Carl-Ivar Brändén building (CIBB)
71, Avenue des Martyrs
CS 90181
F-38042 Grenoble

Past events


- 14 NOVEMBER: PSB Symposium on crystallization of membrane proteins
- 21/23 OCTOBER: Neutrons in Biology 2011 School
- 19/20 OCTOBER: Neutrons in Biology and Biotechnology 2011
- 18 OCTOBER: PSB seminar: Probing the Structures of Muscle Regulatory Proteins using Small-Angle Scattering and Contrast Variation. By Jill Trewhella (University of Sydney, Australia) - invited by the ILL.
- 6/7 OCTOBER: PSB Scientific Review
- 6 OCTOBER: Ceremony of the foundation stone of IBS2.
- 28 SEPTEMBER: ESRF seminar on Structural biology in Pharmaceutical Companies: past, present and future". By Dr. Onkar Singh ( GlaxoSmithKline, UK)
- 23 SEPTEMBER: PSB Get Together - D. Panne Group (EMBL) and Deuteration Lab (ILL/EMBL).
- 9 SEPTEMBER: PSB seminar: Structural Biology of Small RNA-mediated Gene Regulation and Methylation-mediated Epigenetic Regulation. By Dinshaw Patel (Sloan Kettering Ins, NY) – invited by the EMBL
- 12 JULY: RCaH - Simon Phillips and Zuzanna Lalanne (MRC)
- 8 JULY: PSB-GET-TOGETHER introducing The Protein Dynamics and Flexibility (NMR) Group (IBS) and the Viral Infection and Cancer Group (IBS)
- 17 JUNE: Minisymposium on Low resolution crystallography
- 16 JUNE: PSB Seminar: Crystal structures of bacterial and yeast ribosomes. By Marat Yusupov (IGBMC, Illkirch) - invited by the ESRF
- 6/10 JUNE: EMBO course on Exploiting Anomalous Scattering in Macromolecular Structure Determination
- 27 MAY: PSB-GET-TOGETHER organised by the Postdocs of the ESRF Structural Biology, Cusack and Pillai Groups.
- 20 MAY: PSB Seminar: The mechanism of sodium and substrate release from the binding pocket of vSGLT. By Jeff Abramson (UCLA, USA) - invited by the IBS
- 16/20 MAY: EMBO Course on Small Angle Neutron and Xray Scattering from Proteins in Solution
- 2/4 MAY: HSC Industry: Neutrons and Synchrotron X-rays for Industrial - ESRF Auditorium
- 13 APRIL: Defects in DNA strand break repair and links to human disease. By Stephen West (London Research Institute, UK) Seminar organised by Simone Pellegrino (CIBB/EMBL Student)
- 8 APRIL: PSB-GET-TOGETHER organised by the Postdocs of the Weissenhorn, Brutscher and Berger Groups.
- 18 FEBRUARY: PSB Science Day on genome sequencing and evolution - Program
- 2 FEBRUARY: PSB Student Day - Program
- 27 JANUARY: The Exon Junction Complex differentially marks spliced mRNP. By Hervé Le Hir (ENS - CNRS, Paris). Seminar organised by Ottilie Von Loeffel Holz (CIBB/EMBL Student).
- 14 JANUARY: PSB Seminar Viruses & Plasmids of Archaea -
What do they teach us about evolution? By Patrick Forterre (Institut Pasteur, Paris) invited by the UVHCI.
- 11 JANUARY: Welcome Day for the first year PhD Students


- 26 NOVEMBER: PSB symposium on NMR and Biomolecular Dynamics. Describing Functionally Important Motions in Biology - Program
- 14 OCTOBER: PSB Seminar on Recent progress in structure determination of G protein-coupled receptors. By Vadim Cherezov (Scripps, USA) invited by the IBS.
- 27/28 SEPTEMBER: PDB RoadShow Program
- 22 SEPTEMBER: Rupture, invasion and inflammatory destruction of the gut by Shigella: the Yin and Yang of innate immunity. By Philippe Sansonetti, Institut Pasteur. Seminar organised by Celeste Sele (CIBB/EMBL student).
- 3 SEPTEMBER: PSB seminar on decoding the genome message by the ribosome. By Venki Ramakrishnan (Cambridge, UK) invited by the ILL.
- 13 JULY: PSB training - How to use PYMOL? tutored by Cyril Dian, Babu Manjasetty, MariaRosa Quintero. (Handout)
- 12 JULY - Quantitative proteomics analyses : Large-scale and targeted analyses. By Jerome Garin (CEA, Grenoble)
- 8/9 JULY - Seminar and practicals on DEN refinement. By Gunnar Schroeder (Juelich, Germany)
- 7 JULY: PSB summertime party
- 1 JULY: " Structural biology and functional studies of emerging RNA virus enzymes: from structural genomics to drug design." By Bruno Canard (AFMB, Marseille). Seminar organised by Ivan Ivanov (CIBB/EMBL student).
- 27 JUNE/1 JULY: EuroGlycoForum Meeting (ESRF)
- 30 MAY to 6 JUNE: EMBO Course on "Structural Characterization of Macromolecular Complexes" - Program
- 28 MAY: PSB Science Day on "Dynamics in Biology" - Program
- 29 APRIL: The role of protein acetylation in complex biological processes: from gene expression to signaling
By Tso-Pang Yao (Duke University, Durham, USA) - Seminar organised by Daniele Desravines (CIBB/EMBL Student).
- 26/30 APRIL: ESRF / BioStruc (Norway) MX Course
- 26 APRIL: PSB Seminar on "Tracking the ends: A dynamic protein network controls the fate of microtubule tips." By Michel Steinmetz (Paul Scherrer Institute, Villingen, Suisse). invited by EMBL and IBS.
- 19 MARCH: PSB Seminar on "Understanding Membrane Protein Insertion & Ion Channel Functionality from Molecular Simulation" By Erik Lindahl (Stockholm University) invited by IBS
- 16 FEBRUARY: PSB Seminar on Chromatin and Transcription Yuichiro Tagaki (Indiana, USA) invited by EMBL
- 9 FEBRUARY: The complex life of small RNA. by Eric Miska (Cambridge Univ, UK) - Seminar organised by Steffie Eckhardt (EMBL/CIBB Student).
- 29 JANUARY: David Barford (Chester Beatty Lab.) Structural and mechanistic studies of the anaphase promoting complex: a multi-subunit cell cycle regulator - Seminar organised by Eva Kowalinski (EMBL/CIBB PhD Student).
- 26 JANUARY: PSB Student Day -Program
- 20 JANUARY: Molecules and Membranes: the shape of things to come - Program
- 15 JANUARY: PSB Minisymposium on Molecular Architectures in Cell Division ILL Chadwick Amphitheatre
- Mechanisms of tubulin assembly and of microtubule destabilizing inhibitors. By Marcel Knossow (L.E.B.S. , C.N.R.S. Gif sur Yvette)- Bacterial cell wall architecture: strength by design. By Simon J. Foster (University of Sheffield, UK). organized by IBS and EMBL
- 11/13 JANUARY: PSB Small Angle Scattering Course Program
- 11 JANUARY : Welcome day for the first year PhD Students


- 8 DEC: Patricia Bassereau (Institut Curie, Paris) - Role of membrane curvature in intracellular trafficking - Seminar organised by Nicolas Martinelli (EMBL/CIBB PhD Student).
- 23 NOV: PSB Science Day on cellular Imaging in Grenoble -
full program
- 17 NOV: Frontiers of Proteomics
Organised by the IBS and EMBL/UVHCI-Molecular anatomies in subcellular proteomics. By Johan Malmström (Department of Immunotechnology, Lund University, Sweden)-Divide and conquer: strategies for the analysis of complex proteomes. By Jeroen Krigsveld (EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany)
- 30 OCT: Andrea Musacchio (IFOM-IEO Campus , Milan, Italy) - Feedback control of mitosis: a structural perspective - - Seminar organised by Manuela Delvecchio (EMBL/CIBB PhD Student).
- 28 OCT: PSB Seminar
Structure and Function of Membrane Transporters
By So Iwata (Imperial college, London) invited by ESRF
- 18/24 OCT: EMBO PRACTICAL COURSE on the "Combination of electron microscopy and x-ray crystallography for the structure determination of large biological complexes"
Organized by Jorge Navaza (IBS), Leandro Estrozi (EMBL), Laurence Serre (ESRF)
- 5 OCT: PSB Seminar
Protein NMR Crystallography
By Lyndon Emsley (ENS, Lyon) invited by EMBL
- 3 JUL: Summertime Student Party
- 26 JUN: Signing ceremony of the "Unité Mixte Internationale" (UVHCI)
- 17/18 JUN: PSB SAB Review
- 15 JUN: Inauguration of the BIO-SAXS Beamline (ESRF)
- 15/19 JUN: EMBO PRACTICAL COURSE EMBO / MAX-INF2 practical course on structure determination in macromolecular crystallography
Organized by Christoph Mueller-Dieckmann (ESRF)
- 10 JUN: PSB Seminar
Determinants of influenza A virus virulence in interferon-competent mice. by Otto Haller (Dept. Virology, Univ. Freiburg, Germany) invited by UVHCI
- 15 MAY: PSB Seminar
Rapid and efficient production and oxidation of hydrogen by hydrogenases: new insights, with implications for life and energy. By Fraser Armstrong (Oxford, UK) invited by IBS
- 24 APR: PSB Seminar
Comparisons between how influenza A viruses and parainfluenza viruses interact with the interferon system. By Rick Randall (St Andrews, UK) invited by EMBL
- 20/22 APR: PSB Course: Analytical Ultracentrifugation Practical course
- 13/17 APR: PSB Course on Biological Small Angle Scattering with X-rays and Neutrons
- 30 JAN: PSB Student Day
- 20 JAN: PSB minisymposium "Fontiers of Membrane Protein Structures"
Structural studies of the potassium channel"
By Joao Morais Cabral (IBMC Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular,Porto Portugal).
Structural and mechanistic studies of ABC transporter proteins”
By Kaspar Locher (Institute for Molecular Biology and Biophysics IMB, ETH Zurich Switzerland)
Invited by EMBL and IBS


- DEC: Second PSB platform meeting (EMBL)
- DEC: PSB Science days on biophysical methods
- NOV: First PSB Platform meeting (IBS)

PSB Seminars:
- Peter Kwong, (National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Vaccine Research Center, Bethesda, USA) HIV-1 gp120: Antibodies, Crystals, Drugs and Progress Towards and Effective AIDS Vaccine. Invited by EMBL.
- Walid A. Houry, (Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto (Canada)) The multiple cellular roles of the hsp90 molecular chaperone. Invited by UVHCI.
- Pascale Cossart, (Unité des Interactions bactéries-Cellules, Institut Pasteur, Paris (France)) Listeria monocytogenes : a bacterium responsible for severe food-borne infections, an exceptional model for the study of host pathogen interactions. Invited by IBS.
- Jim Naithsmith (University of St Andrews, UK) Channels and pores. getting through the membrane Invited by ESRF


PSB Seminars
- Venki Ramakrishnan, (MRC, Cambridge) Structures of functional states of the ribosome
- Stephen Neidle, (Cancer Research UK, Biomolecular Structure Unit, School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK) Quadruplex DNA Folding and Recognition
- Michel Pézolet (Département de chimie, Université Laval, Québec, QC, G1K 7P4, Canada) Structure-Property Relationships in Spider Silk by Raman Spectromicroscopy
- Roger Williams, (MRC-LMB, Cambridge, UK) Structural biology of ESCT assemblies on endosomal membranes

PSB Workshop
- International Workshop on Structural and Molecular Biology of Host-Pathogen Interactions

PSB Science Day:
- DEC: NMR, a Tool for Structural Biology
- JUN: Small Angle Scattering of X-rays and Neutrons for Biology


PSB seminars
- G. Matthias Ullmann (Structural Biology/Bioinformatics, University of Bayreuth) How environmental factors control charge transfer reactions in biomolecular systems
- A. Fersht (MRC, Cambridge University, UK) The structure and activity of the tumor suppressor p53
- Alexeï Grichine (Technical Platform "Optical Microscopy - Cell Imaging". Institut Albert Bonniot (IFR73), UJF, Grenoble) Fluorescence microscopy techniques for studying cells’ structures and functions - static and time-resolved approaches
- Yves Gaudin (Laboratoire de Virologie Moléculaire et Structurale, CNRS, Gif sur Yvette) Crystal structure of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus glycoprotein in both its native and low pH conformation
- Martin Blackledge (IBS/LRMN, Grenoble) How protein motions enable biological function: Describing dynamic transitions in folded and unfolded proteins by NMR

- JAN: PSB-IVMS Industry Day