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INSTRUCT cryo-EM Workshop

European Photon & Neutron Campus
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INSTRUCT cryo-EM Workshop

23, 24 & 25 May 2023



Venue   IBS, EMBL & ESRF

Eaazhisai Kandiah
Lindsey McGregor
Christoph Mueller-Dieckmann
European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF)

Romain Linares
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

Gregory Effantin
Guy Schoehn
Felix Weis
Elefterios Zarkadas
Institut de Biologie Structurale (IBS)

Assistant   Claudine Roméro


This 2.5-day practical workshop on sample preparation for single particle cryo-EM, jointly organised by the ESRF, EMBL Grenoble, ILL and the IBS, will be held from 23rd to 25th May, 2023. This is the fifth of a series of practical hand-on workshops and is aimed at PhDs, PostDocs and Scientists new to the field of single particle cryo-EM. During the course, participants will learn theoretical and practical aspects of sample preparation for single particle cryo-EM including prior quality control by negative staining. The participants will also learn on quality assessment of the grids prepared by them.

There is no registration fee and meals and accommodation during the workshop will be provided free of charge. However, participants are expected to arrange and pay for their own travel to/from Grenoble. A maximum of 12 participants will be selected and we will accept a limited number of participants’ samples to be tested during the workshop. In the case that you plan to bring your own sample(s), please clearly mention this in your cover letter, also indicating the importance of the project.

Deadline for application for the workshop is now over. Successful candidates will be informed by Wednesday 5th April at the latest.

This is an in-person workshop and is funded by INSTRUCT (IBS).