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The electron Bio-Imaging Centre (eBIC) was established at Diamond Light Source following the award of a £15.6 million grant from the Wellcome Trust, the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
eBIC provides scientists with state-of-the-art experimental equipment and expertise in the field of cryo-electron microscopy, for single particle analysis, electron tomography and electron diffraction. The location of eBIC enables scientists to combine their techniques with many of the other cutting-edge approaches that Diamond offers.
Currently eBIC houses five Titan Krios microscopes, a Talos Arctica, two Glacios, a Scios and an Aquilos cryo-FIB/SEM, and a Leica CryoCLEM.
For more information and registration visit the Diamond event page:
BCI meeting & CCP-EM Spring Symposium
BCI Users: please take a few minutes to complete the User Survey
and provide valuable feedback that can be used to improve the service
CCP-EM Spring Symposium 25-27 April 2023 (Nottingham EMCC, UK and Virtual)
Access to eBIC is available and currently operating under general beamline guidelines.
We are able to offer remote access, unattended automated data collection (currently only available: data collection using TFS EPU and TFS Tomography) and sample mail-in services for all research areas.
COVID-19 research should be requested through rapid access proposals following these instructions.
NOTE: Diamond EHC (+44 (0)1235 778787) are available for support, providing 24-hour coverage during the week when the beamline is on. Over the weekend EHC coverage is for 12hours only from 7am-7pm (Sat & Sun).
Diamond Light Source is the UK's national synchrotron science facility, located at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire.
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