Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Annual Women in Microscopy Networking Breakfast
Join industry peers for a casual morning of networking conveniently located in the Crystal Ballroom at the Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel. We welcome special guest Lena F. Kourkoutis, Assistant Professor, Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell, as the featured speaker.
Please RSVP below and bring your M&M badge.
RSVP for the Women in Microscopy Breakfast
Wednesday, August 9, 7:00 A.M.
Crystal Ballroom, Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel (20th Floor)
Across from the convention center
We look forward to seeing you Wednesday morning!
About Lena F. Kourkoutis: Lena F. Kourkoutis is an Assistant Professor of Applied and Engineering Physics and James C. and Rebecca Q. Morgan Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow at Cornell University. Her electron microscopy group focuses on understanding and controlling nanostructured materials, from complex electronic materials to biomaterials, using aberration-corrected cryo-STEM and EELS.
Kourkoutis received her undergraduate degree in Physics from the University of Rostock, Germany, in 2003, and then moved to Ithaca, where she was awarded a PhD in 2009. As a Humboldt Research Fellow, she spent 2011–2012 in the Molecular Structural Biology Group at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany. She returned to Cornell University in 2012 and joined the Cornell Faculty in 2013. Kourkoutis is recipient of the 2013 Albert Crewe Award, a 2014 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering, a 2016 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, presented by President Barack Obama, and a 2017 NSF CAREER award.