SPR summer school, June 6-11, 2019

3, January, 2019


The summer school is intended for students and industrial participants who want to become fluent SPR users.

It will comprise of:

  • Hands-on training
  • Problem based learning
  • Different hands-on cases

TIME: June 6 - 11, 2019
PLACE: Tampere University, Finland 
Main organizers: Tampere University/MET and BioNavis Ltd
Co-organizers: University of Helsinki, Åbo Akademi

AUDIENCE: MSc and PhD students as well as industrial participants

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN: Master SPR for life sciences – from affinity and kinetic constants to conformation changes, hands-on training on a pre-selected set of molecules, SPR experiment planning, assay development, understanding of the underlying physico-chemical phenomena to resolve challenges, new applications of SPR from science and industry. You will become an independent expert in SPR.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Prof. Richard O’Kennedy (Dublin City University/Biotechnology)
  • Prof. Orlando Rojas (Aalto University/Bioproducts and Biosystems)
  • Prof. Vesa Hytönen (University of Tampere/Protein Dynamics)
  • Dr. Tapani Viitala (University of Helsinki/Biopharmaceuticals)
  • Dr. Arnoud Marquart (Sanquin Blood Supply Foundation, Founder of sprpages.nl)
  • Prof. Jouko Peltonen (Åbo Akademi/Physical Chemistry)
  • As. Prof. Stefan Spirk (Graz University of Technology/Chemistry and Technology of Materials)
  • Prof. Thomas Schäfer (University of the Basque Country/Polymat)
  • Dr. Hannes Orelma (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland) 
  • Adj. Prof. Janusz Sadowski (BioNavis Ltd)

MORE INFORMATION AND PRE-REGISTRATION AT: http://cofa.uta.fi/spr-summerschool2019/ 

 Register online by April 15, 2019!