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Structural studies in modern biology

Chemie-BC Chemie-SFB 1208 Chemie-SFB 1208 intern

Structural studies in modern biology
How can we use structural techniques to explain biological phenomena.  Insight in x-ray crystallography, SAXS, Modelling and Simulations.
Basic hands-on training in X-ray crystallography, SAXS, modeling and simulations.

Topics of the course: 

  • what can the techniques used for
  • introduction and basics for X-ray crystallography, SAXS and Modeling
  • sample quality for X-Ray and SAXS, buffer requirements and limitations.
  • practical sessions about selected topics in X-ray crystallography and SAXS
  • data evaluation and analysis
  • what can you learn from these data
  • introduction to modeling techniques and different tools
  • assessing model quality
  • practical sessions about how to get a protein model
  • presentation of advanced techniques, e.g., docking, MD, QSAR

Lecturers: Sander Smits , Astrid Port, Elisa Constanzi, Jens Reiners, Christoph Gertzen
Date : 12.-16.06.2023, 09:00 a.m. until 17:00 p.m.
Room: (ZIM) and CSS labs (
Number of participants: max. 10
Information and Email for registration : https://www.css.hhu.de/en/
Deadline for registration : 15.05.2023



Beginn: 12.06.2023, 16:30 Uhr
Ende: 16.06.2023, 18:00 Uhr
CRC 1208
Ort: HS 6L