Awards and prizes
IUCr Journal prizes
The IUCr would like to congratulate the following winners of IUCr Journals best student presentation/poster prizes. More to follow in the next issue!
Hans Hendrikse (right) (AMOLF, the Netherlands), poster "Two Worlds Collide: Biomineralization and Functional Materials", 6th International School of Crystallisation (Granada, Spain; 20-25 May 2018). Prize presented by Juan Manuel García-Ruiz, School Director (left), and Giuseppe Falini, Jury Chair.
Francesca Carella (right) (Istec-CNR, Italy), poster "Three-dimensional matrices of enamel like oriented calcium phosphate nanocrystals", 6th International School of Crystallisation (Granada, Spain; 20-25 May 2018). Prize presented by Giuseppe Falini, Jury Chair.
Veronica Iuliano (centre) (University of Salerno, Italy), poster "Solvatochromic properties and solid-state inclusion of a p-pyridinium-calixarene", 2nd PoMoS (Vietri sul Mare, Italy; 6-8 June 2018). Prize presented by Susan A. Bourne (left) and Consiglia Tedesco, Conference Chair.
Michal Buša (left) (CAS, Prague, Czech Republic), poster "Two structural mechanisms for inhibitory regulation of Fasciola hepatica cathepsin L1", FEBS 2018: Advanced methods in macromolecular crystallization VIII (Nové Hrady, Czech Republic; 10-16 June 2018). Prize presented by former Acta Cryst. F Editor Howard Einspahr.
Lidija Kanižaj (right) (Rudjer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia), lecture "Chloride- and oxalate-bridged heterometallic [CuIICrIII] compounds with 2,2′:6′,2′′-terpyridine – the influence of the starting copper(II) salt", CSCM26 (Poreč, Croatia; 13-17 June 2018). Prize presented by Michele Zema, IUCr Executive Outreach Officer.
Ivana Kekez (left) (University of Zagreb, Croatia), lecture "Revealing the structure of the first plant aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase at 2.3 Å", CSCM26 (Poreč, Croatia; 13-17 June 2018). Prize presented by Michele Zema, IUCr Executive Outreach Officer.
Rachel Johnson (University of Leeds, UK), poster “EM studies of cytochrome bc1 to elucidate inhibitor binding”, 68th Annual ACA Meeting (Toronto, Canada; 20-24 July 2018).
Suman Bhattacharya (right) (University of Limerick, Ireland), poster "Temperature-dependent Phase Switching in a 2D Layered MOF", Second Southeast Asia Conference on Crystal Engineering (Sunway University, Malaysia; 6-8 August 2018). Prize presented by Edward Tiekink, Conference Chair and IUCrData Editor.
Christian Jenewein (left) (University of Konstanz, Germany), poster "Binary Mesocrystals from Anisotropic Nanoparticles", ECCG6 (Varna, Bulgaria; 16-20 September). Prize presented by Andrea Zappettini, Chair of the IUCr Commission on Crystal Growth and Characterization of Materials.
Saša Petrović (centre) (MDC, Berlin, Germany), talk “Structural basis of ASPL-mediated regulation of p97 methylation by METTL21D”, HEC21 (Quedlinburg, Germany; 20-22 September 2018). Prize presented by Milton T. Stubbs (far left), Kristina Djinovic-Carugo, Chair of the Judging Committee (second from right) and Michael Rossmann (far right), Editor of International Tables Volume F.
Eugenia V. Peresypkina (Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Regensburg, Germany), poster “Supramolecular Zoo”, Hot Topics in Contemporary Crystallography 3 (Bol, Croatia; 23-27 September 2018).
Andrew McCluskey (centre) (University of Bath, UK), lecture "pylj: An Open-Source Python Library for Teaching the Interaction between Molecular Simulation and Scattering", SAS2018 (Traverse City, MI, USA; 7-12 October 2018). Prize presented by Andrew Allen, Editor-in-Chief of IUCr Journals, and Jill Trewhella, IUCr Commission on Small-Angle Scattering.