GIG-01 Young Crystallographers


Scope and Objectives

The purpose of the General Interest Group for Young Crystallographers (GIG-YC) is to represent the interests, needs and concerns of European Young Crystallographers. In particular the GIG’s goals are:

  • To incorporate the YCs into the ECA community and promote activities at scientific, organizational and social levels
  • To construct an appropriate scenario for the exchange of ideas and information relevant to YCs
  • To act as a breeding ground for new projects and collaborations between different groups initiated by YCs taking their first steps into independent research


Membership of this Group is open to all European graduate students as well as postdoctoral fellows or other young scientists who are starting their career in crystallography or in any related area. To join the group you must be an individual member of the ECA. For registration please click the “Join Group” button in this page.

GIG-01 Officers

Committee Members:

ECA National Young Crystallographer Groups & Member Representatives:

Former Committee Members:

  • Laura Roces (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain)
  • Susanne Coles (University of Southampton, UK)
  • Alexander van Driessche (LEC, IACT, Granada, Spain)
  • Pete Wood (Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre, UK)
  • Anna Lehner (University of California, USA)
  • Kirsten Marie Ørnsbjerg Jensen (Columbia University, USA)
  • Ian Hutchison (University of Strathclyde, UK)
  • Andrew Maloney (Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre, UK)
  • Celine Mariette (Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, France)
  • Morten Bormann Nielsen (University of Aarhus, Denmark)
  • Sofiane Saouane (University of Göttingen, Germany)
  • Philip Miguel Kofoed (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Lucy Mapp (University of Southampton, UK)
  • Natalie Johnson (Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre, UK)
  • Filip Topic (McGill University, CA)
  • Paolo Mazzeo (University of Parma, Italy)
  • Philipp Hans (Central Michigan University, MI, USA)


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