Gregori Aminoff Prize symposium 2018

Date: 2018-04-12

Time: 13:00 - 17:10

Address: Jan Waldenströms gata 35, Malmö

Venue: CRC Aula, Skånes universitetssjukhus

The Gregori Aminoff Prize rewards documented, individual contributions in the field of crystallography, including areas concerned with the dynamics of the formation and determination of crystal structures.

The Gregori Aminoff Prize in Crystallography 2018 was awarded to  Piet Gros from Utrecht University in the Netherlands:

“for his fundamental contributions to understanding the complement system-mediated innate immune response”.

Symposium: From crystallography to understanding and treating complement-mediated diseases


13:00 Molecular mechanisms of complement activation revealed by crystallography and cryo-EM
Gregori Aminoff Prize Laureate Piet Gros, Utrecht University, The Netherlands 

14:00 Protective roles of C3 in pancreatic beta cells
Anna Blom, Lund University 

14:40 Coffee

15:10 Unexpected functions of complement in experimental models of inflammation
Jörg Köhl, University of Lübeck, Germany 

15:50 Modelling biology of Factor H-related proteins in vivo
Matthew Pickering, Imperial College London, UK

16:30 Bringing Structure into Complement-Targeted Drug Discovery: Of Bugs, Drugs and Convertases
Daniel Ricklin, University of Basel, Switzerland

17:10 Closing remarks

The event is free of charge and open to the public. Registration is not needed. 


Program Coordinator