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Webinar: Addressing Data Challenges for Cryo-Electron Microscopy

Featured Presenter

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Charles Bowman, Bioinformatics Analyst
The Scripps Research Institute

Panelists

George Vacek
Global Director, Life Sciences, DDN

Cory Czarnik
Product Manager, Gatan

Since the introduction of direct electron detectors, the resolution and range of macromolecules amenable to cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) has significantly widened. The scientific possibilities are extremely promising, as evidenced by the recent Nobel Prize in Chemistry, but owning a state-of-the-art microscope and direct electron detector is not enough. As the volume of high-resolution data created by these instruments grows, data transfer, storage, and analysis will be a challenge for labs that have not given appropriate consideration to data management. This presentation will address the challenges encountered when implementing application pipelines supporting automation and analysis of cryo-EM data and the underlying computational infrastructure that enables stable operation of a cryo-EM facility. Please join DDN Storage and Gatan for an opportunity to hear from Charles Bowman, a Bioinformatics Analyst in the laboratory of Andrew Ward at The Scripps Research Institute, who is actively managing this infrastructure on a daily basis, as well as ask questions in this interactive one-hour session.