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Our mission is to help researchers from diverse backgrounds tackle the most challenging scientific problems, and to train the next generation of cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) specialists and users.


The Pacific Northwest Center for Cryo-EM (PNCC) is a state-of-the-art electron microscopy user facility funded by the NIH Common Fund and operated jointly by Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). 

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