Electron and confocal microscopy

This microscopy facility provides users with the opportunity to prepare and image their own samples. The EM/Confocal Specialist will provide technical support to new users, faculty, graduate students, and staff, for specimen preparation and will provide comprehensive training to operate the microscopes. Users have access to as much technical support as necessary while working independently to complete their project. The Confocal microscope is a Biology/Optometry shared resource. The facility is available to all members of the university community for teaching and/or research.

Equipment Available:

The facility supports a diverse range of research interests including:

  • Biology (Plant, Animal, Molecular, Microbiological, bio-technical, aquatic research)
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Nanotechnology
  • Optometry
  • Polymer Chemistry

Contact: Mishi Groh via mishi.groh@uwaterloo.ca or at extension 519-888-4567 x32375.