Join RCSB team members at the 25th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography that will take place August 14-22, 2021 as a virtual or hybrid event based in Prague, Czech Republic.

Events will include (times in CEST)

  • Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Protein Data Bank – Prepublication Peer Review and Validation of Small-Molecule Ligands Bound to Proteins and Nucleic Acids will be presented by Director Stephen K. Burley in the session on Pre and post publication peer review of crystallographic data Sunday August 15 2:45pm-3:20pm
  • RCSB Protein Data Bank: Celebrating 50 years of the PDB with new tools for understanding and visualizing biological macromolecules in 3D by Stephen K. Burley in the session Exemplary practice in chemical, biological and materials database archiving on Monday August 16 3:20pm - 3:50pm
  • Director Emerita Helen M. Berman will present a plenary talk on The Data Universe of Structural Biology. Tuesday August 17 3:00pm-3:50pm
  • Stephen K. Burley will co-chair a session on Integrative structural biology: The next 50 years of the Protein Data Bank, along with Dina Schneidman (Hebrew University). Invited talks in this session will include From integrative structural biology to cell biology from Andrej Sali (RCSB PDB, UCSF) and Crystal structure of the first orphan GPCR from Fei Xu (ShanghaiTech University). Thursday August 19 2:45pm - 5:10pm
  • PDB-dev's Brinda Vallat will co-chair with Wladek Minor (University of Virginia Medical School) a session on Handling of big data in crystallography.. Friday August 20 2:45pm - 5:10pm
  • wwPDB Global Project Lead Jasmine Young will present Improving the quality of 3D structure data in the Protein Data Bank with coordinate versioning supported by OneDep in the session on New Methods to Fight the Pandemic Saturday August 21 2:45pm-5:10pm

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