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Entosiphon section
tail spines
Mitochondria and ER
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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.  GEM is a member of the Georgia Research Alliance Core Exchange.  The Core service provides workshops, outreach and assists with courses for the University System of Georgia.

Featured Researchers

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

GEM moving to I-STEM Bldg

Georgia Electron Microscopy will be moving and services will be interrupted September 20 – October 15, 2021. New address will be 302 E. Campus Rd, Athens GA 30602 Please plan accordingly. Contact Eric, Mary or John for any questions or arrangements. If you have stored... 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 →

Virtual Microscopy Opportunities at GEM

Dear Georgia Electron Microscopy user community, (1) Virtual Office Hours Schedule a Zoom appointment with GEM staff for virtual office hours. We can help you analyze your data and plan your next experiments: For biological samples, contact John Shields at For materials samples, contact... Read more →