2017 West Coast Protein Crystallography Workshop

Explore the Future of Structural Biology

Asilomar March 19th - 22, 2017.

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Keynote Speaker:

John Kuriyan

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John Kuriyan is an innovative world-leader in the application of x-ray crystallography to important questions of biological mechanism including the regulation of kinases.

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Discussion Forum

Moderator Erica Ollmann Saphire

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Join in a panel discussion on the future of X-ray Macromolecule Crystallography and Structural Biology, including current and future trends in complementary approaches such as Cryo-EM, XFEL and protein design. What are the implications for academic science, commercial applications, opportunities to innovate, and careers?

Keynote Speaker:

Tamir Gonen

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Tamir Gonen is at the forefront of developing the approach of mico electron diffraction, which has the potential to transform the practice of crystallography.

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Animation Workshop:

Janet Iwasa and Tom Goddard

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Janet Iwasa is a highly innovative leader in the field of molecular animation and illustration. She creates accurate and compelling molecular visualizations that bring molecular models of biological function to life and guide development and testing of mechanistic hypotheses. Bring models and illustrations to share and discuss.

Janet's TED talk
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Tom Goddard is the creator behind Chimera, a leading progtram for interactive visualization and analysis of molecular structures. Tom will discuss the next generation ChimeraX molecular visualizer.

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Chimera

Phenix Workshop:

Paul Adams

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Paul Adams is the leader of the Phenix Consortium which has developed a comprehensive structure solution and refinement package. Bring your questions, and problems and learn about the newest features and tricks of the trade.

Phenix

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Talks and Posters

Most talks selected from abstracts
Poster Slam: Everyone can present


Contact Us

2017 WCPCW
Heidi Schubert
Department of Biochemistry
15 N Medical Dr East rm 4100
Salt Lake City, UT, 84112, US
P: (801) 585-9776

2017 Co-Chairs

Chris Hill

Department of Biochemisty
University of Utah ()

Heidi Schubert

Department of Biochemisty
University of Utah ()

Seth Rubin

Department of Biochemisty
University of California Sanata Cruz ()

About Us

WCPCW

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.