Gregori Aminoff Prize in Crystallography 2018 to Professor Piet Gros from Utrecht University

FRI, SEP 15, 2017 08:00 CET

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Gregori Aminoff Prize in Crystallography 2018 to Professor Piet Gros from Utrecht University in the Netherlands, “for his fundamental contributions to understanding the complement system-mediated innate immune response”.

Read more at the site of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

IUCr 2023 in Melbourne

The 26th Congress & General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography 2023 will be held in Melbourne, Australia.

During the general assembly of the International Union of Crystallography, Melbourne has won their bid for the 26th IUCr meeting in 2023. The venue will be the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC), on the banks of the Yarra River. The proposed dates are 22-29 August 2023.

 

 

Philip Coppens overleden

It is with deep sorrow we have heard that Philip Coppens passed away on 21-Jun-2017 (age 86).

Philip Coppens was born in Amersfoort and did his PhD at the University of Amsterdam. After appointments at the Weizmann Institute and the Brookhaven National Laboratory he spend most of his career in Buffalo. In 2005 he received the Ewald prize of the IUCr.

The following links give more info on Philip Coppens and his work:

http://www.buffalo.edu/news/releases/2017/06/031.html
http://www.amercrystalassn.org/h_coppens_memoir

The NVK symposium and yearly meeting is on Friday November 18 at the Reactor Institute Delft

The yearly NVK symposium and meeting is on November 18, 2016: 
Molecules and matter with Neutrons, Electrons and X-rays 

Reactor Institute Delft, Mekelweg 15, 2629 JB Delft

Next to a varied program of lectures there is an excursion to the Reactor and to PEARL, the new Neutron powder diffractometer. Please check out the program here.

You can no longer register.

Röntgendiffractie en kristallisatie in de ruimte: Oproep voor experimenten

Space Application Services is bezig met de ontwikkeling van een kristallisatie- en X-ray lab in de ruimte en is op zoek naar nieuwe kristallografische toepassingen. Kijk hier voor meer informatie.

Space Application Services is working on the development of a crystallization and X-ray lab in space and is looking for new crystallographic applications. Look here for more information .