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 in our Spotlight, available here.