Bringing Molecular Structure to Life

09/09 wwPDB News

EMBL will host a virtual symposium on October 20-22, 2021 celebrating 50 years of the PDB.

Registration deadline is September 29.

Session Topics

  • Structural biology and applications in health and the environment
  • RNA/DNA molecular machines
  • The next 50 years: Genomics meets structural biology
  • Latest advances
  • The next 50 years: Future perspectives (part 1)
  • The next 50 years: Future perspectives (part 2)


  • Bissan Al-Lazikani, The Institute of Cancer Research, UK
  • Cheryl H. Arrowsmith, University Health Network, Canada
  • M. Madan Babu, St. Jude Children‘s Research Hospital, USA
  • Drew Berry, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
  • Wah Chiu, Stanford University, USA
  • Patrick Cramer, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
  • Petra Fromme, Arizona State University, USA
  • Donald Hilvert, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Martin Jinek, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • John Jumper, DeepMind, UK
  • Julia Mahamid, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
  • Christine Orengo, University College London, UK
  • Lori A. Passmore, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
  • Jane Shelby Richardson, Duke University School of Medicine, USA
  • David Stuart, University of Oxford, UK
  • Nicolas Thomä, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland
  • Janet Thornton, EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK
  • Sameer Velankar, EMBL-EBI Hinxton, UK

Panel Chair

  • Peter Rosenthal, The Francis Crick Institute, UK


  • Stephen Cusack, EMBL Grenoble, France
  • Gerard Kleywegt, EMBL-EBI, UK
  • Christoph Mueller, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
  • Christine Orengo, University College London, UK
  • Janet Thornton, EMBL-EBI, UK
  • Sameer Valenkar, EMBL-EBI, UK
  • Matthias Wilmanns, EMBL Hamburg, Germany

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