Bio EM Sample Processing Minicourse
** 2017 Course completed **
Location: University of Maryland Baltimore, Electron Microscopy Core Imaging Facility (EMCIF)
Instructors and demonstrators:
Ru-ching Hsia, EMCIF, UMB,
Nancy Rizzo, Leica Microsystems,
Tom Strader: Microscopy Innovations
Scope of aims: To promote the knowledge and skills of conventional and modern biological electron microscopy sample processing techniques.
Targeted participants: Individuals who wish to learn electron microscopy sample processing of biological specimen. No experience is required.
Format: Lecture, demonstration, and hands-on practice
Techniques covered: Chemical fixation, Cryo-immobilization, Resin embedding, Rapid processing, Microwave assisted processing, automated sample processing, SEM biological sample processing, Negative staining of particulate specimen
Instrumentation: High pressure freezer (Leica-Microsystems), mPrep ASP-1000 automated specimen processor (Microscopy Innovations), Critical Point Dryer (Leica-Microsystems & Tousimis)
Registration Fee: $500
Participants: maximum 6
Registration will be closed when all spaces are filled.
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