Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference, 22-24 May 2019, Madrid, Spain

Ludo Renault will be representing NeCEN and Instruct-NL at the 4th Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference.

The 4th Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference will take place in Alcalá de Henares, Spain, from May 22 till May 24, 2019. The historical Alcalá de Henares was the original location of the Universidad Complutense, founded in 1293 and one of the oldest universities in the world, as well as being the birthplace of Miguel de Cervantes. The social programme of the meeting will include a visit to the city, a gala dinner and extensive opportunities to network with the Instruct Structural Biology community.

Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference Registrations are open


Confirmed speakers includes:

Julia Mahamid    European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Sjors Scheres      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Poul Nissen         Aarhus University

Eva Pereiro        ALBA Synchrotron

Teresa Carlomagno    Leibniz University Hannover

Ada Yonath        Weizmann Institute

Andy Dore          Heptares

Hashim M Al-Hashimi    Duke University

Andrej Sali        University of California

Dave Stuart       Instruct-ERIC, University of Oxford

Dorit Hanein        Institut Pasteur

Brent Nannenga    Arizona State University

Patrick England    Institut Pasteur

Ilaria Ferlenghi    GSK Vaccines

Alex De Marco    Monash University


Upcoming submission opportunities/deadlines include:

Abstract submission: March 1

Young scientists interested in gaining a broader understanding of structural biology and its community are especially encouraged to attend.

We encourage scientists from all stages of their career to submit abstracts, from whom four will be chosen to present their work at the meeting.

Fellowships closing: March 1

Ten fellowships are available for students and four other fellowships offered for Women in Science. This covers registration travel costs and shared accommodation. For more information click here

Even if you are not sure that you will receive a fellowship, you are warmly encouraged to register for the meeting. Coming from an Instruct country, your registration is only €65, which is a 85% discount on the full registration fees of €450 for non-members.