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Preliminary Program


 

- COURSE SCHEDULE -

 

 

 

 

 

Monday

 

11:30 – 12:45

Registration

 

12:45 – 13:00

Introduction/layout of the course

Pavel Hozák

13:00 - 13:45

Short presentations of the participants

 

13:45 - 14:30

Sample preparation for transmission electron microscopy

Andreas Nowak

14:30 – 14:45

Coffee break

 

14:45 – 15:30

Cryoelectron microscopy – sample preparation techniques 

Andreas Nowak

15:30 – 16:00

Short demonstration of sample preparation laboratory  

Vlada Philimonenko

16:00 – 17:00

Theory: How to choose a microscope for your applications?

Gaurav Sharma

 

Tuesday

 

09:00 – 12:00

Practical session: Alignments
- Morgagni
- CM 100
- T20
Direct alignments, alignments procedures, test specimens

Gaurav Sharma Oldøich Benada
Daniel Nėmeček

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

 

13:00 – 13:50

Basics of TEM

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

Daniel Nėmeček

13:50 – 14:00

Coffee break

 

14:00 – 17:00

Practical session: TEM imaging
- Morgagni
- CM 100
- T20
Bright/dark field, resolution, focus, astigmatism, contrast

Gaurav Sharma Oldøich Benada
Daniel Nėmeček

19:00 – ?

Evening dinner - THERMO FISHER sponsored

 

 

Wednesday

 

09:00 – 12:00

Practical session
- Morgagni
- CM 100
- T20

Gaurav Sharma Oldøich Benada
Daniel Nėmeček

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

Daniel Nėmeček

13:50 – 14:00

Coffee break

 

14:00 – 17:00

Practical session
- Morgagni
- CM 100
- T20

Gaurav Sharma Oldøich Benada
Daniel Nėmeček

 

Thursday

 

09:00 – 12:00

Practical session: Repetition of different parts
- Morgagni
- CM 100
- T20

Gaurav Sharma Oldøich Benada
Daniel Nėmeček

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

 

13:00 – 13:50

Theory: The best resolution and instrument requirements
The highest resolution in Life Sciences, best practice in biology

Gaurav Sharma

13:50 – 14:05

Short test

 

14:05 – 14:15

Coffee break

 

14:15 – 17:15

Practical session (continued)
- Morgagni
- CM 100
- T20

Gaurav Sharma Oldøich Benada
Daniel Nėmeček

 

Friday

 

09:00 – 11:00

Cryo-TEM – demo of sample preparation and imaging basics/Theory (2 groups)

Gaurav Sharma/Daniel Nėmeček

11:15 – 12:00

Lunch

 

12:00 – 14:00

Cryo-TEM – demo of sample preparation and imaging basics/Theory (2 groups)

Gaurav Sharma/Daniel Nėmeček

14:00 – 14:20

Closure of the training part, results of the test

Pavel Hozák

14:20 – 15:00

Evaluation of the workshop

Pavel Hozák