Medical Laboratories

Electron Microscopy

Transmission electron microscopy services

Processing, embedding and sectioning

Clinical biopsy services


The Electron Microscopy Unit at Memorial University Faculty of Medicine within Medical Laboratories houses a Tecnai Spirit Transmission Electron Microscope.  We are a well-established biological, clinical and research electron microscopy facility.  The unit operates on a fee-for-service basis, and is available to internal and external users. 
Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm. 
Reduced hours (9:00am-4:30pm) June 1st through September 1st
Equipment, Services, and Fees

Tecnai Spirit Transmission Electron Microscope for biological science features optical systems specifically designed to deliver high-quality imaging and resolution of biological specimens. The microscope is equipped with a 4 megapixel AMG digital camera.
Cost estimates can be granted upon request.
Scheduling Policies

Contact staff to schedule. 
Useful Links for Electron Microscopy




Contact Persons:

Stephanie Tucker B.Sc., M.Sc., CEMT., LHP.
Electron Microscopy/Flow Cytometry Supervisor
Phone: (709) 864-6556
Fax: (709) 864-4987

   Chris Corkum B.Sc., M.Sc.
   Medical Technologist
   Phone: (709) 864-6556
   Fax: (709) 864-4987

Mailing Address:

Electron Microscopy/Flow Cytometry Unit, Room H1710
Medical Laboratories
Faculty of Medicine
300 Prince Philip Drive
St. John’s, NL, A1B 3V6