Cryo-Electron Microscopy Facility (Huck)

Overview of Services

This Facility is built around the capabilities of our FEI Titan Krios microscope. Installed in the spring and summer of 2017, this revolutionary, cryo-based technology permits a full range of semi-automated applications, includng 2D electron crystallography, single particle analysis, cryo-electron microscopy, and dual axis cellular tomography of frozen hydrated cell organelles and cells.


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Location and staffed hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday

9am - 5pm


24/7 card swipe access for trained users       

N-030-H, N-032 & N-034-A Millennium Science Complex

University Park, PA 16802



Links and Resources

Cryo-EM Facility website


CORES (CrossLab) support, hosted by ORIS


EMDataBank  Unified Data Resource for 3-Dimensional Electron Microscopy


EMPIAR  Electron Microscopy Public Image Archive

Steering Committee

Susan Hafenstein | Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Song Tan | Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Clive Randall | Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, Director of the Materials Research Institute

Enrique Gomez | Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering

Bernd Kabius | Senior Scientist, Materials Research Institute

Nigel Deighton | Director of Research Instrumentation, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences



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Name Role Phone Email Location
Carol Bator
W246 Millennium Science Complex
Mike Carnegie
Computational Biologist
W246 Millennium Science Complex
Nigel Deighton
Director of Research Instrumentation
206B Huck Life Sciences Building

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