Electron Microscope Core

EM Core Purpose and Goals

The statewide KY INBRE Electron Microscope Core links facilities at the University of Louisville, University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University. The purpose of this Core is to facilitate the sharing of state-of-the-art equipment listed below and to enhance research and research training. The Core maximizes the use of expertise, provides cost sharing and efficiencies of scale, and provides the necessary infrastructure for outreach to KY INBRE network investigators and their students.



To become a member of the KY INBRE Electron Microscope Core and have access to the facilities, complete this form.


Outcomes and Acknowledgement

Staff, Equipment and Location


Director, Dr. Martha Bickford

Core Contacts



Learn more about available equipment and its location.

The Hitachi TEM has moved to the Huson Imaging & Characterization Laboratory which is part of the Micro/Nano Technology Center, directed by Dr. Julia Aebersold. Click here for more details.


Find Us

Click the upper left door icon below and open the EM Core locations map layer