EMBO Practical course Cryo Electron Microscopy and 3 Dimensional Image Processing (CEM3DIP 2020): Single particle cryoEM of macromolecular-assemblies and cellular tomography
19-30 January, 2020, at IISER Kolkata, Kolkata, India.
The EMBO Practical Course Cryo Electron Microscopy and 3 Dimensional Image Processing (CEM3DIP 2020): Single particle cryoEM of macromolecular-assemblies and cellular tomography will be held at IISER-Kolkata in Kolkata, India and IICB-Kolkata (on specimen preparation and data collection hands-on sessions days). This is an extensive 10 day practical course that will be held from 19 January – 30 January 2020 at IISER-Kolkata (with a 1 day break, to chill out on a group excursion to historic and modern places of Kolkata and dinner-cum river cruise on the Ganges).
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Important dates :
Registration Deadline : 15 September 2019
The course will focus on structural biology using Transmission Electron Microscopy and aims to teach the participants the basic principles and practical aspects of specimen preparation, data collection, Image processing and 3D reconstruction in Single Particle Cryo Electron Microscopy(SPCryoEM) and Cellular Tomography. This is a hands-on course, in which theory and practicals are tightly intertwined. There will be practical session to teach sample preparation for Single particle –ve stain and cryoEM and data collection. Subset of participants will be encouraged to bring their samples. The topics covered will suit both the new entrants to the field as well as those who wants to acquire an in-depth understanding of the fundamental principles and practical aspects. Applications are invited from PhD students, Post Docs and Researchers (Faculties/PI’s and protein crystallographers) who wish to acquire knowledge in SPCryoEM and Cellular Tomography. Applicants from all over the world are encouraged to apply. For more information please contact the course coordinator at email@example.com.
The basic format of the course will be theoretical lectures in the mornings followed by hands on practical session on specimen preparation, data collection and image processing on computer workstations in the afternoon. Evenings will be reserved for poster presentations by the participants and research talks by the participants/instructors.
The instructors/speakers for the course will include:
For more details and to apply for this course kindly visit the course website http://meetings.embo.org/event/20-cem3dip.
The selection will be based on applicants CV, current research project, relevant skills, future plans and most importantly the quality of the submitted poster abstract. Applicants should include in the section “Details of Current research Project and Statement of Purpose” an explanation of why attendance at the course would further the applicant's own research. Having some preliminary data or exposure to electron microscopy /cryoEM/ tomography will be preferred. PhD and Postdoctoral applicants should request their supervisor to send a recommendation letter, before the application deadline, by e-mail directly to the organizer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Only selected people from the applicants will be contacted. Based on the availability of funds, travel and/or registration, accommodation bursaries for a subset of selected applicants can be provided. If you want to request for registration and/or accommodation bursaries, mention that explicitly in the space for ‘Justification for Travel Grant’ and justify your request. All registered participants have to present posters on their research work. A selection of participants will be invited to give an oral presentation of their ongoing research work.
We shall truly appreciate if this e-mail print out can be displayed at your Institute notice board and circulated among your friends, scholars and students encouraging them to apply for this course.
Ramanathan Natesh, Partha Pratim Datta, Jayati Sengupta, Smarajit Polley and Moumita Dutta,
Course Coordinators EMBO practical course CEM3DIP 2020.
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