ImmunoEM _Principles & Practice Minicourse

ImmunoEM LogoDate: October 24-26, 2018

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 immunoEM Techniques.

Targeted participants:  Individuals who wish to learn immuno Electron Microscopy principles and techniques.  The course will perform both  post-embedding and pre-embedding immuno labeling techniques manully and also using a robotic platform recently installed in EMCIF. Participants are encouraged to bring their own immunoEM projects.  Contact EMCIF to discuss your project prior to the start of the course.

Format: Lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice

Techniques covered: ImmunoEM sample preparation, ImmunoEM-Principles, experimental design and workflow

Instrumentation:  High pressure freezer (Leica-Microsystem), mPrep ASP-1000 automated specimen processor (Microscopy Innovations)


Course Agenda will be available soon


Registration Fee: $900 

Participants: maximum 6

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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. Discounts will be reflected on the invoice

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


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


 Inquiry: Email coreimaging@umaryland.edu