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

News and Events

News

SEMC Winter EM course – Cryo electron tomography

On February 12th, Alex Noble completed the Tomography section of the course by covering cryo electron tomography methods including data collection strategies, commonly used reconstruction programs in the field and sub-tomogram averaging. [...]

SEMC Winter EM course – FIB-SEM

On February 5th, Bill Rice introduced the Focused Ion Beam (FIB) Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM). Many classical tomography studies have now turned to using the FIB-SEM to gain insight in the ultrastructure [...]

SEMC Winter EM course – Microscopy recitation

SEMC Winter EM course teaching assistant Micah Rapp (pictured far right) led a practical on the electron microscope. Students were given a hands on demonstration covering the parts of the transmission electron [...]

SEMC Winter EM course – Tomography

Wei Dai started off the tomography section of the EM course with an introduction and overview of electron tomography. She is an Assistant Professor in Cell Biology & Neuroscience from the School of [...]

The first Appion workshops cycle of 2018

APPION WORKSHOP SERIES  The Appion Workshop Series is offered at intervals throughout the year. These processing workshops are focused on helping users actively collecting data at the center. Appion Workshop Part 1: 2D [...]

Events

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 [...]

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 Part 1: 2D Analysis

The Appion Part 1 Workshop provides hands-on training for the Appion single-particle data processing workflow. Appion is a "pipeline" for processing and analysis of EM images; it is integrated with Leginon data [...]

The first Appion workshops cycle of 2018

APPION WORKSHOP SERIES  The Appion Workshop Series is offered at intervals throughout the year. These processing workshops are focused on helping users actively collecting data at the center. Appion Workshop Part 1: 2D [...]

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 [...]