May 20 - 22, 2018
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Hotel
San Diego, California

Conference Overview

Drug Discovery Topics

• Cryo-EM

• X-ray crystallography

• Lead discovery using NMR

• Protein design

• Membrane crystallography

The conference fee is $700. Registration is now open.

Abstract Submission

• Submission deadline is March 23, 2018

• Abstract submission is encouraged, not required

• Poster presentation space will be available for submissions not selected for oral presentation 


The meeting and evening events will be held at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. Group rates are available through April 27th and may be booked on our Accommodations page or through Hilton's toll free reservation line 1-877-414-8020.  Please refer to group code: IBA518.

To reserve a room, visit the Accommodations page.

IBA 2018 Organizing Committee

Lisa Shewchuk

Director, US Structural Biology and Biophysics 


J. Michael Sauder

Sr. Research Advisor, Structural Biology
Lilly Biotechnology Center

Eli Lilly & Company  

Till Maurer

Senior Scientist, Structural Biology 

NMR Group


Paul G. Leonard

Institute Research Scientist 

MD Anderson Cancer Center  

Glen Spraggon

Director of Structural Biology  Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF) 

Stefan Steinbacher

Senior Project Manager

Proteros GmbH  

Conference Co-chairs

Charlie Eigenbrot

Principal Scientist

Genentech (retired)

Brantley Haigh


Proteros USA