10 July 2017 – 12 July 2017, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
Purpose: To train researchers in circular dichroism and linear dichroism data analysis and related techniques and to see how they are used in current research.
What: All modules will include principles of the techniques and practical implementation.
Who: The school and workshop is targeted at postgraduate students. PDRAs, academic staff and industrial participants are welcome if places are available.
What to bring: An A1 poster outlining your research interests, laptop if possible, memory stick, lab-coat and safety glasses.
PhD and PDRA costs: Application fee of £75 for PhD students and PDRAs covers winter workshop costs, daytime food, some evening food. The fee will be refunded if your application is unsuccessful (places are limited). We suggest you book accommodation at one of the hotels indicated on the accommodation website.
Non-PhD/PDRA applicants: course fee is £250 which does not include accommodation.
Sessions to include:
Introduction to absorbance, fluorescence and circular dichroism spectroscopy,
Principles of CD spectroscopy,
Data bases for biomacromolecules,
CD of membrane proteins,
What is inside a CD spectrometer,
Applications of SRCD and CD to structural and functional genomics,
CD theory & Dichrocalc.
Confirmed speakers include:
Alison Rodger (Macquarie University),
Bonnie Wallace (Birkbeck College, University of London)
Janice Aldrich-Wright (University of Western Sydney),
John Sutherland (East Carolina University),
Jonathan Hirst (University of Nottingham),
Robert Janes (Queen Mary, University of London),
Sharon Kelly (University of Glasgow),
Tim Dafforn (University of Birmingham),
Jochem Burck (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology),
Juliana Yoneda (University of Sao Paulo).
Please see www.warwick.ac.uk/cdschool for more information and registration.
We look forward to welcoming you to Warwick in July 2017.
Dr Nikola Chmel
On behalf of the organising committee