Bio EM Sample Processing Minicourse
*** July 11 to July 12, 2019 ***
Location: University of Maryland Baltimore, Electron Microscopy Core Imaging Facility (EMCIF)
Instructors and demonstrators:
Ru-ching Hsia, Director, EMCIF, UMB
John Strong, EMCIF, UMB
Patricia Marques, EMCIF, UMB
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, Resin embedding, Rapid processing, Microwave assisted processing, Automated sample processing, SEM biological sample processing, Negative staining of particulate specimen.
Instrumentation: mPrep ASP-1000 automated specimen processor (Microscopy Innovations), Critical Point Dryer (Leica-Microsystems & Tousimis), Vibrotome, Autotrimmer (Leica Microsystems)
Registration Fee: $600
10% Discount for UMB researchers, members of Chesapeake Microscopy Microanalysis Society (CMMS) and returning participants or multiple course registration.
Please indicate discount eligibility on registration form
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 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.
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