SerialEM Introductory Training (Feb. 2022)

Length: 2 days

Dates: Feb. 9-10th

Cost: no cost

Trainees: 6-10 Trainees

Who: PNCC Awarded Proposal members only

Pacific Northwest Center for Cryo-EM (PNCC) would like to offer a two day remote training workshop for 6 trainees on introduction to SerialEM over Zoom on February 9th and 10th, 2022. Students are required to take this course in order to obtain 1x1 training in screening and data collection. If you are interested in becoming an independent microscope user, please submit an application. After this introductory course, students are required to complete a training checklist and apply for screening training by submitting a scheduling request, "Request Microscope Time/Training."

NOTE: Applicant must be on an active PNCC proposal. PNCC prefers to train one lab member per group with the intention that this member can further train other members of their group. Workshops will be scheduled after obtaining enough applicants to fill a course.

Remote Training

Day 1

10:00-10:15 Welcome & Schedule Overview
10:15-11:00 Microscope Basics (presentation)
11:00-12:00 Intro to SerialEM
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
13:00-15:00 Screening Demo

Day 2

10:00-11:00 Sample Preparation and Grid Evaluation (presentation)
11:00-12:00 SerialEM Workflow Pt 1
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
13:00-14:00 SerialEM Workflow Pt 2
14:00-15:00 Advanced SerialEM