SPR summer school

The summer school is intended for students and industrial participants who want to become fluent SPR users.

SPR summer school


The summer school is intended for students and industrial participants who want to become fluent SPR users.

It will comprise of:

  • Hands-on training
  • Problem based learning
  • Different hands-on cases

TIME: June 6 - 11, 2019
PLACE: Tampere University, Finland 
CREDITS: 3 ECTS
Main organizers: Tampere University/MET and BioNavis Ltd
Co-organizers: University of Helsinki, Åbo Akademi

AUDIENCE: MSc and PhD students as well as industrial participants

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN: Master SPR for life sciences – from affinity and kinetic constants to conformation changes, hands-on training on a pre-selected set of molecules, SPR experiment planning, assay development, understanding of the underlying physico-chemical phenomena to resolve challenges, new applications of SPR from science and industry. You will become an independent expert in SPR.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Prof. Richard O’Kennedy (Dublin City University/Biotechnology)
  • Prof. Orlando Rojas (Aalto University/Bioproducts and Biosystems)
  • Prof. Vesa Hytönen (University of Tampere/Protein Dynamics)
  • Dr. Tapani Viitala (University of Helsinki/Biopharmaceuticals)
  • Dr. Arnoud Marquart (Sanquin Blood Supply Foundation, Founder of sprpages.nl)
  • Prof. Jouko Peltonen (Åbo Akademi/Physical Chemistry)
  • As. Prof. Stefan Spirk (Graz University of Technology/Chemistry and Technology of Materials)
  • Prof. Thomas Schäfer (University of the Basque Country/Polymat)
  • Dr. Hannes Orelma (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland) 
  • Adj. Prof. Janusz Sadowski (BioNavis Ltd)

MORE INFORMATION AND PRE-REGISTRATION AT: http://cofa.uta.fi/spr-summerschool2019/ 


 Register online by April 15, 2019!