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National training programs in biological electron microscopy 2020-2021

National Training Programs In Biological Electron Microscopy 2020-2021 Applications are invited for various training programs in biological electron microscopy to be conducted during 2020-2021 in Sophisticated Analytical Instrumentation Facility-New Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi  1.      The XXXVIth Training Program for Scientific Investigators (November 24-December 5, 2020) The training course offers comprehensive laboratory training on the specimen preparation, ultramicrotomy, imaging and analysis techniques (e.g., Energy Dispersive X-Ray microanalysis of metals) related to scanning, transmission, cryo-transmission, and Immuno-electron microscopy. The course offers a unique curriculum of classroom lectures by experienced scientists, and hands on laboratory practical with an opportunity to discuss daily topics/problems with instructors in a relaxed atmosphere (see Indian J Biochem Biophys 57,  359-361, 2020, for detailed activities of the training held in 2019).   Eligibility: Ph.D/MD or M.Sc Degree in Life Sciences with 2-3 years of research experience after joining a PhD program. 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. This should be attested by the principal Investigator/Head of the Department. 2.      Summer Training program in electron microscopy (May 17-June 16, 2021) 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, 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 scientific investigators training programRs. 7500 for summer training program  NOTE: THE COURSE FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE LODGING DURING TRAINING. THE SELECTED CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO ARRANGE FOR BOARDING WELL-AHEAD OF THE TRAINING. Interested candidates may apply with a recent passport size photograph (must) giving the following detail: (1) Name (2) Age (3) Postal address (add e-mail ID & mobile no.) (4) Sex (5) whether belonging to SC/ST/OBC (6) Educational qualifications indicating year of passing and marks obtained (7) Present affiliation (8) whether in permanent/temporary job, (9) letter of recommendation from the present employer and (10) the 200 word write-up of present work/research interest. The application should reach SAIF-New Delhi   Electron Microscope FacilityDepartment of AnatomyConvergence Building (-1 Floor)All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-110029 on or before September 10, 2020. For query, please write to saifnewdelhi@rediffmail.com.