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Electron Microscopy Services Laboratory
Electron Microscopy Services Laboratory

The Electron Microscopy Service Laboratory (EMSL) is the only functional service laboratory at University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) catering to the needs of researchers, students, government and private institutions for ultrastructure analysis. EMSL specializes in biological sample preparation, both for scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM), needed prior to digital imaging of the samples under the electron microscope. The laboratory is open for collaboration and provides technical assistance to various researchers and industries in the field of biological sciences, material science and other related fields. Other services also being offered include sputter coating, EDX analysis and light microscopy.

List and Rate of EMSL Services

RATES (As of January 2021)

Digital Microscope (max. of 5 images/sample) ₱ 1,850.00 per hour

Polarizing Microscope (max. of 5 images/sample) ₱ 2,000.00 per hour

Digital Microscope (max. of 5 images/sample) ₱ 1,850.00 per hour

Polarizing Microscope (max. of 5 images/sample) ₱ 2,000.00 per hour

Conditions:

  • Additional charges will be required for specimens that require extra time and supplies for preparation
  • All negatives and mounted specimen become the property of EMSL. The client’s presence is required for the selection of the magnification and area to be photographed.
  • Payment of 50% of the estimated charge is required before any EMSL service starts. Micrographs will only be released after full payment has been made.
Lorele C. Trinidad, Ph.D.
EMSL Head, University Researcher III
Emil C. Lat, M.Sc.
University Researcher II
Veejay A. Anarna
Laboratory Technician II