Basic Ultramicrotomy Minicourse

Ultramicrotomy LogoDate: July 18-19, 2016

Location: University of Maryland Baltimore, Electron Microscopy Core Imaging Facility (EMCIF)

Instructor and demonstrator: : EMCIF Director (Dr. Ru-ching Hsia)  and staff

Scope of aims:  To promote the knowledge and skills of basic ultramicrotomy techniques.

Targeted participants:  Individuals who wish to learn basic ultramicrotomy of resin embedded biological specimen.  No experience required

Format: Lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice

Techniques covered: Trimming, semithick sectioning, Ultrathin sectioning and trouble shooting

Instrumentation:  Ultramicrotome (Leica UC6 and UC7)

Agenda_Basic Ultramicrotomy Minicourse

Registration Fee: $600 

Participants: maximum 6


Registration will be closed when all spaces are filled.

An invoice with payment instruction will be e-mailed to you within five business day upon receipt of registration.

A list of nearby hotels that offer special rate for UMB guests is available upon request, please contact EMCIF.

Payment Method: Registration fee can be paid by check or credit card.  Folow the instruction on the invoice.

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