UMB Current EM Techniques Workshop- Multi-Modality Imaging

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The aim of the Current EM Techniques Workshop is to introduce new electron microscopy techniques and instrumentations via live demonstration and open discussions.  The theme of the workshop is changed every year.

 2019 Theme: 

Multi-Modality Imaging 

Combination of imaging modalities provides better solution to overcome the limitations of each independent techniques and generate more morphofunctional information.  Multimodality imaging can be achieved by acquiring images synchronously or asynchronously.  This workshop will present current research, techniques and instrumentation in multi-modality imaging.    

Dates: May 30 - 31, 2019

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

Location: University of Maryland Baltimore
Southern Management Campus Center
621 West Lombard Street, Baltimore

Workshop Program


Oral Presentations



Anastas Popratiloff 
George Washington Univ

Acceleration of Neuroscience Research Discovery by Incorporation of Multiple Modalities Microscopic Data

Ken Livi
Johns Hopkins University

Reverse Engineering Alligator Gar Fish Scales: Where Biology meets Materials Science meets Mineralogy

Jason Hill

Going Back to the Basics: Best Practices in Digital Imaging Acquisition

Rod Heu
Rave Scientific

Target Material Selection for Sputter Coating of SEM Samples

Alice Fengxia Liang 
New York Univ.

Transforming Sample Into Data – Multi Modality Imaging

Pavlos Anastasiadis 
Univ. Maryland Baltimore

Molecular multimodal imaging in neuro-oncology

Tara Nylese
Thermo Fisher Scientific  

Exploring the True Structure of Tissue with 3D Electron Microscopy

Lucille Giannuzzi

Multi-Modality FIB SEM + Analytics for 2D and 3D Life Sciences Applications


Instrument Demonstrations  & Tryout 
Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources (CIBR)
685 W. Baltimore Street, 6th floor HSF1
3:00 to 5:00 PM, May 30 & May 31, 30 min per session
Please Click on "Demo signup" to reserve your demo session

Joint Dinner ($30) with Chesapeake Microscopy & Microanalysis Society 5:00 - 8:30 PM, May 30th, 2019
621 West Lombard Street, Baltimore

$100 Two Day Workshop + Instrument demo 
$130 Two Day Workshop + Instrument demo + CMMS Dinner
$7 Prepaid full day Parking Voucher 
Workshop attendance and instrument demo are FREE for students (registration required)

Travel: Workshop participants are strongly encouraged to use various modes of public transportation to reach UMB. If you wish to drive to the workshop, please see the parking information below. 

Parking: Full day Parking vouchers to Pearl Street garagePenn Street garage and Pratt Street garage can be pre-ordered during registration. Please take a ticket when driving in the garage and pay with the voucher when you exit.  

Lodging: A list of nearby hotels that offer special rates for UMB guests is available upon request. please contact EMCIF

Sponsors: Angstrom Scientific, Chesapeake Microscopy & Microanalysis Society, Electron Microscopy Sciences, Hitachi, ibss Group, Leica Microsystems, Microscopy Innovations, Nikon, Rave Scientific, Ted Pella, Tescan, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Tousimis.