The Gonen laboratory will hold the 7th MicroED course in 2022. The course will be held in person December 11–14, 2022 at UCLA. The course is organized by Tamir Gonen (UCLA) and Brent Nannenga (ASU).

Topics covered

  • Sample preparation methodologies for proteins and small molecules
  • MicroED data collection
  • Camera performance
  • Cryo-FIB-milling procedures for MicroED
  • Data analysis software, structure solution, and refinement

Tentative Schedule

TimeTitle
Sunday Dec. 11th 2022
5:00 PMWelcome Dinner
Monday Dec. 12th 2022
9:00 AM – 10:00 AMIntroduction to MicroED and welcoming notes
10:00 AM – 11:00 AMTEM Hardware and Cameras
11:00 AM – 12:00 PMInstallation and testing of software for workshop
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM – 5:00 PMPractical sessions I (Sample preparation, data collection and processing)
5:00 PMDinner
Tuesday Dec. 13th 2022
9:00 AM – 10:00 AMSample preparation for small molecules and proteins
10:00 AM – 11:00 AMMicroED data collection
11:00 AM – 12:00 PMMicroED data processing
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM – 5:00 PMPractical sessions II (Sample preparation, data collection and processing)
5:00 PMDinner
Wednesday Dec. 14th 2022
9:00 AM – 9:30 AMAutomated data collection for MicroED
9:30 AM – 11:00 AMData processing and structure determination of small molecules
11:00 AM – 12:00 PMOpen discussion
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM – 5:00 PMPractical sessions III (Sample preparation, data collection and processing)
5:00 PMDinner and closing

Organizers

MicroED Imaging Center (MEDIC) at UCLA

Instructors

Tamir Gonen (UCLA), Brent Nannenga (ASU), Johan Hattne (UCLA), Michael Martynowycz (UCLA), Max Clabbers (UCLA), Callie Saeher (UCLA), Emma Danelius (UCLA), and Anna Shiriaeva (UCLA).

Cost

The cost for academic attendees is $500. The cost for attendees outside academia is $1,500. The cost of the workshop covers meals and other expenses associated with the course.

Application

Space is limited so please apply early.

Instructions

  • Complete the form and upload a recent resumé and recommendation letter from your supervisor. The documents may be in either Portable Document Format (.pdf) or Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) format.
  • Acceptance letters, including payment instructions, will be sent to the provided email address in the week of October 10th, 2022.
  • A confirmation message will be sent once payment has been received.
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