Biological TEM Workshop

October 25, 2017 – October 27, 2017 all-day
GEM Lab, Room 154
115 D. W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA 30602
John Shields

This intensive, three-day workshop will provide 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.


What:  Anyone requiring training on TEM and biological sample preparation. The workshop will be limited to 6 participants based on the availability of equipment.


When:  Monday, October 25 through Wednesday, October 27, 2017, 8am-5pm each day


Cost: Non-Profit participants: $600 – UGA participant, $800 – non-UGA; 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 15, 2017     

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.