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Coming events

Macromolecular Crystallography School "From data processing to structure refinement and beyond"
8th Apr 2014 - 16th Apr 2014
Brazil: Instituto de Fisica de Sao Carlos, USP-SP

The Fascination of Crystals and Symmetry
18th Apr 2014 - 30th Jun 2014
Germany: world wide web

CRYSTAL 29 (the 29th Biennial Conference of the Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand)
22nd Apr 2014 - 25th Apr 2014
Australia: O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, Mt Lamington Plateu, Queensland, Australia

World Earth Day Conferences
22nd Apr 2014 8:00am - 24th Apr 2014 3:00pm
Guatemala: Cobán

One-day seminar on IYCr, 294th Rozhovory
23rd Apr 2014 9:00am-6:00pm
Czech Republic: Prague

ISFC 2014
27th Apr 2014 - 3rd May 2014
Argentina: La Plata

One day Symposium on Recent Applications of X-ray Crystallography
29th Apr 2014 9:00am-6:30pm
Mexico: Mexico City

XII Edition SoNS School
30th Apr 2014 12:00am - 9th May 2014 12:00am
Italy: Erice (Sicily, Italy)

Crystals in nature and technology
10th May 2014
Germany: Helmholtz Centre Berlin for Materials and Energy

Hot Topics in Contemporary Crystallography
10th May 2014 - 15th May 2014
Croatia: Šibenik

Ongoing exhibitions

Living with crystals
13th Feb 2014 6:00pm - 11th Jan 2015 6:00pm
Slovenia: Prirodoslovni muzej Slovenije, Ljubljana

Nobel Structures: Celebrating Crystallography
15th Mar 2014 - 18th May 2014
United Kingdom: St Andrews

Crystallography Display for IYCr2014
19th Mar 2014 2:00pm - 25th Oct 2014 4:00pm
United Kingdom: Diss, Norfolk

L'enigma Escher
29th Mar 2014 - 29th Jun 2014
Italy: Caraglio

Entre Art et Sciences: le Corail en Images, de l'Animal au Cristal
7th Apr 2014 - 3rd Jun 2014
Monaco: Monaco

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Latest news

Family tree of macromolecular crystallographers

Familytree_thumbThis image, designed by Richard Frederickson and Joseph Meyer (Scientific Publications, Graphics & Media, Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.), was originally published in a review by M. Jaskolski, Z. Dauter and A. Wlodawer, titled “A brief history of macromolecular crystallography, illustrated by a family tree and its Nobel fruits” (FEBS Journal, Accepted manuscript online: 3 Apr 2014, DOI: 10.1111/febs.12796).

See the image and read a description here.

Used by permission of the Publisher, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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Posted 16 Apr 2014 

Kristalografija je važna!

Croatian_thumbnail_croppedThe IYCr2014 brochure "Crystallography matters" is now available in Croatian. Thanks to Stanko Popovic, Darko Tibljas and Vladimir Stilinovic, members of the Croatian Crystallographic Association, for translating the document.

Other languages (Macedonian, German) to be added soon.

Posted 14 Apr 2014 

Unveiling the Laue Memorial bronze plate

Today a Memorial Bronze Plate commemorating the school years of Max von Laue in Poznan (1887-1891) is being unveiled. The function will be followed by the "Laue Symposium".

See the programme of the event here.

Posted 11 Apr 2014 

ผลึก ที่น้อยคนจะเข้าใจในความสำาคัญ!

Thai_thumbnailThe IYCr2014 brochure "Crystallography matters!" is now available in Thai. Thanks to the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) for their excellent job on the translation and layouting of the booklet.

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn was presented with a copy of the brochure on her presiding over the opening ceremony of NSTDA Annual Conference 2014 on March 31, 2014 at Thailand Science Park, Pathumtani. 

Posted 09 Apr 2014 

ECA launches the website for IYCr2014 activities in the region

EcaCountriesExhibitions, crystal growing competitions, the first European Crystallography School, and much more. Discover all the events for IYCr2014 in the ECA countries at www.iycr2014.eu.

Posted 05 Apr 2014 

OpenLab and Summit in Pakistan

[International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences]On April 28, 2014, the IUCr-UNESCO OpenLab Pakistan, in partnership with Bruker, and the IYCr2014 South Asia Summit Meeting "Vistas in structural chemistry" will be both opened at the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) in Karachi, Pakistan.

Visit the web pages of these two major IYCr2014 events following the links above to find out all details and programmes.

Posted 28 Mar 2014