The Scottish Cryo-EM consortium has chosen the JEOL JEM-Z300FSC CRYO ARM™ 300
JEOL UK is proud to announce that the Scottish Cryo-EM consortium has chosen the JEOL JEM-Z300FSC CRYO ARM™ 300 as their preferred automated Cryo Transmission Electron Microscope (Cryo-TEM) for the Scottish Centre for Macromolecular Imaging (SCMI).
The SCMI consortium led by the MRC Centre for Virus Research (CVR) at The University of Glasgow, selected JEOL after a thorough evaluation of the competing technologies for cryo-TEM. The JEOL CRYO ARM™ 300 will be supported by a second TEM, the JEOL 200kV JEM-F200 “F2” Cryo-TEM.
Project lead and programme leader in the CVR, Dr David Bhella said:
“The mission of the CVR is to carry out fundamental research on viruses and viral diseases, translating the knowledge gained for the improvement of health and benefit of society.
Cryogenic transmission electron microscopy is revolutionising the field of structural biology. The SCMI represents a tremendous opportunity not only for the CVR, but also for Life Scientists throughout Scotland. The new facility will place Glasgow at the centre of vital structural biology research by offering world-class capability. The new technology will help us investigate key processes in cancer biology ...