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The Advanced Microscopy Facility (AMF) provides resources, equipment and services for:

- Sample Preparation - Histology

- Sample Preparation - Transmission and Scanning Electron Microscopy

- Light Microscopy - Bright-Field, DIC, Fluorescence

- Confocal Microscopy (LSCM) 

- Electron Microscopy (SEM, TEM)


Resources, equipment and services are available to University of Alberta and external clients.

Please see our General Policies/terms & conditions and user fees.


Location of AMF:

Room: CW225 (Main Floor), Biological Sciences Building, University of Alberta


For information or to make an appointment contact Arlene Oatway:


Phone: (780) 248-1077

Fax: 780-492-9234 

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 4:00pm

The AMF is closed from noon to 1pm 


Last Modified: 2014-09-07