Join us for the official opening symposium of the SCMI on 10-11 September 2018


The Scottish Consortium for Macromolecular Imaging will mark the official opening of SCMI with a two-day symposium on 10 & 11 September.  Hosted by SCMI Director Dr David Bhella here in the Sir Michael Stoker Building, the event will offer an opportunity to explore the fascinating world of structural biology and view the facilities and technology offered by the state-of-the-art centre.  We hope you will join us to celebrate this special occasion.

Scottish Centre for Macromolecular Imaging Opening Symposium

Cryogenic-Electron Microscopy – Seeing the Machinery of Life

10th and 11th September 2018

Beatson Lecture Theatre

The Beatson Institute

University of Glasgow

Garscube Estate, Switchback Road, Bearsden, Glasgow, G61 1BD


Please register your attendance. 


Join us to celebrate the opening of the Centre and to be informed about the technology of cryogenic electron microscopy (CryoEM), with talks from world-leading investigators from around the globe. 

Keynote Speakers

Yoshi Fujiyoshi, University of Nagoya and Keichi Namba, University of Osaka

Helen Saibil, Birkbeck College

Kay Grunewald, Hamburg University / University of Oxford

Neil Ranson, University of Leeds

Carolyn Moores, Birkbeck College

Liz Wright, Emory University

Wanda Kukulski, LMB Cambridge

Karen Davies, Berkeley Lab

Corinne Smith, University of Warwick


The symposium will include time for a small number of offered short talks. If you would like to submit an abstract, please email it


Scottish Centre for Macromolecular Imaging

Official Opening

Tuesday 11th September 2018

12.30pm – 3.00 pm


Official opening by Richard Henderson FRS, Nobel Laureate 2017 for Chemistry


SCMI is funded by The Medical Research Council, The Scottish Funding Council, The Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance, University of Glasgow, University of Edinburgh, University of Dundee, University of St. Andrews and The MJM Smith Trust.

Please look out for updates about the SCMI by following @SCMICryoEM, @CVRInfo or on the CVR Facebook page.