CCP4 Crystallographic School
in South Africa
Data Collection to Structure Refinement and Beyond

University of Cape Town, South Africa

31 March 2020 - 08 April 2020

Organizers: Trevor Sewell, Carmien Tolmie

Ray Owens

Institution University of Oxford

Ray Owens has extensive experience of the production of recombinant proteins including engineered antibodies both in industry and academia. He obtained his PhD in biochemistry at the University of Cambridge, UK, and has a long- standing interest in protein structure and function. He is currently a Professor of Molecular biology at the University of Oxford and Head of the Protein Production Facility in the Research Complex at Harwell (RCaH).  RCaH is a multi-disciplinary Research Institute, based at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, near Oxford (www.rc-harwell.ac.uk).

Speaker of Events

Start Date Name Details Location Price Status
17 January 2019

Day 1: Protein preparation

Preparing proteins for biophysics and structural biology.
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