Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Meeting, 20-22 May 2015

The second Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Meeting at Convitto Della Calza, Florence, Italy 20-22 May 2015 will showcase integrative structural biology and its impact on biological research. The program includes sessions that represent recent advances on structural biology toward cellular biology, emerging methods and technologies and results of biomedical importance.

Confirmed speakers are: John Womersley (ESFRI, STFC), Wah Chiu (Baylor), Patrick Cramer (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen), Marc Baldus (Utrecht University), Teresa Carlomagno (EMBL Heidelberg), Sriram Subramaniam (NIH), Edward Arnold (Rutgers), Helena Kaeck (Astrazeneca) and Anne-Claude Gavin (EMBL).

A session will focus on Instruct in the wider context of integrated European infrastructures. Eero Vuorio, Director of Biocenter Finland (BBMRI) and David Stuart (Instruct director, University of Oxford) have confirmed their participation to speak in this session. Young scientists who want to know where structural biology is and where it is going are especially encouraged to attend.

Upcoming submission opportunities/deadlines include:

Abstract submission: March 15

Registration closing: April 1

Student fellowships: March 15

Further information and registration form at

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 to Friday, May 22, 2015
Florence, Italy