UW-Madison Cryo-EM Research Center

Overview of Services

The UW-Madison Cryo-Electron Microscopy Research Center (CEMRC) is a research facility located in the Hector F. DeLuca Biochemical Sciences Complex on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The UW-Madison CEMRC is dedicated to providing instrumentation, technical assistance, training, and access to cryo-EM for the UW-Madison research community. The CEMRC manages and operates four Thermo Scientific cryo-microscopes for data collection by single particle, tomography, and micro-ED. The microscopes are overseen by experienced staff who offer consultation and training in negative-stain and vitrified sample preparation, single particle analysis, tomography, data processing and additional computational support. The UW-Madison CEMRC welcomes investigators from other universities and industry.


Elizabeth R. Wright, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Morgridge Institute for Research

Phone: (608) 265-0666
Email: erwright2@wisc.edu

471B HF DeLuca Biochemistry Laboratories
433 Babcock Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1544


Location and hours of operation

Cryo-EM Research Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison
440 Henry Mall, Rm. 1220
Madison, WI 53706

 Staff hours. 8 am – 6 pm M-F, other hours upon request. 

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Available Equipment and Resources

Name Price
Aquilos Cryo-FIB-SEM  
GloQube and easiGlow  
Leica ACE600 High Vacuum Sputter Coater  
Negative stain and Immuno/negative stain grid prep  
Talos Arctica TEM  
Talos L120C TEM  
Titan Krios TEM  
Vitrobot Mark IV  
Z .Tecnai T-12 Cryo TEM  
Z. Negative Stain Bench  
Z. Tecnai-TF30  
Z. Vitrobot (at MSC)