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Experimental techniques for studying proteins and lipids in biological membranes

31 July – 01 August 2018

Aston University, UK



Day One: Working with lipids

Time

Activity

Location

Tutor

10:30

Welcome and objectives

Aston University lecture theatre

Alan Goddard (Aston)

Konstantinos Beis (Imperial)

10:45

Lecture 1 – SMALPs

Aston University lecture theatre

Alice Rothnie (Aston)

11:15

Lecture 2 – Modelling membranes

Aston University lecture theatre

Manuela Mura (Lincoln)

11:45

Lecture 3 – Lipidomics

Aston University lecture theatre

 

12:30

Lunch

 

 

13:30

Practical – lipid nanoparticles

Aston labs

Alan Goddard / Alice Rothnie (Aston)

18:00

 

Q&A with experts

Aston University lecture theatre

Liz Jenkinson (Green Biologics Ltd)

18:30

Close and Dinner

Conference Aston

 

 

Day Two: Working with proteins

Time

Activity

Location

Tutor

9:00

Welcome and objectives

Aston University lecture theatre

Alan Goddard (Aston)

Konstantinos Beis (Imperial)

9:15

Lecture 1 – Membrane Proteins: the ins and outs of the cell membrane

Aston University lecture theatre

Gavin Thomas (York)

9:45

Lecture 2 – Expression and Purification of membrane proteins

Aston University lecture theatre

TBC

10:15

Coffee

 

 

10:45

Lecture 3 – Membrane protein crystallography

Aston University lecture theatre

Konstantinos Beis (Imperial)

11:15

Lecture 4 – Electron Microscopy

Aston University lecture theatre

Saskia Bakker (Warwick)

11:45

Industry Talk – Fujifilm

Aston University lecture theatre

Chris Lennon (Fujifilm)

12:15

Lunch

 

 

13:15

Practical – lipid nanoparticles

Aston labs

TBC

17:30

Q&A with experts

Aston University lecture theatre

Chris Lennon (Fujifilm)

18:30

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