Cor Kalk (1944-2020)

Op 7 april 2020 is Cor Kalk, oud-labmanager van de eiwitkristallografie groep van de RU Groningen, op 75-jarige leeftijd overleden. Meer informatie vind u hier.

New NVK secretary

After being in the NVK board for more than 10 years, Martin Lutz has laid down his function as secretary. We thank Martin for all his efforts in organizing lively meetings and finding good speakers.

Martin will be succeeded by Sven Hennig, who will join the NVK board as secretary. Sven has already shown his commitment for the NVK, while organizing the 2019 Structural Biology meeting: Interacting with Proteins : A structural view. We welcome Sven in our team and look forward to a fruitful cooperation.

NVK ALV & Meeting 2020

The Dutch Crystallographic Society (NVK) will have their yearly meeting and ALV (general members meeting) on February 5, 2020 from 17:00h to 22:00h at the Antropia, Cultuur- en Congrescentrum, Hoofdstraat 8 in Driebergen.

We will start the meeting with the ALV, where we will discuss with the members what we did last year and what our plans are for the future. Then we will have a joint dinner buffet, followed by three speakers highlighting topics of present-day crystallography.

After the talks we can have a drink (or more). The ALV is open for members. Anyone else who is interested can join for dinner, talks and drinks. More details can be found here.

Symposium “25 Years of Protein Crystallography and beyond…” at Utrecht University

The department of Crystal and Structural Chemistry and Cryo-EM (Dep. Chemistry) of Utrecht University cordially invites you to join a symposium on November 22nd, 2019 to celebrate 25 years of Protein Crystallography at Utrecht University. Five former PhD students/postdocs will present recent highlights from their current careers. Many others will discuss their careers with current MSc and PhD students. Click here to read about the program and to register.

NEMI kick-off meeting

The Netherlands Electron Microscopy Infrastructure (NEMI) is excited to
announce the NEMI Kick off meeting which will be held on November 6th, 2019 at the Geertekerk in Utrecht. Check out the program.
Registration should be done before October 21st.

Patrick Cramer: NVBMB speaker of the year

Patrick Cramer, Professor of Molecular Biology at the MPI for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen will give three seminars from October 14-16 2019 in Rotterdam, Utrecht and Eindhoven.

Access is free and no registration is needed. Check out the events section for more details.

Sybolt Harkema (1940-2019)

Op 1 september 2019 is Sybolt Harkema, oud-hoofddocent aan de TU Twente, op 78-jarige leeftijd overleden. Meer informatie vind u hier.

Sybolt Harkema in 2014
Foto: Redactie UT Nieuws

Symposium on June 6th: Interacting with Proteins : A structural view

In succession to the 2016 symposium, the Dutch Crystallographic Society (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Kristallografie, NVK), in collaboration with AIMMS, the Amsterdam Institute for Molecules, Medicines and Systems, will organize a 1-day symposium on Thursday June 6th entitled: Interacting with Proteins: A structural view.

This symposium will take place on Thursday June 6, in the O|2 Lab building of the VU Amsterdam, Boelelaan 1108 , 1081 HZ Amsterdam.

Registration is open . The deadline for registration has been extended to Thursday May 30. More information can be found HERE .

We look forward to meet you on June 6th!

Tom Grossmann, Sven Hennig, Bram Schierbeek