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Workshop for structural biologists to open in Beijing

Updated: 2019-09-18

The 5th Chinese workshop for structural biologists is scheduled to be held from Nov 23 to 28 in Beijing. It is co-organized by Biophysical Society of China, Tsinghua University and Institute of Biophysics CAS. 

The workshop aims to get students acquainted with cryo-Electron microscopy by discussing a series of topics including: 

1. Basic concepts of electron microscopy

2. Workflows and specifics in cryo-electron microscopy and specimen preparation

3. Specimen preparation: Negative staining and cryo-plunge freezing

4. Operation of the electron microscope and image acquisition methods

5. Basic principles of image analysis and 3D reconstruction in single particle analysis

6. Usage of RELION for image processing


Tsinghua University

Institute of Biophysics, CAS

Thermo Fisher Scientific, USA

Cryo-EM Subsociety, Committee of Continuing Education, BSC 

Organizing Committee


Wang Hongwei (Tsinghua University, China)

Fei Sun (Institute of Biophysics, CAS)

Eric Chen (Thermo Fisher Scientific, USA)

Co-executive chairs

Lei Jianlin (Tsinghua University, China)

Huang Xiaojun (Institute of Biophysics, CAS)

Invited speakers

Gao Ning (Peking University, China)

Huang Xiaojun (Institute of Biophysics, CAS)

Lei Jianlin (Tsinghua University, China)

Li Sai (Tsinghua University, China)

Li Xueming (Tsinghua University, China)

Fei Sun (Institute of Biophysics, CAS)

Wang Hongwei (Tsinghua University, China)

Wang Jia (Tsinghua University, China)

Zhang Xinzheng (Institute of Biophysics, CAS)

Wang Jiawei (Tsinghua University, China)

Zhu Ping (Institute of Biophysics, CAS) 

Registration deadline: Sept 30, 2019

Registration fee: 3,500 yuan ($495.01)

Email: wangxiyu@bsc.org.cn

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