Detailed information about the course

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Title

Electron Microscopy Practical Course

Dates

22-26 November 2021, to be confirmed

Lang EN Workshop language is English
Organizer(s)

Dr. Christel Genoud, 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 (to confirm)

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

MORE INFORMATION WILL FOLLOW

Location

University of Lausanne, Electron Microscopy Facility, Room TBA

Information

 

   

The course is organized in collaboration with the CUSO doctoral programs in Microbiology (CUSO Microbiology) and StarOmics (CUSO StarOmics).

 
Expenses

Reimbursements:
Reimbursements for CUSO students: Train ticket, 2°class, half-fare from your institution to the place of the activity.
NO reimbursement for your meal expenses.


CUSO StarOmics students:
Reimbursement form attached with original tickets has to be sent to the StarOmics coordinator Corinne Dentan at University of Lausanne, CIG, Le Génopode, 1015 Lausanne.

NEW from 2021: Reimbursement of your travel tickets can be asked online through your MyCUSO.
See HERE for the procedure.
For any question concerning reimbursement please contact the CUSO StarOmics coordinator Corinne Dentan.

 

Other CUSO students:
Please contact the coordinator of your program.

Places

12

Deadline for registration
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