PMC x62 Overview


PMC X62 Session Plan

PMC X62 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 x62 Meeting Schedule:

Sunday, August 2, 2020 , 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wisconsin 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
  • 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 5th, Wednesday, ~ 5:30 PM. Details will be available later.

2020 PMCx62 Program Committee:

Ru-ching Hsia (rhsia@umaryland.edu), Univ of Maryland Baltimore, Program Chair
Claudia López (lopezcl@ohsu.edu), Oregon Health and Science Univ., Co-Chair
Marcela Redigolo (marcela.redigolo@mail.wvu.edu), West Virginia Univ.
Han Chen (hchen3@pennstatehealth.psu.edu), Penn State Medical College
Joe Mowery (joseph.mowery@usda.gov), USDA-ARS