Structural Biology Program Seminar - Fall 2008 Meeting Schedule
Wednesdays 7:00-8:00 pm, Room 305,
Structural Biology: What is it?
Structural Biology: Why do it?
Structural Biology: How is it done?
An Overview of Macromolecular X-Ray Crystallography
Protein expression and purification
Crystallization of macromolecules
X-ray diffraction data collection
X-ray diffraction data processing
Mulitple isomorphous replacement (Heavy atom method)
Mullti- and single wavelength anomalous dispersion
Structure refinement by maximum likelihood methods
The use of molecular models, databases, and (free!) software
Enjoy your Thanksgiving break!
Invited Speaker - Dr. Case McNamara, The Scripps Research Institute
"The twisted molecular design of the streptococcal M1 protein"
Invited Speaker - Dr. Jeff Lee, The Scripps Research Institute
"Techniques, tools and tactics used in the structure determination of the Ebolavirus glycoprotein"