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Experimental techniques for studying proteins and lipids in biological membranes

31 July—1 August 2018

Maple House, Birmingham, UK



Day One: Working with lipids

Time

Activity

Location

Tutor

10:30

Welcome and objectives

Maple House

Alan Goddard (Aston)

Konstantinos Beis (Imperial)

10:45

Lecture 1 – SMALPs

Maple House

Alice Rothnie (Aston)

11:15

Lecture 2 – Modelling membranes

Maple House

Manuela Mura (Lincoln)

11:45

Lecture 3 – Lipidomics

Maple House

Iru Dias (Aston)

12:30

Lunch

 

 

13:30

Practical – lipid nanoparticles

Aston labs

Alan Goddard / Alice Rothnie / John Simms (Aston) 

18:00

 

Q&A with experts

Aston labs

Liz Jenkinson (Green Biologics Ltd)

 

Day Two: Working with proteins

Time

Activity

Location

Tutor

9:00

Welcome and objectives

Maple House

Alan Goddard (Aston)

Konstantinos Beis (Imperial)

9:15

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

Maple House

Gavin Thomas (York)

9:45

Lecture 2 – Expression and Purification of membrane proteins

Maple House

Konstantinos Beis (Imperial)

10:15

Coffee

 

 

10:45

Lecture 3 – Membrane protein crystallography

Maple House

Konstantinos Beis (Imperial)

11:15

Lecture 4 – Electron Microscopy

Maple House

Saskia Bakker (Warwick)

11:45

Industry Talk – Fujifilm

Maple House

 

12:15

Lunch

 

 

13:15

Practical – lipid nanoparticles

Aston labs

 

Alan Goddard / Alice Rothnie / John Simms (Aston)

 

17:30

Q&A with experts

Aston labs

18:30

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