Programme

Monday 25 April | Session sponsored by Thermo Fisher
12:00

Welcome to the Astbury Conversation

(Neil Ranson, Director of the Astbury Centre)
12:05

Marc Baldus (Utrecht University’s Bijovet Center for Biomolecular Research): Probing dynamic and chemical space of proteins in cells

12:35

Flash presentations (Nicholas Fowler, Yosuke Senju, Lizelle Lubbe)

12:45

Alexander Rigort (Thermo Fisher) Cryo-FIB developments for tomography

13:05

Wendy Barclay (Imperial College London): Depending on the host. The Achilles heel of influenza?

13:35

Tony Hyman (Max Plank institute of molecular Cell biology & Genetics): Tools to analyze phase separation inside cells.

14:05

Coffee Break & Posters

15:45

Bridget Carragher (New York Structural Biology Center): Advances in cryo electron microscopy automation: Better, faster, cheaper, smarter

16:15

Flash presentations (Sarina Sanami, Mutum Yaikhomba, Josephina Sampson)

16:25

Michele Peckham (University of Leeds): Seeing molecular motors, from molecules to cells

16:55

Richard Henderson (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology): Recent innovations in cryoEM

17:25

Closing remarks

Tuesday 26 April | Session sponsored by ZEISS
12:00

Wanda Kukulski (University of Bern): Native membrane architectures studied by correlative microscopy and electron cryo tomography

12:30

Joerg Lindenau (ZEISS): A window into cellular molecular machinery with cryo light and electron microscopy

12:50

Flash presentation (Narasimha Kumar, Samantha Hoover, Alice Colyer)

13:00

Rene Frank (University of Leeds): In-tissue molecular architectures of the mammalian brain

13:30

Coffee Break & Posters (with exhibitors)

15:00

Bernd Bukau (Center for Molecular Biology of Heidelberg University): Co-translational folding and assembly of newly synthesized proteins revealed by ribosome profiling.

15:30

Syma Khalid (University of Oxford): Focussing the computational microscope on the cell envelope of Gram negative bacteria

16:00

Alf Honigmann (Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics): Assembly, structure and function of the tight junction complex

16:30

Coffee

17:00

Richard Henderson; Plenary Lecture: Esther Simpson Building and via Zoom Zooming in on the molecules of life

18:30

Closing remarks and prizes