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OPIC houses two high end microscopes, and one side-entry holder microscope for negative stain experiments.

Titan Krios G3i 

•300 kV for single particle and tomography electron microscopy experiments.

•Falcon IV/SelectrisX direct electron detector/energy filter.

•Aberration Free Image Shift.

•Fringe Free Illumination.

•Possible to use to image HG1-3 organisms.

•EPU, SerialEM, Sherpa, PACETomo, Tomo5 (latest) software.




  • 200kV
  • Falcon III  direction electron detector.
  • AFIS
  • Latest EPU and Tomo5 software.

T12 Technai 

  • Side entry holder.
  • Eagle detector.
  • Used routinely for negative stain experiments.