The following events, organised by external institutions and groups, may be of interest.

EMBN Workshop Current Membrane Protein Research

University of Groningen, The Netherlands. 12th - 18th June 2009

The workshop brings together renowned scientists in the area of membrane protein research. Twelve Masters will lecture and a limited number of participants will be selected for a 15-20 min. presentation.

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8th European Symposium of The Protein Society

Zurich, Switzerland. 14th - 18th June 2009

The programme will include sessions addressing topics in protein folding, proteins in non-native states, membrane proteins, motor proteins, protein splicing, protein design and evolution, enzyme dynamics, endo- and exocytoprotein transport and degradation, proteins interacting with DNA and RNA, proteomics networks and system biology.

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3DSIG 2009 Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics

Stockholm, Sweden. 27th -28th June 2009.

Bringing together the structural computational biology community, this meeting will include invited speakers, short presentations, two laptop/poster-sessions, and critical, topic-focused discussions.

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Meetings and courses on Functional Genomics

Europe. 2009.

The European Science Foundation Programme on Frontiers of Functional Genomics has a comprehensive list of upcoming events.

Structural biology and structural genomics

Europe and North America. 2009.

The PSI-Nature Structural Genomics Knowledgebase has a calendar of meetings, conferences and other events of relevance to structural biology and structural genomics community.

New Strategies for cloning and expression of protein complexes in E. coli and insect cells

Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. 8th 13th February 2009 (postponed till fall 2009).

This workshop is aimed particularly at young scientists and technical staff who want to learn at first hand new strategies for cloning and expression of protein complexes in E. coli and insect cells. he course will cover LDC and LIC cloning methodologies and small-scale secreted and intracellular expression of protein complexes in E. coli and insect cells. The course will be limited to 14 participants, and will be under the auspices of the Israel Structural Proteomics Center (ISPC), headed by Joel Sussman.

Further information and registration