Laboratory for Microscopy and Microanalysis

The Central Laboratory for Microscopy and Microanalysis at the University of Pretoria, situated in the Natural Sciences Building II, is operated as an independent laboratory and provides a range of services to students and staff members from all faculties as well as to users outside the University. All the facilities at the Unit are available at all times to users through prior arrangements.

The facility has various SEM-, TEM microscopes, Fluorescent microscopes and Confocal microscopes, which can be used for various research areas and are all fitted with Ultra-high resolution digital cameras.

The Unit offers various short courses on basic techniques in microscopy and also offers their services in the planning of experiments, preparation of samples and the use of the microscopes.

Contact information

Allan Hall, Andre Botha, or Chris van der Merwe, Tel: +27 12 420 2075