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Cryo-EM studies of amyloids

Prof. Dr. Gunnar Schröder (Forschungszentrum Jülich)

Datum:  20.05.2019 17:15 Uhr – 18:30 Uhr

Ort: Hörsaal H030 der Fakultät für Physik, LMU München, Schellingstraße 4, München

Amyloids are associated with many diseases. The recent breakthrough in the cryo-EM technique has made it possible to study to structure of amyloid fibrils by cryo-EM to high resolution. The technique will be introduced and applications to different amyloid structures presented, in particular the structure of the amyloid-β fibril (Aβ1-42), which is involved in Alzheimer’s disease. Furthermore, new image processing methods will be presented to reconstruct macromolecular motions from single-particle image data.

Student event: Meet the speaker

We invite you to a student-only discussion-round with Prof. Gunnar Schröder before his Munich Physics Colloquium talk. Be curious and feel free to ask any question.
Monday, 20th of May 2019, 16:00 h, Room H 522 (5th floor), Fakultät für Physik der LMU, Schellingstraße 4, München.