In this BioTechniques behind the technique, we met Ariane Briegel – Professor of ultrastructural biology at Leiden University (The Netherlands) – at ASM Microbe 2019 to discuss cryo-electron tomography (cryo-ET).
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In this video she comments on the information cryo-ET can provide regarding the structure and function of microbes and how this information can enable learning about their behavior.
She also discusses how cryo-ET is overcoming research barriers faced in microbiology and gives her top tips for working with the technology.
Catch up on all of our highlights from ASM Microbe 2019 here.