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3DEM meetings and workshops

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6-7 January  Workshop on CryoEM  Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
Introductory workshop on concepts and applications of cryoEM with lectures, demos, hands on practice, follows Winter School on High Resolution Microscopy for Materials Science (3-6 Jan).

16 January - 24 March  NECEN/CNB-CSIC/Thermo Fischer CryoEM School  NECEN Leiden, NL
Intensive 9 week course to train participants to the level of independent practitioners in single particle analysis cryoEM workflows

1-3 February  Workshop on CryoEM an Single Particle Analysis at Monash University  Melbourne, Australia
Hands-on practicals in addition to problem-solving-oriented talks from leading software developers in the field.
Apply before Dec 1, 2016

11-15 February  61st Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society  New Orleans, LA, USA
events include the CryoEM Subgroup Session on Feb 11, and a Workshop on Single-Particle CryoEM: a How-to-Guide on Feb 14
Abstract Submission deadline Oct 3, 2016, Early registration deadline Jan 9

11-16 June  3DEM GRC  Les Dablerets, Switzerland
Opening new frontiers with Cryo-Electron Microscopy
Application deadline May 14


11-12 January  Workshop on the Resolution Revolution in Cryo-electron Microscopy  Rehovot, Israel
Workshop highlighting the state-of-the-art in the field, as well as theory and practicalities of the techniques
scholarship deadline 1 November; abstract deadline 1 December; registration deadline 1 January

22-25 February  Micro Electron Diffraction Workshop  Ashburn, VA, USA
Hands-on workshop on structure determination from sub-micron sized crystals

27 February  CryoEM Subgroup Symposium at the Biophysical Society 60th Annual Meeting  Los Angeles, CA, USA
early registration deadline 13 January

30 March - 2 April  Cryo-EM 3D Image Analysis Symposium 2016  Lake Tahoe, CA, USA
Focus on cutting edge techniques for image analysis in cryoEM

17-22 April  Cryo Techniques in Electron Microscopy Course  Harpenden, UK
Intensive five day residential course will cover sample preparation and cryo-microscopy techniques for both scanning and transmission electron microscopy, and will comprise tutorials, demonstrations and hands on practical sessions.
Early registration recommended.

7-10 June  ICON 2016 - International Conference on Nanoscopy  Basel, Switzerland
Focus on super-resolution imaging methods that provide spatial resolution well below the diffraction limit.

19-24 June  GRC: Three-Dimensional Electron Microscopy  Hong Kong
Advancing and Reshaping Structural Biology with Electron Cryo-Microscopy

25-29 June  9th K. H. Kuo Summer School of Electron Microscopy & Crystallography and Symposium  Beijing, China
Two day summer school (workshop) June 25-26 three-day symposium on Cryo-EM June 27-29
application deadline 24 April

2-13 July  Cryo Electron Microscopy and 3D Image Processing of Macromolecular Assemblies and Cellular Tomography  Kerala, India
Practical course on single particle cryo electron microscopy of biological macromolecular assemblies and cryo electron tomography of cellular structures.
Registration deadline 29 April

10-15 July  EMBO practical course on Correlative Light Electron Microscopy  Bristol, UK
EMBO Practical Course aims to train young scientists in the available techniques in the Correlative Light Electron Microscopy field of life science.
Registration, abstract deadline 29 April

22-26 July  American Crystallographic Association Annual Meeting  Denver, CO, USA
Sessions on Cryo Electron Microscopy and Electron Diffraction, Molecular machines

24-28 July  Microscopy & Microanalysis Annual Meeting (MM2016)  Columbus, Ohio, USA
Session on '3D Structures of Macromolecular Assemblies, Cellular Organelles and Whole Cells', premeeting courses: 'Electron Cryotomography Image Processing Using RELION' and 'Cryo-preparation for Biological EM'

11-23 August  Seventh Brazil School for Single Particle Cryo-EM  Brazil
Intensive hands-on course/workshop, theory and practice of single-particle 3D reconstruction

15-19 August  Hands-on Workshop on Cryo-EM based Atomic Modeling   Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany
Tutorials will cover practical methods for cryo-EM guided modeling implemented in DireX, NAMD and VMD, and Rosetta

17-19 August  Dynamo Workshop on Subtomogram Averaging   Basel, Switzerland
Hands-on training on all practical aspects of sub-tomogram averaging, no previous experience required.
Registration deadline 30 May

22-27 August  Fifth 2DX Workshop on Electron Crystallography of Membrane Proteins  Basel, Switzerland
Hands-on training on practical aspects of 2D crystal data collection on a Titan Krios, with in depth the theoretical foundations and the practical image processing of 2D crystal cryo-EM images with the 2DX software package. No previous experience is required.
Registration deadline 30 June

28 August - 5 September  EMBO Practical Course in CryoEM and 3D Image Processing  Heidelberg, Germany
Theoretical and practical training covering cryo-EM techniques from sample preparation to data collection to image processing.

6 September  Advanced Data Collection for High Resolution cryoEM  Diamond National EM Facility (eBIC), UK
Focused training in sample preparation and data collection to make the most of your national facility visit
Registration deadline 5 August

3-4 October  International Meeting on Current Challenges in Integrated Structural Biology Strasbourg, France
Discussion of ongoing and future developments in the field of integrated structural biology.
Registration deadline Aug 31

5-8 October  Methods and techniques in integrated structural biology: beyond black boxes Strasbourg, France
Workshop covering state-of-the-art methodology for data processing with emphasis on integration of different methods to solve structures of macromolecular complexes and 'difficult' targets.
Application deadline July 17

3-4 November  SPIDER/Scipion workshop Munich, Germany
Two day workshop on image processing with research talks and hands-on practical sessions.

13-19 November  MicroED Workshop Ashburn, VA, USA
Hands-on workshop on structure determination using Micro Electron Diffraction from sub-micron sized crystals.
Application deadline is August 1, 2016 (11:59 PM EDT)

20-23 November  Molecular Machines: Integrative structural and molecular biology EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany
EMBO Conference many 3DEM talks as well as the chance to hear about complementary and hybrid approaches.
Abstract Deadline September 21, Registration deadline October 9


28-29 May  CCP-EM Spring Symposium  National UK Electron Bio-Imaging Facility, Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire

21-26 June  3DEM Gordon Research Conference  Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, USA
Breaking Barriers to Go Beyond Structure: Describing Functional State and Biological Context
Application deadline May 24

2-6 August  Microscopy & Microanalysis 2015 Meeting  Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR, USA
Paper submission deadline February 19

1-11 September  Practical Course on Image Processing for Cryo-EM  Birkbeck College, London, UK
Application deadline May 11

30 October - 3 November  NCMI Workshop on Single Particle Reconstruction, Structural Variability and Modeling  Houston, TX, USA
EMAN2 tutorial, approaches to compositional and conformational heterogeneity, modeling across resolution ranges


8-10 January  Workshop on Cryo-EM Modelling based on X-ray Crystallography  University of Illinois, Beckman Institute, Urbana, IL, USA
Recent developments in the area of cryo-EM guided modeling of macromolecular structures will be presented. Participants will be provided with simple, practical experience using modelling methods with focus on NAMD, VMD, MDFF, Direx
Application deadline December 13

9-11 March  From 3D Light to 3D Electron Microscopy: Correlative Microscopy for the Life Sciences  Ghent, Belgium
This scientific meeting and workshop will focus on the use of 3D SEM in life sciences and the recent developments in Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy. Organized by the Flanders Institute of Biotechnology (VIB) in collaboration with Zeiss.
Registration limited to 100 participants.

12-15 March  First International Conference on Image Analysis in 3D Cryo-EM  Granlibakken, Lake Tahoe, CA
The goal of the Symposium is to discuss state of the art image analysis approaches to tackle challenging biological problems and to identify current limitations and remaining problems in the field as currently practiced.
Early registration deadline January 2014

2-7 June  EMBO Practical Course on the Structural Characterization of Macromolecular Complexes  Grenoble, France
Topics include: expression & purification of multi-subunit complexes, biophysical & biochemical characterization of complexes, combining different structural methods (MX, NMR, SAS, EM, MS).
Application deadline April 4

22-27 June  3DEM Gordon Research Conference  Melia Golf Vichy Catalan Business & Convention Center, Girona, Spain
Technical Advances for a Rising Star in Structural Biology
Application deadline May 25

26-30 July  7th K.H. Kuo Summer School of Electron Microscopy and Crystallography  Shanghai, China
The 2014 summer school is comprised of a cryo-EM workshop (July 26 – 27, 2014) and a symposium "The 2014 Kuo Symposium on 3D Cryo-EM Molecular Imaging” (July 28 – 30, 2014), focusing on both technical and biological breakthroughs in cryo-EM.
Early registration deadline June 14

14-26 August  6th Brazil School for Single Particle Cryo-EM  Brazil
Intensive hands-on course/workshop for Single Particle Cryo-EM in which theory and practice are tightly intertwined
Registration now open

27-30 October  IEEE International Conference on Image Processing  Paris, France
Will include special session on novel image processing methods for electron microscopy entitled: Electron-microscopy image processing problems and applications in biology: From structure to dynamics, organized by Slavica Jonic and Carlos Oscar Sanchez Sorzano
Session paper contribution deadline January 31

9-14 November  NRAMM Workshop on Advanced Topics in EM Structure Determination  La Jolla, CA
A major goal of the workshop will be to discuss the major new advances in EM methodology and how to best take advantage of these going forward. Topics to be discussed will include improvements in specimen preparation, imaging, detectors, processing and reconstruction, and methods for validation.
Application deadline July 1

17-20 November  7th International Electron Tomography Conference  Riviera Maya, Mexico
The conference will bring together researchers working on hardware development, software development, and applications of electron tomography, particularly in biology. It will showcase breakthroughs in both electron tomography technology and cell biology applications.
Talk consideration deadline Sept 1, Poster deadline Nov 1


16-18 January  Electron Tomography Short Course 2013  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California, USA
3-day short course with lectures and hands-on instruction to cover theoretical, experimental and practical aspects of electron tomography

3-7 March StructuralAnalysis of Supramolecular Assemblies by Hybrid Methods  Tahoe City, California, USA
Keynote address, plenary sessions, workshops/panels and poster sessions highlighting strengths and limitations of current
hybrid approaches for analyzing cellular and molecular structures.

23-28 June 3DEM Gordon Research Conference  Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH USA
Advancing the Cutting Edge
Application deadline May 26

3-13 September EMBO Practical Course on Image Processing for Cryo-Electron Microscopy  Birkbeck College, London, UK
Application deadline May 20


24-25 May  Future Challenges in Integrative Structural Biology  Strasbourg, France
IGBMC symposium for ongoing and future developments in the field of integrative structural biology

27 May - 1 June 3DEM Gordon Research Conference Les Diablerets, Switzerland
From Molecules to Systems: Visualizing Biological Complexity 
Application deadline April 29

4-7 June EMBO Practical Course: Structural Characterization of Macromolecular Complexes Grenoble, France
Expression & purification, biophysical & biochemical characterization, combining different structural methods (MX, NMR, SAXS, EM, MS)
Application deadline April 4

15 June Minisymposium on Computational Methods for Three-Dimensional Microscopy Reconstruction New York, USA
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, The Science Center
RSVP requested for those planning to attend

18-23 June EMBO practical course on Electron Tomography in Life Science Leiden, The Netherlands
Six-day course covering major aspects of Electron Tomography methods. Leiden University Medical Center
Registration deadline March 31

29 July - 2 August Microscopy & Microanalysis 2012 Phoenix, AZ USA
Sessions on TEM Phase Contrast Imaging in Biological and Materials Science, 3D Structure Determination in Physical and Biological Sciences, Structure of Membrane-shaping Proteins, 3D Structure and Ultrastructure of Cells, Organelles and Macromolecules

9-21 August 5th Brazil School for Single Particle Cryo-EM
Intensive hands-on course/workshop for Single Particle Cryo-EM in which theory and practice are tightly intertwined

26 August - 2 September EMBO practical course on cryo-EM and 3D image processing Heidelberg, Germany
In depth theoretical and practical training with the focus on image processing for 3D reconstruction. EMBL Heidelberg
Registration deadline May 17

3-7 September NCCR Workshop on Subtomogram Averaging Basel, Switzerland
Hands-on training in all computational aspects of subtomogram averaging: alignment, classification, data management and visualization. University of Basel
Registration begins last week of April

11-16 November NRAMM Workshop on Advanced Topics in EM Structure Determination La Jolla, CA USA
Challenges of using cryoEM to solve macromolecule structures, improvements in specimen preparation, imaging, processing and reconstruction, and methods for validation
Application deadline July 1

14-15 November  Computational Challenges in Structural Biology  Strasbourg, France
Workshop highlighting current computational challenges in cryo-electron microscopy and brain-storming for possible solutions.
registration required