Cryo-Electron Microscopy Service Platform

  • 7 February 2020
    9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • EMBL Heidelberg

On 7th February 2020, past and future users of the EMBL Cryo-EM Platform will have an opportunity to meet, discuss and start new scientific collaborations.

This Symposium will attempt to stimulate the exchange of experience among cryo-EM users and developers, and to strengthen the cryo-EM community.  The symposium will include sessions on applications of single particle analysis as well as a session on cryo-EM grid developments, presented by eleven invited speakers. 

Besides invited speakers, all participants are welcome to present their research during the poster session. Also a tour of the EMBL Cryo-EM Platform will be provided. The meeting will be rounded out with a discussion and feedback from future users, followed by a social event.


  • Aurelie Bertin (Curie Institute, Paris, FR)
  • Thomas Braun (Biozentrum Basel, CH)
  • Michelle Darrow (TPP Labtech, Cambridge, UK)
  • Montserrat Fabrega-Ferrer (SBU-CSIC / IRB Barcelona, ES)
  • Volodymyr Korkhov (Paul Scherrer Institute / ETH Zurich, CH)
  • Stephen Muench (University of Leeds, UK)
  • Chiara Rapisarda (IECB and University of Bordeaux, FR / UCB Celltech, Slough, UK)
  • Nicolas Reyes (Pasteur Institute, Paris, FR / European Institute of Chemistry and Biology , Bordeaux, FR)
  • Andriko Von Kuegelgen (University of Oxford, UK)
  • Giulia Weissenberger (CryoSol, Maastricht, NL) 
  • Qin Yu (Dept of Med, University of Cambridge, MRC-LMB, UK)


Symposium duration: 7th February 2020, 9am-7pm

Please register here:

Registration deadline: 7th January 2020

Fees: Free of charge

Contact for further information:

Accommodation: A contingent of rooms at the Mille Stelle hotel (Goethestr. 2 and Blumenstr. 54, 69115 Heidelberg) is reserved at the price of 65 EUR - 75 EUR / night. Should you wish to book one of these rooms, please contact the hotel directly via email: before 7th January 2020 and mention EMBL Cryo-EM User Symposium. 

Following your registration, we will send you more information about ways to arrive to EMBL, and facilities available on site.


Cryo-EM User Symposium Organizing Committee

Martin Beck, Sebastian Eustermann, Wim Hagen, Julia Mahamid, Christoph Müller and Felix Weis.

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