current users of the facility, and contains laboratory protocols and procedures, and other information relevant to the operation of our equipment. For a general description and scope of the facility, please visit our web page at (BEMF).
Protocols and Procedures:
Equipment Condition and updates:
FEI Titan Krios: Leginon installed. Calibrations in progress. Some testing done and successful.
FEI CM200F: No film usage possible at the moment due to air compressor problem affecting camera chamber vent/pump operation.
FEI CM300. Currently unavailable.
Manual freeze-plungers (2),
Emitech evaporator (currently only good for glow discharge),
Gatan dry pumping stations (2 available, one unavailable),
No. 1. unavailable,
No. 2. OK,
No. 3. OK,
No. 4. broken pin,
No. 5. vibration problem,
Electron Microscope Advisory Committee:
Michael Rossmann, Wen Jiang, Jason Lanman, Richard Kuhn, David Thompson, Chengde Mao, Lia Stanciu, Agustin Avila-Sakar. The facility was granted CTSI core designation in February 2013.
Christopher Gilpin, Interim Director (765)494-1487, (765) 494 7750
Valorie Bowman, Senior Research Electron Microscopist (765)494-5643