Instruct-ERIC webinar series: structure meets function


Featuring expert speakers from Instruct Centres across Europe, this webinar series highlights some of the latest developments in structural biology, demonstrating how integrative methods are enabling scientists to decipher the mechanisms that underpin health and disease.


Webinar #10 Instruct Centre FR1 - 12 May 2021

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Webinar #9 Instruct Centre FI - 13 April 2021

Recording of the webinar coming soon



Webinar #8 Instruct Centre EMBL - 16 March 2021

Duration: 1 hour 18 minutes

Talk 1: In-situ structural analysis of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein using subtomogram averaging and molecular dynamics
Speaker: Beata Turonova

Talk 2: Structural analysis of COVID-19-related molecules at EMBL Hamburg
Speaker: Dmitri Svergun

Talk 3: Online crystallography: Automated pipelines for protein crystallography and drug design
Speaker: Jose A. Marquez


Webinar #7 Instruct Centre CZ - 17 February 2021

Duration: 1 hour 18 minutes

Talk 1: Enterovirus genome release and delivery
Speaker: Pavel Plevka

Talk 2: Sweeping RNA polymerase - role of protein HelD in bacterial transcription
Speaker: Jan Dohnálek

Talk 3: Probing structures and interactions of nucleic acids in living human cells using NMR Spectroscopy
Speaker: Lukáš Trantírek


Webinar #6 Instruct Centre BE - 12 January 2021

Duration: 1 hour 35 minutes

Talk 1: Curli – structure, function and application of a bacterial amyloid pathway
Speaker: Han Remaut

Talk 2: Protein formulation through automated screening of pH and buffer conditions using the Robotein® high throughput facility
Speaker: Andre Matagne


Webinar #5 Instruct Centre UK - 15 December 2020


Webinar #4 Instruct Centre Spain - 10 November 2020

Duration: 1 hour 9 minutes

Talk 1: Beyond static structural models: Analysis of continuous protein flexibility by Cryo-EM and its application to SARS-CoV-2
Speaker: José María Carazo and Marta Martinez

Talk 2: An image processing pipeline for SARS-CoV-2 Cryo-EM: a single method is not enough
Speaker: Carlos Óscar Sánchez Sorzano

Talk 3: Integrating structural information and biomedical annotations: 3DBionotes-Covid19 Portal
Speaker: José Ramón Macías


Webinar #3 Instruct Centre Netherlands - 13 October 2020

Duration: 1 hour 16 minutes

Talk 1: Protein structure and interactions control contacts in the nervous system
Speaker: Bert Janssen

Talk 2: High-resolution NMR of antibiotics in the native state
Speaker: Markus Weingarth

Talk 3: Cryo-EM structures reveal the selection process for DNA mismatch repair initiation
Speaker: Meindert Lamers


Webinar #2 Instruct Centre Italy - 18 September 2020

Duration: 1 hour 9 minutes

Talk 1: Drug screening by in-cell NMR
Speaker: Enrico Luchinat

Talk 2: 1.2 GHz NMR applied to Sars-CoV2 proteins
Speaker: Francesca Cantini

Talk 3: SS NMR of functionalised biomaterials
Speaker: Marco Fragai


Webinar #1 Instruct Centre Israel - 18 August 2020

Duration: 1 hour 6 minutes

Talk 1: Crowdsourcing for SARS-CoV-2 Mpro inhibitor - a global effort driven by structural biology
Speaker: Dr Nir London

Talk 2: Line-FRAP, a method to measure diffusion rates of a large range of molecules in vitro and in vivo
Speaker: Prof Gideon Schreiber