Courses, seminars, workshops

NorStruct, generally in collaboration with the national PhD school in structural biology, BioStruct, offers courses and workshops in structural biology techniques; protein production, crystallization of biological macromolecules, data collection and structure determination, protein folding and biomolecular modeling. The courses and workshops are held in Tromsø and at collaborative institutions.

Upcoming seminars, courses and workshops

Past seminars

Past courses and workshops

Upcoming seminars, courses and workshops 



Tekno 1.022

Dr. Christian Klein 
Roche Innovation Center Zurich

Engineering bispecific antibodies

Past seminars


Ilme Schlichtig 
Director at Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Department of Biomolecular Mechanisms, Heidelberg, Germany

Protein structure and dynamics using X-ray free-electron lasers


Anja Martinez and Anne-Grethe, Life Technologies

Wednesday December 10, NorStruct lunch room

GeneArt tools and services from genes to proteins and cell lines andLatest updates on Ion Torrent Technology and qPCR

16.05.14 Rob Finn,The EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute
Friday May 16, MH Aud5, 10:15
EBI Metagenomics Portal;- implementation, applications and aspirations

13.05.13 Workshop on microscale thermophoresis 
Aud 8 MH-building, 11:00

19.04.13 Matthew T. G. Holden, Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK 
Aud 3 MH-building, 11:15
"Using genomics to trace the spread of MRSA in hospitals and healthcare systems"

29.10.12 Minisymposium on "Protein Crystallography or What is possible with synchrotron radiation?" University of Oslo

20.04.12 Matthew T. G. Holden, Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
Lille Auditorium, Realfagsbygget, 11:15
"The adventures of Superbug: tracking the spread of MRSA using genome sequencing."

14.04.11 Birger Sørensen, BionorPharma ASA
Aud 5, MH building, 10:15
"Therapeutic and Preventative Vaccines for Infectious Diseases"

18.11.10 Dr. Martin Johansson and Dr. Christian Holmen, GE Healthcare
Aud 2, MH building, 10:15 and 11.15
Pushing the limits of SPR analysis with new generation Biacore instruments"
"An introduction to calorimetry and presentation of MicroCal product range"

17.11.10 Dr. Robert Lyle, Norwegian High-Throughput Sequencing Centre, University of Oslo and Ullevål University Hospital
Aud 3, MH building, 14:15
"High-throughput sequencing at the Norwegian Sequencing Centre (NSC )"

14.06.10 Dr. Claudia Schmidt-Dannert and Dr. Jeffrey Gralnick, University of Minnesota
Aud 3, MH building, 14:15
"Engineering Microbes for Biosynthesis and Bio-energy Applications"
"Bacterial Electricity Production"

Each lecture is ca 30 min.

21.05.10 Dr. Igor Berezovsky, Bergen Center for Computational Science,
University of Bergen

Aud 5, MH building, 12:15
"Proteomic view on thermophilic adaptation of protein complexes"

15.04.10 Dr. Joel Tyndall, National School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, New Zealand
Aud 3, MH building, 10:15
"Chlamydia trachomatis HtrA protease– a potential drug target"

25.03.10 Dr. J. Preben Morth, Aarhus University
Aud 3, MH building, 13:15
"Lessons learned from the crystal structure of the sodium pump."

03.09.09 Prof. Johannes Buchner, Technische Universität München
Aud 4, MH building, 10:15
" Molecular chaperones - cellular machines for protein folding."

10.06.09 Nobel Laureate Prof. Robert Huber
Tabeletten Auditorium, 10:30
"Molecular machines for protein degradation."

24.04.09 Matthew T. G. Holden, Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
Aud 3, MH building, 09:15
"Getting to grips with the strangles pathogen Streptococcus equi."

21.01.09 Isabelle Michaud-Soret, iRTSV-CEA, Grenoble
Aud 3, MH building, 13:15
"The global metalloregulator Fur, a new antibacterial target? Characterization of anti-Fur peptide aptamers."

05.11.08 Arie Geerlof, EMBL Hamburg
Aud 4, MH building, 10:15
"Parallel cloning and expression methods."

10.10.08 Michael Dondrup, University of Bielefeld
Aud 3, MH building, 09:15
"Does high-throughput genomics need new pipelines? Novel approaches to data analysis and integration."

05.06.08 Peter Agre, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute
Tabeletten Auditorium, 10:30
"Aquaporin Water Channels - from Atomic Structure to Clinical Medicine."

09.08.07 François Diederich, ETH Zürich
Tabletten Auditorium, Farmasibygget, 13:00
"Molecular Recognition and Structure-Based Drug Design"

18.05.07 Gregory A. Petsko, Brandeis University, USA
Lille Aud. Realfagsbygget, 15:15
"What Happens to Our Brains as We Age and What Can We Do About It"

18.01.07 Hanne Rasmussen, Head of Department, Protein Structure and Biophysics, Novo Nordisk A/S, Denmark
Lille Aud. Realfagsbygget, 10:15
"DPPIV - Structural requirements to a post proline cleaving peptidase"

17.01.07 Elspeth Gordon, Macromolecular Crystallography Group, European Synchrotron, Radiation Facility, Grenoble, FRANCE
Lille Aud. Realfagsbygget, 12:15
"UvrA2, expect the unexpected."

21.09.06 Steffen Petersen, Nanobiotechnology Group, Department of Physics and Nanotechnology at Aalborg University, Denmark
Aud. 4 MH-building, 13:15
"Using Light to Immobilize Proteins"

04.09.06 George Turner, Department of chemistry and biochemistry, Seton Hall University, NEW JERSEY
Aud. 7 MH-building, 13:15
"Allostery in membrane proteins: signal transduction that crystallography can not see"

27.04.06 Tonni Rasmussen, Inst. of Physics and Nanotechnology, University of Aalborg, Denmark Aud 8, MH building, 10:15
"An Introduction to the L-lactate Biosensor"

21.10.05 Arthur Olsson, Scripps research institute, La Jolla, USA Aud 4, MH building, 11:15
"Learning with Tangible Interfaces – Making Sense of Molecular Biology."

29.09.05 Héléne Jouve, Institut de Biologie Structurale, Grenoble, France
Aud 4, MH building, 11:15
"The catalase : a complex enzyme for a simple reaction. A structural and dynamic approach of the catalytic mechanism."
15.04.05 Olexandr Dykyy
Aud 3, MH building, 09:15.
"NMR for structural and functional studies of proteins."

08.03.05 Maria Armenia Carrondo
Aud 4, MH building, 12:15
"Reduction of Dioxygen by Metalloenzymes containing Iron and Copper: A Structural Overview"

07.03.05 Anders Liljas
Aud 3, MH building, 15:15
"How is translation catalysed?"

26.10.04 Klaus Piontek
Aud 7, MH building, 11:15
"Structure and function of ligninolytic peroxidases and laccases"

15.10.04 Michael Danson
Aud 4, MH building, 11:15
"Thermostability and thermoactivity of extremophilic enzymes."

31.03.04 Ida Steen
Aud 4, MH building, 10:15
"Adaptiations of Isocitrate Dehydrogenase to High temperatures."

25.02.04 Inge Nilsen
Aud 4, MH building, 10:15
"Lysozymes; from invertebrates to mammalian."

20.01.04 Johan Lillehaug
Aud 4, MH building, 13:15
"Oncogenic signal transduction in thyroid papillary carcinoma"

06.01.04 Inge Jonassen
Aud 3, MH building, 13:15
"Automatic discovery of motifs in protein structures"

12.12.03 Nathalie Reuter
Aud 3, MH building, 13.15
"The national bioinformatics platform at CBU - Overview and further plans" and "Molecular modelling and protein dynamics"

31.10.03 Terje Johansen
Aud 3, MH building, 10.15
"Interaction codes within the family of mammalian PB1 domain proteins: Of protein kinases, scaffolds and bodies within the cell."

03.09.03 Vladimir Nikiforov
Lille Aud, Realfagsbygget, 13.15
"Semi-preparative separation and characterisation of selected enantiomers derived from the technical Toxaphene mixture."

29.08.03 David Liberles
Aud 3, MH building, 14.15
"Characterizing selective pressures and detecting functional change in protein coding genes."

10.04.2003 Peter Lindley
Aud 3, MH building, 10.15
"The Hybrid Cluster Proteins from the sulphate reducing bacteria, Desulfovibrio desulfuricans ATCC 27774 and Desulfovibrio vulgaris strain Hildenborough"

Previous courses and workshops arranged by NorStruct:

08.09.14 - 12.09.14 at UiT, Tromsø
In collaboration with the National Graduate School "BioStruct"
"Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules."

10.09.12 - 14.09.12 at UiTø, Tromsø
In collaboration with the National Graduate School "BioStruct"
Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules."

21.06.11 - 22.06.11 at UiTø, Tromsø
In collaboration with SYSBIO, BioStruct and the PhD school in Molecular and Structural Biology:
Workshop in bioinformatics. Introduction to sequence and structure analysis

13.09.10 - 17.09.10 at UiTø, Tromsø

In collaboration with the National Graduate School "BioStruct"
"Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules"

03.06.09 - 04.06.09 at UiTø, Tromsø
"Workshop in cloning and expression of proteins"

24.09.08 - 30.09.08 at UiTø, Tromsø
"Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules"

20.09.06 - 26.09.06 at UiTø, Tromsø
"Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules"

08.11.06 - 14.11.06 at UiO, Oslo
Macromolecular crystallization

16.10.04 - 21.10.05 at UiTø, Tromsø and the Coastal cruiser
FEBS course: Theoretical modeling of ligand binding and enzymatic catalysis

18.10.04 - 22.10.04 at UiTø, Tromsø
Measuring and processing of X-ray diffraction data

15.09.04 - 21.09.04 at UiTø, Tromsø
Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules

02.06.04 - 08.06.04 at UiB, Bergen
Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules

08.09.03 - 12.09.03 at NTNU, Trondheim
Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules

26.05.03 - 03.06.03 at UiTø, Tromsø
Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules

Ansvarlig for siden: Ronny Helland
Sist oppdatert: 24.09.2019 08:55