General Lab Information

Workshop 1: Sample Preparation and Screening

About LBMS

The mission of the Laboratory for BioMolecular Structure (LBMS) is to accelerate our fundamental understanding about the building blocks of all living organisms and their function. By gaining the fundamental knowledge, LBMS aims to foster faster developments in biotechnology and medicine to meet the Nation's needs in biofuels and healthcare. LBMS fulfills its mission by offering expertise and access to highly advanced cryo-electron microscopic capabilities to the greater research community.

Purpose of Workshop

This workshop will focus on practical aspects of cryo-EM techniques including but not limited to sample preparation, data collection, data processing, and model building.

The training workshop will be open to 12 participants, selected based on their application materials.

Workshop Enrollment Application

To be eligible to participate, all applicants must submit their application online by December 20, 2022. Applicants will receive notification of acceptance by December 22, 2022. For questions or assistance with this form, please contact the Workshop Coordinator.

Workshop Committee

  • Liguo Wang (LBMS, BNL)
  • Guobin Hu (LBMS, BNL
  • Jake Kaminsky (LBMS, BNL)
  • Qun Liu (Biology Dept., BNL)
  • Yong Xiong (Dept. of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale)
  • Dongyan Tan (Pharmacological Sciences, SBU)
  • Jun Liu (Dept. of Microbial Pathogenesis, Yale)
  • Sean McSweeney (CBMS, BNL)

Workshop Sponsors

Sponsor support provided by Thermo Fisher Scientific.

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Important Dates

November 23, 2022 Training enrollment opens
December 20, 2022 Training enrollment closes
December 22, 2022 Notification of enrollment acceptance (by e-mail)
December 23, 2022 Registration opens
December 30, 2022 Additional guest registration for all participants closes
December 30, 2022 Registration closes

Workshop Information

Note: This event falls under Exemption D (Formal classroom training held at Federal facilities, which does not exhibit indicia of a formal conference as outlined in the Conference/Event Exemption Request Form.) Participation is contingent on application acceptance.