Biological TEM Workshop, October 28-30, 2020


Biological TEM Workshop, October 28-30, 2020

This intensive, three-day workshop provides a practical and basic theoretical introduction to the Transmission Electron Microscope and biological sample preparation techniques. Each day will consist of lecture, discussion and hands-on training led by GEM staff.

Who: Anyone requiring training on TEM and biological sample preparation. The workshop will be limited to 5 participants based on the availability of equipment.

When: Wednesday, October 28 through Friday, October 30, 2020, 8am-5pm each day

Cost: Non-Profit participants: $600 – USG, $800 – non-USG; For-Profit participants: $1200. This fee includes supplies, chemicals, hands-on beam time, personalized training by GEM staff, and completion certificate. Lunch is provided each day.

Where: 154 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602

Registration: Contact John Shields ( for more information and to sign up. Registration requires iLab account through the GEM website.

Deadline: October 19, 2020

Past Participants include: Merck & Co., Univ. of Maryland, Breathitt Veterinary Center, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago, Stowers Inst. for Medical Res., West Virginia State Univ., Columbia Univ. and South Connecticut State Univ., Fort Valley State Univ., Savannah State Univ.