Program details

Thank you for your interest. The application period for the 2018 workshop opens March 1, 2018.

Taught by internationally recognized cryo-EM experts, Cryo-EM at VARI will give gifted graduate students an intense overview of the latest innovative methodology and its applications across several fields including cancer and neurodegenerative disease research.

Sessions will cover:

• Electron microscopy
• Electron tomography
• Image processing basics
• Image processing and 3-D reconstruction (hands-on session)
• Negative stain and cryo-EM grid preparation
• Cryo-EM on the Arctica and the Krios with a Volta phase plate

The course is designed to engage students and promote discussion between fellow participants and course instructors. In addition to talks and hands-on lessons,  there will be social events that will provide opportunities to network.

By the end of the week, students will have a greater appreciation of what can be achieved through the application of cryo-EM.