We provide an inter-disciplinary approach to the investigation of Biological, Biochemical, Clinical and Medical areas of research. Our experienced staff offer consulting, experimental design, training, and technical services for electron microscope imaging, immuno-labeling, image analysis, morphometry, and elemental analysis. The CCEM@FHS is the largest diagnostic EM Facility in the country.

Ultrastructure

  • Biological cells/tissue
  • Polymers
  • Viruses
  • Small molecules
  • Metallurgical Samples

JEOL 1200EX TEMSCAN

  • AMT Digital Camera (4 megapixels)
  • Rotation Holder
  • Surface ultrastructure
  • Particle sizing
  • Heavy atom contrast imaging (backscatter)

TESCAN VP

  • Secondary electron detector
  • Backscatter electron detector
  • X-Ray Microanalysis System
  • (Oxford Inca System with an 80 mm2 window)
  • Transmission Electron Detector
  • Cold Stage

ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT

  • Ultramicrotomes
  • Cryoultramicrotome
  • Vacuum evaporator
  • Sputter coater
  • Critical point dryer
  • Osmometer
  • Glow discharge device

Contact Us

Marcia Reid

Research Technician

905 525 9140 ext 22435 westm@mcmaster.ca

The CCEM@FHS is located at McMaster University in the hospital, room HSC-3N38. To reach the CCEM, follow directions to the hospital (building #37 on the map) and the directions to campus.

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