Specialized iNANO Lecture: Macromolecular Crystallography With Synchrotron Radiation - What's Next?
Dr. Thomas Schneider, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Hamborg, Germany
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The auditorium of the iNANO House (1593-012), Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C
Macromolecular Crystallography With Synchrotron Radiation - What's Next?
High-brilliance synchrotrons such as PETRA III - and the soon to come NSLS II and MAX IV - are capable of producing X-ray beams with high flux, low divergence, wide tunability, and exquisite stability. Versatile optics, nano-mechanics for crystal handling, modern pixel-array detectors, and ever more powerful computer programs allow to extract meaningful structural information from crystals that would not have been considered of any use some years ago. I will describe the status of the EMBL beamlines for macromolecular crystallography at PETRA III, their use in interesting experimental situations (small crystals, large unit cells, serial crystallography, low-energy phasing etc.), and present ideas for the future.
|Host: Associate professor Ditlev Brodersen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark|