Upcoming Events

Past Events

Drug Discovery

UCT Signature Theme in Drug Discovery

DATE: 23 May 2008, 14:30 for 15:00
VENUE: LT A, RW James Building,
Upper Campus, UCT
Cocktail Reception

Special Guest LecturerRichard Henderson, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
Structure of the ß-1 adrenergic receptor and implications for drug design

FASB Conference

The First African Structural Biology (FASB) Conference

(24 - 27 October 2006)

3D EM workshop

Post-conference Three-dimensional Electron Microscopy Image processing Workshop [30 October - 1 November 2006]

Prof. Joachim Frank and Prof. Edward H. Egelman

Crystallising biological macromolecules

Principles and practice in crystallising biological macromolecules [24 – 27 July 2006]

Dr. Gweneth Nneji, Imperial College, London.

  • Lecture themes
    • Core principles and methods
    • Approaches to aid crystallization and non-standard methods
    • Designing a crystallization strategy
    • Crystallization success stories
  • Practical sessions
    • Exploring solubility, standard methods with and without oils
    • Crystallization in practice – an attempt to crystallize a biological macromolecule
    • Optimization methods, nucleants and temperature variation