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Structural Biology Workshop
Tue, Aug 8, 2017, 9:00 AM – Thu, Aug 10, 2017, 4:30 PM EDT
Hauptman-Woodward is dedicated to developing successful education
programs for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students.
HWI is training the future scientific leaders of Buffalo– and perhaps
our next Nobel Laureate.
Presenting material not typically offered
in undergraduate programs, this threeday
workshop will educate STEM majors
and aspiring MD/PhD candidates on the
impact and basic principles of structural
biology and commonly-used structural
Day 1: Introduction to structural biology,
the significance of protein structures and
functions and a hands-on PyMOL tutorial
given by HWI students and faculty.
Day 2: More advanced material,
provided by guest lecturers, on
the available techniques and their
advantages and limitations.
Day 3: Focuses on the array of scientific
careers available. Featuring guest
talks from scientists at key partners on
the Buffalo-Niagara Medical campus
who will describe their work and
the types of careers they support.
The final day also includes tours of
the various facilities on the BNMC
and a networking social event.
Participants will be awarded completion
Advanced STEM and pre-med undergraduates
interested in pursuing a career
in research science.
$150 per session (scholarships available).
Seating is limited to 25 students.