Proteins and organized complexity 2017

Name of course:

Proteins and organized complexity

ECTS credits:



Course parameters:

Language: English

Level of course: PhD course

Time of year: 22 September 2017 – 1 October 2017

No. of contact hours/hours in total incl. preparation, assignment(s) or the like: 120 hours

Capacity limits: 80


Objectives of the course:


Learning outcomes and competences:

The purpose of this course is to introduce the students to current biophysical and computational research within the field of protein-protein interactions. Through lectures and group discussion with the leading researchers within their respective fields, the students will have a unique chance to discuss their projects and learn about opportunities for new research directions within their field. As part of the course, the student will obtain an opportunity to propose and be reviewed regarding research projects structured as interdisciplinary collaborations and also obtain professional feedback on their own scientific presentation skills.


Compulsory programme:

Active participation and poster presentation. For further information:


Course contents:

See program on website:



Enrolled in PhD programme or postdoc.


Name of lecturers:

Lecturers include:

·         Anne Claude Gavin (Germany) – Keynote EMBO Lecturer

·         Uri Alon (Israel)

·         Madan Babu (UK)

·         Stephen Michnick (Canada)

·         Clemens Kaminski (UK)

·         Gabriele Kaminski Schierle (UK)

·         Alan Fersht (UK)

·         Carol Robinson (UK)

·         Lene Oddershede (Denmark)

·         Daniel Otzen (Denmark)

·         Tom Blundell (UK)


Professor Daniel Otzen (chairman) (Denmark)

Assistant Organisers:

Dr. M. Madan Babu (UK) 

Professor Sir Alan Fersht (UK) 


Type of course/teaching methods:

See program.



None. Suggested reading will be provided before the course.


Course homepage:


Course assessment:

All participants are expected to bring and present a poster. Furthermore, all participants are expected to prepare a presentation. The 11 best posters will be selected for oral presentation.






Special comments on this course:

You will have the opportunity to apply for the FEBS Youth Travel Grant. Please see the website for further information



22 September 2017 to 1 October 2017.



Spetsai Island, Greece



Deadline for registration is 25 May 2017. Information regarding admission will be sent out no later than 9 June.

For registration: Go to website and download form to fill in and send to 

If you have any questions, please contact Anne-Louise or Matilde on e-mail:,

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