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Title

Electron Microscopy

Dates

1-5 mars 2021

Organizer(s)

Christel Genoud, Dr., Electron Microscopy Facility, University of Lausanne

Speakers

Christel Genoud, Dr., Electron Microscopy Facility, University of LausanneJean Daraspe, Electron Microscopy Facility, University of LausanneAntonio Mucciolo, Electron Microscopy Facility, University of LausanneDamien De Bellis, Electron Microscopy Facility, University of Lausanne
- 2 external (tba)

Description

The course with take place at the Electron Microscopy Facility of The University of Lausanne.

 

Mornings: lectures

Afternoon: hands-on demonstrations + work on your own sample Goals:
- To identify the best EM method for each student samples/questions
- To discover which EM techniques that are available at the EMF could forward your research
- To identify how molecules can be localized in cells or tissues. - To learn the basics of EM image acquisition, analysis and reconstruction
- To understand basic SEM and TEM operating principles
- To gain exposure to various methods of preparing biological samples for EM together with the advantages and disadvantages related to each of these methods

Topics covered:
- TEM, transmission electron microscopy
- TEM sample preparation: chemical and high-pressure freezing procedures
- SEM, scanning electron microscopy
- SEM sample preparation
- Volume EM: TEM- tomography, Focused Ion Beam-SEM, Array Tomography
- Ultramicrotomy, resin sections
- Cryo-ultramicrotomy, the Tokuyasu technique
- Image processing, volume reconstruction, and modelling

Program

The program above will be updated on a regular base.

Location

University of Lausanne

Information

The course is organized in collaboration with the CUSO doctoral programs in Molecular Plant Sciences (CUSO MPS) and StarOmics (CUSO StarOmics).

Expenses

Reimbursements for CUSO Microbiology PhD Students

Train ticket, 2°class, half-fare from your institution to the place of the activity.

CUSO Microbiology Students:
Reimbursement form attached with original tickets has to be sent to the CUSO Microbiology coordinator Andrea Bshary
Université de Neuchâtel, Rue Emile-Argand 11, 2000 Neuchâtel

CUSO Students from other Programs:
Please send the reimbursement form to the coordinator of your own program.

For any question concerning reimbursement please contact the CUSO MPS coordinator: microbiologie@cuso.ch

Registration
 

Deadline for Registration: 10 February 2021

12 places available for CUSO students (4 for each participating program)

 

Places

12

Deadline for registration 10.02.2021
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