Former Co-Director, Simons Electron Microscopy Center, New York Structural Biology Center, New York, NY
Founder, NanoImaging Services, Inc.
For 30 years, Clint Potter has focused his career on developing and managing the application of computational technologies to imaging systems with applications including satellite reconnaissance systems, medical imaging, and structural biology. For the past 25 years, in collaboration with Bridget Carragher, Clint has focused on the development of technology for advancing electron microscopy methods for structural biology through automation with a focus on single-particle cryoEM and cryo-electron tomography. These projects have covered all aspects of the pipeline including grid substrate development and improved vitrification devices and developing automation software for data collection and processing.
Clint has extensive experience designing, building, managing, and running microscopy facilities and negotiating the purchase, installation, and successful operation of high-end instruments. To date, Clint has managed the purchase and installation of 10 FEI Titan Krios microscopes. He previously served as Co-Director of the Simons Electron Microscopy Center, the National Center for CryoEM Access and Training, the National Center for In-situ Tomographic Ultramicroscopy, and the Simons Machine Learning Center.