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Phase Contrast Cryo-EM of Vitreous Sections


DATE
Mar.  21, 2011 - Mar. 25, 2011 
9am-9pm

LOCATION
N420 Alkek
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX 77030

Instructor
SPEAKERS

Cedric Bouchet-Marquis Htet Khant
University of Colorado at Boulder Baylor College of Medicine
 

ORGANIZERS

Htet Khant Wah Chiu
hkhant@bcm.edu wah@bcm.edu
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Workshop will cover topics in preparation of vitreous sections of various biological samples and phase contrast cryo-EM. Training will be provided using JEOL's JEM2200FS-ZPC cryo electron microscope, Leica Cryo-Sectioning and High-pressure Freezing systems. Participants will be provided with various test specimens such as catalase crystals and whole cells to master the techniques.