Second Annual IBA Conference
May 19 - 21, 2019
La Jolla, California


Industrial Structural Biology Conference


Registration is now closed. The meeting capacity has been reached.

Opening night reception begins Sunday at 5:00 PM.

Meeting session ends Tuesday at 3:30 PM. 


Conference Program

The conference program is now available. Abstracts are no longer being accepted. 


Conference Program

Location & Accommodations

  • All sessions and events will be held at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa.
  • The hotel is now fully booked during the conference dates.  
  • Please visit the Hotel page for lodging alternatives.
  • Estancia parking charge is $10 self-park, $16 valet.

Hotel Information

2019 Sponsor - Proteros


Founding Sponsor

Proteros is a biotech company focused on enabling lead discovery for challenging targets based on its unique expertise and understanding of protein and small molecule interactions. Co-founded in 1999 by Nobel Laureate Professor Robert Huber, the company has established a global service business that includes 18 of the 20 largest pharmaceutical companies.

2019 Conference Co-Chairs

Glen Spraggon

Director, Structural Biology

Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF)

Brantley Haigh


Proteros USA

2019 Organizing Committee

Kathleen Aertgeerts

Senior Director, Protein Sciences

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Claudio Ciferri

Senior Scientist


Aina Cohen

Co-Group Leader


Sabine Hoeppner

Director, Protein Sciences

Proteros GmbH

Joe Patel

Director, Structural Biology

C4 Therapeutics

J. Michael Sauder

Senior Research Advisor, Structural Biology

Eli Lilly and Company 

Pedro Serrano

Associate Director, Biophysics

Takeda California

Sujata Sharma

Director, Small Molecule Protein Sciences

Janssen Research & Development