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Georgia Electron Microscopy is home to electron microscopy instrumentation and equipment for multi-disciplinary research. A highly knowledgeable technical staff with diverse backgrounds work with a wide variety of clients to maximize results. GEM provides a broad range of assistance for research, training, and service functions.  The Core service provides workshops, outreach and assists with courses for the University System of Georgia.

GEM is a member of the Georgia Research Alliance Core Exchange. 

Featured Researchers

Dr. Hitesh Handa

Assistant Professor, Engineering


Dr. Jin Xie

Assistant Professor, Chemistry


Dr. Jaroslava Halper
Professor and Medical Pathologist, Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Aaron Thompson
Assistant Professor, Crop and Soil Sciences
Dr. Tim Hoover
Professor and Head of Microbiology
Dr. Sergiy Minko
Georgia Power Professor of Fiber and Polymer Science
Dr. Suraj Sharma
Assistant Professor, Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors
Dr. Yiping Zhao
Associate Professor, Physics
Dr. William L. Kerr
Professor and Coordinator, Food Processing Research & Development Laboratory

News and Events

Biological TEM Workshop, October 26-28, 2022

This intensive, three-day workshop will provide a practical and basic theoretical introduction to the Transmission Electron Microscope and biological sample preparation techniques. Each day will consist of lecture, discussion and hands-on training led by GEM staff. Read more →

GEM has moved to I-STEM Bldg!

Georgia Electron Microscopy has moved. New address is 302 E. Campus Rd, Athens GA 30602 , Rooms 1001-1017. For directions, see our location page https://gem.uga.edu/contact/location/ To set up sample preparation and other services, contact Eric, Mary or John for arrangements. Read more →

GEM New Relaxed Covid Guidelines

Remember to wipe down all surfaces before and after instrument use! In accordance with the latest CDC and USG guidelines, Face coverings are now optional at GEM . GEM Staff will continue to disinfect high touch surfaces. In person meetings are now available, at your discretion,... Read more →