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S2C2 Workshop – Cryo-EM Specimen Preparation and Data Collection, March 23-25, 2020

Location:  Redwood Conference Rooms, Bldg. 048

Stanford-SLAC Cryo-EM Center (S2C2) will offer a beginning cryo-EM training workshop held at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory between March 23 and 25, 2020.  Onsite attendance for the lecture sessions is limited to ~40 participants with additional access provided via Zoom teleconferencing.  The hands-on sessions are limited to 12 participants.  In order for Practical participants to have sufficient time to make travel plans, we will make the Practical participant decision by February 15 and notify the first round selection of practical participants by that date.  There is no fee for this workshop.  If you are interested, you may apply by March 15, 2020 at:  https://cryoem.slac.stanford.edu/s2c2/content/s2c2-cryoem-workshop-march-23-25-2020-application    See below for participation requirements.

Workshop Agenda

Day 1:   Monday, March 23, 2020
Time Title Speaker
9:00 AM TEM basics and radiation damage Wah Chiu
10:15 AM Break  
10:45 AM Challenges in cryo-specimen preparation, and principles of image phase contrast and phase plate Robert M. Glaeser
12:00 PM Lunch  
1:30 PM Principles and operation of direct detector and energy filter Christopher Booth
2:45 PM CryoEM elogbook; data management and image quality assessment during data collection Yee Ting Li
3:45 PM Break  
4:15 PM Best practices in cryoEM:  What to do and not to do in tackling a new specimen Yifan Cheng

 

Day 2:   Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Time Title Speaker
9:00 AM Using virtual reality for training in cryo-specimen preparation for cryoEM
Brenda Gonzalez,
Ziwei Huang
10:00 AM Break  
10:30 AM -
5:30 PM
Practical sessions:  Cryo-specimen preparation and cryoEM operation
Corey Hecksel,
Zoltan Metlagel,
Megan Mayer,
Lydia-Marie Joubert

 

Day 3:   Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Time Title Speaker
9:00 AM -
5:30 PM
Practical sessions:  Cryo-specimen preparation and cryoEM operation
Corey Hecksel,
Zoltan Metlagel,
Megan Mayer,
Lydia-Marie Joubert

All required documentation for participation as specified below must be submitted by all applicants by 5:00 PM PST on March 15, 2020.

DOE Access Form must be filled out at time of registration and returned to JoAnn Polizzi at joannp@slac.stanford.edu .  This form is for access to both the event and to SLAC - you must fill out whether you have a SLAC ID Badge/User/or Employee.  If you are not a US Citizen, you must also submit your most up-to-date CV in month/year format to JoAnn as well.

*Beginning Feb. 1, 2019, the Department of Energy (DOE) requires that all foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens) looking to conduct work on-site at SLAC must provide their curriculum vitae (CV).  Please go to following link for more details on other information on visiting SLAC:  https://vue.slac.stanford.edu/foreign-nationals

 

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