SerialEM Screening

A demonstration training course introducing SerialEM for continued training on screening.




2 Days


6-10 Trainees


Daily Demonstration

no cost

No Cost


Dates: Feb. 1-2nd

Who: PNCC Awarded General Access Proposal members only

The 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 1st through 2nd, 2022. Students are required to take this course in order to obtain 1x1 training in screening. If you are interested in becoming an independent microscope user, please submit an application. Follow-up training is required after workshop completion to become certified for independent operation.

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.



From 10am to 3pm (Pacific) each day.
All remote sessions are live:

Day 1

  • Welcome & Schedule Overview
  • Microscope Basics (presentation)
  • Intro to SerialEM
  • Screening Demo

Day 2

  • Sample Preparation & Grid Evaluation (presentation)
  • SerialEM Workflow
  • Advanced SerialEM