Dear fellow #microscopists 🔬
whether you work in #materialscience, #Physics or #lifesciences,
we, the #yDGE (part DGE dge-homepage.de) and BerlinUAlliance invite you to our Electron Microscopy Spring School 2024.
Thread ahead 🧵
The school will take place from Sunday 03 March 2024 to Wednesday 06 March 2024.
In short, the school offers EM-lectures 👩🏫👨🏫, hands-on courses👨🔬👩🔬 and data analysis👩💻👨💻
The first day gives you the chance to present your work🥳 and to get in contact with your peers🤝
❗️You can view the program here:
❗️You can register for the workshop here:
The participation fee will be 50€ for students and PhD-students and 60€ for non-students.
We thank our sponsors 💯 (in random order) BerlinUAlliance, FU_Berlin, BMBF_Bund, HumboldtUni, Berlin Senatsverwaltung für Wissenschaft, Gesundheit, Pflege und Gleichstellung, TUBerlin, IRISAdlershof, ChariteBerlin, CSMB_HU, Protochips and nion company
If you have further questions 🤔 contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join our mailing list 📧 to don't miss out any further events of #yDGE: https://www.listserv.dfn.de/sympa/subscribe/dge.ymicroscopists?previous_action=info
Also, we have a discord channel where you can reach yDGE: https://discord.com/invite/mEEc2dvVcJ
See you soon,
Don't miss out on the chance to be part of our #yDGE #students science #pitch contest 🥳Whether you are a student or a PhD student. Post-docs are also welcome to join!
Very recent paper on an application of HAADF detectors to perform single #electron counting:
Calling all budding #microscopists! 👩🔬 👨🔬 Don't miss our virtual International #Microscopy #studentmixer on May 7th, 2023 at 6 PM UTC via Zoom. Join us for relaxed conversations, online games, and a chance to win one of three raffle draw prizes sponsored by Thermo Fisher, MAS, and MSA. Register at https://forms.gle/MK4e7oPhYmuisGTw7. See you there! 🔬
With the Microscopy Conference 2023 approaching, we would like to share ten tips for folks who are going to a conference for the first time.
1. Don't worry: A conference can be overwhelming, lots of people, large venue, many parallel sessions. But just observe and experience :)
2. Search the conference agenda for possibilities to connect to other students at Young Scientists events. These can be called student mixers and/or can be organized by the ‘youth association’ of the conference’s parent organization (eg. DGE/yDGE).
3. Look through the program and find out which sessions you definitely don't want to miss.
4. Dress code? It's a scientist's event, but it could be wise to look a bit more professional during your own presentation (sorts of 'smart casual', suits or costumes not needed)
a. If the question really gives you no peace: Check out the photos from past conferences in your field. You can usually get a good feeling on what the ‚dress code consensus‘ is.
5. You will usually walk around a lot: wear comfortable shoes
6. Can happen: venue is overly air-conditioned -> be prepared and bring a sweater or jacket
2) During the conference:
1. Find out where you will get food+beverages (lunchtime lectures, coffee breaks, shops around the venue)
2. Try to connect known names to faces.
3. Poster sessions are especially useful to make contact, and presenters are usually happy if you reach out to them. Simply saying that you're new to the field and asking if they can briefly say what their work is about is OK!
4. Remember: You are not the only first-timer at the conference!
In addition, we would like to advertise our yDGE Symposium:
It will take place on 28/02/2023 from 18:15 until 20:15 in the Vanadium room.
Right after, we will also host a Social Networking Session. We are very much looking forward to connect with you in person in Darmstadt.
Do you have additional tips for conference newcomers? Please share them below!
The identity of extra densities in #cryoEM maps of #amyloids from brains remains unknown, and a major focus of research. Just because a model fits in these fuzzy densities does not mean much, and writing speculative papers is going to be of little help.
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