Advanced Microscopy Facility (AMF)


The Advanced Microscopy Facility (AMF) provides resources, equipment and services for:

  • Sample Preparation - Histology
  • Sample Preparation - Transmission and Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Light Microscopy - Bright-Field, DIC, Fluorescence
  • Confocal Microscopy (LSCM) 
  • Electron Microscopy (SEM, TEM)

Resources, equipment and services are available to University of Alberta and external clients.

Please see our General Policies/terms & conditions and user fees. 

Location of AMF:

Room: CW225 (Main Floor), Biological Sciences Building, University of Alberta

For information or to make an appointment contact Arlene Oatway:


Phone: (780) 248-1077

Fax: 780-492-9234 

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 4:00pm

The AMF is closed from noon to 1pm