About president

UH leads the Macromolecular Structure and Interaction laboratory at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin. His research interests in structural biology cover the structural basis of gene expression control, of intracellular protein trafficking and sorting, and of protein-carbohydrate interactions.

ECM-31 Poster Prizes

ALAVA INGENIEROS POSTER PRIZES Alexander Morritt, University of East Anglia (UK) – MS05-P10  Towards understanding phase transitions of confined pharmaceuticals Alexey Pustovarenko, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia) – MS32-P07 Nanosheets of non-layered aluminium Metal-Organic Frameworks through a surfactant-assisted method   CCDC POSTER PRIZE FOR YOUNGER SCIENTISTS Filip Topić, […]

Joel Bernstein (1941-2019)

Joel Bernstein was born on September 12, 1941 in Cleveland, Ohio, son of Philip and Florence Bernstein. He obtained his B.A. degree in chemistry from Cornell University (1962), M.Sc. (1964) and Ph.D. in physical chemistry (1967) from Yale University with Prof. Basil G. Anex, working on the solid-state spectroscopy of […]

ECA at the inauguration of new diffractometers at LCMP of Felix Houphouet Boigny University

The ECA president Alessia Bacchi and past president Andrè Roodt contributed to the ceremony of inauguration of diffractometers donated by Bruker at the Laboratory of Crystallography and Molecular Physics Felix Houphouet Boigny University (Ivory Coast). The inauguration was followed by a IUCr-UNESCO-Bruker OpenLab. ECA contributed to sponsor the participation of young […]

ECA supports young participants to Laboratory and synchrotron X-ray crystallography in Senegal

The ECA will provide grants to support the participation of young reserachers to the IUCr-IUPAP-ICTP OpenLab in Senegal next 20 November  – 2 December 2017 ( The ECA is strongly committed to encourage the development of a network of active crystallographers in Africa and is particularly aimed to favour young researchers […]

Davide Viterbo (1939-2017)

With great sadness we report that Professor Davide Viterbo passed away on 20 May 2017. Davide was well known to crystallographers around the world for his commitment not only to science, but also to serving the community with kindness, enthusiasm, and fine cultural insight. Davide has been President of the […]