News & Events 2018-01-27T14:02:34+00:00

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News

SEMC Winter EM course – EM challenges and new frontiers part II

On April 16th, Cathy Lawson continued our EM challenges and new frontiers section of the course with a discussion on EMDataBank: Structure Data Archiving, Validation Challenges.   For more information see: SEMC [...]

SEMC Winter EM course – EM challenges and new frontiers part I

On April 9th, Tom Walz began our EM challenges and new frontiers section of the course with a discussion on validation. There are many pitfalls in cryoEM with applying the technique without [...]

SEMC Winter EM course – EM crystallography part III

On April 4th, Bill Rice concluded our EM crystallography section of the course with a discussion on microED (electron diffraction). This technique has been used to break the 1Å barrier, and has [...]

SEMC Winter EM course – EM crystallography part II

On April 2nd, Hernando Sosa continued our EM crystallography section of the course by discussing helical reconstruction and the many applications still routinely used in both cytoskeletal and membrane protein fields. Hernando [...]

SEMC Winter EM course – EM crystallography part I

On March 26th, Iban Ubarretxena kicked-off our EM crystallography section of the course by discussing 2D crystallography and how cryoEM routinely reached near atomic resolutions decades before the recent developments in direct [...]

Events

New User Orientation

New users are required to attend a one-day new user orientation session before using the facility.  The morning session covers the general laboratory policies and safety training, and the afternoon session includes [...]

Appion Workshop Park 3: Tomography

This Workshop covers tilt-series collection in Leginon, fiducial-less tilt-series alignment within Appion with Protomo, and sub-tomogram averaging with Dynamo. With this knowledge you will be able to create de novo initial models [...]

New User Orientation

New users are required to attend a one-day new user orientation session before using the facility.  The morning session covers the general laboratory policies and safety training, and the afternoon session includes [...]

Appion Workshop Part 2: Single Particle Analysis – 3D Reconstruction

This Appion Part 2 Workshop is a follow-on to the Part 1 workshop and focuses on 3D initial models and refinement. To register for the next Appion Part 2 Workshop, please follow [...]

Holey Gold Grid Making Workshop

SEMC regularly holds a practical workshop, which provides an overview of making holey gold foils from holey carbon foils supported on gold mesh grids. "Holey gold" grids provide a stronger support film and reduce [...]