Third K. H. Kuo Summer School of Electron Microscopy and Crystallography

International Workshop of 3D Molecular Imaging


by Cryo-Electron Microscopy


Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

August 8 - 12, 2010

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Scientific Topics
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   Attendants are expected to cover their own travel and hotel expenses.

For foreign attendants, please download this form and fill it. Then please send it to before May 15, 2010.

For Chinese attendants, please download this form and fill it. Then please send it to and CC to before May, 15 2010.


Abstract Preparation Instructions:

Graduate students, postdoctors and young scientists are welcome to attend this worshop. Importantly, applicants also encouraged to submit a one-page abstract. Abstract must be written in English and contain a brief, clear statement of conclusion. All abbreviations must be defined before being used in the text. The text body should be not more than1,800 characters. The title should be not more than 100 characters. The Program and Abstract book will not be printed in color. The graphic should be considered as 600 characters in a text. Please remember that the area of the printed abstract is small and the graphic will be correspondingly smaller. Please save your diagrams at the correct size and in grey-scale (or at a much reduced color-depth) before including them in your abstract. The name of the presenting author must appear first in the  list of authors. Three keywords must be supplied.

If you plan to submit an abstract, please send your abstract to before May 15, 2010.


Poster sessions:

Young scientists and students are encouraged to submit an abstract and prepare a poster of their work. Poster sessions will be organized during the workshop. The size of the poster should be 0.9mx1.2m.


Application (this part is for those who plans to attend the practice session):

Besides two and a half days of lectures, this workshop also contains one and a half days of practices with 3 groups:

Group I (about 10 persons) mainly deals with sample preparation and data collection. We recommend junior person who are interested in this field to attend this group.

Group II (15~20 persons) mainly deals with imaging processing.

Group III (about 5 persons) manly deals with high resolution EM imaging. We recommend senior person who have already accumulated lots of experiences in cryo-electron microscopy research field to attend this group.

The one who is interested to attend this practice session, please download the application form here . After you filling it, please send it to before May 15, 2010

        Application deadline:   

          May 15, 2010. Applicants will be informed whether they are accepted by June 1st, 2010.



The organization committee has chosen these applicants (download here) to attend the practice session. And their name are listed in the alphabetical order.


Workshop Administration:

Xiaoke Xia                      Shuiyi Wei                   Wenli Xu                       Yan Zhang (Secretary)

Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Datun Road, Beijing, 100101
China                                                                                                                                                                                                Tel: 86-10-64888137 (or 64889894)                                                                                                                                                Fax: 86-10-64888376
E-mail: yanzhang (AT)  or