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[ccp4bb] Cryo-EM Symposium, 6-7 July 2017, European Photon & Neutron Campus, Grenoble, France



Dear all,

We are pleased to announce the Cryo-Electron Microscopy Symposium that will take place from 6-7th July, 2017 in Grenoble, France.

The aim of this symposium is to promote the exciting opportunities in structural biology opened by the advances in cryo-electron microscopy and by the integration of structural biology approaches at multi-resolution level.

This symposium will celebrate the establishment of a new cryo-EM platform on the EPN campus. The platform will offer access to the international structural biology community to a new Titan Krios equipped with a Quantum LS filter and phase plate. Such microscope will be installed as a user facility at the ESRF and will reinforce the ongoing EM activity at the IBS and at the EMBL. The new facility will thus be open to the user community based on peer-review of scientific merit and technical feasibility. Scientists from ESRF, IBS and EMBL will support user operation.

The symposium will bring together leading experts, junior researchers and representatives of industrial partners to present and discuss the latest developments and the future trends in cryo-EM as well as their applications in addressing biological challenges.

It will also provide a forum for discussion among both established and junior scientists from different disciplines. We encourage participants to present their scientific results in a poster session, with the possibility of being selected for a short talk.

Due to limited attendance (maximum of 80 external participants), early registration is encouraged.

More information can be found at: http://www.esrf.fr/cryo-em.fr

We look forward to seeing you in Grenoble!

On behalf of the Organising committee: Stephen Cusack (EMBL), Trevor Forsyth (ILL/Keele), Wojciech Galej (EMBL), Gordon Leonard (ESRF), Marco Marcia (EMBL), Christoph Mueller-Dieckmann (ESRF), Hugues Nury (IBS), Guy Schoehn (IBS), Montserrat Soler-Lopez (ESRF), Jean Susini (ESRF) and Winfried Weissenhorn (IBS).

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Montse SOLER LOPEZ, PhD

European Synchrotron Radiation Facility

Structural Biology Group

Carl-Ivar Branden Building - office 114

71 Avenue des Martyrs – CS 40220

F-38043 Grenoble Cedex 09

Phone: +33 (0)47688 1770

Fax:      +33 (0)47620 9400