Events Calendar

Please join us at these conferences, workshops, courses, and events in the coming year. Join fellow scientific leaders  to learn about latest applications, results, and troubleshooting tips. Be sure to stop by our booth and speak with us to learn about how we can help you achieve higher standards. Keep checking this page as we’ll be adding events regularly.

PSDI 2018
Date:  November 11 - 13, 2018
Location: Versailles, France
About:  This annual meeting covers recent results and challenges of determining protein structures in the pharmaceutical industry.

28th RAU Annual Users Meeting
Date:  November 06 - 09, 2018
Location: Campinas, Brazil
About:  The RAU meeting aims to gather the LNLS user community, encouraging the exchange of experiences and debates on the existing and future facilities. It is an important forum for discussion, evaluation and presentation of proposals for the improvement of the research structures.

2018 Purdue Cryo-EM Symposium
Date:  November 06 - 08, 2018
Location: West Lafayette, Indiana
About:  The goal of this meeting is to gather cryo-EM enthusiasts from around the globe to discuss topics including sample preparation, data collection, image processing,  and other aspects of cryo-EM. We will be hosting a range of speakers that will share their progress and recent developments within the cryo-EM community.

27th Annual Buffalo-Hamilton-Toronto (BHT) Crystallography Symposium
Date:  Friday November 02, 2018
Location: Hamilton, Ontario
About:  The BHT meeting is an annual one day meeting for macromolecular crystallographers in Western New York and Southern Ontario. The meeting is held each year in early November to discuss and learn about new and innovative crystallographic techniques, and to provide a venue for showcasing the achievements of our graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Date:  October 29 - November 02, 2018
Location: Shanghai, China
About:  The 17th International Conference on Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules (ICCBM17) will be held from October 29 to November 2, 2018, at ShanghaiTech University. ICCBM17 will provide an exciting atmosphere to learn and discuss novel research and technologies and to interact with experts in the field of biocrystallogenesis.

2018 SSRL/LCLS Users' Meeting
Date:  September 25 - 28, 2018
Location: Palo Alto, CA
About:  This annual meeting is a unique opportunity to gather together the lightsource community in a single scientific event that includes numerous presentations in plenary, poster and parallel sessions.

21st Heart of Europe Bio-Crystallography Meeting
Date:  September 20 - 22, 2018
Location: Quedlinburg, Germany
About:  HEC21 will be held in the mediaeval town of Quedlinburg, Germany, UNESCO World Heritage site, and is organized by the group of Milton T. Stubbs, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.

10th International Workshop on X-ray Radiation Damage
Date:  September 13 - 14, 2018
Location: Brookhaven, NY
About:  The 10th International Workshop on X-ray Radiation Damage to Biological Samples addresses essential questions and challenges of radiation damage to biological samples during their examination with ionizing radiation.

EMBO: Membrane Protein Expression, Purification and Characterization (mPEPC1)
Date:  September 10 - 18, 2018
Location: Hamburg, Germany
About:  This EMBO Practical Course aims to teach participants in the latest developments in membrane protein production, characterization and structure determination. Modern protein expression techniques using various hosts will be presented and students will get acquainted with new crystallization and reconstitution techniques.

31st European Crystallographic Meeting
Date:  August 22 - 27, 2018
Location: Oviedo, Spain
About:  ECM31 is setting up an attractive programme covering the latest advances in crystallography and related sciences to attract young and senior scientists as well as companies and general public.

Structure and mechanisms of membrane proteins
Date:  August 02 - 03, 2018
Location: Birmingham, UK
About:  This timely two-day meeting will bring together membrane protein structural biology experts to present their recent work on membrane proteins involved in different aspects of human health, disease and cellular functions.

68th American Crystallographic Association Meeting
Date:  July 20 - 24, 2018
Location: Toronto, Canada
About:  This year's ACA meeting will take place at the Sheraton Center Toronto Hotel and will offer many opportunities to network, learn and collaborate with fellow scientists, students and professionals.

GRC - Excitable Membranes in the Era of Precision Biology
Date:  July 08 - 13, 2018
Location: South Hadley, MA
About:  The broad and long-term goal of the conference is to increase our understanding of the structure, function and physiological roles of ion channels, their targeting by next generation therapeutics, as well as their dysfunction in disease.

COMPPÅ Symposium on Membrane Protein Production and Analysis
Date:  June 17 - 19, 2018
Location: New York, NY
About:  The Center on Membrane Protein Production and Analysis (COMPPÅ) will hold a symposium from 17-19 June 2018 at the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center at Columbia University.

Membrane Proteins in Health and Disease
Date:  April 11 - 15, 2018
Location: Banff, AB
About:  This meeting has been held every four years since 1986 and will feature sessions on membrane structural biology, membrane protein biogenesis and folding, molecular events in membrane transport physiology, ion transport and pH regulation, membrane embedded enzymes, and membrane proteins as therapeutic targets.

SMALP 2018: Overcoming Bottlenecks in Membrane Biology
Date:  Wednesday April 11, 2018
Location: Banff, AB
About:  This one day satellite meering will proceed the Membrane Proteins in Health and Disease conference and focuses on overcoming obstacles that limit progress in membrane protein analysis, development of SMALP and nanodisc technologies

GRS - Mechanistic and Regulatory Principles of Protein Translocation Systems
Date:  March 10 - 11, 2018
Location: Galveston, TX
About:  The Gordon Research Seminar on Protein Transport Across Membranes will deal with understanding protein translocation across and into membranes and the underlying molecular mechanism and regulation in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells using different experimental approaches, including structural, biochemical, and biophysical techniques.

62nd Annual Biophysical Society Meeting
Date:  February 17 - 21, 2018
Location: San Francisco, CA
BOOTH: 613
About:  As science becomes increasingly interdisciplinary, the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting continues its long-held reputation for bringing together leading scientists from the all over the world who work at the interface of the life, physical, and computational sciences.

5th Annual BioXFEL International Conference
Date:  February 13 - 15, 2018
Location: New Orleans, LA
About:  Annual meeting for the Biology with X-ray Free Electron Lasers (BioXFEL), a Science and Technology Center established by the National Science Foundation in 2013.

Cryo-EM from Cells to Molecules: Multi-Scale Visualization of Biological Systems
Date:  February 04 - 08, 2018
Location: Tahoe City, CA
About:  This symposium will showcase cryo-EM breakthroughs in addressing crucial problems in cell biology and will further highlight cryo-EM imaging as a platform for the integration of data from orthogonal approaches.

NYSBDG 13th Winter Meeting
Date:  Thursday January 18, 2018
Location: New York, NY
About:  Launched in 1994 the New York Structural Biology Discussion Group offers a relaxed forum for them to meet and discuss their findings, exchange ideas, network, and form research collaborations.

2017 GPCR Workshop
Date:  December 05 - 09, 2017
Location: Kona, HI
About:  The goal of the GPCR Workshop is to facilitate progress in understanding of how GPCRs work at a cellular and molecular level so as to facilitate the development of more effective therapeutics for GPCR targets.

PSDI 2017
Date:  November 12 - 14, 2017
Location: Cambridge, UK
About:  The PSDI Meeting is held every year with the aim of presenting and discussing the latest developments of protein structure determination in the pharmaceutical industry.

10th General Meeting of the International Proteolysis Society
Date:  October 28 - November 02, 2017
Location: Banff, Canada
About:  The meeting will be held in the heart of the Rocky Mountains at the Banff Centre in Banff, Canada. It is an outstanding scientific program covering various aspects of protease research. The meeting includes presentations by distinguished and internationally renowned investigators. 

24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr 2017)
Date:  August 21 - 28, 2017
Location: Hydrabad, India
About:  The  IUCr2017 program is cutting edge with 3 plenaries, 40 keynotes, 119 microsymposia, regular and e-posters, commercial exhibits, satellite meetings, workshops, and official meetings of the IUCr.

19th IUPAB and 11th EBSA Congress
Date:  July 16 - 20, 2017
Location: Edinburgh, UK
About:  19th International Union of Pure and Applied Biophysics (IUPAB) and 11th European Biophysical Societies' Association (EBSA) Congress: All areas of contemporary biophysics will be included in a varied program from single molecule studies to complex machineries, new methodologies and theory, and applied across all biological systems. Plenary lectures, invited talks and selected oral presentations from younger scientists will form the programme aimed at attracting a truly international participation.

Gordon Research Conference - Membrane Protein Transport
Date:  June 25 - 30, 2017
Location: New London, NH
About:  The 2017 edition of the Gordon Conference on Mechanisms of Membrane Transport will continue the tradition of this conference focusing on cutting edge research in the field of membrane channels and transporters with particular emphasis on their mechanisms of action.
Organizers: Hassane Mchaourab, Olga Boudker, and Simon Newstead

Gordon Research Conference - Membrane Protein Folding
Date:  June 04 - 09, 2017
Location: Stone Hill College - Easton, MA
About:  This conference will bring together cellular, biophysical, and computational investigations of membrane protein folding and design with the purpose of sharing expertise and solutions to this challenging problem.
Organizers: James Bowie and Chuck Sanders

67th Annual American Crystalllographic Association Meeting
Date:  May 26 - 30, 2017
Location: New Orleans, LA
About:  The theme of this year's Transactions Symposium is Cryo Electron Microscopy that will feature lectures by the world's leading researchers and experts. New this year will be a session on NMR crystallography. Both are dedicated to covering topics of importance to scientists with a wide range of professional backgrounds and designed to emphasize our need for collaboration and cooperation.

Membrane Proteins: Structure & Function
Date:  May 15 - 19, 2017
Location: Suzhou, China 
About:  The Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on Membrane Proteins: Structure & Function will include up to eight oral sessions and 4 poster sessions covering the latest findings across a range of topics in membrane proteins.  
Major Topics:
1. Channels
2. Cryo-EM
3. Dynamics
4. Emerging techniques
5. Enzymes
6. Functional characterization
7. Transmembrane signalling
8. Transporters

Hitchhikers Guide to the Biomolecular Galaxy
Date:  May 10 - 11, 2017
Location: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
About:  "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Biomolecular Galaxy: A Purdue Mini-symposium on Integrating Structure, Function, and Interactions of the Biomolecular Universe” aims to bring together faculty members, postdoctoral scholars, graduate, and undergraduate students with diverse areas of expertise but a shared interest in structural biology and biophysics of macromolecules.

SMALP Meeting
Date:  Friday March 24, 2017
Location: Berkeley, CA
About:  This conference focuses on applications of polymer nanodiscs in membrane protein research.

West Coast Protein Crystallography Workshop
Date:  March 19 - 22, 2017
Location: Asilomar, CA
About:  The WCPCW has a strong emphasis on presentations by students and postdoctorals. It provides an outstanding opportunity to learn about latest advances and trends, exchange practical advice, and interact with peers and scientific leaders.

The Third Coast Workshop on Biological Cryo-EM
Date:  Friday March 03, 2017
Location: University of Chicago
About:  The Third Coast Workshop on Biological Cryo-EM  will address key developments in this fast advancing field and will provide scientists from different disciplines with an opportunity to discuss the state of the field and exchange views from both experimental and computational perspectives.

61st Annual Biophysical Society Meeting
Date:  February 11 - 15, 2017
Location: New Orleans, LA
Booth: 312
About:  As science becomes increasingly interdisciplinary, the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting continues its long-held reputation for bringing together leading scientists from the all over the world who work at the interface of the life, physical, and computational sciences.