Events Workshops & Conferences
Since 2004, we at MiTeGen have sponsored and attended numerous events, meetings, workshops and conferences. These include those pertaining to Cryo-EM, Crystallography, Structural Biology and more. While we are in the business of supplying researchers with products and services supporting their work in the fields of Cryo-EM, Crystallography, Structural Biology, Material Science and beyond, we are also deeply committed to supporting our industry and the people within it through our sponsorship and attendance.
Use this page to discover upcoming industry events, meetings, workshops and conferences we are sponsoring and/or attending. For those events we are attending we would very much like to meet you in person. See listings below for how to find us at event.
This page also lists past events we have been involved in.
If you have an event, meeting, workshop or conference you would like us to sponsor, please visit our sponsorship request form to submit it for review.
Current and Future Events – Meetings – Workshops – Conferences
This event has been canceled – The 11th Canadian Chemical Crystallography Workshop will be hosted by University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. The Workshop will be held immediately preceding the 103rd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (Winnipeg, MB, May 24-28, 2020) and is targeted towards chemistry graduate students and post docs who would benefit from an improved understanding of the basic theory and practice of structure determination using single crystal X-ray diffraction methods.
“The current incarnation of the course is directed towards Single-Crystal Chemical Crystallography and Powder Diffraction techniques, as applicable to small molecule studies. The course is designed to instruct attendees in the theory and practice of these two aspects of crystallography.”
The 8th Annual Symposium on Structural Biology features four speakers as well as afternoon sessions on improving crystal quality and 3 minute flash talks based on posters.
The 2020 Three-Dimensional Electron Microscopy (3DEm) GRC will feature scientific talks presenting state-of-the-art aspects of Cryo-EM research. Includes a keynote session on the future impact of 3DEm on structural biology. As well as discussions on Sample Preparation and Workflows; Hybrid and Correlative Methods; Innovations in Algorithms and Software; Breakthrough Methods and Workflows; Cellular and Molecular Tomography; Hardware and Instrument Developments; and CryoEM in Drug Discovery.
Event date has been rescheduled – “The Workshop will address the essential questions and challenges of radiation damage to biological samples during their examination with ionizing radiation. The workshop will cover various X-ray and electron scattering techniques, from crystallography to imaging, and offers ample opportunities for information exchange and discussion among researchers from around the globe.”
Past Events – Meetings – Workshops – Conferences
The New York Structural Biology Discussion Group 2019 Winter.
The National Science Foundation BioXFEL Science and Technology Center hosted this event.
This meeting provided an outstanding opportunity to share exciting data, exchange practical advice, interact with peers and scientific leaders, and learn about the latest advances and trends in structural biology.
RapiData 2019 at SSRL is a practical course in macromolecular X-ray diffraction data collection, data processing and structure solution. The aim of the RapiData course is to educate and train young scientists in data collection and processing methods at synchrotron beamlines, using state-of-the-art software and instrumentation.
The course will include an introduction on the methods of protein and neutron crystallography and best practises in data collection are discussed. Tutorials include data processing, experimental phasing, molecular replacement phasing and neutron structure refinement.
Industrial Structural Biology Conference 2019
An intensive 5-day hands-on synchrotron data collection school at the Canadian Light Source.
2019 American Crystallographic Association Annual Meeting
“Mario Wriedt, Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biomolecular Science and CAMP Distinguished Professor at Clarkson University recently offered an intensive 4-day Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction (SCXRD) workshop, Problems, Errors & Pitfalls in Single Crystal Structure Analysis, at Clarkson University’s Main Campus, Potsdam NY, in early August.”
UNMC Eighth Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics Workshop
“The AIC International Crystallography School 2019 offered an intensive course in Crystallographic Information, covering the extraction, dissemination and use of scientific knowledge from the structure determination experiment to database-driven discovery.”
“The aim of the school is to introduce young African researchers to the latest developments in the field of molecular biophysics, and to help forge links between theoretical and experimental communities, acting as a focus for the emerging biophysical sciences in Africa.”
The 4th Annual Southern California Cryo-EM Symposium Featuring A Full Day Discussion on Cryo-EM.
“HTCC4 will entirely be dedicated to structural biology. Over four intense working days, we shall cover techniques which go beyond classical crystallography, yet which complement it so smoothly: XFEL – X-ray free electron laser (HT1), cryo electron microscopy (HT2), NMR in macromolecular structural research (HT3) and biomolecular in-silico simulations (HT4).”
“The goal of this meeting is to foster a discussion of frontier problems in the fields of single particle cryoEM and cryo electron tomography (cryoET). We encourage talks and posters to focus on challenging cases and the technical advances required to overcome them, including sample preparation, optimizing data collection, innovations in image processing, etc. “First looks” at new and not fully polished stories are very welcome.”
A one day event focusing on practical aspects related to Cryo-EM technique. Features speakers and panel discussions. Whether you are a season Cryo-EM user or just getting started with Cryo-EM this is your chance to share and learn more on this exciting technique.
Professor Rob Thorne Chairman, CTO and Founder of MiTeGen presented Advanced Cryo-Cooling and Sample Handling Technology for Biomolecular Cryo-Crystallography and Cryo-EM as a Tuesday Tech Talk on the Yale West Campus. Learn how researchers can improve crystal diffraction with optimized cryocooling and sample handling by using MiTeGens NANUQ device.
Learn how radiation damage and ice formation are major obstacles to probing biomolecular structure and function using X-rays and electrons. And how cooling to cryogenic temperatures suppresses diffusion and reduces radiation damage per unit dose, increasing both the amount and resolution of structural data that may be obtained.
The New York Structural Biology Discussion Group 2020 Winter meeting brings together structural biologists, biochemists and biophysicists. The meeting offers a informal forum for them to meet and discuss their findings, network and share ideas.
“SEA COAST 2020 is organized to provide basic instruction on fundamentals and principles of macromolecular X-ray Crystallography (MX) to graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and more established young scientists both from academia and industry, who have background and/or are interested in structural biology and MX. In addition to fundamentals, practical guidelines for diffraction data collection and intensive training in modern crystallographic software will be provided.”
The National Science Foundation BioXFEL Science and Technology Center is hosting this event. It features speakers, a poster contest, exhibitors and more. This is your chance to share and learn more about X-ray free electron lasers (XFEL).
“The CCP4/BGU workshop is directed to 25 graduate students, postdocs and/or researchers with some previous expertise in crystallography and/or Cryo-EM who need a deeper insight into most advanced structural biology techniques to carry out their research projects.
The workshop program covers all aspects of structure determination, such as data collection, phasing, model building, refinement, validation and structural analysis.”
This event has been canceled. As soon as we have more information we will update you. -“This symposium, designed to bring together junior and senior scientists, will feature recent advances in structural biology including technology development, protein-nucleic acid complexes, viral pathogenesis and vaccine design, cell signaling, design and discovery of drugs, and structure, dynamics, and function of membrane proteins.”
This event has been postponed – Accelerating Cancer Drug Discovery Through Structural Biology 3rd Scientific Meeting will cover the use of structural biology and fragment-based hit screening to accelerate drug discovery in oncology and beyond. Speakers will cover topics including small molecular drug discovery case studies, biologics and emerging technologies.
This event is canceled. Stay tuned for possible rescheduling of this event. “All student and professionals that wish to learn or improve their knowledge of the theory behind single crystal X-Ray diffraction are welcomed to the School. The program includes a wide range of topics spanning from symmetry via the theory of the diffraction phenomena to data processing and crystal structure solution and refinement. The theory of diffraction will be discussed together with data collection and processing and structure solution.”