Beginners (introductory tutorials)
Please note that we are continuously developing and updating the tutorials. Items that are greyed out are planned but the tutorials have not yet been completed. Most tutorials include the necessary data. If you have a request for a particular tutorial please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Video tutorials and discussions
Short tutorials and info sheets
EMAN2/NegativeStain - special issues that impact processing negative stain single particle images
Single particle analysis (SPA) - 2D particles
- 2018 May Tutorial for EMAN2.21a
- 2017 February Tutorial for EMAN2.2
- 2016 Summer Tutorial for EMAN2.12 June 2016 snapshots
- 2015 Fall Tutorial for EMAN2.12
2015 Workshop Tutorials and Demo data - This includes updated tutorials on both high resolution single particle analysis and 2D/3D heterogeneity analysis along with sample data, freshly updated for the EMAN2.12 release. The workshop also included a number of other related topics also available on that page.
tutorial for the Neural network particle picker (requires CUDA for good performance)
EMAN1 to EMAN2 Transition Guide - Also with useful quickstart guides for users of other software
Complete workflow for cellular tomography and subtomogram averaging
Automated Cellular Tomogram Annotation using Neural Networks
Using the Built-In Modules from Other Software
Out of date tutorials (provided for data access, etc.)
Single particle tomography - Tutorial for deprecated Single particle tomography (SPT) workflow.
Tutorial from the 2014 Workshops in Shanghai, Brisbane and online - Based on EMAN2.1 beta4. Full single particle reconstruction tutorial
Single particle reconstruction tutorial from 2008 Workshop ( - Full tutorial on single particle reconstruction using the workflow (uses Workshop demo data DVD)
Tutorial from the 2011 EMAN2 workshop (Data on same page) - Based on EMAN2.01. Full single particle reconstruction tutorial
Tutorial from the 2012 Workshop in Singapore (Data on same page) - Based on EMAN2.06. Full single particle reconstruction tutorial
Tutorial from the 2013 Workshop in Beijing (Data on same page) - Based on EMAN2.1alpha. Full single particle reconstruction tutorial
Advanced (EMAN2 through the ''e2.py'' Python prompt)