TEM sample preparation course


Important dates

  • Application open: (2 months ahead of start)
  • Application deadline: (3 weeks ahead of start)

Responsible teachers: Linda Sandblad and Thomas Heidler

Contact information for questions regarding the course:

thomas.heidler@umu.se or linda.sandblad@umu.se

Course fee

No fee, Coffee, cookies and fruit will be served (no lunch included).

Course content

During a 5-day course you will get introduced to the protocols required to prepare your sample for TEM. Practical skills in these protocols will be trained, while a preparation of your own sample will be performed. This shows you the handling and future perspective of your sample and project. The course will host 8 participants, PhD students and Postdocs with starting facility projects have priority. Prerequisite is a basic knowledge in EM and/or structure biology. Organized by the EM facility at Umeå Core facility for Electron Microscopy. Make sure you have time to participate the entire week, full days.

Course literature

A final schedule will be send out to the participants in advance. Other course material will be provided at the beginning of the course.

Entry requirements

Prerequisite is a basic knowledge in EM and/or structure biology. PhD students and Postdocs with an ongoing or future project are prioritized. It is therefore important to briefly describe relevant projects when applying to this course.