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Preliminary Program


 

- COURSE SCHEDULE -

 

 

Monday (2nd floor, seminar room)

 

12:00 – 13:00

Registration

 

13:00 – 13:30

Introduction/layout of the course

 

13:30 – 14:30

Short presentations of the participants

 

14:30 – 15:15

Sample preparation for transmission electron microscopy

 

15:15 – 15:30

Coffee break

 

15:30 – 16:00

Short demonstration of sample preparation laboratory  

 

16:00 – 17:00

Theory: Electron microscopy approaches for life sciences applications

 

 

Tuesday

(meeting room, ground floor – available as a cloakroom)

 

09:00 – 12:00

Practical session: Alignments

- Morgagni

- CM 100

- T20

Direct alignments, alignments procedures, test specimens

 

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

 

13:00 – 13:50

Basics of TEM (2nd floor, seminar room)

  1. Theory: General TEM construction
  2. Alignments (recognizing mis-alignments), resolution, contrast
  3. Digital cameras

 

13:50 – 14:00

Coffee break (ground floor, meeting room)

 

14:00 – 17:00

Practical session: TEM imaging

- Morgagni

- CM 100

- T20

Bright/dark field, resolution, focus, astigmatism, contrast

 

18:00 – ?

Evening party - FEI sponsored

 

 

Wednesday

(meeting room, ground floor – available as a cloakroom)

 

09:00 – 12:00

Practical session
- Morgagni

- CM 100

- T20

 

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

 

13:00 – 13:50

Theory: Special techniques, cryo, tomo, filtered imaging.  Filter technology.

Post – versus in - column filters, type of microscope, application flexibility versus resolution (3nd floor, seminar room)

 

13:50 – 14:00

Coffee break (ground floor, meeting room)

 

14:00 – 17:00

Practical session
- Morgagni

- CM 100

- T20

 

 

Thursday

(meeting room, ground floor – available as a cloakroom)

 

09:00 – 12:00

Practical session: Repetition of different parts

- Morgagni

- CM 100

- T20

 

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

 

13:00 – 13:50

 

Theory: The best resolution and instrument requirements (3nd floor, seminar room)

The highest resolution in Life Sciences, best practice in biology

 

13:50 – 14:05

Short test

 

14:05 – 14:15

Coffee break (ground floor, meeting room)

 

14:15 – 17:15

Practical session (continued)

- Morgagni

- CM 100

- T20

 

 

Friday

(meeting room, ground floor – available as a cloakroom)

 

09:00 – 11:00

Cryo-microscopy – demonstration of sample preparation and imaging basics

 

11:00 – 11:15

Closure of the training part, results of the test (3nd floor, seminar room)

 

11:15 – 11:45

Evaluation of the workshop

 

11:45 -

Lunch, departure