Instruct provides access to state-of-the-art infrastructure and technology to support research in structural biology. Our aim is to encourage and facilitate the integrative use of technologies and methodologies that are available at our 16 Instruct Centres around Europe and in Israel. The Instruct Internship Programme funds research visits of 3-6 months duration to Instruct Centres.
CORBEL – Coordinated Research Infrastructures Building Enduring Life-science services – is an EC Horizon2020 project uniting 11 Biological and Medical Science Research Infrastructures (RIs). In CORBEL, the participating RIs expand their cooperation in order to harmonise researchers’ access to their cutting-edge technologies and services by establishing a sustainable platform of aligned services that will enable
Brno, Czech Republic, 24th to 26th May 2017 Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Meeting will be held at the International Best Western Hotel, Brno, CzechRepublic. The meeting will showcase integrative structural biology and its impact on biological research. The program will include sessions that represent recent advances in structural biology towards cellular biology, emerging methods and
First I2PC-FEI “hands on” course on image processing. Madrid, 17 – 20 October, 2016. The Instruct Image Processing Center at the CNB-CSIC and FEI Corporation joint course aims to provide an in-depth presentation of current image processing methods in cryo-Electron Microscopy. The course will be of a very practical nature. Course web page
First iNEXT All Hands Meeting. Madrid, 19 – 21 October, 2016. AHM 2016 is the first annual meeting of iNEXT. It aims at gathering not only iNEXT Partners, but also iNEXT Users (or intended users) contacted directly by the different Facilities in the project. iNEXT Partners, together with the Scientific Advisory Board and the Industry
From 2D images to 3D structures: A practical course on Electron Microscopy Single Particle Analysis. Madrid, May 17 – 20, 2016 A joint computational course between the Instruct Image Processing Center (I2PC) and the Collaborative Computational Project for Electron cryo-Microscopy (CCP-EM, a member of CCISB). Tutors from Spain and the UK will address the complete
We are proud to announce the release of Scipion v1.0.0, our software workflow framework to obtain 3D maps of macromolecular complexes that integrates multiple EM software packages. Scipion is open-source software and can be freely downloaded from Scipion web site. There you will also find the Installation instructions Scipion’s main features Integration and Interoperability: Scipion
Instruct has 16 Instruct Centres in Europe and Israel offering access to a full range of advanced technologies and expert support. Access to the infrastructure at Instruct Centres is provided for all Instruct members and there are no charges (consumable costs, accommodation and travel are supported by Instruct funds, up to a maximum of €1100
“Showcasing Integrative Structural Biology”. Florence (Italy), 20-22 May 2015 The second Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Meeting will showcase integrative structural biology and its impact on biological research. Register now! Student fellowships available (deadline Friday 13th March 2015).
Spain has been in close contact with Instruct since the early stages of the preparatory phase of this Infrastructure. Membership of Instruct with full rights came only with the signing of the International Consortium Agreement at the First Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Meeting in Heidelberg in May 2013. In the relative short period since the