This is the third (and last) time that as President I have had the very enjoyable task of inviting nominations…
At the European Crystallographic Meeting in Istanbul last year, the BCA won the bid to host the ECM28 at the University of Warwick in 2013. We need to choose a logo for the Meeting, and in keeping with tradition we are doing this by running an open competition. The winner will receive as their prize a free registration for ECM28.
It is with great pleasure that I write to let you know of the result of the nominations made for Honorary Membership of the BCA in 2010. We have three new Honorary Life Members:
Bill Clegg, University of Newcastle
Congratulations to all three of them!
If you are a member of the BCA you should be
First of all, apologies if you have seen this request by another route, but it is important that we contact anyone who might have information.
Lachlan Cranswick, who is well known to many members of the BCA, has been missing since he left work at Chalk River, Ontario, Canada, at 4:30pm on Monday 18 January 2010. If you have had any contact with Lachlan since then, or have any information about his whereabouts, please let the police know. The contact regarding the search is
As I hope you are aware, over the last year or so the BCA has been in
The BCA has taken the opportunity to revise the methods by which
The CSD’s 500,000th structure is the anti-convulsant drug Lamotrigine, published in Acta Crystallographica, C65, o460-o464, 2009, by Balasubramanian Sridhar and Krishnan Ravikumar of the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology in Hyderabad. The CSD reference code for the structure is EFEMUX01.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has gone to three crystallographers, Venki Ramakrishnan, Ada Yonath and Tom Steitz, for their work on the structure of the ribosome.
This is the first time that as President I have had the very enjoyable task of inviting nominations for new Honorary Members of the BCA.
The IUCr’s triennial international congresses have always been lively and cordial meetings, where many close friendships and collaborations have been forged.
The first edition of the World Directory of Crystallographers was produced in 1957, an unprecedented handbook of contact information and details of research interests tying together the community ever more closely.
Follow the link above to find crystallographers, and to update or create your own entry.