Membrane protein expression, purification, and characterisation 3 (mPEPC3) – Course and Conference Office

EMBO Practical Course

Membrane protein expression, purification, and characterisation 3 (mPEPC3)


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Course overview

This hands-on course that focuses on training participants on how to work with membrane proteins, how to troubleshoot in the wet lab during solubilisation and reconstitution and how to conduct experiments at the beamlines and during early stages of cryoEM screening. The presence of a crystallisation and cryo-EM facility as well as beamlines for SAXS and for time-resolved macromolecular crystallography at the venue will be employed to perform integrated structural biology experiments.

Please see EMBL’s COVID-19 safety recommendations for testing and other requirements to attend this on-site course.

Speakers and Trainers

Juan Du

Van Andel Institute


Thomas Marlovits

UKE Hamburg and Centre for Structural Systems Biology


Pedram Mehrabi

Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter


Stephen Muench

University of Leeds


Arwen Pearson

Hamburg University, Max Planck Institute for the Structure and dynamics of Matter


Maya Topf

Centre for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB), Leibniz-Institut für Virologie (LIV)


Charlotte Uetrecht

Centre for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB), Leibniz-Institut für Virologie (LIV)

Scientific Organisers

Course Organisers

Lea Hohmann

EMBL Heidelberg


Swetlana Krez

EMBL Heidelberg



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Date: 9 - 16 Sep 2024

Location: EMBL Hamburg


  • Maria Garcia Alai
    EMBL Hamburg

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