William C. and Ruth Ann Dewel Microscopy Facility

Welcome to William C. and Ruth Ann Dewel - College of Arts & Sciences (Dewel-CAS) Microscopy Facility at Appalachian State University (ASU). We provide light microscopy, laser scanning confocal microscopy, and electron microscopy equipment and technical support to ASU and Appalachian Communities.

New microscopes are in service 

Zeiss LSM 880

Zeiss LSM 880 with Airyscan and Definite Focus .2 (DBI-1625779)


JSM IT300LV SEM with EDS and EBSD (EAR-1625137)

Microscopy Facility Operation

August 3, 2020The College of Arts and Sciences Microscopy Facility has been reopened for researchers since June 22. In order to continue to provide al...

Research Highlight

Cowan et al., 2020. Sediment controls dynamic behavior of a Cordilleran Ice Stream at the Last Glacial Maximum, Nature Communications.A multi-proxy da...

Microscopy Facility Access

Here is the link to University guidlines:https://research.appstate.edu/ramping-research-and-creative-activities-appCollege of Arts & Sciences Micr...

Microscopy Update

BIO 4564/5564 Microscopy is online now via AsULearn and Zoom. I am available for your microscopy need also virtually via phone, email, and Zoom. Stay ...

App State extends Spring Break

Appalachian State University is extending Spring Break until 8am on March 23. On March 23, App State will transition from in-person instruction to alt...


This year's inaugural Postlab will be held Thursday, 21 November from 4:45-6:30 PM in the McKinney Geology Teaching Museum (Rankin Science South 108; ...