[phenixbb] Macromolecular Crystallography workshop in South America 2020

Alejandro Buschiazzo alebus at pasteur.edu.uy
Tue Feb 4 16:30:38 PST 2020

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the 8th South American Macromolecular Crystallography School: 

Macromolecular Crystallography School 2020 

"Structural Biology to enhance high impact research in health and disease”

To be held at the Institut Pasteur de Montevideo (Uruguay) - September 9-19, 2020

The application deadline is July 9, 2020. For further inquiries : mx2020 at pasteur.edu.uy <mailto:mx2020 at pasteur.edu.uy>

Main Topics:

·       data processing;

·       phasing and structure determination;

·       model refinement and validation;

·       introduction to crystallography + cryo-electron microscopy integration

Confirmed speakers and tutors (so far... a few more will join the crew): 

Alejandro Buschiazzo (Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Uruguay)

Paul Emsley (Laboratory of Molecular Biology MRC, Cambridge, UK)

Rafael Junqueira Borges (Instituto de Biociências UNESP, Botucatu, Brazil)

Ronan Keegan (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab - CCP4, Didcot, UK)

Eugene Krissinel (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab - CCP4, Didcot, UK)

Joāo Muniz (Instituto de Fisica de São Carlos, Brazil)

Garib Murshudov (Laboratory of Molecular Biology MRC, Cambridge, UK)

Colin Palmer (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab - CCP-EM, Didcot, UK)

James Parkhurst (Diamond Light Source, Didcot, UK)

Randy Read (University of Cambridge, UK)

Kyle Stevenson (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab - CCP4, Didcot, UK)

Clemens Vonrhein (Global Phasing Ltd, Cambridge, UK)

Please find the application form and further contact information at http://pasteur.uy/novedades/mx2020/ 
(this www site will be updated regularly, so stay tuned!)

This Workshop is supported by the Collaborative Computational Project Nº4 (CCP4, UK) & Science and Technology Facilities Council (UK); the Centro de Biologia Estructural del Mercosur (CeBEM); and the Programa Iberoamericano de Ciencia y Tecnologia para el Desarrollo (CYTED) through de MICROBES consortium.

Alejandro Buschiazzo, PhD. Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Uruguay
Kyle Stevenson, DPhil. CCP4, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, United Kingdom
Richard Garratt, PhD. Instituto de Fisica de Sao Carlos, USP, Brazil

25 students will be selected, prioritizing advanced PhD, postdocs and young researchers. The Course will provide financial support covering registration fees, and for the case of those students coming from abroad, all local expenses (lodging, per diem and local transportation). Look in the www site for details on application procedures.

The application deadline is July 9, 2020.

Please address further inquiries to: mx2020 at pasteur.edu.uy <mailto:mx2020 at pasteur.edu.uy>

Looking forward to hosting you in Montevideo!
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