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24, chemin de Borde Rouge –Auzeville – CS52627
31326 Castanet Tolosan CEDEX - France

Dernière mise à jour : Mai 2018

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SPS - Saclay Plant Sciences

Transmission Electron Microscopy Facility

Transmission Electron Microscopy facility
Imagerie-Gif - Gif-sur-Yvette
Logo Imagerie Gif

Technologies proposed

  • Sample preparation (negative staining, chemical fixation, high pressure freezing, freeze-substitution, resin embedding, ultramicrotomy, cryo-ultramicrotomy)
  • Structural Analyses
  • Immunolocalisation
  • Cryomicroscopy
  • 3D reconstruction (tomography, serial sections)
  • Chemical mapping (EDXS)
  • Correlative microscopy
  • Training of the users for an autonomous use of the microscopes


  • Embedding robot micro-waves assisted (Leica AMW)
  • High pressure freezing device (Leica EMPACT2)
  • Freeze-substitution robot (Leica AFS2 + FSP)
  • Trimming device (Leica EMTRIM2)
  • Ultramicrotomes (Leica UC6)
  • Cryo-ultramicrotomes (Leica FC6)
  • Immunolabeling robots (Leica IGL)
  • Transmission electron microscope JEOL 1400 (120 kV) equipped for tomography
  • Transmission electron microscope JEOL 1400 (120 kV) equipped with STEM, EDXS (SAMX) and tomography
  • Cryo transfer holder and its turbo pumping station (Gatan)


Imagerie-Gif Manager

B. Satiat-Jeunemaître
Tel : +33 (0)1 69 82 37 98

Scientific Manager

Claire Boulogne
Tel : +33 (0)1 69 82 46 50

Technical Manager

Cynthia Gillet
Tel : +33 (0)1 69 82 46 50

Technical assistant

Cynthia Dupas


Campus de Gif-sur-Yvette
Avenue de la Terrasse
Bâtiment 21
91198 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex



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