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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.
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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