PMC x61 Overview

PMC X61 Session Plan

PMC X61 will include four 90-minute platform sessions with 4-6 speakers each session, and a poster session on the following topics:

  • Immuno-electron microscopy and correlative LM-EM workflow, advances and challenges
  • Challenges and best practices in the preparation of plant, insect, aquatic/marine, and pharmaceutical specimens for EM
  • Automation and streamlining of workflow for diverse EM specimens
  • Roundtable discussion: instrument-assisted and automated Bio EM sample processing, challenges and applications

PMC x61 Meeting Schedule:

Sunday, August 1, 2021 , 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Pittsburgh Convention Center — Room TBD
Platform Session 1: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Platform Session 2: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Lunch/Social/Poster Session: 12:00 to 1:30 PM
Platform Session 3: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Platform Session 4: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Social Mixer: Wednesday, August 5th ~ 5:30 PM

Invited Speakers:

  • Bruno Humbel: Okinawa Institute of Science & Technology
  • Kristina Micheva: Stanford University
  • Kirk Czymmek: Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St Louis
  • Douglas Keene: Shriners Hospital
  • Alice Fengxia Liang: New York University Langone Microscopy Laboratory
  • Frank Macaluso: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Robert Pope: National Biodefense Analysis & Countermeasures Center

Social Mixer:

A social mixer for the PMC participants and DBM-FIG members will be held on August 4th, Wednesday, ~ 5:30 PM. Details will be available later.

2021 PMCx61 Program Committee:

Ru-ching Hsia (, Univ of Maryland Baltimore, Program Chair
Claudia López (, Oregon Health and Science Univ., Co-Chair
Marcela Redigolo (, West Virginia Univ.
Han Chen (, Penn State College of Medicine
Joe Mowery (, USDA Agricultural Research Service

Feel free to contact us for any questions. Check back often for updated information.