Meeting History

2018-11-08 Fall Meeting, Gatan, Pleasanton, CA, 41 attended, 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
-De Wood, USDA, “Agricultural Applications of Microscopy”
-Justin Ondry, UC Berkeley, “Understanding the Removal Pathways of Dislocations in Imperfectly Attached Nanocrystals Using in-situ HRTEM”
-Matt Hauwiller, UC Berkeley, “Utilizing Graphene Liquid Cell TEM to   Elucidate the Mechanisms of Non-Equilibrium Etching of Metallic Nanocrystals”
-Ray Twesten, Gatan, “Advanced EELS acquisition and analysis” and tour of Gatan

2018-03-27 Spring Meeting, Zeiss, Pleasanton, CA 48 attended 
MSA invited speaker:   Sara Miller, Duke Medical Center,
“A Small, Small World: Electron Microscopy of Minute and Unusual Specimens”

2017-10-05 Fall Meeting, UC Davis, 60 attended.
-Klaus van Benthem, Microscopy at UC Davis”
MSA invited speaker:  Lucille A. Giannuzzi, “FIB Development and Applications Through the Years”

2017-03-16 Spring Meeting, EAG Laboratories, Sunnyvale, CA, 50 attended
-Professor William Landis, UCSF, “A possible role in vertebrate mineralization for the small, non-collagenous protein, osteocalcin, as determined by immunocytochemistry.” 

2016-11-16 Fall Meeting, 3Scan, San Francisco, CA, 25 attended
-Karen Davies, LBNL and UCB, “Mitochondrial ATP synthase and its role in shaping cristae”
-Chris Booth, Gatan, “Gatan 3 View”
-Caroline Mills,  “Automated serial section analysis with the Knife Edge Scanning Microscope (KESM)” and  tour of 3Scan

2016-04-21 Spring Meeting, San Joaquin Delta College,  Stockton, CA, 90+ attended
-MSA Invited speaker: C. Barry Carter, “The Future of TEM and why we must Remember the Past”

2015-10-26 Fall meeting, Nanolabs Technologies, Milpitas, CA 6-9 pm, 70+ attended
-Steve Pfeiffer, RMC Products, “Recent Developments in Biological 3-D Electron Microscopy”
-Amith Darbal, NanoMEGAS USA, “Extending TEM Analytical Capabilities with the NanoMEGAS Topspin System”
-Brian Miller, Bruker Nano Analytics, “Improvements in EBSD spacial resolution: New Optimus TKD Detector Shows Surprising Results from SEM”
-Peng Zhang, PhD, Nanolab, “Industrial Application of Transmission Electron Microscopy Techniques”

2015-03-19 Spring meeting, Gatan Inc, Pleasanton, CA 6-9 pm, 60 attended
-Ilke Arslan, PhD, MSA invited speaker, Pacific Northwest National Lab, Richland, WA “3-D and In-situ Characterization of Nanomaterials in the Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope”
-Brigitte Papahadjopoulos-Sternberg, PhD, NanoAnalytical Laboratory, SF “Freeze-fracture Electron Microscopy on Nano- and Microstructures Suitable for Theranostics Delivery”

2014-10-09 Fall meeting, JH Technologies, Fremont 6-9 pm, 30 attended
-Michael Isaacson, PhD. University of California at Santa Cruz,
“A Brief History of the Use of Optical and Electron Optical Tools for the Exploration of Inner Space.”
3  short presentations of new techniques or approaches to solving problems.
-Brian Miller, Bruker AXS Inc,
“The FlatQuad and low kV EDS”
-Steven Goodman, Microscopy Innovations, LLC,
“Efficient Microscopy Sample Preparation and Experiments in Capsule using the mPrep System”
-Allison Paradise, My Green Lab
“Mercury Free Microscopy”

2014-04-17 Spring meeting, Scott’s Seafood, Palo Alto 6-9 pm, 42 attended
-Ryan McGorty, UCSF San Francisco, CA
“Three-dimensional super-resolution imaging of tissue samples”
-Kent McDonald UCB Berkeley, CA
“Rapid Specimen Processing Methods for Cryofixed Samples”

2013-11-12  Fall meeting,  Berkeley Arts Festival, Berkeley 1-4:30 pm, 23 attended
-Prof Ida Llewellyn-Smith   Flinders University, Australia
“Immuno Electron Microscopy in Neuroscience Studies”
-Matt Sanchez. SFSU
“A Micro/Macro Texture Analysis of Anatase Films with Preferred Orientation of {001} Facets”
-Kevin Fahey and Arno Merkle, Carl Zeiss Microscopy
“3D Correlative Microscopy Employing Light, X-Ray and Electron Instruments”

2013-03-21 Spring meeting, Nanolab Technologies, Milpitas 6-9 pm, 32 attended
-Danielle Jorgens, LBNL and Oregon Health & Science University
“Seeing cells in 3D: a tale of multi-modal imaging”
-Ailey Crow, Genentech Inc.
“Angiogenesis: Imaging & Image Analysis”

2012-11-15 Fall meeting UCSF, San Francisco 6-9 pm
-Anna Celli, PhD., Department of Dermatology, UCSF, San Francisco
“FLIM (Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy) in Dermatology Research”
-Luis Comolli, PhD., Biophysics, LBNL, Berkeley
“Structural Analysis of Lysinibacillus sphaericus S-layer by 2D and 3D Cryo-TEM”
-Tom Goddard, Chimera Developer, UCSF, San Francisco
“Chimera Intro for Microscopy”

2012-02-09 Spring meeting, Hitachi, Pleasanton 6-9 pm
-Ai Leen Koh, Stanford U,
-Patrick White