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Instruct virtual course on Single Particle Analysis by CryoE. Madrid, December 14 – 18, 2020

Venue Remote course December 14-18, 2020 from 09.30-18.00 CET Overall aims and course outline Cryo-Electron Microscopy has established as a mature technique to determine the three-dimensional structure of biological macromolecules. It is currently reaching atomic resolution and it is capable of accessing to the structure of conformationally heterogeneous samples, as well as macromolecular complexes. It

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I2PC Webinars

For a theoretical and practical background on image processing using Scipion, Xmipp and other tools available through Scipion, the Instruct Image Processing Center (I2PC) is organizing short Webinar cycles. There will be two cycles: New image processing workflows, and Scipion’s tools. Webinars will be available through the CSIC Conecta platform every Fridays at 17.00 PM

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Cryo-EM installed at Instruct Centre ES

08-Apr-2020 A new, state-of-the-art cryo-electron microscope (cryo-EM) has been installed at Instruct Centre ES following a joint, eight-million-euro investment of the Spanish National Center for Biotechnology (CNB-CSIC) and EU structural funds. The JEOL JEM-Z300FSC (CRYO ARM™ 300) microscope, housed at the CNB-CSIC in Madrid, is the first of its kind to be installed in Spain. The new

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2nd Scipion Facilities Course (online edition). Madrid, 2020.

Dates: Tuesday 27 Oct – Friday 30,  4 days, afternoon from 16:00-18:00 CET Aim The aim of this meeting is to show what scipion offers to a Cryo-em facility. The course will have a strong “practical component”, since workflows will be running live on the Amazon cloud. I2PC is organising a Cryo-EM Scipion course specifically

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Instruct Course on the development of image processing workflows in streaming and structural data analysis components for Electron Microscopy. Madrid, October 26-30, 2020. (Online edition)

Venue Remote course (TBA)October 26-30, 2020 from 15.00-18.00 CET Overall aims and course outline Electron microscopy is a well-established and rapidly growing structural technique. There are some consolidated software packages like Relion, Xmipp, Cistem, Eman, IMOD, TomoJ, … that address the image processing steps required for single particle analysis and electron tomography. There are also

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2nd Edition of the Instruct course on Image Processing for Electron Microscopy and hybrid modelling. Madrid, September 10 – 13, 2019

Venue National Center for Biotechnology (CNB), Madrid, Spain Madrid, September 10 – 13, 2019 Overall aims and course outline Software platforms as Scipion facilitate the integration of packages from many different laboratories, and promote the cross-checking of the results by alternative methods. Additionally, it keeps track of all the operations, parameters and steps undertaken from

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Python developer position open

We are seeking python developers to join our Scipion team in Madrid. The team owns and develops an open-source image-processing platform widely used on biomedicine. The lab is involved in several European and Spanish National Research Projects and its software is extensively used in many top institutions all over the world with a high impact

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Registration Open for the Instruct Biennial 2019. 22nd – 24th May, 2019. Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain

Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference Structural Biology: Deeper into the Cell. 22nd – 24th May, 2019. Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain. The 4th Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference will take place in Alcalá de Henares, Spain, from May 22 till May 24, 2019. The historical Alcalá de Henares was the original location of the Universidad Complutense, founded in

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2nd I2PC cryoEM Facilities Meeting. Madrid, June 26-27, 2018

Venue National Center for Biotechnology (CNB), Madrid, Spain Madrid, June 26 – 27, 2018 Summary I2PC is organising its second Cryo-EM Facilities meeting. The aim is to gather together Cryo-EM Facility managers who want to share their experience, problems and solutions on data handling and processing, using Scipion or not.   I2PC, as developers of

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Instruct – I2PC- Thermo Fisher Scientific: Facility-based Image Processing for Electron Microscopy. Madrid, June 27 – 29, 2018

Venue National Center for Biotechnology (CNB), Madrid, Spain Madrid, June 27 – 29, 2018 Overall aims and course outline I2PC is organising its first Cryo-EM Scipion course for Facilities, which is the second one in the series “I2PC-Thermo Fisher Scientific Course“. Scipion team and collaborators have been working in the last years in what we

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