Watch our on-demand demonstration to see how Smart EPU can help you be more productive in your current single particle analysis data collection and makes it easier for new users to get started in cryo-EM. Eager to discover more?

Get ready for the demo by watching the introduction of Smart EPU in our complementary on-demand webinar.

Join us for an on-demand demo of Thermo Scientific Smart EPU on the Thermo Scientific Tundra Cryo-TEM. Whether you are new to cryo-EM or are an experienced user, you will see how the powerful Smart EPU assists with experimental setup and provides real-time feedback throughout the experiment, reducing the need for prior expertise. Learn how automation and AI-driven plugins can guide the user through critical decision points and, in some cases, make decisions automatically, reducing the need for manual intervention. 

During this session, we will highlight:

  • User guidance to automate setup process
  • AI-assisted target/hole selection
  • Automatic corrective microscope behavior
  • Real-time data collection adjustments
  • Automatic tool status updates
  • Open API for community development

Duration: 60 minutes

Dimple Karia

Speaker: Dimple Karia
Applications Architect, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Dimple Karia is an Applications Architect within the R&D Life Sciences Team in the Materials and Structural Analysis Division at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Dr. Karia completed her PhD and Postdoc in structural biology at the University of Oxford, UK. She later worked as a Senior Cryo-EM Staff Scientist running the EM facility at Oxford before joining Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Fanis Grollios

Speaker: Fanis Grollios
Sr. Software Product Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Fanis Grollios is a Sr. Software Product Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific. He holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a post-masters degree in Software Engineering. Fanis has 10+ years of experience in building software for Cryo-EM applications as an engineer, architect and product manager. He focuses on TEM microscope automation as well as bringing ease of use to SPA and Cryo-Tomo workflows.

Lingbo Yu

Host: Lingbo Yu
Product Marketing Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Lingbo Yu is a Product Marketing Manager for the Electron Microscopy Life Sciences business in the Materials and Structural Analysis Division at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Dr. Yu received her PhD from the University of Vermont. She worked on algorithms specifically designed for low-dose cryo-EM images of biological samples in the lab of Michael Radermacher. Lingbo worked on the NIH-FEI living lab project as a software developer to optimize automated single particle data collection. Later, she moved to the Netherlands and joined the Thermo Fisher Scientific team.

Thermo Scientific Smart EPU for single particle analysis data collection offers more automation capabilities for data acquisition than ever before. Smart EPU can reduce the number of manual steps in setting up an experiment, ensuring data collected is of the highest possible quality and providing on-the-fly, AI-assisted data analysis and decision-making. 

In this on-demand webinar, you’ll learn how Smart EPU:

  • Simplifies single particle analysis data collection for easier operation, improved efficiency, and productivity
  • Offers real-time image analysis with EPU Quality Monitor
  • Includes Smart plugins, starting with those that automatically adjust data collection settings in real time

Duration: 45 minutes

Julio Ortiz

Speaker: Julio Ortiz
Sr. Software Product Marketing Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Julio Ortiz Sr. is a Sr. Software Product Marketing Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific. He began his career in electron microscopy at the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC), specializing later in tomography and associated techniques at the Max Plank Institute of Biochemistry during his post-doctoral studies. His expertise covers a broad range of techniques in cryo-electron microscopy, from single particle analysis to focused ion beam micromachinery for cellular tomography. After having served at the Netherlands Centre for Electron Nanoscopy (NeCEN), the Institute of Genetics and of Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC), and the Forschungszentrum Jülich as Cryo-EM facility manager, he joined Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Edward Pryor

Host: Edward Pryor
Director, Product Management, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Edward Pryor is a Director of Product Management at Thermo Fisher and holds a PhD in Biochemistry and a MS in Computer Science. Edward has 15+ years of experience in protein structural biology and computational biology and focuses on improving the complete end-to-end Cryo-EM workflow which includes both sample preparation and data collection/processing.

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