ECM27 | The 27th Meeting of the European Crystallographic Association
Friday, 31 May 2019
Keynote Speakers and tentative titles


  • Danny Shechtman, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel: The Discovery of Quasi-Periodic Materials
  • Michael Rossmann, Purdue University, Purdue, USA: EM X-ray interface
  • Jacqueline Cherfils, LEBS, CNRS, Gif sur Yvette, France: The many roles of small GTPases
  • Randy Read, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK: Extending the reach of molecular replacement
  • Henry Chapman, DESY/University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany: Femtosecond protein nanocrystallography with an X-ray free-electron laser
  • Jens Preben Morth, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway: Membrane transporters
  • Ross Angel, University of Padova, Padova, Italy: High Pressure Minerals and Materials
  • Olivier Mentré, UCCS, University of Lille, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France: Phase Homology and Structural Prediction in Extended Series of Inorganic Bi-based Compounds
  • Björn Winkler, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany: Computational Crystallography
  • Mark Spackman, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia: Charge densities and crystal engineering
  • Paul Midgley, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK: Towards Routine Structure Solution using Precession Electron Diffraction
  • Paola Gilli, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy: Towards the unification of intermolecular forces: The hydrogen bond as a charge-transfer interaction
  • Simone Techert, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany: Time Resolved Crystallographic Processes for Molecular Systems
  • Maryjane Tremayne, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK: Structure solution from powder diffraction; new developments, applications and avenues
  • Neil Champness, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK: Metal-Organic Frameworks:  Synthesis and Applications
  • Knut Urban, Peter Grünberg Institute, Jülich, Germany: Picometre electron microscopy
  • Simon Parsons, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland: Absolute Structure Determination