Commemorative Symposium

Excellence in Microscopy

Celebrating the Golden Jubilee of the Electron Microscope Unit at the University of Sydney

3-5 December 2008, The University of Sydney, Australia

The Electron Microscope Unit is celebrating 50 years of research, service and training in the field of microscopy and microanalysis. To celebrate this occasion, we would like to invite you to a 3-day symposium that will include the official Golden Jubilee Luncheon in the Great Hall of the University of Sydney on 4 December.

We look forward to welcoming you to collaborate with like-minded colleagues, learn from international and Australian experts in the field and engage with the microscopists of the future.

An exciting program of innovative presentations, both oral and in poster form, will cover a wide range of microscopy and microanalysis fields.

Who should attend?

We would like to invite you to be a part of this important event. Poster contributions are welcome from all participants. Please note all oral presentations are invited and we are not requesting oral contributions.

The following types of participants are encouraged to attend:

  • Researchers and microscopists
  • Technical, academic and business staff from microscopy service providers
  • Students
  • Managers
  • IP practitioners
  • Education and training personnel

Important deadlines

  • Abstract submission deadline: Closed
  • Registration: closes 26 November


Plenary lectures

Prof. Wolfgang Baumeister, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry; "From Words to Literature in Structural Biology"

Dr Thomas Kelly, Imago Scientific Instruments; "What is Atomic-Scale Tomography?"

Invited lectures

Prof. David Williams, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Dr Paul Midgley, University of Cambridge
Prof. Hans Tanke, Leiden University Medical Center
Prof. Manfred Rühle, Max Planck Institut für Metallforschung
Prof. Mike Swain, The University of Sydney

and more ...

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