What's New

Coming in Spring 2019

Sample Preparation Session  February 11, 2019 (FEE REQUIRED THROUGH iLab).

Cryo-TEM Workshop on February 12-13 from 9AM - 5PM  (FREE; registration required). 


Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/xXK9zAdViIpwMNnz1 


The MIC will be hosting a 2-day mini workshop on Cryo EM on February 12-13, 2019. The workshop will comprise of lectures covering different aspects of Cryo EM, including sample preparation, imaging, computational image analysis, and CLEM.  The course is ideal for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who want to broaden their experience with cryo-EM or for researchers planning to use combined cryoEM and CLEM.

A pre-workshop practical session on Monday February 11, 2019 offers specimen preparation using methods like plunge freezing, High Pressure Freezing,  cryo-ultramicrotomy, and imaging cryo-fixed specimens in TEM.  This session requires a fee, paid through the iLab system. If you are interested to have your sample processed, please contact andysen@tamu.edu in advance.  Only samples with Biosafety level 1 or lower can be processed during this session.


List of confirmed speakers:

  • Steven Ludtke, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Pawel Penczek, The University of Texas - McGovern Medical School
  • Uel J McMahan, Texas A&M University
  • Stanislav Vitha, Texas A&M University 
  • Junjie Zhang, Texas A&M University
  • Cecile Bonifacio, E. A. Fischione Instruments
  • Heather Holdaway, Thermofisher Scientific
  • Anindito Sen, Texas A&M University


Please contact andysen@tamu.edu for questions about registration, software requirements for the image processing session and for other information. 


 Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy System

The Microscopy and Imaging Center is in the process of acquiring a dual camera Zeiss Lightsheet Z.1.