Joint Annual Meeting of Finnish Synchrotron Radiation User Organisation (FSRUO) and
Finnish Structural Biology Network (FinnBox )

 in Turku, 4.-5.12.2017

Venue: Quantum auditorium, University of Turku


You are warmly welcome to participate in all the sessions! See the program below.


Free registration

(Registration deadline November 10th)


Poster session, credit points for graduate students


Invited talks:

- Prof. Serguei Molodtsov, European XFEL

- Dr. Harald Reichert, ESRF

- Prof. Derek Logan, MAX IV Laboratory

- Prof. Sarah Butcher, University of Helsinki

- Dr. Zoë Fisher, ESS

- Dr. Tommi Nyrönen, CSC-IT Center for Science

- Dr. Andreas Scherer, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland

- Dr. Eero Itälä, University of Turku


Preliminary program:

4.12. Monday

9:45 Coffee
  Presentation of European infrastructure programs

Prof. Sarah Butcher (Director of the Instruct-FI steering group)

Instruct-ERIC - A pan-European research infrastructure in structural biology

Dr. Tommi Nyrönen (Project Director, CSC - IT Center for Science)

ELIXIR - A distributed infrastructure for life-science information


Dr. Andreas Scherer (Project Director, FIMM)

EATRIS  - the European ESFRI infrastructure for translational medicine
12:00-13:00 Lunch break  
  Session 1
13:00 Dr. Zoë Fisher (Life Science Scientist, ESS - facility for research using neutrons) - Title to be announced later 
13:45 Prof. Sarah Butcher (Director of the Instruct-FI steering group, University of Helsinki) An introduction to cryoEM and image reconstruction and their use to explore new antiviral drugs at atomic resolution
14:15 Talk*
14:30                 Talk*


  Session 2
15:15 Prof. Serguei Molodtsov (Scientific Director, Eu-XFEL) Research at the European X-ray free-electron laser (XFEL) facility

Dr. Harald Reichert (Director of Research in Physical Sciences, ESRF) – Title to be announced later

17:00 Poster session
18.30 FSRUO Annual meeting

5.12. Tuesday

  Session 3
9:00 Prof. Derek Logan (Lund University, MAXIV and CSO in SARomics Biostructures)  Title to be announced later
9:45 Dr. Eero Itälä (University of Turku) Can gas-phase experiments explain the chemistry of radiosensitization?
10:15 Talk*
10:30 Talk*
10:45                 Closing the joint meeting
11:00-12:00 Lunch break
  FinnBox Session
12:30 Finnbox talk**
13:00 Finnbox talk**
13:30 Finnbox talk**
14:00 Coffee and guided tour in Biocity

*Talks will be selected based on the submitted abstracts.

**talks will be selected based on the submitted suggestions (deadline 1.10.) 


  • Register here. (Registration deadline November 10th)


  • Download the poster here.

Venue: Quantum auditorium, University of Turku

Link to campus map (Quantum auditorium, map code T7) can be found here

Address: Vesilinnantie 5, 20014 University of Turku


Scientific advisory committee:

  • Prof. Marko Huttula, University of Oulu
  • Prof. Simo Huotari, University of Helsinki
  • Docent Tommi Kajander, University of Helsinki
  • Dr. Harri Ali-Löytty, Tampere University of Technology
  • Adj. Prof. Tiina Salminen, Åbo Akademi University
  • Adj. Prof. Anastassios Papageorgiou, University of Turku
  • Dr. Sari Granroth, University of Turku