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  1. Fall Meeting – 10/13/15 – George Washington University

    September 29, 2015 by Cam Robinson

    The CMMS 2015 Fall meeting will be held on October 13th at the George Washington Univeristy. Christine Brantner will be giving a tour of GW’s Nanofab and Imaging center beginning at 4pm. A cocktails and social hour at 5pm will precede dinner and our talk. We are pleased to have Dr. Davi Bock of HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus giving the evening’s talk.

    4-5pm: Tour of GW’s Nanofab and Imaging Center with Dr. Christine Brantner
    5-6pm: Cocktail and Social Hour
    6-7pm: Dinner
    7-8pm: Dr. Davi Bock: Neuronal networks from large-scale electron microscopy of Drosophila

    Science and Engineering Hall
    800 22nd Street NW
    Washington DC 20052
    Please note that the tour will start in the Lobby area of the B2 level; the dinner and talk will be held in the B1 Green Wall area.

    Registration for the dinner and talk is available here.  The deadline for registration is October 8th. We regret that we cannot accept walk-ins for the dinner but please feel free to join us for the talk at 7pm.

    A flyer suitable for posting is available here.

    Dinner Registration

  2. CMMS Spring Dinner Meeting

    April 14, 2015 by Cam Robinson

    The CMMS is holding a dinner meeting in conjunction with the EM Techniques worksop at University of Maryland.  Our speakers will be Dr. Kent McDonald (UC Berkeley) and Dr. John Cumings (UMd-College Park). Go here for more information.  Please note that the dinner cost includes a voucher for parking and that the you’ll save a little bit by pre-registering and paying for the dinner on-line.

    Direct link to registration

  3. 2015 University of Maryland EM Techniques workshop

    April 14, 2015 by Cam Robinson

    This year’s workshop focuses on cryo techniques and methodologies.  For more information on the workshop, go here.

  4. 2014 University of Maryland EM Workshop and CMMS Dinner – June 2

    May 6, 2014 by Cam Robinson

    The University of Maryland School of Dentistry is again hosting their EM workshop which this year will focus on cryo EM and cryo methods for sample preparation.  Dr. Peijun Zhang  from the University of Pittsburg will be be the keynote speaker.  Dr. Kim Rensing, Leica, and Dr. Haifeng He, FEI, will also present.  Dr. Ullrich Baxa, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, and Ms. Carol Cooke, Johns Hopkins University, will present a Tips and Trick panel.

    The CMMS dinner will be held the evening of June 2 and Dr. Elizabeth Chen from John Hopkins University will be the speaker.

    More information on the Workshop as well as the Society Dinner is available at the link below.  Please note that the Registration link includes an option to register for just the dinner.

    Workshop Information / Workshop & Dinner Registration


  5. CMMS Happenings and News

    April 1, 2014 by Cam Robinson

    CMMS Happenings…

    CMMS has a LinkedIn group – this is a great way to stay up to date with Society happenings and news.  The group is moderated so any e-mail traffic should be minimal and pertinent.  Click here to join the group on LinkedIn.

    Membership & Dues, etc.,  – still working on this but watch this space for additional news soon.

    Upcoming events:

    April 29th: Correlative Microscopy Seminar hosted by NHLBI

    Early June: CMMS dinner meeting at UMB.  Details to come.

    June 4th – 6th: Midatlantic Directors and Staff of Scietific Cores (MAD SSCi) meeting in Baltimore

    If you are involved in or know of other local events that would be of interest to Society members, please let us know – we’ll be happy to post them here.


  6. Correlative Microscopy Seminar

    April 1, 2014 by Cam Robinson

    The NHLBI LM and EM Core Facilities is hosting a seminar on correlative microscopy given by Kirk Czymmek, Ph.D., Director of North American Application and Lab for Carl Zeiss, LLC.  The seminar is 10 – 11:30 on Tuesday, April 29th and is being held in Building 50, 2nd floor library, 2328.

    A downloadable flier is available here: KirkCzymmekSeminarFlier

  7. Chesapeake Microscopy and Microanalysis Society Inaugural Meeting

    December 30, 2013 by Jeremy

    Dear colleagues,

    Many of you may have attended a Chesapeake Society of Microscopy meeting in the past. Others of you responded to an e-mail about interest in a rejuvenated local microscopy society. Whatever your specific case may be, I am pleased to announce that the first meeting of the Chesapeake Microscopy and Microanalysis Society will be held on January 14th, 2014. We are very excited to have Dale Greenwalt of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History as our speaker that evening. A flyer for the meeting is attached and I hope that you will post it and spread the word of the meeting to all who may be interested.

    A bit about the society: The CMMS was born out of a desire to revitalize the former CSM while expanding its purview and appeal to cover not just biological microscopy but to also include the material sciences and micro analyses. The hope is that the society will be a common ground and resource for everyone in the greater D.C./Baltimore metro area who utilizes any type of microscopy. The current board pro tem of the society is: Cam Robinson, Robert Pope, Christine Brantner, and Ru-chin Hsia. CMMS is a registered Maryland corporation.

    I look forward to seeing many of you on the 14th.

    Cam Robinson
    President pro tem

    • Meeting Time: January 14th, 2014
    • Location: Dave & Busters at the White Flint Mall – 11301 Rockville Pike #300 • Kensington , MD
    • Please RSVP to so that we can have a headcount.
    • Cost: $25, cash/check at the door
    • Agenda:
      5:00-6:00 social hour with cash bar
      6:00-7:00 Dinner
      7:00-8:00 Seminar
      8:00-8:30 Business Meeting.

    Download CMMS Inaugural Meeting Flier as a PDF

  8. CSM Reboot Survey

    November 26, 2012 by Jeremy

  9. Ultrapath

    January 30, 2012 by gavinmster

    16th Conference on Diagnostic EM, Basic Research & Oncology in Regensburg, Germany August 6-10

    Here is the link to the bulletin:

    Ultrapath 2012 Call for Abstracts_1_final

  10. Winter Dinner!

    December 20, 2011 by gavinmster

    *** Please RSVP to me at by tomorrow, Friday or pay with google***


    Hey!  It’s your Prez here.  Our Fall Dinner will be held Thursday Jan 12 at Dave & Buster’s from 6 to 9 pm.  Technically, Jan 12 is in the winter.  I know.  It should have been in the Fall.  Oh well.

    Sriram Subramaniam will be giving the speech.  Check out his website.  He is a biologist who uses many different types of microscopy.  Mostly Cryo tomography, Cryo Transmission Electron Microscopy, Focused Ion Beam- Scanning Electron Micrsocopy, but also Atom Probe Tomography, Secondary Ion Mass Spectroscopy, Correlative Light Microscopy – EM, and other techniques.

    Hope you can join us!  Because then we will have full room.  Lots to talk about.

    Dave and Busters at White Flint Mall, 11301 Rockville Pike, Kensington, MD 20895

    Social Networking (6-7pm), Dinner&Meeting (7-8pm) and Sriram Subramaniam Presentation (8-9pm)

    2011 CSM Winter Meeting RSVP

    CHECKS OR CASH accepted at the door Please make checks out to “Chesapeake Society for Microscopy”

    • CSM members – $25
    • Students – $12.50
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