National training programs in biological electron microscopy 2021-2022


National training programs in biological electron microscopy 2021-2022

Applications are invited for various training programs in biological electron microscopy to be conducted during 2021-2022 at Sophisticated Analytical Instrumentation Facility-New Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

1.      The XXXVIIth Training Program for Scientific Investigators (November 29-December 11, 2021)
The training course offers comprehensive laboratory training on the specimen preparation, ultramicrotomy, imaging and analysis techniques (e.g., Energy Dispersive X-Ray microanalysis) related to Scanning and Transmission electron microscopy (SEM, TEM), immuno-electron microscopy, and basic concepts on cryosectioning and cryo-TEM. The course offers a unique curriculum of classroom lectures by experienced faculty and scientists, and hands on laboratory practicals with an opportunity to discuss daily topics and problems encountered, with technical officers/technicians in a relaxed atmosphere.

Eligibility: Ph.D/MD or M.Sc Degree in Life Sciences with 2-3 years of research experience in relevant field. The applicant should state clearly the nature of the research project in which he/she is involved (in 200 words) and why training in Electron Microscopy is necessary for pursuing further research.

2.     Summer Training program in electron microscopy (May 16-June 15, 2022)


This 4-week course is specially designed to train the participants to be well versed in specimen preparation, ultramicrotomy, operation, maintenance of TEM and SEM, EDS, and digital imaging.


Eligibility:  Laboratory and Technical staffs, graduate and post graduate students, and scientists working in Govt. recognized Institutions/National laboratories/ EM laboratories.

Fees for Training Programs


Rs. 7500 for Winter training program

RS 7500 for summer training program



NOTE: The course fee does not include boarding. Participants are advised to arrange for boarding well-ahead of the training.

Please apply with a photograph (must) giving the following details: (1) Name (2) Age (3) University/Institute Postal address (4) e-mail ID (5) mobile no. (6) Sex (7) whether belonging to SC/ST/OBC (8) Educational qualifications from graduation onward indicating year of passing and marks obtained (9) Present affiliation & research experience in brief (10) letter of recommendation from the present employer/research supervisor and (11) the 200-word write-up of present work/research interest. The application should reach

Electron Microscope Facility (SAIF)

Department of Anatomy

Convergence Building (-1 Floor),

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-110029


before September 15, 2021. For query, please write to

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