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Medical Education and Laboratory Support Services (MELSS)

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 Education and Laboratory Support Services 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 Education and Laboratory Support Services
Faculty of Medicine
300 Prince Philip Drive
St. John’s, NL, A1B 3V6
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