2024 Cryo-Electron Microscopy Course


Monday, February 5, 2024 - 09:00 to Friday, February 9, 2024 - 17:00


5th & 6th C210; 7th - 9th B503; and IMG labs



Bruno M. Humbel

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

Kazutoshi Tani

University of Tsukuba



Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology


This course on cryo-electron microscopy is aimed at beginners. Experienced researchers will provide an overview of the current state-of-the-art of this Nobel Prize winning technology and share their experiences in demonstrations and hands-on practice.

Keynote Lecture

Myung Hee Kim

Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology, 125 Gwahak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141


Opening Lecture

Matthias Wolf

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology


Invited Instructors

The University of Tokyo

  • Radostin Danev
  • Yoshimasa Takizawa

Tokushima University

  • Yoshiyuki Fukuda

Tohoku University

  • Takeshi Yokoyama

Osaka University

  • Takayuki Kato

Kyoto Institute of Technology

  • Junichi Kishikawa

Kyoto University

  • Yukihiko Sugita
  • Kanako Kimura


  • Ray Burton-Smith


  • Naruhiko Adachi
  • Toshio Moriya

Chiba University

  • Norie Hamaguchi

Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology

  • Song Yee Jang

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

  • Rina Purba
  • Malgorzata Hall



  • Sample preparation
  • Electron optics and image formation
  • Hardware and development of cryo-TEM
  • Image processing and theory


**Externals ONLY (Registration is required)**

  • Negative staining sample preparation & basic training on Talos L120C
  • Negative staining sample screening on Talos L120C
  • Basic training on Talos Arctica
  • Cryo sample preparation
  • Cryo sample screening on Talos Arctica
  • Automated data collection on Titan Krios
  • Relion Image processing



 **Registration is closed**


  • We will finish around 2:00 p.m. on the last day.


Bruno Humbel (Bruno.Humbel@oist.jp)



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