The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences
Electron Microscopy Unit

Academic director:          Prof. Joseph Orly
Unit Head:                       Mr. Avraham Wilenz
Phone:                             02-6585980
Fax:                                 02-6586518
MSc, EM specialist :         Naomi Feinstein
Phone:                              6586031
Electron microscope (EM) Unit facilitates biological research projects
ranging from the cellular to the macromolecular complex level
Services provided
The EM Unit serves researchers representing all branches of life sciences
 and allied fields by.  
Providing advanced techniques of high resolution immunogold localization of intrinsic and chimeric proteins as well as nanotechnology
and chemistry research.
Training students and technicians in sample preparation and use of the
Transmission Electron Microscopes.
The EM and Unit are staffed by highly knowledgeable, experienced researchers utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and technologies
Client service record
The EM Unit currently serves research groups in the Institute of Life Sciences, Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, the Faculty of Medicine in Ein Kerem, and Hadassah Medical Centre, as well as commercial customers
Available equipment
  • Electron Microscopy
Transmission Electron Microscopes:
  • Tecnai 12 (Phillips. FEI) TEM equipped with MegaView II CCD camera and AnalySIS® version 3.0 software
  • Jeol JEM-100cx (Jeol-LTD.Tokyo Japan) 
  • LKB III Ultramicrotomes     
  • Ultracut S-Reichert Ultramicrotome and Cryo attachment
  • CPD-Critical point drying for preparations of SEM samples
  • Spatter coater          
  • Edwards 306 coater unit (carbon & shadowing)
  • Glow discharge unit
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