The Astbury Conversation

A prestigious line up of speakers has been announced for a two-day online symposium, that this year will be free to attend.

Seeing into Cells is the theme of the 2022 Astbury Conversation

In line with previous events we will have a Nobel Prize winner as a keynote speaker. Richard Henderson was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2017, joining past speakers Brian Kobilka (Nobel Prize 2012) and Michael Levitt (Nobel Prize 2013).

Richard will speak on recent innovations in cryo-electron microscopy and deliver the the plenary public lecture:

 “Zooming in on the molecules of life”

Other speakers include:

Marc Baldus (Utrecht University’s Bijovet Center for Biomolecular Research)

Wendy Barclay (Imperial College London)

Bernd Bukau (Center for Molecular Biology of Heidelberg University)

Bridget Carragher (New York Structural Biology Center)

Alf Honigmann, Tony Hyman (Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics)

Syma Khalid (University of Oxford)

Wanda Kukulski (University of Bern)

For researchers wanting to know about the latest developments, or those simply interested in learning more about the hidden – but fascinating – world of macromolecules, the Astbury Conversation will help provide new insights and understanding.

Thanks to the support of sponsors, registration is free. More details at