October 19, 2022 8:00 am

PSM/Drexel University Symposium

Philadelphia Society for Microscopy/Drexel University Symposium

Seeing Beyond the Pandemic: Interdisciplinary Microscopy Studies

October 19th, 2022

Seeing Beyond the Pandemic: Interdisciplinary Microscopy Studies

Speakers from Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania, and the US Naval Laboratory

We encourage student posters and local microscopy vendors will be at the symposium.

Lebow College of Business, Market and 32nd street, Philadelphia, PA


8:00 – 9:00          Registration, Light breakfast, Poster Setup

9:00 – 9:30          Welcome and Introductions

9:30 – 10:30       Eric Stach, Eric Stach is the Robert D. Bent Professor of Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.

Electron and ion microscopy at the Singh Center for Nanotechnology at Penn

10:30 – 11:00         Break/ posters/ refreshments

11:00 – 12:00      Brittany Cymes NRC Postdoctoral Research Associate, Materials Science and Technology Division, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Analyzing Space Weathering Features of Lunar Soils with STEM-EELS and EDS

12:00 – 1:00          Lunch/posters

1:00 – 2:00           Marina Potapova Curator of Diatoms, The Academy of Natural Sciences Associate Professor, Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science, Drexel University

Electron Microscopy in Diatom Research 

2:00 – 3:00          Kate Vanderburgh, Research Instrumentation Specialist, Materials Characterization Core, Drexel University

Thermo Fisher Apreo 2S Lo Vac SEM: Highlights & Dynamic Capabilities

3:00 – 3:30          Posters / lab tour

Symposium Speaker Information (pdf)

Posters are welcome, Students with posters can attend with no registration fee.

Boxed lunches are included in the registration fee and include the following:

  • Boxed Lunch: Tuna Salad Ciabatta
  • Boxed Lunch: Ham and Swiss Sub
  • Boxed Lunch: Turkey and Swiss Sandwich
  • (V) Boxed Lunch: Roasted Pepper and Mozzarella Ciabatta

Parking information will be sent after registration.

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