The Dutch facility for electron microscopy with the most advanced cryo-transmission electron microscopes available world-wide

Our Services

Electron Microscopy

NeCEN is an open access facility for high resolution cryo electron microscopy of biological samples. Two state of the art Titan Krios transmission electron microscopes allow cost efficient automated data collection for our customers.

Sample preparation

Flash freezing enables preservation of biological samples in a vitrified, close to native state. The cryo lab at NeCEN is equipped with all instrumentation needed to prepare the sample it takes to collect atomic resolution data.

Data processing

No high resolution structure without data processing. The experienced operators at NeCEN help you on site to get most out of your data using state of the art hardware and software.

Courses

Want to know it all? Intense training courses at NeCEN will make you a cryo-EM expert! 

In January 2017, we held the first Cryo-EM School.

““All the staff was very helpful and everything went smoothly from beginning to end. EPU-K2 integration really helped us acquire the data we needed to push our project forward.””

- Titia Sixma and Doreth Kok, NKI Amsterdam, The Netherlands, as well as Rafa Leiro, LMB Cambridge, UK

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About NECEN

NeCEN is a dedicated facility for cryo electron microscopy with two of the most advanced cryo-transmission electron microscopes available world-wide to collect the best possible data for Single Particle Analysis and Electron Tomography.