Write a CryoEM Proposal

Submissions are due on the 1st of the month at 11:59 p.m. (PST) except Covid-19 related research proposals which can be submitted anytime for accelerated review. 

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General Access

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Proposal Focus

All Projects

Initial allocations of 24-120 hours of microscope time are awarded based on the project scope and external peer review. Optional training component, recommended on-site (see workshops). PNCC staff or qualified user operation of instrumentation.

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Instrument Allocation Requests

Up to 20 days per year, allocated by request based on progress

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Typical Access Timeframe

Valid for up to 2 years

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Proposal Review Timeframe

Proposals sent for review monthly. Due 1st of each month.

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Page Limit

3 pages