Cell & Developmental Biology

UPenn Cell & Developmental Biology

Services

Yolk Sac Confocal

LIGHT MICROSCOPY

The CDB Microscopy Core maintains confocal and widefield microscopes at three distinct locations within the Perelman School of Medicine: Biomedical Research Building II/III (BRB II/III), the Smilow Center for Translational Research (SCTR), and the Anatomy-Chemistry building.There are two options for using our Core's microscopes:

Not sure which microscope is right for your project? Learn about our equipment here.

SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY

Core staff member Yuri Veklich provides consultation, sample preparation, and imaging on the FEI Quanta 250 scanning electron microscope housed in the Electron Microscopy Resource Laboratory, suite B33 Anatomy-Chemistry Building. Contact Yuri directly at yuri AT mail.med.upenn.edu to learn more about SEM or to schedule an appointment.

ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY

Researchers who are interested in probing the structure or viscoelastic properties of biomaterials or cells at the nanometer scale are encouraged to try out the Bruker BioScope Catalyst AFM located in suite B36 Anatomy-Chemistry.This instrument is jointly owned and operated by the Pennsylvania Muscle Institute and the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics. For more information contact Professor Richard Assoian at assoian AT mail.med.upenn.edu
 

Dept. of Cell & Developmental Biology
1157 BRB II/III
421 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6058
Tel: (215) 573-9306
Fax: (215) 898-9871