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GRC on Three Dimensional Electron Microscopy 2015

Posted on May 29, 2015 in Events

Direct Electron, LP is proud to sponsor the 2015 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Three Dimensional Electron Microscopy (3DEM). This year’s conference will meet June 21 – 26 at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH USA. The theme of this year’s conference is “Breaking Barriers to Go Beyond Structure: Describing Functional States and Biological Context.” […]

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Bay Area Cryo-EM Symposium

Posted on April 30, 2015 in Events

We are proud to sponsor and participate in the 18 May 2015 meeting of the “Bay Area Cryo-EM Symposium” organized and hosted by Adam Frost at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). This symposium brings together cryo-EM researchers from the San Francisco bay area, which has a high concentration of prominent groups in the […]

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2015 Paper of the Year in the Journal of Structural Biology

Posted on April 3, 2015 in News

Congratulations to Axel Brilot and colleagues on being awarded the 2015 Journal of Structural Biology Paper of the Year. One of the principle investigators of the paper, Nikolaus Grigorieff, summarized it as follows: “Beam-induced motion, first described by Henderson and Glaeser in 1985, is a well-known problem that has plagued users of electron cryo-microscopy (cryo-EM) […]

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New York Area Talk on Maximizing Productivity with a DE-20 Camera

Posted on March 16, 2015 in Events

We are honored to present a talk at the New York Structural Biology Center (NYSBC) on “Maximizing Productivity on the JEOL 3200 with a DE-20 Camera.” The talk coincides with the addition of the DE-20 Camera System to the JEOL JEM-3200FSC at the Simons Electron Microscopy Center (SEMC) at NYSBC. The talk will be in […]

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Emory University Adds the DE-20 for Phase Contrast Cryo-Tomography

Posted on February 20, 2015 in News

Direct Electron, a leading manufacturer of high-performance cameras from electron microscopes, announces the installation of a Direct Electron DE-20 Camera System at Emory University for their state-of-the-art JEOL JEM-2200FS designed and engineered for Zernike phase contrast transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The addition of the new DE-20 direct detection camera to the existing in-column energy-filter and […]

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A Workshop on Advanced Topics in EM Structure Determination

Posted on October 30, 2014 in Events

We are proud to sponsor and participate in “A Workshop on Advanced Topics in EM Structure Determination” organized and hosted by the National Resource for Automated Molecular Microscopy (NRAMM) at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), in La Jolla, California. According to the workshop’s Web site: “A major goal of the workshop will be to discuss […]

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NIH Announces New Regional Consortia for High-Resolution Cryo-EM

Posted on October 3, 2014 in News

For cryo-EM laboratories in the USA, the NIH just made an exciting announcement… Today, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) posted a request for applications for “Regional Consortia for High Resolution Cryoelectron Microscopy (U24).” The purpose of this funding opportunity is to provide regional access […]

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A Rigorously Validated De Novo Atomic Structure from a DE Camera

Posted on September 7, 2014 in News

How can I get a rigorously-validated atomic model of a previously-unknown structure using cryo-EM? Using a DE camera from Direct Electron, Wah Chiu and colleagues have recently published a rigorously validated, de novo cryo-EM atomic structure of brome mosaic virus (BMV), a small ssRNA virus. The paper was released on 4 September 2014 in Nature […]

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International Microscopy Congress 2014

Posted on August 28, 2014 in Events

Come visit our booth (#100) at the International Microscopy Congress 2014 meeting this week in Prague, Czech Republic. We will have models of our ground-breaking DE-64 and DE-20 direct detection cameras, as well as information about applications and recent results. We will also be showing our new Direct Electron Imaging Manager (DE-IM) data collection software, and several […]

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A New Modern Interface for Data Collection

Posted on August 22, 2014 in News

It’s finally time for a new modern user interface for TEM data collection… Direct Electron’s innovation continues, as we proudly announce the public release of our new Direct Electron Imaging Manager (DE-IM) software. DE-IM provides full-featured management of Direct Electron cameras, allowing users to seamlessly take advantage of the full range of features of our […]

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