Programme

Plenary Speakers

Prof. Janos Hajdu - the 2007 Maslen Fellow
Structural Biology Labs
Biomedical Centre, Uppsala, Sweden
http://xray.bmc.uu.se/hajdu/
http://www.nature.com/nphys/journal/v2/n12/abs/nphys461.htm

Prof. Anthony K. Cheetham FRS
Director, International Center for Materials Research
University of California
Santa Barbara California
http://www.mrl.ucsb.edu/~cheetham/

Dr. Mike Lawrence
CSIRO Health Sciences & Nutrition
Parkville, Victoria
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v443/n7108/abs/nature05106.html

Prof. John Helliwell
Manchester
http://www.ch.man.ac.uk/people/academic/jrh.html
Prof. Bonnie Wallace
Birbeck
http://people.cryst.bbk.ac.uk/~ubcg25a/
Prof. Martin Dove
Cambridge
http://www.esc.cam.ac.uk/astaff/dove/

Proposed Themes:

  1. New Facilities and Crystallography at the Beamline
  2. Crystallography from Small Molecules to Supramolecular Chemistry
  3. Allied methods: SAX, WAX, XAFS, Imaging and Other Techniques
  4. Materials Science and Nanotechnology
  5. Structural Genomics and High-Throughput Crystallography
  6. Proteins Related to Disease and Drug Discovery
  7. Hot Topics in Macromolecular Crystallography
  8. Theoretical, Computational and Educational Crystallography
  9. e-Science for Crystallography
  10. Young Crystallographers Session

International speakers include:

  • Prof Janos Hajdu (Upsala) - single particle flash diffraction.
  • Prof Tony Cheetham (California) - solid state material, nano-materials
  • Prof Martin Dove (Cambridge) - UK e-Science e-Minerals project and diffraction physics
  • Dr Alun Ashton (UK Diamond synchrotron) e-Science for Diamond
  • Dr Kenneth Shankland - (UK ISIS neutron facility) e-Science and Grid at ISIS
  • Dr Simon Teat (US ALS synchrotron) - Small molecule crystallography at the synchrotron
  • Prof Bo Iversen (Aarhus) - Charge density studies at the synchrotron
  • Prof Bob von Dreele (Argonne) - Protein structures from powder diffraction
  • Dr Tom Terwilliger (Los Alamos) - Automated Protein Structure modelling and PHENIX
  • Dr Ronon Keegan - CCP4 e-Science and MrBUMP
  • Prof John Helliwell (Manchester) - Protein Crystallography
  • Prof Bonnie Wallace (London) - Protein Crystallography
  • Dr Katherine McAuley (Diamond) - Protein Crystallography at Diamond
  • Dr Matthias Gutmann (ISIS) - Small Molecule Crystallography with Neutrons

Dr Shane Kennedy will give a presentation on the capabilities of the new research reactor OPAL, which officially opens the week after Crystal-25. Dr Andy Broadbent will likewise report on the status and capabilities of the Australian Synchrotron, which is to be officially opened in June.

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