Cryo-EM School

Spring 2018 Cryo EM School

In April 2018, a 4-week CryoEM School will take place at The Netherlands Centre for Electron Nanoscopy (NeCEN). From the 3rd until the 26th of April, 6 participants will receive hands-on Titan Krios training from the experienced operators at NeCEN. You can bring your own sample to collect data on.

In addition to the CryoEM School, a week long Image Processing Course will be organised in collaboration with the Biocomputing Unit of the Spanish National Center for Biotechnology (CNB). The data that you collected during the EM School can be processed under the supervision of CNB instructors.


CryoEM School | Tuesday 3 April - Thursday 26 April

Image Processing Course | Monday 30 April - Friday 4 May


NeCEN, the Netherlands

Course program

Week 1 (Tuesday 3 April - Friday 6 April)

Week 2 (Monday 9 April - Friday 13 April)

Week 3 (Monday 16 April - Friday 20 April)

Week 4 (Monday 23 April - Thursday 26 April)

Week 5 (Monday 30 Apil - Friday 4 May): Image Processing


  • Thermo Fisher.
  • The Netherlands Centre for Electron Nanoscopy (NeCEN).
  • The Biocomputing Unit of the Spanish National Center for Biotechnology (CNB).


If you are interested in participating, please contact Matthijn Vos at Part of the selection procedure will be the Grant Jensen CryoEM lecture videos. 

The course gives you 4 weeks access to 2 Krios microscopes equipped with Falcon3 and K2 cameras, 2 dedicated expert teachers, housing with breakfast, and lunch during the course days as well as transportation on site. Not included is travel to Leiden and dinner. The non-profit costs are ~30.000 euro or an equivalent of 30 days pre-purchased ThermoFisher on-site application support. 

More information

For more information, please contact Susanne Roodhuyzen at