Tamir Gonen

MicroED Imaging Center Workshop 2019 UCLA


The Gonen Laboratory will hold the 5th MicroED Workshop in 2019. We are planning to hold the workshop at the MicroED Imaging Center at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine from December 9–12, 2019.

The workshop is open to both academia as well as industry although historically the workshop is typically oversubscribed and space is limited.

Topics covered:

MicroED conception, practice, and future opportunities

Electron optics for MicroED

Microscope alignment and calibration for MicroED

Sample preparation: protein and organic/inorganic materials, small molecules

Data collection for both protein and small molecule

Data analysis software, structure solution, and refinement

Choice of electron microscope hardware and cameras

MicroED publication standards—what statistics to include and when is your structure publication ready?


Key dates and information:

Application opens: August 12, 2019

Please send a cover letter detailing your main research interest, position held and years of experience in cryoEM and/or crystallography. Include a CV and a support letter from your PI if applicable.

Partial applications, or those missing material, will not be considered.

Applications close: October 1, 2019 *Registration is now closed*

No Late applications will be considered. No exceptions. 

Successful applicants informed: October 12, 2019

Successful applicants will recieve a link to the registration website with a unique identifier. The registration fee will be waved for in-need applicants on a case by case basis.

Deadline for regisration October 31, 2019

No extensions are possible. If registration is not complete by the deadline you forfit your spot at the workshop and we will allocate your spot to someone from the waitlist.

Workshop: December 9–12, 2019

We look forward to welcoming you to UCLA and to the growing MicroED community!

Watch this space closer to the date for logistics.

*Registration is now closed*