Workshops

S2C2 Workshop – Cryo-EM Training for Beginners September 11-13, 2019

Stanford-SLAC Cryo-EM Center (S2C2) would like to offer a three-day training workshop on experimental aspects of cryo-EM tailored to beginners held at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory between Sept 11 and 13, 2019. Preference of trainees is given to individuals who have research projects ready for cryo-EM investigations and have background in structural biology. This workshop will consist of three days of lectures and hands-on training sessions. The lecture is opened via online Zoom teleconferencing with a limited number of registered participants while the hand-on sessions are limited to 8 participants. If you are interested, you may apply before August 31, 2019.

Location:  Redwood Room, Bldg. 048

Apply Here   (application) 

*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 the event and not SLAC - you must fill out whether you have a SLAC ID Badge/User/or Employee.

*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

Workshop Agenda

  Day 1:   Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Time Title Speaker
Morning Session   
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Basic Math Michael Schmid
  EM Basics Juergen Plitzko
  Freezing Basics Yiorgo Skiniotis
  Lunch  
Afternoon Session   
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Practical Corey Hecksel, Megan Mayer, & Patrick Mitchell

  Day 2:  Thursday, September 12, 2019

Time Title Speaker

Morning Session                      

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Camera Chris Booth
  elogbook and data transfer Yee Li Ting
  Radiation Damage Wah Chiu
  Lunch  
Afternoon Session   
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Practical Corey Hecksel, Megan Mayer, & Patrick Mitchell

  Day 3:  Friday, September 13, 2019

Time Title Speaker
Morning Session
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EPU and phase plate Thermo Fisher
 

Data Collection (Serial EM)

Corey Hecksel
  Lunch - Provided by ThermoFisher  
Afternoon Session  
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM Practical Corey Hecksel, Megan Mayer, Patrick Mitchell

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