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mmc2019: Showcasing the Best in Microscopy
Jan 16 2019 Read 449 Times
Promising to be as big and bold as ever, the Microscience Microscopy Congress (mmc) 2019, which will be held in Manchester on 1st to 4th July, comprises 36 conference sessions, an exhibition with more than 100 companies represented, poster sessions, pre-event workshops and turn-up-and-learn training opportunities, as well as a busy social programme.
Organised by the Royal Microscopical Society, a UK-based Charity dedicated to furthering the science of microscopy through a wide range of activities, mmc2019 also hosts a wide range of popular meetings catering for specific interest groups including;
SPM Meeting 2019
Frontiers in Bioimaging
Microscopy Society of Ireland
Scottish Microscopy Group
Throughout the three days, the programme will be complemented by a number of celebrated international Plenary and Invited Speakers including:
Professor Dr Wolfgang Baumeister, a Group Leader at the Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany, who became Director and Head of the Department of Structural Biology in 1998. He is also an Honorary Professor on the Physics Faculty at the Technical University in Munich. Wolfgang is a recipient of an RMS Honorary Fellowship, to be presented at mmc2019
Professor Jody Rosenblatt, is Professor of Oncological Sciences at the University of Utah and Investigator at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. She holds an Edna and H. A. Benning Endowed Chair and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholar Award
Professor Helen Saibil, who established the cryo electron microscopy lab at Birkbeck College, University of London, was involved in the establishment of the UK’s national facility for biological cryo electron microscopy at the Diamond synchrotron
Dr Sergei Kalinin, is Director of the Institute for Functional Imaging of Materials (IFIM) and distinguished staff member at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Keith Riles is the H. Richard Crane Professor of Physics at the University of Michigan and a founding member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration
Professor Klaus Hahn, the Thurman Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill, and a fellow of the AAAS. He is a recipient of the NIH’s James Shannon Director’s Award and an NIH Transformative Grant. Klaus is the recipient of the 2019 Pearse Prize, to be presented at mmc2019.
The Microscience Microscopy Congress is the largest in Europe, attracting more than 100 companies to participate in the exhibition, which along with its commercial workshop and fully operational Learning Zone, are free to all delegates and day-visitors.
Abstract submission guidelines for either an oral or poster presentation can be found on the submission area of the website.
Oral Abstract submission Deadline - 15 February 2019
Poster Abstract submission Deadline - 15 March 2019
Late Breaking Poster Deadline - 3 May 2019
For information and registration to the Conference and Exhibition visit www.rms.org.uk
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