Approximate Conference Timetable and Keynote speakers


Morning   Afternoon Evening

July 2

Exhibition installation Registration (from 3 p.m.)
Exhibition installation
Welcome reception

July 3

Opening ceremony Coffee break Keynote lecture II lunch Session II
Coffee break Session III Poster session I
Keynote lecture I Session I

July 4

Session IV Coffee break Session V lunch Session VI Coffee break   Conference

July 5

Session VII Coffee break Session VIII lunch Session IX Coffee break Session X Poster session II
IOCBr meeting

July 6

Keynote lecture III Coffee break Keynote lecture IV lunch   Trip to Pilsner brewery and conference dinner
Session XI

July 7

Session XII Coffee break Session XIII lunch Session XIV Coffee break Poster prizes and closing
(about 16.30)

Keynote Lectures

KN Ada Yonath
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
The Recent Resolution Revolution & Friendly Medicine htm pdf
KN1 Osamu Nureki
Graduate School of Science, University of Tokio, Japan
High-resolution X-ray Crystallography of Membrane Proteins and Molecular Mechanisms of Membrane Transporters htm pdf
KN2 Naomi Chayen
Imperial College, London
Enhancing the success of crystallising biological macromolecules htm pdf
KN3 Juan Manuel Garcia-Ruiz
Laboratorio de Estudios Cristalográficos 
IACT, (CSIC-UGR), Granada, Spain
The impact of crystals in art and mind htm pdf
KN4 Richard Giège 
IBMC du CNRS, Strasbourg, France
What biocrystallogenesis tells us – What is needed in the future htm pdf


Speakers Invited to Sessions

S1 Eric Xu 
Van Andel Institute in Michigan
An X-Ray Laser Structure of Rhodopsin-Arrestin Complex htm pdf
S1 Byron Carpenter
Cambridge, UK
Engineering Heterotrimeric G Proteins to Facilitate Crystallisation of GPCRs in their Active Conformation htm pdf
 S2 Anthony Kossiakoff 
University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Generation of antibody-Fab reagents to capture and stabilize functionally important conformational states of proteins to facilitate their structure determination by crystallography and single particle Cryo-EM htm pdf
S2 Nicolas Thoma 
Friedrich Miescher Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Macromolecular machines in genome maintenance htm pdf
S2 Song Tan
Penn State University, University Park, USA
Crystallization of chromatin complexes htm pdf
S3 Fei Xu
iHuman Institute
Shangai Tech University
New advances in structural discovery of human G protein-coupled receptors: the 826 project and importance of ligand stabilization htm pdf
S4 Jose A. Marquez 
EMBL Grenoble Outstation, France
Automated crystal mounting and processing through laser photoablation. 
New opportunities for integrated macromolecular crystallography pipelines
htm pdf
S4 Moritz Hunkeler 
University of Basel, Switzerland
Advanced Imaging in Lab-Scale Protein Crystallization htm pdf
S4 Frank von Delft
University of Oxford, UK
TeXRank: Texture Image Analysis and Machine Learning for Crystallizing Difficult Proteins htm pdf
 S5 Dominik Oberthuer
Center for Free-Electron Laser Science, Hamburg
Changing concepts: Crystallization for serial and time-resolved crystallography htm pdf
S5 Robert Dods 
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Micro-crystallisation of Photosynthetic Reaction Center for Time-Resolved Serial Femtosecond Crystallography at an X-ray Free Electron Laser htm pdf
 S6 Alke Meents 
DESY, Hamburg
A low background sample holder for fixed target serial crystallography experiments htm pdf
S6 Christian Betzel 
University of Hamburg, Germany
Distinguishing Protein Nanocrystals from Amorphous Precipitate by Depolarized Dynamic Light Scattering htm pdf
S6 Uwe Weierstall
Arizona State University, AR, USA
Microcrystal sample delivery for serial crystallography in a high viscosity medium htm pdf
S6 Allen Orville
Diamond Light Source, Didcot, UK
Acoustic droplet ejection: from crystallization through time-resolved SFX htm pdf
 S7 Terese Bergfors 
Uppsala University, Sweden
Strategies and stories for the small-scale crystallization laboratory htm pdf
S7 Emmanuel Saridakis 
Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, National Centre for Scientific Research ‘Demokritos’ in Athens, Greece
Thermodynamic stabilisation, entropy, and crystallisation of proteins htm




S8 Hartmut Luecke
University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
Membrane Protein Crystallization Using Cubic Lipid Phases, Bicelles and Vapor Diffusion htm




S8 Eric Ennifar
Architecture et Réactivité de l’ARN, Université de Strasbourg, IBMC, CNRS, Strasbourg, France
ITC-assisted crystallization of protein-ligand complexes


htm pdf
 S9 Janet Newman 
SCIRO Parkville, Australia
What’s in a drop? Moving from images to outcomes htm pdf
S9 Julie Wilson 
University of York, UK
Automated scoring of crystallisation experiments using multiple images htm pdf
S10  Claude Sauter
University of Strasbourg, ARN - IBMC - CNRS, Strasbourg, France
Biological crystallization: from the classroom to the bench htm pdf
S11 Shigeru Sugiyama
Osaka University, Japan
Development of protein seed crystals reinforced with high-strength hydrogels htm pdf
S11 Matthew P. Blakeley 
Institut Laue Langevin, Grenoble, France
Neutron cryo-crystallography: methods, applications and challenges htm pdf
S11 Flora Meilleur 
North Carolina State University, Neutron Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Crystallization of a fungal polysaccharide monooxygenase for neutron crystallography    
S13 Allan D’Arcy
Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Switzerland
A rational approach to crystallising proteins in the pharmaceutical industry, the impact of micro seed matrix seeding htm pdf
  S14 Magdalena Kowacz 
Polish Academy of Sciences, Crakow, Poland
Ionic liquids (ILs)-water interplay in protein crystallization. From IL additives to nucleants to… htm pdf
 S14 Marc Pusey
iXpressGenes Inc., Huntersville, USA
Ionic liquids as protein crystallization additives htm pdf

Scientific lectures by companies 
(in sessions)

  Patrick Shaw Stewart 
Douglas Instruments Ltd, Hungerford, UK
Microseed matrix-screening (rMMS): introduction, theory, practice and a new technique for membrane protein crystallization in LCP htm pdf
  Edward Pryor
The importance of detergent selection: Are you choosing the right detergent for your membrane protein? htm pdf
  Vernon Smith
The changing role of in-house crystallography htm pdf
  Thomas Jocks
Wyatt Technology EU
How light scattering techniques can contribute to purification, characterization and crystallization of proteins htm pdf
  Jochen Müller-Dieckmann
Advancements in Automated Imaging htm pdf
  Paul Thaw
TTP Labtech
Flying through optimization screening with dragonfly htm pdf
  Angela Criswell
Rigaku Oxford Diffraction
An add-on device for automated in situ diffraction screening  htm   pdf