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CryoSEM Workshop 2016

Thank you to everyone who participated in last week’s CryoSEM Workshop! We were honored to have presentations by the NUANCE Center’s BioCryo facility manager and research assistant professor Reiner Bleher, associate professor Derk Joester, postdoctoral fellow Irene Chang, and Mager Scientific technical sales representative Mike Boykin as well as BioCryo demonstrations by research technologist Eric Roth in the afternoon.

For the workshop titles and abstracts, click here.

If you are interested in learning more about our BioCryo capabilities, please contact the NUANCE Center at nuance@northwestern.edu.

CryoSEM 2016

About 60 attended the CryoSEM Workshop co-sponsored by the NUANCE Center, SHyNE Resource, Mager Scientific, NU-MRSEC, and the NSF MRI program on Wed. April 6.

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Participants could learn about the latest instrumentation and equipment from LEICA at the Mager Scientific table.

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The NUANCE Center’s BioCryo facility manager and research assistant professor Reiner Bleher welcomed the event attendees and delivered the workshop’s opening remarks.

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From within and outside of the Chicago area, attendees from businesses and universities gathered to hear the various workshop presentations.

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 Associate professor Derk Joester discussed his abstract, “The Renaissance of CryoSEM Imaging.”

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University of Minnesota postdoctoral fellow Hanseung Lee took notes during associate professor Derk Joester’s presentation.

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Postdoctoral fellow Irene Chang presented on her abstract, “Cryo-Planing of Frozen-Hydrated Samples by Triple Ion Gun Milling (CryoTIGM™).

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Mager Scientific technical sales representative Mike Boykin discussed instrumentation used for workflow pathways of high pressure frozen samples.

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Event participants listen intently to Mager Scientific technical sales representative Mike Boykin’s presentation.

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Research assistant professor and TEM facility manager Jinsong Wu rose from his seat to pose a question to one of the speakers.

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Postdoctoral fellow Irene Chang converses with one of the attendees after the workshop presentations.

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Workshop attendees took part in a lunch buffet following the morning presentations.

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Many gathered at the round tables to socialize and enjoy their lunch.

CryoSEM 2016

Many gathered at the round tables to socialize and enjoy their lunch.

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Research technologist Eric Roth performed a BioCryo demonstration in the NUANCE Center’s EPIC Facility.

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Hanseung Lee, University of Minnesota postdoctoral fellow, conversed with Northwestern University postdoctoral fellow Irene Chang at the NUANCE Center’s EPIC Facility.

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BioCryo facility manager and research assistant professor Reiner Bleher gave an overview of the process for cryo sample preparation as part of the demonstrations that occurred after the workshop.