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.



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. 
 

14th Conference of the Asian Crystallographic Association
Date:  December 04 - 07, 2016
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
About:  The AsCA2016 meeting will consist of two parallel satellite meetings, eighteen microsymposia, an education conference workshop on minerals and gems, crystallographic software sessions, a special section on materials and a ‘Rising Star’ session by young scientists. Scientific scope of the AsCA2016 will cover all important aspects of crystallography-related areas, including synchrotron/neutron, structural biology, chemical crystallography, materials and polymer science, crystal growth/crystallization, electron microscopy, informatics, and much more.
 
 

PSDI 2016 - PROTEIN STRUCTURE DETERMINATION IN INDUSTRY
Date:  November 13 - 15, 2016
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
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.
 

66TH ANNUAL ACA MEETING
Date:  July 22 - 26, 2016
Location: Denver, CO
Booth: #34
About:  The 66th Annual Meeting of the American Crystallographic Association (ACA) is a symposium of invited speakers who will highlight structural dynamics across the disciplines represented by the ACA. The rest of the meeting will continue to reflect the wide reach of crystallographic research with sessions on sources, methods, and results. These include Opportunities from new and improved instrumentation, single/multiple crystal, powder and solution methods, and hot structural results. There will be sessions highlighting those results requiring complementary techniques including cryo-electromicroscopy.
 

FASEB: MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS OF MEMBRANES
Date:  July 10 - 15, 2016
Location: Snowmass, CO
About:  This SRC will focus on biophysical and structural principles explaining molecular mechanisms in membranes and underlying membrane structure and function.
 

16TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE CRYSTALLIZATION OF BIOLOGICAL MACROMOLECULES (ICCBM 2016)
Date:  July 02 - 07, 2016
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
BOOTH: #13
About:  The 2016 ICCBM meeting will present keynote lectures and invited speakers to discuss many relevant topics related to macromolecular crystallization. Some of the topics include: Theory and practice of crystallization, Sample preparation and handling in advanced techniques, Crystals for “high resolution studies”, Membrane proteins, and Crystallization in industry.
 

46TH MID-ATLANTIC CRYSTALLOGRAPHY MEETING
Date:  June 08 - 10, 2016
Location: Charlottesville, VA
About:  The Annual Mid-Atlantic crystallalography meeting aims to bring together researchers from across the East Coast to discuss relevant and exciting topics related to protein crystallography. This year's meeting will feature two keynote speakers, Professor Tony Kossiakoff (University of Chicago) and Professor Edward Engleman (University of Virginia).
 

THE HITCHHIKERS GUIDE TO THE BIOMOLECULAR GALAXY
Date:  May 11 - 12, 2016
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 will explore protein-based research from many different areas.  The five scientific sessions include, Disorder and Conformational Plasticity in Macromolecules, Biophysical Methods and Emerging Techniques, Disease Pathogenesis and Therapeutics, Biosynthesis and Catalysis, Macromolecular Complexes and Assemblies.
 

SMALP CONFERENCE
Date:  Friday April 29, 2016
Location: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
About:  The latest nanodisc and SMALP advances with membrane proteins will be presented at the first North American SMALP conference in Toronto, Canada.  This conference includes presentations by researchers who are developing and studying polymer-based nanoparticles which contain lipids and proteins. 
 

SLAC CRYSTALLIZATION WORKSHOP
Date:  April 19 - 22, 2016
Location: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford, CA
About:  This is a four day practical course in crystallization and characterization of macromolecules. The purpose of this course is to provide participants with hands-on experience of a variety of crystal growth methods for obtaining high quality crystals for synchrotron and XFELs sources. Edward Pryor, PhD will be participating in tutorials on protein crystallization and detergent exchange.
 

MEMBRANE PROTEIN BIOPHYSICS MEETING
Date:  April 11 - 14, 2016
Location: Bad Harrenalb, Germany
About:  The theme of this international meeting is "Biophysics of Protein–Membrane Interactions: From Model Systems to Cells". It is expect to gather together approximately 150 established and young scientists from Europe and overseas in an inspiring environment of scientific exchange and discussion.
 

FRONTIERS IN STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY OF MEMBRANE PROTEINS & PITTSBURGH DIFFRACTION CONFERENCE
Date:  March 09 - 12, 2016
Location: Huntsville, AL
Booth: #13
About:  This conference will be held in Huntsville, the “Rocket City,” in the beautiful state of Alabama.  The meeting will cover recent events in:
  1. Structure and function of membrane proteins
  2. Crystallographic frontiers, education, and methods
A practical workshop will precede the main conference devoted to hands-on instruction on membrane protein crystallization and X-ray data collection.
 

60TH ANNUAL BIOPHYSICAL SOCIETY MEETING
Date:  February 27 - March 02, 2016
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Booth: #529
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.  The dynamic five-day Meeting provides attendees with opportunities to share their latest unpublished findings and learn the newest emerging techniques and applications.
 

KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA: GPCR STRUCTURE, SIGNALING, DRUG DISCOVERY
Date:  February 21 - 25, 2016
Location: Keystone, CO
Poster: # 2046
About:  This Keystone Symposia meeting will focus on the interplay between structural studies and how they are being used to advance GPCR-based research toward improved clinical outcomes.
 

AMPHIPOL SYMPOSIUM 2016
Date:  February 15 - 17, 2016
Location: Okinawa, Japan
About:  This mini symposium will introduce the theory and practice for a good use of amphipols with the expertise of internationally highly regarded speakers.
 

15TH ANNUAL PEPTALK MEETING
Date:  January 18 - 22, 2016
Location: San Diego, CA
About:  The Protein Science Week is one of the largest gatherings of protein science researchers in the world. It offers an array of education, innovation and networking programs, and provides many opportunities to scientists.