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6–9 May 2019 The Seventh International Molecular Diagnostics Europe
27–28 May 2019 BPG 2019
The BPG organisers invite you to Houffalize on May 27 and 28 for the 2019 edition of the Annual Meeting of the Belgian Polymer Group!
The meeting will provide a forum to discuss all current topics in polymer science, both by industrials and academics. The meeting is also a platform for young Belgian polymer scientists to present their work via oral communications and posters.
10–12 June 2019 IV International Summer School on Cyclodextrin
10–13 June 2019 EFMC-ACSMEDI MedChem Frontiers 2019
Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry 2019 will be jointly organised by EFMC, ACS and the local Polish organiser: the Polish Society of Medicinal Chemistry.
The 2019 edition of the symposium will take place in Krakow, Poland, from June 10-13, 2019.
This biennial meeting is a key symposium in its field with traditionally around 300 participants, from industry and academia. The EFMC - ACSMEDI Medicinal Chemistry Frontiers Meeting attracts a highly targeted audience composed of experts in drug discovery and development, in particular medicinal and synthetic chemists, together with scientists active in the fields of computer assisted drug design, biology, DMPK, pharmacology, early toxicology, as well as chemical and pharmaceutical development. The scientific programme for this meeting will feature a plenary session, followed by sessions covering the latest advances in medicinal chemistry.
17–20 June 2019 Bioheterocycles 2019
We are very pleased to welcome you in Ghent for the XVIII International Conference on Heterocycles in Bioorganic Chemistry (Bioheterocycles 2019) from June 17 to 20, 2019.
The Bioheterocycles conference, initiated in 1980 by Prof. Henk van der Plas, is a biennial meeting in Europe, focusing on the synthesis and biological activities of heterocyclic compounds. The objective is to provide an informal meeting, facilitating fruitful interactions between young scientists, established academics, recognised international speakers and industrial experts on emerging trends and new developments related to heterocycles in chemistry, biology, medicine, agriculture.
26–28 June 2019 The 3rd International Symposium on Frontiers in Molecular Science—RNA Regulatory Networks (ISFMS 2019)
We are pleased to announce the “3rd International Symposium on Frontiers in Molecular Science—RNA Regulatory Networks (ISMFS 2019)”, which will be chaired by John Mattick (University of Oxford, UK) and Francisco J Enguita (Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal), and will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, 26–28 June 2019 (https://sciforum.net/conference/ISFMS2019).
This international conference, which is sponsored by the journal International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS) (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijms, IF 3.687), will bring together scientists from different areas to discuss the many dimensions of RNA regulation in development and disease, RNA structure-function relationships, the mechanisms by which plasticity is introduced, and the role of RNA in transgenerational communication.
30 June–3 July 2019 Beatson International Cancer Conference--Protein Dynamics in Cancer
3–5 July 2019 55th International Conference on Medicinal Chemistry
The congress will be devoted to “Interfacing Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery” and the main topics will be:
• Targeting Proteins for the Development of New Therapeutic Strategies
• Combating (Re)Emerging Pathogens
• Tackling New Challenges in Drug Delivery
• Exploring Biologically Relevant Molecular Space
• Artificial Intelligence in Drug Discovery: Reality or Hype?
• Case Studies: from Target Validation to Novel Drugs (all Therapeutic Areas included)
As for previous editions of RICT, the scientific committee will ensure the high quality and diversity of the scientific programme together with the accessibility of the meeting to PhD/post-doc and local
Master students. For the latter, an advantageous registration fee is proposed. Moreover, a special career session will be organised with industrial and academic participants.
During the meeting, you will have the opportunity to listen to the recipient of the 2019 Paul Ehrlich Award and to the recipient of the Pierre Fabre Award for Therapeutic Innovation.
In addition, a poster session will provide the opportunity for all participants to present their current results. “Best poster” prizes will be attributed at the end of the meeting.
9–14 July 2019 ICGEB DNA Tumour Virus Meeting – 50th Anniversary
This coming July 9th-14th ICGEB be hosting the DNA Tumour Virus Meeting in Trieste, Italy (meeting website:Link: https://www.icgeb.org/courses/the-arturo-falaschi-conference-series-2019-icgeb-dna-tumour-virus-meeting-50th-anniversary/)
This is the premier meeting for researchers working on HPV, polyoma and adenovirus, with a specific emphasis on the basic molecular biology of these viruses. Within this meeting there are sessions on viral entry mechanisms and capsid assembly, transformation and cancer, as well as novel approaches to therapy and prevention.
The meeting usually attracts around 300 participants from all over the world, and this year's meeting is the 50th anniversary edition so we are expecting a particularly high turnout. The meeting this year is being supported by the ICGEB (https://www.icgeb.org/). The organization that I represent. We are an international organization with over 60 member countries and one of our missions is to promote research and capacity building in our member states.
21–26 July 2019 The Helicase and Nucleic-Acid based Machine Conference
Steamboat Springs, CO, USA
This meeting brings together a diverse group of academic and industry researchers who are focused on the functions and roles of helicases and helicase-like motors. The meeting includes a strong contingent of structural and mechanistic biochemists who aim to elucidate molecular mechanisms of helicases. Diverse groups of researchers who study cellular processes and critical human diseases in which helicase proteins perform critical roles also attend.
The central themes of the meeting are: 1) Extend our understanding of the molecular structures, mechanisms, and functions of helicase proteins; 2) Explore how helicases and helicase-like motors are integrated into complex machines and pathways to perform key roles in fundamental cellular processes; 3) Develop our understanding of how deficiencies in the functions of helicase proteins cause or contribute to important human diseases.
1–5 September 2019 VIII EFMC International Symposium on Advances in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ASMC’19)
The European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC), the Hellenic Society of Medicinal Chemistry and ChemBridge Corporation are jointly organising the VIII EFMC International Symposium on Advances in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ASMC’19). This event is planned in the series which started in Moscow in 2004.
This symposium will bring together chemists from industry, academia and start-up companies from around the world and is focused on the most recent advances in new synthetic methodologies, total synthesis, fluorination approaches, bioisosteres and building blocks, chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, drug discovery and development leading to new or improved methods for the synthesis of pharmaceuticals.
5–6 September 2019 The 6th EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium
The EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium is an initiative of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC). After a successful first edition organised in Lisbon in September 2014, four further meetings have been organised in Antwerp (2015), Manchester (2016), Vienna (2017) and Ljubljana (2018). The 6th edition will be organised in connection with the EFMC International Symposium on Advances in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ASMC 2019), and will take place in Athens on September 5-6, 2019.
This short symposium has the aim of:
- creating a network of young European investigators in Medicinal Chemistry
- stimulating young European investigators in Medicinal Chemistry to share their scientific work with peers and inspiring leaders in the field
- creating competition and excellence in Medicinal Chemistry within Europe by selecting the European Champion in Medicinal Chemistry
9–13 September 2019 30th Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials
The conference will cover all aspects of biomaterial research and we are sure to provide a highly interesting programme– based on the abstracts, submitted by all of you and invited keynote-speakers. We will bring together researchers from both life sciences and engineering, clinicians and company representatives to provide an eff ective environment for stimulating exchange and discussions. The German Society for Biomaterials (DGBM) has decided to not organise a separate meeting this year and therefore both conferences will be combined, providing a comprehensive
insight in biomaterials research in Germany. Venue is the International Congress Centre which is located in the heart of the historic city centre and directly at the banks of the river Elbe, making it a perfect place to enjoy the city after the scientific programme.
9–13 September 2019 The 6th meeting of International Society for Zinc Biology (ISZB-2019)
We are delighted to announce that the 6th meeting of International Society for Zinc Biology (ISZB-2019) entitled "The New Sunrise of Zinc Biology”, in September 9th-13th at Kyoto, Japan. The official website for ISZB-2019 is now open where you can find the program outline, plenary lecture speakers, accommodation and location, etc.
The meeting will take place at the Kyoto Garden Palace Hotel, which is in the center of Kyoto city and has excellent conference facilities. We plan social program including welcome dinner, Kyoto tour, and a Gala dinner. We would encourage early booking of the accommodation because September is popular season for tourists to visit Kyoto, and the hotels get booked up so quickly.
We look forward to welcoming you to Kyoto in September 2019, and to a very successful and productive meeting.
22–27 September 2019 Chromatin Proteomics
Heraklion, Crete, Greece
This workshop will foster scientific exchange between scientists working on the chromatin proteome, the dynamic behaviour of proteins in the nucleus, and the integration and visualization of protein and DNA networks. Sessions will include mass spec analysis of histone modifications, functional and structural chromatin proteomics, chemical proteomics in chromatin research, phase separation in specifying chromatin domains, and computational approaches in analysing, visualising and integrating proteomic datasets with other ‘omics’ methods.
25–28 September 2019 2019 International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering (9th ICBB)
The 2019 International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering (9th ICBB) will be held in Poznan, Poland during September 25-28, 2019. ICBB2019 is co-organized by Asia-Pacific Association of Science, Engineering and Technology, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, and Chinese Journal of Biologicals, in collaboration with multiple academic affiliations.
It has been designed to provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of biotechnology and bioengineering. A focus will be given to major research advances including: 1. Microbiology, virology, cytology and immunology; 2. Biological macromolecules, proteins and nucleic acids; 3. Biomaterials, biopolymers and bioenergy; 4. Biomedicine, biopharmaceuticals, pharmacology and toxicology; 5. Agricultural & food science and industrial biotechnology; 6. Applications in bioengineering, biomedical engineering & technology and other related fields.
The conference will last for two days from September. 26 to 27. Abstract Submission deadline will be on July. 31, 2019.
Please also bring this notice to the attention of any of your colleagues and students who may be interested in this conference, thank you very much. Looking forward to seeing you at this significant event.
5–7 February 2020 Viruses 2020 - Novel Concepts in Virology
It is with great pleasure that we announce the conference Viruses 2020 - Novel Concepts in Virology to be held in Barcelona, Spain, 5-7 February 2020.
Because of their global impact on human, animal, and plant health and their utility as tractable model systems, viruses continue to play a central role in all aspects of biomedical research, ranging from molecular and cell biology, structural biology, and immunology to evolution, epidemiology, and bioinformatics. This conference will bring together leading virologists from around the world and across the broad field of virology to share results of their recent studies. Meeting participants will have the opportunity to present posters and short talks on their work and discuss their research in a stimulating and collegial environment.
The conference is sponsored by MDPI, the publisher of the open-access journal Viruses and follows the very successful meetings Viruses 2016 - At the Forefront of Virus-Host Interactions held in January 2016 in Basel, Switzerland and Viruses 2018 - Breakthroughs in Viral Replication, held in February 2018 in Barcelona.
We very much look forward to seeing you at this exciting meeting in Barcelona.
Dr. Eric O. Freed and Dr. Albert Bosch
Viruses 2020 Chairs
6–9 April 2019 13th World Immune Regulation Meeting
6–9 April 2019 Experimental Biology 2019 meeting
Orlando, FL, USA
Experimental Biology (EB) is the annual meeting of five societies bringing together more than 12,000 scientists and 25 guest societies in one interdisciplinary community. IJMS welcomes your attendance, at our booth #321, to talk to our editors about our journals and open access publishing. The Managing Editors of IJMS will be happy to answer your questions, and we have some submission discount vouchers and other great gifts for you too.
EB is the place to explore the latest cutting edge science in anatomy, biochemistry and molecular biology, investigative pathology, pharmacology, and physiology. EB welcomes everyone with interest in advancing the latest research impacting life sciences. Attendees represent scientists from academic institutions, government agencies, non-profit organizations and industry.
4–7 April 2019 13th World Congress on Controversies in Neurology (CONy)
We are proud to announce that the 13th World Congress on Controversies in Neurology (CONy) will take place in Madrid, Spain on April 4-7, 2019.
It is difficult to keep pace with the enormous growth in clinical and basic data in neurology. Conferences are informative, but there is often only limited time for thorough discussions. CONy provides a platform for international experts to discuss and compare experiences, thus closing the gap between the expansion of knowledge and its dissemination and use.
The core of the CONy Congress are the debates which enable participants to focus on unresolved issues with leading world experts. The Congress aims to provide the most recent data armoring the clinician with reliable, up-to-date scientific information, helping in everyday patient care.
14–15 February 2019 Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2) Annual Meeting
University of Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland
23–24 January 2019 Festival of Genomics 2019
Business Design Centre, London, UK
The Festival is the home of European genomics and precision medicine. Over the past 3 years, it’s been host to government announcements, national strategies, international collaborations, and the very best research and technology from healthcare, industry, and academia.
This year’s Festival agenda and speakers dig deep into research and business-critical priorities and challenges, offering tips, solutions and unmissable intelligence to help you move forward with your work. Major sessions are themed Clinical, Research, Pharma, Data, Technology, Investment/ROI and Other, with an additional Illumina stream.
29–30 November 2018 FiFish and Amphibian Embryos as Alternative Models in Toxicology and Teratology
Fish and amphibian embryo models are highly popular in the area of toxicology, both in research, industry and potential regulatory application. These models exhibit a number of advantages which make them superior and/or complementary to others. In compliance with international animal welfare regulations, the fish and amphibian embryo models provide an ethically acceptable small scale analysis system with the complexity of a complete organism. A suite of available advanced methodologies allows various types of experimental approaches ranging from phenotypic observations, functional assays to “omics” analysis. The ultimate goal of the symposium is to promote the development of the fish and frog embryo models as potential alternatives to animal testing.
Four exciting symposia were held between 2010 and 2016 with a strong focus on the zebrafish model. The symposium aims to bring together scientists using fish and frog embryo models, exchange knowledge, ideas and latest developments in the field of toxicology and teratology. Invited lectures will focus on specific topics. Breakout sessions will allow to identify major advantages, limitations, new fields and future research needs of the fish/amphibian embryo model and to establish collaborations.
Three breakout sessions are at present planned (session 1 will kindly be supported and organised by Joop de Knecht and Leo van der Ven, RIVM)
- Combining toxicokinetics, biotransformation and AOP development in zebrafish embryos for development of predictive assays
- Testing for neuroactivity/-toxicity
- Prediction of developmental toxicity/integrating testing strategies
There might be slight changes in the topics of the breakout sessions depending on the interest of the participants and their contributions.
12–15 November 2018 World ADC San Diego 2018
San Diego, USA
World ADC San Diego is the industry’s longest standing and most comprehensive antibody-drug conjugate conference.
Across multiple-streams of learning, World ADC will cover every element of ADC drug development from construct design to improving preclinical predictability and product manufacturability. This leading antibody-drug conjugate event will provide you with an unparalleled breadth and depth of content.
Don’t miss this opportunity to join your fellow scientists at the heart of the ADC community. Join 650+ of your peers, from 220 organizations for your most valuable ADC learning and networking opportunity of 2018.
8–9 November 2018 Synthetic Biology Congress 2018
Oxford Global is proud to present its Synthetic Biology Congress taking place on 8-9 November 2018 in London. As part of our Genomics and Synthetic Biology UK series, our congress will bring together Over 600 delegates representing internationally renowned research & academic institutions, clinical research institutions and pharmaceutical companies.
Our Synthetic Biology Congress will feature over 20 presentations and case studies demonstrating the latest synthetic biology tools and their therapeutic applications.
World renowned experts will give over 20 presentations across 2 interactive streams, including;
•Synthetic Biology – Tool Development
•Synthetic Biology – Applications
View the Agenda via https://bit.ly/2Mton5I
This event will be co-located with our highly established 10th Annual Next Generation Sequencing and Clinical Diagnostics Congress, 6th Annual Single Cell Analysis Congress and the 4th Annual Genome Editing Congress
5–7 November 2018 The 22nd Joint Meeting of the “Signal Transduction Society Signal Transduction—Receptors, Mediators and Genes”
The 22nd Joint Meeting of the “Signal Transduction Society Signal Transduction—Receptors, Mediators and Genes” was held in November. Congratulations to Karen Vousden, from the Francis Crick Institute, London, UK, who has been awarded an STS medal which was sponsored by IJMS.
29–30 October 2018 3rd Probiotics Congress: USA
Paradise Point Resort and Spa, San Diego, CA, USA
28–30 October 2018 International workshop NO-CANCER 2018
The workshop focuses on the biological mechanisms and pathways associated with cancer development and progression aiming at the design of innovative diagnostic tools and therapeutic strategies.
28–30 October 2018 International workshop NO-CANCER 2018
25–26 October 2018 Cell Series Congress 2018
Novotel London West Hotel, London, UK
The annual Cell Series features 4 outstanding programmes: our long-running 7th Cell Culture and Bioprocessing, 3rd Cell & Gene Therapy, 5th Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine and Biobanking Congresses.
The Cell Series unites over 400 attendees and provides a focused networking platform targeting Cell Culture & Cell Line Development and Bioprocessing; Cell & Gene Therapy highlighting CAR T Cell Development; Stem Cell & Regeneration Medicine Development as well as Biobanking.
Gain valuable insights into the most innovative cell culture bioprocessing and cell line development strategies, as well as the latest therapeutic developments & manufacturing technologies in the cell-based therapy, stem cell and regenerative medicine industry.
7th Annual Cell Culture & Bioprocessing Congress
•Cell Line Development
•PART 1: Early Cell Culture & Cell Line Engineering
•PART 2: 3D Cell Culture Models & Application
•Process Development: Upstream Bioprocessing and Analytics
•Cell Line Development: Late Stage Cell Line Development, Stability, Data & Assay Data Development
•Cell Culture and Downstream Bioprocessing
5th Annual Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Congress
•Regenerative Medicine – Therapeutic Discovery and Development
•Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Development - Case studies from Pharma Clinical Trials
•Stem Cell Bioprocessing and Manufacturing Strategies
4th Annual Cell & Gene Therapy Congress
•Commercializing CAR-T Cell Treatments
•Cell & Gene Therapy Development and Clinical Trials
•Cell and Gene Therapy based Bioprocessing and Manufacturing Strategies
•Biobanking Regulation, Biospecimen, Standards and Novel Methods in Sample Management
•Biobanking in Biomarkers, Clinical Trials and Precision Medicine
24–26 October 2018 2018 International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering
1–3 October 2018 The 6th annual Immunogenomics conference (IGC 2018)
Huntsville, AL, USA
30 September–4 October 2018 AMPK 2018-From Mechanisms to New Therapies
Niagara On-The-Lake, ON
The AMP-activated protein (AMPK) is an essential regulator of cellular energy balance that is switched on in response to stimuli that are associated with a multitude of health benefits such as exercise, caloric restriction and metformin therapy. Over the course of this four day meeting new data detailing the structure, function and physiological role of AMPK will be presented with respect to multiple disease areas including but not limited to aging, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity.
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23–27 September 2018 27th International tRNA Conference
Initiated in 1969 in Cambridge, this series of congresses is one of the most ancient and uninterrupted series of international conference in biology. The last meeting, held on Jeju island, Korea in 2016, was a real success. 38 years after hosting the 9th edition of this congress, Strasbourg is proud to host again the tRNA conference.
As emphasized at recent tRNA conferences, tRNA biology continuously reveals new surprising findings. tRNA biology is undoubtedly at a crossroad. Novel technologies allow to address new biological questions and to identify new functions. tRNA biology becomes essential to understand translation regulation, for synthetic biology, for systems biology or to understand the world of small RNAs. Now, more than ever, tRNA biology is also of major societal importance, as the number of diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer, myopathies, related to tRNA dysfunctions is regularly growing.
23–26 September 2018 ComBio 2018
20–21 September 2018 24th International Conference of FFC--12th International Symposium of ASFFBC
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
13–16 September 2018 The 37th World Congress of the International Society of Hematology
Vancouver, BC, Canada
It gives us great pleasure to invite you to the 37th World Congress of the International Society of Hematology, to be hosted by the Canadian Hematology Society in Vancouver, British Columbia on Canada’s magnificent west coast, from September 13 to 16, 2018.
We extend to all of you a most enthusiastic welcome to the pertinent scientific sessions of the 37th World Congress of the International Society of Hematology together with the Canadian Hematology Society, where the latest research will be presented. We encourage you to maximize on this important opportunity to network with colleagues from around the world and to enjoy the pre and post congress events. We invite you to experience our warm Canadian hospitality in the vibrant city of Vancouver!
9–13 September 2018 29th Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials
Maastricht, The Netherlands
The theme of this year’s conference is “Materials for Life,” which expresses the challenge the field of biomaterials is currently facing: to provide effective and affordable biomaterials-based methods to repair and regenerate damaged and diseased tissues and organs. This challenge can only be overcome by converging breakthrough developments from the fields of chemistry, physics, materials science, biology and engineering to address real clinical needs, while also considering the translational pathway from bench to bedside.
Annual ESB conferences are an ideal setting for this endeavor. For 5 days, scientists, clinicians and industrialists with different backgrounds and expertise convene to synergistically advance the field of biomaterials by presenting their latest research, attending stimulating workshops and symposia and having lively discussions during breaks and social events. We are confident that Maastricht will encourage these activities in the best possible manner and we are happy to announce that four top scientists in the field, Dr. Viola Vogel, Dr. David Grainger, Dr. Katarina Le Blanc and Dr. Matthew Dalby have agreed to give a plenary lecture at the conference.
8–12 September 2018 30th European Congress of Pathology (ECP 2018)
2–5 September 2018 5th European Congress of Immunology
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
28–31 August 2018 AHR 2018 Symposium
The AHR 2018 Symposium, which is being held for the first time in Paris, will bring together world-renowned scientists in integrated program to share/discuss the latest knowledge on the role of the aromatic hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) in a wide rage of fields. AHR, recognized as a transcription factor activated by many pollutants, responsible for the induction of xenobiotic metabolism enzymes, detects many anthropogenic ligands for some carcinogens or endocrine disrupters. More recently, other functions of this fascinating protein have been described (immune responses, hormonal signaling, cell cycle progression, oxidative stress, inflammation, differentiation, development, apoptosis) as well as new ligands (including endogenous ones) That some of the toxic effects described for environmental molecules could result from endogenous perturbation.
The International Journal of Molecular Sciences – IJMS (ISSN 1422-0067), is currently running a Special Issue entitled "Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor in Biology and Toxicology", edited by the organization committee member Prof. Dr. Charlotte Esser (IUF, Düsseldorf, Germany). We invite you to contribute a full research paper or review article for peer-review and possible publication in this Special Issue. In case you are interested to publish your work and/or the work presented at this meeting in the special issue, please refer to the following web page for further information: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijms/special_issues/AHR.
The deadline for submission is on 31 October 2018.
27–28 August 2018 8th Edition of International Conference on Chemistry Education and Research
Chemistry Education 2018 spreads an extensive range of critically important sessions from basic research to recent innovations. The theme: “Emerging Trends, Advancements and Applications in Chemistry Education” is designed for professionals at all levels and career phases of the Chemical industry, who want to improve their understanding of what will drive and shape the future of the market. It will bring together researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, informal science, and governmental and non-governmental agencies to address practical and theoretical issues related to the teaching and learning of chemistry relevant to a variety of educational contexts and levels. As is expected for the very highly regarded EuroSciCon Conferences, presented work is intended to be current and unpublished, representing the cutting-edge of research and practice in this field. The conference format includes invited plenary sessions, semi-structured poster sessions, and free time to interact and network with conferees. Several features of the conference create an atmosphere that is intended to invigorate professional connections and promote advancement of the field: daily forums with intense intellectual engagement, off-the-record discussion of unpublished work, free afternoons in an idyllic setting, common meals and dormitory accommodations, and a limit on participation.
26–30 August 2018 2018 European Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference (EuroBIC14)
Join us at the University of Birmingham, UK, for the 2018 European Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference (EuroBIC). The series of meetings has become a highly established international event, attracting scientists from all over the world. EuroBIC provides the major platform to present and discuss the latest developments in all fields at the interface between Inorganic Chemistry and the Life Sciences.
We are excited to be able to confirm the Plenary Lecturers, Professor Alison Butler (Santa Barbara), Professor Chris Chang (Berkeley) which is sponsored by IJMS, Professor Serena DeBeer (MPI), Professor Zijian Guo (Nanjing), Professor Amy Rosenzweig (Northwestern) and Professor Thomas Ward (Basel).
Abstract submission and registration is open. More details can be found on the website, www.birmingham.ac.uk/eurobic
1–5 August 2018 The 11th International Conference on Ribosome Synthesis
Ribosome synthesis is a complex process that requires the coordinated activities of many basic cellular functions. This complexity is reflected in the number of topics covered by this conference including RNA polymerase I transcription, rDNA chromatin structure, rRNA modification and maturation, ribosome assembly and mature structure formation, quality control, nuclear export, integration with cell division and metabolism, connection with diseases, and extra-ribosomal nucleolar functions.
With such exciting breadth, this Conference provides a unique platform for interaction of scientists from diverse fields to discuss recent developments.
8–12 July 2018 SMBE2018 50th Anniversary of the Neutral Theory of Molecular Evolution
7–11 July 2018 11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience
Date: 7-11 July 2018
Location: Berlin, Germany
2–3 July 2018 International Conference on Nutritional Science and Food Technology
Contact Email: [email protected]
1–5 July 2018 ACPD2018
Prague, Czech Republic
We would like to welcome You cordially in Prague at ACPD2018 (“Auxins and Cytokinins in Plant Development”, July 1–5, 2018).
Taking into account the intensive cross-talk among plant hormones, we decided to continue in the extended concept established at ACPD2014 by including the interactions of auxins and cytokinins with other plant hormones.
We hope you will enjoy ACPD2018, the tenth in the consecutive series of symposia on plant hormones organized by the Institute of Experimental Botany AS CR.
Your contributions to the scientific programme as well as your lively discussions will make the ACDP2018 interesting and exciting event.
27–29 June 2018 Biotech France 2018 International Conference and Exhibition
The Biotech France 2018 Conference & Exhibition will be held in Paris- France from 27 to 29 June 2018. The event will reflect the full diversity of current biotechnology science advances in research and practice that open opportunities for exploitation of knowledge, commercially or otherwise, together with news, discussion and comment on broader issues of general interest and concern.
The aim of this conference is to foster the exchange of knowledge, experiences and ideas among scientists, academics, students, industry representatives and other professionals interested in biotechnology; and works to develop synergies and relationships that further advance the field.
27–28 June 2018 World ADC Asia 2018
Focused on ADC drug development, World ADC Asia will enable you to propel your antibody-drug conjugate pipeline into clinical development. Join 80+ ADC experts from the world’s leading ADC companies to network with potential collaborators and cement existing partnerships.
Designed with AbGenomics, Roche and RemeGen and other leading ADC organisations this forum will enable you to explore novel linker technologies for enhanced in vivo stability, confidently meet regulatory quality specifications for biosimilar candidates and confidently outsource to your chosen CMO.
This is the only ADC focused conference that will bring together all the key players both from within Asia, the US and Europe.
25–29 June 2018 ICAR 2018 -- The International Conference on Arabidopsis Research
Welcome to ICAR 2018 in Turku!
It is a pleasure to invite you to participate in The International Conference on Arabidopsis Research (ICAR) which will be held on 25-29 June 2018 in Turku, Finland.
The International Conference on Arabidopsis Research is a yearly conference rotating between North America, Australasia and Europe. The ICAR2016 was held in South Korea and is followed by ICAR2017 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. The conference is centered on all aspects of modern plant biology using thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana) as a model system. The conference regularly brings together over 800 scientists from all corners of the world for five days to discuss all aspects of molecular plant science from research on plant growth and development to improving plant tolerance to adverse environmental conditions.
18–19 June 2018 World Congress on Pharmacology and Chemistry of Natural Compounds
18–21 June 2018 12th International Scientific Conference on Probiotics, Prebiotics, Gut Microbiota and Health - IPC2018
Corinthia Hotel Budapest, Hungary
14–17 June 2018 The 23rd Congress of EHA
13–15 June 2018 5th NovAliX Conference Biophysics in Drug Discovery
For its fifth edition, the NovAliX Conference "Biophysics in Drug Discovery" will be held for the first time in the US and will take place at the Hilton Back Bay in Boston, MA.
The fifth edition of the conference intends again to bring together biophysicists and medicinal chemists to improve the synergy between their disciplines in order to deliver better drugs on a shorter timeline. This year, the Scientific Programme will include the following sessions:
-Cryo-EM (Special Feature of the Conference)
And we are extremely honored that Professor Martin Karplus (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2013) has agreed to give the Keynote Lecture.
13–15 June 2018 Biennial Meeting of Rhine-Main Neuroscience Network
The Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, the Goethe University Frankfurt, and the Technische Universität Darmstadt have selected neuroscience as their research focus and have signed a contract of cooperation in the biomedical sciences to this end.
The contract will ensure an aligned strategic plan in developing neurosciences at both locations. Specifically, the contract guarantees harmonization of the hiring strategy, enables researchers and students alike to utilize facilities at both institutions, and provides the formal basis for common research activities such as CRCs or CRUs. Moreover, the University Mainz Campus and its Medical Center are a mere 37-minute drive from the University Hospital in Frankfurt and just a 42-minute drive from the Campus at Frankfurt Riedberg with its Max Planck Institutes (MPIs) and University Biocenter.
Topics of this year’s meeting will be:
- Mechanisms of pain persistence and relief
- Gene regulatory mechanisms in brain development and function
- The neuroscience of autism spectrum disorder
- Synaptic plasticity and learning in neuronal networks
- Neurophysiology of cognitive functions
10–14 June 2018 15th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells
Thirty years of Dendritic Cell Symposia created a unique and world-wide operating network of research groups dedicating their work to better understand the role of dendritic cells in health and disease and to harness their therapeutic potential. Initiated by the discovery of Ralph Steinman at Rockefeller University, New York, in the early 1970s, European scientists were attracted by this exciting field of research early on and continue to make major contributions.
Thus, it is our great pleasure to invite you to join us at the 15th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells in historic Aachen. This city is not only located in today’s tri-state-area between, Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany but also represents a true European place having been home to Celtics, Romans, Merovingians and Franconians alike in the past.
4–6 June 2018 7th International Dietary Fibre Conference 2018 (DF18)
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
DF18 continues the highly successful series of the 3-yearly DF Conferences starting from DF2000 (Dublin) till DF15 (Paris): integration of nutritional and consumer science with food technology, product development, analysis and legal aspects. DF18, organized by ICC, Wageningen University and Research (WUR) and TNO, is the occasion where scientists, regulators and industry representatives from all over the world can meet in a unique location where participants can develop new ideas while drawing inspiration from the dynamic city of Rotterdam – less than 30 train-minutes from Amsterdam Airport
DF18 covers all sources of dietary fibre and their diversity regarding impact on food structure, the human gut microbiome and health, including state-of-the art reviews by authoritative speakers and updates on new developments in major international projects. DF18 therefore offers a wide forum for all disciplines and industrial sectors involved in the research, exploitation and utilization of dietary fibre. A rich table top exhibition of products, and scientific tools contributes to giving the participants a comprehensive overview of the state of the art in the field of dietary fibre.
We look forward to welcoming you to Rotterdam!
3–8 June 2018 Cell Signaling in Cancer: from Mechanisms to Therapy
Steamboat Springs, CO, USA
3–7 June 2018 83rd Harden Conference: Autophagy-from Molecules to Disease II
Chesford Grange, Warwickshire, UK
Recent years have seen an impressive diversification in autophagy techniques and model systems, as well as seeing autophagy knowledge put to many novel practical applications, including disease intervention for which novel autophagy modulators are in the pipeline. This meeting brings together experts in the autophagy field from across the world to present cutting edge research on the molecular control of autophagy and the roles of autophagy in immunity, physiology and disease.
28 May–1 June 2018 IUBMB Focused Meeting on GATA Transcription Factors 2018
22–24 May 2018 Sixth International Molecular Diagnostics Europe
21–24 May 2018 Copper Bioinorganic Chemistry Symposium (CuBICS 2018)
We are happy to announce that the Copper Bioinorganic Chemistry Symposium (CuBICS 2018) will be held from 21 to 24 May 2018 in Marseille (France).
On behalf of the organizing committee, we cordially invite you to participate to the Copper Bioinorganic Chemistry Symposium (CuBICS 2018).
Under the subject of “Copper Bioinorganic Chemistry”, this conference will cover newly attained research achievements in the field for the past few years.
- Copper in Biology
- Copper bio mimetic/inspired models
- Spectroscopy and Mechanisms
- Artificial enzymes
- Small molecule activation
We have already received an overwhelming response from a large number of experts from over the world who have agreed to join the symposium. You will find here the list of confirmed speakers.
We look forward to meeting you at the wonderful city of Marseille.
On behalf of the organising committee,
Dr. A. Jalila Simaan
Aix-Marseille Université/CNRS, France
10–11 May 2018 2nd Annual Genome Editing USA Congress, 2nd Annual Advances in Transgenic Technology USA Congress, Synthetic Biology USA Congress
Over 300 delegates representing the leading research & academic institutions and clinical research institutions in the USA, as well as leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies from around the globe
Genome Editing USA 2018 Congress
Over 20 presentations dedicated to genome editing technologies and the applications of genome editing in a range of therapeutic areas, including CNS disease, oncology and genetic disorders. We will also be addressing the key updates in drug discovery and development, including bioinformatics and target identification.
3 interactive streams:
- Genome Editing Techniques
- Therapeutic Applications of Genome Editing
- Drug Discovery & Development Applications
Advances in Transgenic Technology USA 2018 Congress
Over 20 presentations focused on key issues in transgenic technologies including in-vivo CRISPR genome editing, translational applications using various animal models and transgenic models of oncology, cardiovascular disease, and metabolic disorders.
2 interactive streams:
- Technical Advances in Transgenic Genome Editing
- Transgenic Models of Disease and Therapeutic Applications
Synthetic Biology USA 2018 Congress
Over 20 presentations dedicated to advances in Synthetic Biology explaining recent tool developments as well as their therapeutic and diagnostic applications.
Featuring sessions focusing on:
- CRISPR-based Synthetic Biology tools
- Genetic Circuits and Regulation
- Developments in DNA Assembly
- Viral Vector Engineering for Gene Therapy
- In Vivo Biosensors
24–25 April 2018 FFC's 23rd International Conference and Expo on Functional Foods-11th Int. Symposium of ASFFBC
San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA, USA
21–25 April 2018 Experimental Biology 2018
San Diego, CA, USA
Experimental Biology is the annual meeting of five societies comprised of more than 14,000 scientists and 25 guest societies.
Primary focus areas include anatomy, biochemistry and molecular biology, investigative pathology, nutrition, pharmacology, and physiology. EB 2018 is open to everyone with interest in the latest research impacting life sciences. Attendees represent scientists from academic institutions, government agencies, non-profit organizations and industry.
This multidisciplinary, scientific meeting features plenary and award lectures, workshops, oral and posters presentations, on-site career services and exhibits spotlighting equipment, supplies and publications required for research labs and experimental study.
Our booth number is #1034 and we are looking forward to welcome you at Experimental Biology 2018 in San Diego!
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20–24 April 2018 12th World Congress of the World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology (WFNMB)
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
The 12th Congress of the WFNMB is a premier quadrennial international congress that aim to promote further Global Translation of Molecular Medicine, incorporating the translation of basic laboratory research to clinical practice, establishment of clinical and technical standards, and the translation of molecular medical technology to developing countries for the benefit of patients worldwide.
The cutting edge, multidisciplinary scientific program will cover themes dedicated to nuclear medicine specialists, radiologists, medical imaging specialists (including technologists, radiographers, and radiation therapists), medical imaging trainees, physicists, scientists, nurses, and the broader medical and scientific community.
Host: The World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology (WFNMB) & The Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine (ANZSNM)
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19–20 April 2018 7th World Congress on Immunology
Pulsus Group invites all the participants from all over the world to attend "7th World Congress on Immunology" on April 19-20, 2017 at Amsterdam, Netherlands. Conference includes prompt keynote presentations, Workshops, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions.
Immunology conferences will gather people from academia, business and societies interested in immunology to share the latest trends and important issues relevant to immunology & related fields. Immunology world 2018 will provide the platform to meet global leaders in Immunology and relevant fields to hear their research at this exclusive scientific program. The Immunology Conference hosting presentations from editorial board members of prominent refereed journals, renowned and active investigators and decision makers in the field of Immunology. Immunology World 2018 Organizing Committee also invites Young investigators at every career stage to submit abstracts reporting their latest scientific findings in oral and poster sessions.For details please visit
16–17 April 2018 Stem Cell 2018 Conference
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The theme of the conference is "Frontiers in Stem Cells & turning ideas in to reality" which will provide an international platform for discussion of present and future challenges in various kind of genetical and immunological diseases and disorder, Stemcell education and expertise meeting.
10–13 April 2018 Microbiology Society Annual Conference
The Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2018 will take place over four days between Tuesday 10 April and Friday 13 April and will be held at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Birmingham, UK.
The Society’s Annual Conference attracts over 1,400 attendees for the UK’s largest annual gathering of microbiologists and you can see what took place at the 2017 conference on YouTube.
26–28 March 2018 World ADC Berlin 2018
The approval of Besponsa and re-approval of Mylotarg has fuelled the belief that ADCs are at the forefront of research in the war to fight cancer. With a further 72 ADCs in clinical development this means ADCs are putting cancer treatment on the cusp of a major breakthrough.
These huge strides forward and more will be covered at World ADC Berlin.
Now in it’s 8th year, World ADC Berlin is Europe’s longest standing and most comprehensive antibody-drug conjugate conference. Attend this meeting to develop more clinically efficacious and safe ADCs. Use promotional code IJMS to receive a 10% discount off the current price – register online at http://worldadc-europe.com/attend/register/.
22–25 March 2018 The 12th World Congress on Controversies in Neurology (CONy 2018)
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
We are proud to announce that the 12th World Congress on Controversies in Neurology (CONy) will take place in Warsaw, Poland on March 22-25, 2018.
In recent years the field of neurology has witnessed enormous growth in clinical and basic data. Conferences are more informative but there is often only limited time for thorough discussions. Consequently a gap appears between the expansion of knowledge and its dissemination and use. CONy provides a platform for international experts to discuss and compare experiences.
The core of the CONy Congress are the debates which enable participants to discuss unresolved issues with leading world experts. The Congress aims at providing the most recent data armoring the clinician with reliable, up-to-date scientific information, helping in everyday patient care.
We cordially invite you to join us in the beautiful city of Warsaw!
Amos Korczyn, Israel
Jaroslaw Slawek, Poland
CONy 2018 Co-Chairpersons
22–24 March 2018 69th Mosbacher Kolloquium - German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM) Annual Meeting
The traditional spring meetings of the German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM) are held annually in the picturesque town of Mosbach to promote the exchange of scientific ideas and to foster the education of young scientists. The scientific theme of the 69th meeting is "Synthetic Biology – from Understanding to Application". At the meeting, leading experts will give an overview of this emerging field, including both bottom-up design of artificial (minimal) cell-like systems and top-down rational modification and rewiring of existing cellular networks. The meeting will further cover multiple biotechnological and biomedical applications of synthetic biology.
We look forward to seeing you in Mosbach.
Victor Sourjik, Anke Becker, Matias Zurbriggen, Wilfried Weber
15–18 March 2018 The AAT-AD/PDTM Focus Meeting 2018
We invite you to AAT-AD/PDTM Focus Meeting 2018, a new joint meeting between the International Geneva/Springfield Symposium on Advances in Alzheimer Therapy and AD/PDTM.
The Conference will present all the latest breakthroughs in treatment, translational R&D, early diagnosis, drug development and clinical trials in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other related neurological disorders.
A central theme will be to further advance innovative strategies in therapy and prevention, clinical trials and diagnostic markers discussed in the sessions and corridors at AD/PDTM 2017, in order to focus on driving successful collaborations among academia and industry, leading to the development of innovative drugs and ultimately providing for a better future for patients and families affected by neurodegenerative diseases.
Join us 15-18 March 2018 in the historical city of Torino (Turin), the first capital of Italy and the site of the 2006 Winter Olympics at the Southern edge of the Alps.
Ezio Giacobini, Switzerland
Abraham Fisher, Israel
Gabriel Gold, Switzerland
Roger M. Nitsch, Switzerland
Manfred Windisch, Austria
15–17 March 2018 10th Edition of International Conference on Structural Biology 2018
The Structural biology conference focuses on the topics Analytical Techniques, Computational Chemistry,
Computational Methods and Biology, Molecular Modelling, Simulation & Molecular Graphics, Molecular Engineering, Molecular Design Software, 3D Protein Structure Predictions, Structural Bio-informatics, Drug Designing, Biomarkers & Proteomics, Databases, Chemical Biology, Biophysics, Genome Informatics and Cancer Immunotherapy.
Theme: Clustered Science Technologies for emerging & advancements in Structural Biology
By bringing together interdisciplinary researchers working in a variety of applicational areas,
this Euro Structural Biology would lay a platform for all the Academicians, Scientists, Young Researchers,
Industrial Members to interact and intend their advanced scientific researches with global eminent scientists
and accelerate progress in this area.This conference would be a great opportunity for the global scientists with great mark of vision in the field of scientific advancing technologies.
28 February–2 March 2018 The COINS 2018
Vilnius University, Lithuania
The COINS 2018 is the 13th international conference of life sciences, organised by the Vilnius University Students Representation. The event gathers not only students and scholars, but also various people working in the life science field. This conference invites everyone to discuss, learn and share their scientific experience, find new partners, meet key experts and enjoy an exciting programme.
27 February–2 March 2018 ICON Europe 2018
BEYOND THE DIFFRACTION LIMIT
Super-resolution imaging methods now can provide spatial resolution that is well below the diffraction limit approaching virtually molecular resolution. They can be applied to biological samples and provide new and exciting views on the structural organization of cells and the dynamics of biomolecular assemblies on wide timescales. These revolutionary developments come with novel requirements for fluorescent probes, labeling techniques, and data interpretation strategies. Researchers from across the scientific spectrum are involved in designing improved tools and solving previously intractable problems using super-resolution techniques.
After a successful inaugural conference in Basel, Switzerland, in 2016, we again invite you to attend the ‘2nd International Conference On Nanoscopy 2018’, which will uniquely focus exclusively on this topic. Held in Bielefeld, Germany from 27 Feb-02 March 2018, it will bring together an international group of experts to discuss the latest advances and future directions in the field.
Speakers include W.E. Moerner (2014 Nobel laureate), Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, and Alberto Diaspro with Hari Shroff (USA), Stefan Jakobs (Germany), Maxime Dahan (France), Sara Abrahamsson (USA), Jörg Enderlein (Germany), Melike Lakadamyali (Spain), Peter Dedecker (Belgium), Ulrike Endesfelder (Germany), Theo Lasser (Switzerland), Achillefs Kapanidis (UK), Mike Heilemann (Germany), Mark Schüttpelz (Germany), Christian Eggeling (UK), Deblina Sarkar (USA), and others.
Olympus Re-conference Workshop (27th Feb 2018: 13:00-14:00)
AND 17 speaking opportunities for participants (Apply before December 1st 2017)
1. Total of 35 speakers including 1 Nobel laureate
2. 17 speaking opportunities for participants (Participants who would like to be selected for a short talk should submit and abstract before December 1st 2017)
3. 1 Workshop and 3 Company presentations
4. Early Bird Registration is now open
5. Abstract deadline January 15th 2018
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22–23 February 2018 Joint Meeting of the Belgian and British Biophysical Societies
Session on Protein Folding, Misfolding, Assembly and Design, with the following speakers:
Sheena Radford (Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology, University of Leeds)
Arnout Voet (Laboratory of biomolecular modelling and design, KUniversity Leuven)
Sergi Garcia Manyes (Dept. Phys. & Randall Ctr Cell Mol. Biophys., King’s College London)
Kenneth Verstraete (VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research, University of Gent)
Justin Benesch (Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford)
Mireille Dumoulin (Centre for Protein Engineering, University of Liège)
Paula Booth (Department of Chemistry, King's College London)
Jan Steyaert (VIB-VUB Center for Structural Biology, VUniversity Brussels)
Tuomas Knowles (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge)
Session on Proteins and Membranes, with the following speakers:
Jean-Marie Ruysschaert (Struct. Funct. Biol. Membranes, Univ. Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels)
Frank Sobott ((Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology, University of Leeds)
Anthony Watts (Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford)
Johan Hofkens (Department of Chemistry, KUiniversity Leuven)
Corinne Smith (School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick)
Rouslan Efremov (VIB-VUB Center for Structural Biology VUniversity Brussels)
David Alsteens (NanoBioPhysics of cells, UniversityC Louvain)
Special session on “How to apply for an ERC grant”, by Ino Agrafioti (coordinator of the ERC panel LS1 Mol. Biol., Biochem., Struct. Biol. Mol. Biophys.)
Invitation to seven young researchers for an oral presentation
All information and registration form can be found at www.biophysics.be
21–23 February 2018 Chemistry Conference for Young Scientists 2018
ChemCYS' 14th edition will take place from 21 to 23 February 2018 in Blankenberge (Belgium). Abstract submission deadline is 31 October 2017. This conference gives young attendees the opportunity to present early results of their research. Topics are focused on the typical research domains in chemistry. The best oral and poster presentation of each session will be awarded.
Plenary keynote lectures by world-renowned scientists are scheduled as well. 2016 Nobel prize laureate Prof. Dr Ben Feringa (University of Groningen) will give a lecture on molecular machines. Prof. Dr Sir Martyn Poliakoff (University of Nottingham) will engage you his talk focusing on green chemistry with respect to the environment and 2009 Nobel prize laureate Ada Yonath (Weizmann Institute of Science) will give a lecture on the discovery of the structure of ribosomes.
17–21 February 2018 BPS 2018, 62nd Biophysical Society Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA, USA
As science becomes increasingly interdisciplinary, the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting continues its long-held reputation for bringing together leading scientists from the all over the world who work at the interface of the life, physical, and computational sciences.
The dynamic five-day Meeting provides attendees with opportunities to share their latest unpublished findings and learn the newest emerging techniques and applications.
Despite its nearly 6,500 attendees, the Meeting is noted for maintaining its “small meeting” feel beginning with the Saturday subgroup symposia, which allow attendees to meet within their scientific communities. It is also known for its vitality, demonstrated by the over 900 highly interactive daily poster presentations, the more than 500 speakers selected from submitted abstracts, the many career development programs for those working in academia, industry, and agencies throughout the world, and its advocacy and education programs.
12–13 February 2018 LS² Annual Meeting 2018
It is our pleasure to invite you to the LS² Annual Meeting 2018 with the topic "Metabolism & Signaling in the Life Sciences", held on the 12th and 13th of February, 2018 at the Amphimax/Amphipôle Campus of the University of Lausanne. The LS² Annual Meeting brings together scientists from all nations and backgrounds to explore the large spectrum united under the umbrella of Life Sciences.
The organizing committee: Christian Münz (Chairman of the Meeting, UZH), Jean Gruenberg (LS² President, UNIGE), Urs Greber (LS² Vice-President, UZH), Thierry Soldati (LS² Past President, UNIGE) and Carolin von Schoultz and Jacqueline Oberholzer (LS² Management Team)
& the scientific committee: Stefan Kunz (CHUV), Gilbert Greub (CHUV), Petr Broz (UNIBAS), Bruno Lemaitre (EPFL), Giuseppe Pantaleo (CHUV), Matthias Peter (ETHZ), Pedro Romero (UNIL), Daniel Speiser (UNIL), Fabienne Taccini Cottier (UNIL), Mario Tschan (UNIBE), Justine Collier (UNIL)
We are looking forward to welcome you at the LS2 Annual Meeting 2018 in Lausanne!
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30–31 January 2018 Festival of Genomics London 2018
West Entrance, Hall S1, the ExCeL Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London, E16 1XL
After the success of our London Festival in 2017, we are now raring to go once more. We will return to our hometown for the third Festival of Genomics London on the 30th & 31st January 2018.
And we've got some good news... registration is now open for you to secure your FREE Festival Pass. Register online at http://www.festivalofgenomicslondon.com/mdpi using promotion code SM3.
The Festival is for anyone generating, using, or studying genomic information. We have designed the show to offer insights and value for the full breadth of the genomics community – from academia, biopharma, healthcare organisations, investment firms, patient organisations and solution providers.
Our numerous stages will be packed with presentations and panels from some of the industry’s most influential figures and prestigious organisations.
In 2018 we will hone in on discussion topics such as: Cancer genomics, cardiovascular health, clinical genomics, CRISPR, drug development, enabling data, genetic counselling, immuno-oncology, implementation of genomics in the clinic, infectious diseases, patient engagement and much more.
If you’re using genomics to drive forward R&D, drug development or the diagnosis and treatment of disease then the Festival is the place to get inspired and informed.
Join us on our mission to deliver the benefits of genomics faster!
Use promotion code SM3 to register for free at http://www.festivalofgenomicslondon.com/mdpi
Event Enquiries: [email protected]
22–25 January 2018 III International Symposium on Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials and Applications
On behalf of the organizing committee, we are delighted to welcome you to Caparica (Lisbon, Portugal), for the 3rd International Symposium on Nanoparticles-Nanomaterials and Applications (3rd ISN2A-2018).
The Symposium will take place in Costa de Caparica (http://vimeo.com/4939136) the 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th of January 2018.
We cordially encourage you to attend and contribute to one of the major events in 2018 on the – Nano field.
We are confident that you will appreciate the breadth and quality of the scientific program and the city of Caparica, and look forward to seeing you in 2018 in Portugal.
- Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials in Environmental Sciences
- Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials in Medicine
- Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials in Biology
- Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials in Chemistry
- Toxicology of Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials
- Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials in Innovation
- Computational Studies in Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials
- Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials for Energy Storage
10–12 January 2018 2018 International Symposium on Chemical Biology
Campus Biotech, Geneva, Switzerland
The NCCR Chemical Biology is organising the 2018 International Symposium on Chemical Biology to be held from January 10 to 12, 2018 at Campus Biotech in Geneva. This international meeting of high scientific calibre will bring together leading scientists to feature the latest advances within the broad field of Chemical Biology and foster an open and dynamic dialogue!
They wish to expose delegates to new areas of research and allow for the cross pollination of ideas. New international collaborations and increased international visibility will hopefully be the outcome of this unique learning experience that comprises extensive poster sessions, ample time for discussion after each talk and opportunities for targeted networking.
Three hundred participants from Swiss universities, various research institutes in Switzerland and neighbouring countries are expected to attend.
11–12 December 2017 Immunotherapies for Infectious Diseases Congress 2017 (I4ID2017)
The 1st Immunotherapies for Infectious Diseases Congress 2017 (I4ID2017), organized by MabDesign and BIOASTER will bring together pharmaceutical industries, research labs, clinicians, service providers, technology developers and policy makers to exchange about the development of immunotherapy solutions for prevention and treatment of infectious diseases.
The Scientific Committee has set-up an exciting program for the I4ID 2017 Congress, focusing on antibodies as immunotherapies for infectious diseases that includes keynote lectures, pitch talks of new creative projects, and industrial talks from big pharmaceutical companies. The I4ID 2017 Congress program also contains several opportunities for networking and dedicated time for business partnering.
The topics covered during this meeting are:
- Immunotherapy against viral infections,
- Immunotherapy as alternative treatment to antibiotics
- Immunotherapy against emergent or re-emergent and bioterrorism agents
- Next-Generation Immunotherapy against Infectious Diseases
- Cross-talk: Accelerate the development & bioproduction for affordable immunotherapies solutions
6–9 December 2017 Consortium of Biological Sciences 2017 (ConBio2017)
Kobe Port Island, Japan
4–5 December 2017 4th Synthetic Biology & Gene Editing Congress
Designed for those working in genome engineering, gene editing and protein design, the synthetic biology and gene editing strand will examine topics including:
- Genome engineering and synthesis
- Applications in healthcare
- Tools, technologies and platforms to build synthetic life
- Innovation, investment, strategies and start ups
In addition, your pass allows you to attend sessions in NGS, qPCR, and microfluidics as part of the 4Bio Summit.
To view the full list of topics and speakers, visit:
4–5 December 2017 NGS Tech & Applications Congress
With a focus on applications in healthcare, this conference is designed to help you discover how leaders in the field are using sequencing technology, the challenges they face and the solutions to overcome them.
Join us in examining the latest next-generation sequencing technologies, analysis methods and applications across topics at the frontier of genomics, including nanopore sequencing, personalised medicine and genetic screening.
To view the full list of topics and speakers, visit:
13–17 November 2017 PEGS Europe
- 800+ attendees
- 200 technical presentations
- 140+ scientific posters
- Dedicated networking opportunities
- Exclusive exhibit & poster viewing hours
- Interactive roundtable, breakout & panel discussions
13–14 November 2017 Toxicology Meeting 2017
Meetings International proudly announces the Global Experts Meeting on Toxicology Conference scheduled during November 13-14, 2017 at Singapore, with a theme of “Communing Toxicology Investigations for Human Health".
Toxicology meeting 2017 will impact an attractive moment to meet people in the research field and therefore it takes a delight in opening a gate to meet the ability in the field, young researchers and potential speakers.
The global Toxicology testing market is expected to USD 27.36 Billion by 2021 from USD 14.15 Billion in 2016, at a CAGR of 14.1% between 2016 and 2021. Toxicity testing of new compounds is essential in drug development, as identifying the potential toxicity at an early stage in drug discovery can save both time and developmental costs, and also reduce the likelihood of late-stage failure. Market is valued at USD 12.54 Billion in 2016. This market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.7% during the forecast period to reach USD 21.87 Billion by 2021.
Meetings International provides a Global Platform for Toxicology Professionals, Biotech, Medical and Healthcare Professionals to Exchange Ideas, Knowledge and Networking at its 100+ International Conferences.
2–3 November 2017 The 2nd Probiotics Congress: USA
San Diego, USA
This two-day, interactive meeting, will provide the opportunity to
examine the latest research into probiotics with a focus on product
development. Across two separate tracks, key topics such as
identification, regulation, encapsulation and case studies in human
health will be covered.
In addition, there will be a vibrant exhibition room and senior-level
roundtable discussions, providing numerous opportunities to network and
2–3 November 2017 5th Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum: USA
San Diego, USA
examine the latest research into microbial communities with a focus on
translation to therapeutics. Across two separate tracks, key topics such
as commercialization, venture capital, and R&D, both inside and outside
the gut, will be covered.
In addition, there will be an exhibition room, expert-led roundtable
debates and interactive panel discussions, providing numerous
opportunities to network and form partnerships.
To see the full list of topics and speakers, visit:
11–13 October 2017 Nanosafety 2017
Nanotechnologies are considered as key enabling technologies. Their applications are based on effects arising from the promising properties and structure of the building blocks of nanomaterials. Sustainable development and implementation of these technologies demand:
-Safe production and usage of nanomaterials
-Detailed understanding of interactions between nanoobjects and living organisms
-Knowledge transfer of scientific results to support socially relevant aspects
-Safe by design
-Nanomaterials: effects and mechanisms
-Safe biomedical applications
-Quantification and detection of nanoobjects
-Regulatory issues and long term studies
-Environmental exposure pathways
The call for oral and poster abstracts is open.
3–4 October 2017 Festival of Genomics
Our Flagship event returns to Boston on the 3rd – 4th October, The Festival provides a unique opportunity to meet with the whole of the genomics community, in an environment carefully constructed to facilitated networking, learning and business growth.
Across the two days, four core themes will be addressed by high profile speakers from respected organizations. Listen, discuss and get in on the debates about Personalizing Medicine, Precision Therapeutics, Enabling Data and Research & Development.
We know knowledge is power and different experiences can help you learn and retain information. Therefore we have 5 stages oozing with sessions of all different shapes, sizes and formats. Check out all of them to get the full 360 experience of the Festival.
Some of our exciting features for 2017 include: Live Lounge, Talkaoke, Game of Genomes panel, Buyer's Concierge service and much more…
The Festival Pass is $59 and gives you access to all content, all features and all exhibitors across the two days. Register online at
2–4 October 2017 Immunogenomics Conference 2017
Huntsville, AL, USA
26–28 September 2017 6th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering-2
Themes & Topics: 1.New Approaches and Concepts in Biotechnology; 2.Cell & Immunology; 3.Genomics & Molecular Biology; 4.Enzyme & Protein Engineering; 5.Biomedicine, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology & Toxicology; 6.Bioinformatics & Systems Biology; 7.Biomedical engineering, Biomedical techniques & technologies and other related aspects.
20–22 September 2017 The 8th World ADC San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA
Now in it’s 8th year, World ADC San Diego is the industry’s definitive ADC conference. It’s mission – to be the environment in which scientists can communicate problems and solutions; share novel data and forge networks to develop more clinically impactful ADCs.
Over 3 full days, this multi-tracked conference will address every element of ADC research from early discovery to marketization making it the most comprehensive antibody drug conjugate forum you’ll attend this year.
Join your peers and 81 industry expert speakers at this year’s conference.
20–23 September 2017 FENS Regional Meeting 2017
The Regional FENS Meeting in Pécs will focus on the most recent discoveries in neuroscience from molecules to behavior, highlighting discoveries of translational potential. In addition to the wide range of scientific insights a special emphasis will be placed on cutting edge technologies. The conference will be held for four days and will include six plenary speaker sessions, eighteen symposia and three poster sessions.
The scientific program of the conference has been chosen by the Program Committee. Besides the scientific program the Organizing Committees are putting together an exciting and diverse schedule regarding the satellite - special and social events.
18 symposia have been selected from 28 proposals covering all areas of neuroscience with a special emphasis on the following topics:
4–6 September 2017 2017 1st Symposium on Nucleic Acid Modifications
3–6 September 2017 7th Cambridge Symposium on Nucleic Acids Chemistry and Biology
Queens' College, Cambridge, UK
An international, residential meeting to be held at historic Queens' College in the heart of Cambridge with on-site accommodation and excellent auditorium, poster and exhibition areas. This is the 7th in a popular conference series going back to 1981 that brings together nucleic acids scientists across a broad area but with particular emphasis on chemistry and biochemistry.
Nucleic acids as therapeutics (including antisense, RNAi, aptamers, immune recognition, cell delivery)
RNA and DNA structures and their protein complexes (duplexes, quadruplexes, RNA and DNA enzymes, riboswitches, protein complexes + assemblies)
Nucleic acids chemistry applied to cells and cell mechanisms (genomes, evolution, repair, cell manipulation)
Nucleic acids as tools, structural assemblies and devices (nanostructures, cages, arrays, supra-molecular chemistry)
The call for oral and poster abstracts is open.
Confirmed Principal Speakers
G-quadruplexes and DNA dynamics
Sir Shankar Balasubramanian, University of Cambridge, UK
Michael J Gait Lecture: New nucleic acid chemistry for new applications in biology and nanotechnology
Marvin Caruthers, University of Colorado, USA
Transcription of the genome: mechanism and regulation
Patrick Cramer, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
DNA hydroxymethylation in gene expression regulation and disease diagnosis
Chuan He, University of Chicago, USA
RNA-programmable DNA nucleases: structures and mechanisms
Martin Jinek, University of Zurich, Switzerland
DNA as a enzyme
Scott Silverman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Advances in nonenzymatic RNA replication
Jack Szostak, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
David Corey, The University of Texas Southwestern, USA
Martin Egli, Vanderbilt University, USA
Greg Hannon, Cancer Research UK, UK
Philip Holliger, Medical Research Council - Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
Yamuna Krishnan, University of Chicago, USA
Hanadi Sleiman, McGill University, Canada
28–29 August 2017 7th American Drug Delivery & Formulation Summit
The Westin Copley Place Boston Hotel in Boston, MA, USA
Innovative solutions to the greatest challenges in pharmaceutical development
The growth of biopharma and patient compliance issues have encouraged us to adopt a drug delivery mind set from discovery through to production.
Every year we see innovation and breakthroughs at every level of drug development.
The DDF Summit brings the most innovative and exciting studies to you.
Covering both small molecules and biologics, you’ll find new technologies, concepts and case studies in areas such as…
• Formulation design for poorly soluble compounds
• The potential of nanotechnology for better deliverability
• The latest controlled released technologies
• Improving patient compliance by harnessing data and the latest smart device technology
• Optimising formulations for continuous manufacturing
• Overcoming the blood brain barrier and challenges in oral delivery of biologics
• Reformulation and biosimilars
7–9 August 2017 Momentera Cancer Therapy 2017
It is a great pleasure for me to personally welcome each of you to the Global Conference on Cancer therapy 2017 during Aug 7th - 9th. A global conference on cancer therapy is timely and well to the point, since remarkable progress has been made in specific areas of cancer therapy, in particular, in immunotherapy, also in combination with other modes or treatment. I see that a number of experts in the cancer field are participating in this conference. Thus, I am sure that it will be stimulating and rewarding, in particular for young clinicians and scientists.
The "Key Principles of Cancer Therapy" will permit the opportunity to attend a number o interactive sessions, to discuss upcoming challenges and to provide a platform of ideas. I trust that novel opportunities will arise and, in general it will broaden the knowledge of the participants.
I trust, in addition that the surroundings of the conference location will also contribute to the success of this meeting.
Professor Dr. Harald Zur Hausen
Chairman of German Cancer Research Center
2–5 July 2017 Beatson International Cancer Conference: FEEDING THE BEAST - The Metabolic Landscape of the Tumour and its Host
Aims of the conference
Ground-breaking work from laboratories around the world has established that the metabolism of cancer cells is central to the control of tumour growth. Indeed, malignant cells and their normal counterparts engage different metabolic pathways, offering potential therapeutic opportunities for cancer treatment. Moreover, a complex network of metabolic interactions between cancer and non-malignant cells contributes to an aberrant metabolic landscape that may prevail in cancer patients. This meeting will provide a topical view of the metabolic vulnerabilities of cancer cells and how the interplay between tumour, stroma and systemic metabolism contributes to cancer progression and highlights opportunities for cancer treatment and prevention.
Once again, the conference will be held at Glasgow University, as the venue proved to be so successful in 2016. There are several events arranged to give you a taste of the culture and warmth of the West of Scotland and the scientific content of the conference is guaranteed to stimulate.
If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact the conference administrator, [email protected]
2–6 July 2017 19th European Carbohydrate Symposium EUROCARB
To the Glycoscience Community,
It is a pleasure to invite and welcome you to 19th EUROCARB to be held in Barcelona on July 2nd-6th, 2017, hosted by the Institut Químic de Sarrià, University Ramon Llull, under the auspices of the European Carbohydrate Organization.
The first EUROCARB symposium was organized in Austria in 1981. As a biannual meeting, it has evolved from a carbohydrate chemistry forum to a glycoscience meeting which also includes glycobiology and biological chemistry. Nowadays, EUROCARB is positioned as a leading symposium at the forefront of Glycosciences in Europe.
The EUROCARB 2017 program will try to consolidate the interplay between chemistry and biology, to be attractive to both communities, and reinforce the needed interaction between glycochemistry, glycobiology, and applied glycosciences. The conference will be organized in four main topics that cover all aspects of Glycosciences, aimed at showing the latest developments in the field, provide a forum for discussions and networking and highlight the challenges and future trends in carbohydrate-related scientific disciplines and applied technologies:
Synthesis of Carbohydrates, Glycoconjugates, and glycan-based biomaterials: chemical, enzymatic, and synthetic biology approaches. Supramolecular entities and biomaterials.
Carbohydrate Structures, Analytical Tools, and Glycotechnology: advanced analytical and structural tools, glycomics, integrative databases, and computational methods.
Glycobiochemistry and Glycobiology: carbohydrate active enzymes, cellular and molecular biology of glycans, glycomicrobiology and metagenomics
Applied Glycosciences in medicine, nutrition, and biotechnology: glycans in health and disease (cancer, immunity, vaccination, rare diseases, etc), in food science, in the emerging bioeconomy, and industrial biotech.
EUROCARB 2017 will gather academia and industry to burst innovative technologies into application in a large diversity of fields, including medicine, nutrition and food sciences, material sciences, chemistry, biotechnology and bioeconomy.
The symposium is also an opportunity to visit Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, a cosmopolitan city with Mediterranean character and intercultural heritage. Either before or after the symposium you’ll be able to enjoy the city, its architecture including amazing Gaudi’s buildings, its museums and its water forefront with beautiful beaches.
On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we wish you all a profitable and enjoyable meeting in Barcelona 2017.
Chairman of the Organizing Committee
26–29 June 2017 Metabolomics 2017
We invite you to attend Metabolomics 2017, an exciting scientific program comprising 27 oral sessions, 5 plenaries, 4 poster sessions, sponsored luncheons, as well as several keynote lectures and workshops. We will continue the successful tradition of satellite workshops to the conference in the afternoon of Sunday 25th June and the morning of Monday 26th June. Additionally, we have planned a range of social activities, including a welcome reception, an early-career researcher mixer and a conference dinner in the iconic BCEC Plaza Ballroom to give you a true Aussie-style experience.
The conference has the theme of “Building Bridges” and under this banner extends its reach to the systems biology/genome-scale modelling community, as well as to the analytical chemistry/natural products chemistry community. In addition, the program features thematic streams for advancing the field, for food and environmental metabolomics, and for health and wellness. In addition, a deeper engagement between researchers within the Asia Pacific region is a natural focus for a conference held in Brisbane to promote metabolomics research, build and strengthen networks in the region.
Brisbane is the ideal opportunity for delegates to enjoy a microcosm of Australia’s iconic experiences. World heritage listed rainforests, amazing beaches, islands, wineries and the internationally famous Australia Zoo—home of the crocodile hunter—are all easily accessible within an hour of the city. You can even do day trips to the Barrier Reef from Brisbane.
On behalf of the Local Organising Committee and the Metabolomics Society Board we are excited to once again invite you to Metabolomics 2017—we are looking forward to welcoming you down under!
21–23 June 2017 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Molecular Science - Non-Coding RNAs and Epigenetics in Cancer
19–21 June 2017 2017 IMB Conference: Gene Regulation by the Numbers: Quantitative Approaches to Study Transcription
The conference will address major open questions in the field that quantitative approaches will help to address, for example:
• How do gene regulatory networks make robust decisions in the face of intracellular and environmental fluctuations?
• How do epigenetic mechanisms ensure that gene expression programmes are faithfully transmitted within cell lineages and from one generation to the next?
• How do RNA-RNA and RNA-protein interactions control gene expression at the post-transcriptional level?
• How do DNA sequence variations influence gene expression and phenotypic outcomes, and what are the long-term consequences of this on an evolutionary time scale?
• How can dynamic models help us to understand signalling, gene regulation and cell fate decision making?
• Can we improve the speed and accuracy of existing data analysis strategies?
• What are the upcoming challenges in data analysis?
This conference will be a unique opportunity for participants to learn about the latest discoveries, talk about their own findings and initiate research partnerships. As well as scientific sessions, there will be many networking opportunities, including poster sessions, a conference dinner and an excursion to nearby Kloster Eberbach monastery. We hope that the ideas and concepts developed during the conference will result in exciting collaborations. Anyone interested is welcome to attend and can register online.
7–10 June 2017 14th International Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry (ISABC14)
On behalf of the International Advisory Committee and the local Organization Committee, it is our great pleasure to cordially invite you to attend the 14th International Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry (ISABC14) which will be held in Toulouse, France from June 7th to 10th 2017.
ISABC14 will cover a wide range of topics in the field of Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry, including interaction of metal ions with biomolecules (proteins, nucleic acids, cofactors etc.), bioinspired and biomimetic catalysis, metals in medicine, metal ion toxicology and environmental, metal ions in health and diseases, metal ion sensors, metal-based imaging, bioorganometallic chemistry, biomaterials and all other topics related to metals at the interface of chemistry with biology. ISABC14 is dedicated to promote scientific exchange and personal interaction between participants in an informal atmosphere.
Metals in health and diseases
Metals in environment, biogeochemistry, toxicology and origin of life
New methods around metals in biology
Metals in imaging and sensing
Metalloenzymes, inspiration, mimics, function and inhibition
Metals and biomolecules (nucleic acids, peptides, proteins, amino acids etc.)
Two parallel sessions are organized, as we expect to welcome 200-300 participants. A total of 60 oral presentations will be selected from the submitted abstracts.
As ISABC14 traditionally gathers many scientists having strong interest in the thermodynamics and kinetics of metal complexes, the 2017 meeting has been organized as a back to back conference with the International Symposium on Metal Complexes (ISMEC 2017) that will take place on June 11-15 in Dijon, France.
We are looking forward to welcoming you to Toulouse in June 2017.
17–18 May 2017 Applications of In Situ Hybridisation in Research and Disease
It is our pleasure to announce the return of our Applications of in situ hybridisation in research and disease symposium. The symposium, organised by a committee chaired by Dr Julia Jones, will be held at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute on the 17-18 May 2017. The meeting will highlight advances in in situ hybridisation and it's application in disease. To achieve these goals we have assembled an outstanding list of world-leading researchers to present their work.
This two-day conference is intended to bring together all researchers across any field interested in ISH. We have lined up a broad range of topics from leaders in the field including: Current Accepted Methods, Evolutionary Biology, Emerging Techniques, and Translational Research.
We will also have a short session entitled ISH Clinic, where talks will be entirely selected from submitted abstracts. This is an opportunity to give a short presentation on interesting results, a troubleshooting case study or a top tip you would like to share. Presentations should be 5 minutes each with a maximum of 2 PowerPoint slides. There will then be a networking event during the evening drinks reception for you to discuss your presentation with other delegates. This is ideal for a first presentation at an International Symposium. Please email [email protected] if you have any questions about this.
16–20 May 2017 The 60th Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences
The 60th Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences will be held Tuesday May 16 to Saturday May 20, 2017 at the in the heart of nation’s capital Ottawa. To coincide with Canada’s 150th birthday the theme of the 2017 CSMB meeting is “Celebrating Canadian Molecular Biosciences – from Organelles to Systems Biology”.
For the first time in its history, the 2017 Annual CSMB Conference will concurrently highlight two important biomedical themes, Systems Biology and Organelle Dynamics, to help foster inter-disciplinary science and innovation. Thus, the 2017 CSMB Conference will feature talks from national and international leaders in a broad range of topics including but not limited to membrane biology, trafficking, signaling, gene and regulatory networks and computational biology. CSMB2017 will also cover health related topics such cancer biology, regenerative medicine, rare diseases and neurodegenerative disorders. Our outstanding keynote speaker is Dr. Brenda Andrews (University of Toronto), a leader in the field of functional genomics.
Beyond the slate of outstanding invited speakers, more than half of the oral presentations will be selected from submitted abstracts. There will also be the CSMB Award Lectures and Poster Sessions. On May 17th prior to the official start of the conference, will be a day of workshops for trainees on various themes and a mini-symposium focusing on women in STEMs.
Hosting the CSMB Annual Conference in Ottawa will allow us to highlight the ground-breaking research that is occurring across our county to both our federal government and the public. For the first time ever the CSMB Conference will also have an organized slate of outreach events.
We have worked hard to keep the meeting affordable and accessible, including a range of accommodations in the heart of the capital. Register early to enjoy savings. Registration will open in January.
2017 is going to be a year-long celebration for Canada and is THE place to come celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation. Including a closing night party at the in the Dinosaur Gallery.
Hope to see you in Ottawa in 2017.
4–6 May 2017 1st International Symposium (2017): The Beneficial Effects of Argan Oil on Human Health
This event will offer a unique opportunity to share innovative scientific results, to stimulate collaborations and to promote research on the beneficial effects of Argan oil on health. The socioeconomic and environmental approach will also be handled during this meeting.
29 March–2 April 2017 The 13th International Conference on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases and Related Neurological Disorders (AD/PD 2017)
15–18 December 2016 14th Eurasia Conference on Chemical Sciences
Nobel Prize Dr. Shinya Yamanaka will join on video conference, many others important guests will participate.
Abstract submission is encouraged, in order to take advantage of this unique opportunity of exchanging results, experiences and opinions.
1–2 November 2016 Cancer Immunotherapy & Biofluid Biopsies 2016
20–22 October 2016 2016 IMB Conference: Epigenetics in Development
19–22 September 2016 14th Annual Discovery on Target
Boston, MA, USA
Boston, MA, USA
6–7 September 2016 Food Safety & Analysis Congress 2016
28 June–1 July 2016 TERMIS-EU 2016 Conference
We warmly welcome delegates, sponsors and exhibitors to participate in the European Chapter Meeting of the Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine International Society 2016, which takes place from 28th June to 1st July in Uppsala, Sweden.
The theme of the conference is "Towards Future Regenerative Therapies”, aiming to bring together leading experts within the tissue engineering and regenerative medicine community to present and discuss their latest scientific and clinical developments.
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19–23 June 2016 2nd International Conference “Current Trends of Cancer Theranostics” (CTCT-2016)
The upcoming 2nd International Conference “Current Trends in Cancer Theranostics” will be held in June 19-23, 2016 in Druskininkai, Lithuania which is the ideal environment to disseminate and gain current knowledge in health related topics.
The main aim of CTCT-2016 is to learn and share the progress on advanced and integrated solutions for bio-imaging and therapy based on nanomaterials. The integration of novel nanoparticles into a technological processes or processing environment has the potential to yield highly efficient and cost-effective cancer theranostics. The proposed conference demands the multi-disciplinary cooperation between physicists, material scientists, biophysicists, biochemists, physicians and device engineers, and offers excellent possibilities for the translation of innovative solutions into clinical therapies.
15–18 February 2016 7th International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy
15–18 February 2016 4th Biotechnology World Congress
8–11 February 2016 Systems biology of non-coding RNAs
26–28 January 2016 Viruses 2016 - At the Forefront of Virus–Host Interactions
Pharmacenter, Basel, Switzerland
San Francisco, CA, USA
9–10 October 2015 Hallmarks of cancer: Focus on RNA
Institut Curie - Amphithéâtre Constant Burg, Paris, France
The internationally renowned experts invited to this symposium will present the recent advances in our understanding of RNA biology in cancer. This will be complemented by at least 10 selected talks and 60 poster presentations.
The symposium is intended to bring together RNA and cancer biologists. It is expected that the small size of the attendance (max 120) will foster stimulating discussions that will lead to innovative collaborations.
10–11 July 2015 Post-transcriptional Gene Regulation in Plants 2015
The PGRP 2015 meeting will follow the ICAR 2015 Arabidopsis conference for 2 days, the 10 and 11th of July 2015. Several aspects of post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression will be covered: pre-mRNA processing (capping, splicing, polyadenylation), RNA stability, and translation as well as new connections with chromatin modifications through regulatory RNAs (miRNA, siRNAs and long non-coding RNAs).
The symposium will bring together about 150 participants in a rather informal atmosphere, facilitating informal exchanges and development of new collaborations. Many slots are reserved for young researchers to present their work in each session.
4–9 July 2015 40th FEBS Congress — The Biochemical Basis of Life
Telluride, CO, USA
14–19 June 2015 International Conference on the Long and the Short of Non-Coding RNAs
Chania, Crete, Greece
3–5 June 2015 9th World Congress on Polyphenols Applications
26–31 May 2015 20th Annual Meeting of the RNA Society
Madison, WI, USA
24–29 May 2015 International Conference on Cytokine Signaling in Cancer
Chania, Crete, Greece
Boston, MA, USA
San Francisco, CA, USA
23–25 September 2014 MipTec Conference & Exhibition 2014
MipTec is the premier European conference and exhibition encompassing innovative approaches to high quality science and technology for efficient drug discovery.
The mission of MipTec is to bring together scientists from all disciplines involved in drug discovery within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, academic labs and technology providers in an atmosphere, where ideas and experiences are shared and discussed.
Visit MipTec 2014, the leading European Event for Drug Discovery!
Free online registration at:
12 September 2014 9th Workshop in Chemical Information
The 9th Lausanne Workshop on Chemical Information will take place on September 12, 2014 at the Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Lausanne-Dorigny, Switzerland.
The journal Challenges and MDPI will be sponsoring a prize of 2’000 CHF (Swiss Francs) for the winner of a contest aiming at identifying the best open source cheminformatic tool of the year. To enter the competition, the authors of such tools are invited to make the source code of their tool openly available (for instance using GitHub) and send a 1–2 pages description of the tool by e-mail to Dr. Luc Patiny ([email protected]).
The short description papers will be published in the journal Challenges after editorial review. The winner of the contest will be invited to present his/her tool at the workshop where the prize will also be awarded. We are looking forward to the response and tools submitted to this first contest!
31 August–4 September 2014 20th EuroQSAR
St. Petersburg, Russia
The EuroQSAR Symposia have been taking place since 1973 and constitute the major scientific events in the field of computer-aided drug design & discovery, with further applications in agricultural and environmental sciences. The 2014 symposium will not only follow the tradition of previous events in presenting latest trends in QSAR and molecular modeling, it will also explore new grounds, such as integrated approaches and open innovation strategies in drug discovery.
The 20th EuroQSAR symposium, entitled Understanding Chemical-Biological Interactions, will include 9 plenary lectures and 28 oral communications to be selected from the submitted abstracts .
The Scientific Programme will be completed by Company Workshops, a Poster Session, a Commercial Exhibition as well as an impressive Social Programme around Saint-Petersburg, capital of culture of Russia and a UNESCO landmark.
More info is available on www.euroqsar2014.org
Stonehill College, Easton, MA, USA
The conference will bring together people that work on diverse experimental and computational aspects related to inferring and analyzing the effect of human mutations on protein function and their role in causing cancer and rare diseases.
Focus on Microscopy 2014 is the continuation of a yearly conference series presenting the latest innovations in optical microscopy and their application in biology, medicine and the material sciences. Key subjects for the conference series are the theory and practice of 3D optical imaging, related 3D image processing, and reporting especially on developments in resolution and imaging modalities. The conference series covers also the rapidly advancing fluorescence labeling techniques for confocal and multi-photon 3D imaging of -live- biological specimens.
21–23 November 2013 Competition in Biology:15th EMBL PhD Symposium
From enzyme catalysis to ecosystems dynamics, biology is riddled with competition. DNA sequences compete for transcription factor binding to be expressed, cells in communities often compete for resources, pathogens compete against host immune systems, and on a larger scale, organisms compete against each other for limited resources in their environment.
The 15th EMBL PhD Symposium (21-23 November 2013), entitled 'Competition in Biology - The Race for Survival from Molecules to Systems', addresses this.
The Symposium is an annual event, organised by first-year PhD students at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany. It brings together fellow students from around the world, for a 3-day series of talks by leading experts but also by students themselves. Networking opportunities, poster sessions and workshops are also included in the programme.
Biological competition offers an exciting and fresh perspective on the life sciences. The 2013 Symposium is timely in contextualising biological competition as a fundamental concept from the biomolecular to the systems level.
7–9 October 2013 International Conference and Exhibition on Biochemical & Molecular Engineering
San Antonio, USA
OMICS Group is delighted to invite you to attend the International Conference and Exhibition on Biochemical & Molecular Engineering, October 07-09, 2013 San Antonio, USA.
International Conference and Exhibition on Biochemical & Molecular Engineering serves as a platform for reunion of scientists in the area of Biochemistry & Molecular biology research. This conference aims to bring together academic scientists, leading engineers, industry researchers and scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Biochemistry & Molecular biology, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted.
The scientific program will include workshops, symposia and poster sessions on a wide range of Biochemistry & Molecular biology topics. The conference will also feature a showcase of exhibitors for you to explore. Leading Biochemist & Molecular biologist will descend upon the City to share and examine innovative scientific breakthroughs in cancer science from basic science to clinical research.
The International Conference and Exhibition on Biochemical & Molecular Engineering, which is going to held at San Antonio, Texas, USA will have discussions on "Innovations and Novel Therapeutic strategies in Biochemistry & Molecular biology”. The program will be a rich mix of formats ranging from oral sessions featuring many well-known and thought provoking key speakers to intense and highly interactive discussion sessions. The scientific program also helped to pave a way to gather visionaries through the research talks and presentations and put forward many thought provoking strategies in Biochemistry & Molecular biology.
Now it is the time for the Bio Molecular Engg-2013 to share the Knowledge on Innovations and Novel Therapeutic strategies inBiochemistry & Molecular biology which will be held in San Antonio, USA.
24–26 September 2013 MipTec 2013
The mission of MipTec is to bring together scientists from all disciplines involved in drug discovery within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, academic labs and technology providers in an atmosphere, where ideas and experiences are shared and discussed. This atmosphere is created through a scientific program covering key topics and the latest breakthroughs in the diverse fields that make up drug discovery.
3–6 June 2013 Drug Discovery & Therapy World Congress 2013
Boston, MA, USA
This unique international conference will provide a platform for all pharmaceutical scientists, internists and primary care physicians to discuss and learn about important international breakthrough developments in drug discovery and on new therapeutics. The focus of the conference will be on the interdisciplinary fields of drug discovery, drug therapy and translational medicine. A similar series of conferences have been held by the organizers in the UAE over the last several years. These events have been highly successful and many top international scientists, including over 22 Nobel Laureates, have presented their work.
19–24 May 2013 11th International Conference on the Fundamentals of Adsorption
Baltimore, MD, USA
The International Conference on the Fundamentals of Adsorption (FOA) is the premier international conference in the field of Adsorption. The FOA series of conferences originated in 1983 and a conference in the series has been held every three years since that time. The conference is held under the auspices of the International Adsorption Society (IAS) and is hosted in rotation by the US, Japan and Europe.
The conference is attended by researchers in adsorption and related fields from throughout the World. Many of the attendees are Chemical Engineers but there are also large numbers of Chemists, Physicists and members of other disciplines. Moreover the level of industrial participation is high. Thus the conference is an excellent forum for the exchange of ideas and information between scientists, engineers in academia and industrial practitioners in the field.
13–15 May 2013 9th BioMalPar I EVIMalaR Conference
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
This will be the 9th BioMalPar conference at EMBL Heidelberg, sponsored by the European Virtual Institute of Malaria Research (EVIMalaR). EVIMalaR is a Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) Network of Excellence (NoE) project funded by the European Commission. Whilst distinct from its predecessor BioMalPar, EVIMalaR seeks to continue some of the best BioMalPar initiatives, including the annual meeting at EMBL. EVIMalaR is Europe’s biggest malaria research institute, involving 62 research groups from around the world and undertakes world-leading research into the malaria parasite and identifying targets for new drug therapies.
EVIMalaR’s membership includes partners from across Europe, African malaria endemic countries (Sudan, Uganda, Nigeria, Cameroon, and South Africa) and one Indian institute. The Australian Malaria Research Network also enjoys full membership.
Created in October 2009, EVIMalaR was established and will perpetuate the original BioMalPar (which formally ended in September 2009) vision of forming a European-wide virtual institute, enhancing cohesion between its component research groups.
EVIMalaR places a particular emphasis on its training role, and continues to support a high profile PhD scholarship, fellowships and travel awards. EVIMalaR aims also to ensure a broad dissemination of research results and enhance the public awareness through outreach, including the implementation of websites www.evimalar.org& www.malariacomic.comtogether with the organisation of annual conferences, training courses and meetings.
The scientific aims of the network remain to address, in an integrated, collaborative manner, fundamental questions of the biology of the malaria parasite, its vector, and the disease, allowing optimal exploitation of the resulting knowledge to impact on public health.
The purpose of the annual BioMalPar conference is to bring together malaria researchers from Europe and overseas (including Africa, America, Asia and Australia) to present and share recent groundbreaking findings on fundamental malaria research. New insights will also be featured through the use of poster sessions. This meeting will provide an enriched environment for researchers at all stages of their career to interact with international leaders in the field. The meeting will offer an excellent opportunity for sharing ideas and for potential development of new worldwide collaborations.
12–15 September 2012 15th Congress of the European Neuroendocrine Association
This meeting is one of the few in the world dedicated to Neuroendocrinology, and brings together clinical practitioners, basic scientists and opinion leaders working across Europe and overseas. The scientific program with distinguished speakers from over 20 countries offers a unique opportunity to keep in touch with current developments in the field.
Clinical, translational and basic topics will be covered in 6 plenary lectures, 8 Symposia and 12 Meet the Expert sessions. Following the experience of previous ENEA meetings, this is the forum where researchers in Neuroendocrinology present their work and we have taken care to increase the number of oral presentations chosen from submitted abstracts to 40. A variety of prices and travel grants will be awarded to the best presentations.
This meeting would not be complete without the exhibition and high quality educational sessions of the health care industry, which are highly acknowledged.
16–19 July 2012 BIOCOMP'12 - The 2012 International Conference on Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
BIOCOMP is one of the premier research conferences in bioinformatics and computational biology. It is being held jointly (same location and dates) with a number of other research conferences (WORLDCOMP).
18–20 June 2012 Paulo International Medical Symposium 2012 "Schizophrenia – Epidemiology and Biology"
The Paulo International Medical Symposium 2012 entitled Schizophrenia – Epidemiology and Biology will be held in Oulu, Finland, from 18th to 20th June, 2012. The conference is organized by the Oulu Psychiatric Epidemiology Society (OPES) in collaboration with the University of Oulu.
6–9 June 2012 MedicReS: World Congress on Good Medical Research
The main topics of MedicReS World Congress are Good Medical Research, Clinical Trials, Translational Research, Epidemiological Studies, and Animal Experiments. New methods about good planning, analyzing, reporting, reviewing and publishing will be discussed by the medical researchers: authors, reviewers, editors and publishers
There will also be three international conferences on Good Biostatistical Practice, Good Publication Practice, and Good Bioethical Practice, and the international symposium Good Medical Research Tools for Pharmaceutical Industry will take place within the congress.
13–16 May 2012 ISSF 2012: 10th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids
San Francisco, California, USA
ISSF 2012 is a global conference that brings together an international group of researchers, practitioners, and industrialists who will contribute cutting-edge presentations on emerging applications and processes.
The focus of this meeting is to highlight the discovery, development, and production aspects inherent with a wide range of technologies that utilize the unique capabilities of supercritical fluid solvents. This three-day symposium is structured with parallel sessions packed with plenary, keynote, and contributed talks as well as poster sessions.
12–15 February 2012 4th International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy
This unique international conference provides a platform for all pharmaceutical scientists, internists and primary care physicians to discuss and learn about all the important international breakthrough developments in drug discovery and on new therapeutics.
This conference organized by Eureka Science with the support of the Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE, focuses on the interdisciplinary fields of drug discovery, drug therapy and translational medicine.
After the overwhelming success of the previous conferences held in Dubai in February 2008, 2010 and 2011 (where many Nobel Laureates attended), the fourth conference promises to be a much larger event with over 500 talks delivered and 36 thematic sessions with poster presentations and an associated commercial exhibition.
Throughout the course of the four day conference, you will have the opportunity to both network and hear leaders from the international pharmaceutical, academic and clinical communities.
4–8 September 2011 14th Conference on Heterocycles in Bio-organic Chemistry
Brno, Czech Republic
It is my great honour and pleasure to invite you to the XIVth Conference on Heterocycles in Bio-organic Chemistry, which will be held on September 4 – 8, 2011, at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic. The conference is a continuation of the international series started by Professor Henk van der Plas in 1980.
Bio-organic chemistry has been a dynamic research field; we have witnessed significant expansion of its boundaries during the last few years and we feel it is time to learn about the latest progress in the field. Therefore, our Department took the opportunity to organize the XIVth Conference. Our goal is to create a pleasant and friendly atmosphere in order to facilitate fruitful interaction of young scientists with internationally recognized speakers who were chosen with the help of the members of the Scientific Committee.
I am looking forward to seeing you in Brno - city of science and music, personified by Johann Gregor Mendel and Leoš Janáček.
Chairman of the Organizing Committee
Department of Chemistry, Masaryk University, Brno, and
Vicechairman of the Organizing Committee
Department of Chemistry, Masaryk University, Brno
14–16 June 2011 International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Probiotics
The International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics - IPC2011 will be held during 14th - 16th June 2011, in the university city of Kosice, Slovakia. IPC2011 is the oncoming event of the successful conference series focusing on probiotics in 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2010. The scientific programme will focus on current advances in the research, production and use of probiotics and prebiotics with particular focus on their role in maintaining health and preventing diseases. The conference's goal is to provide a scientific forum for all stakeholders of probiotics and prebiotics and enable the interactive exchange of state-of-the-art knowledge. The conference will focus on evidence-based benefits proven in clinical trials and scientific experiments. At IPC2011 leading scientists will present and discuss current advances in the research of probiotics and prebiotics. New scientific evidences that support or question the efficacy of already existing or prospective substances and applications will be conferred. In addition novel strains, controversial but scientifically solid ideas, approaches and visions will be presented as well.
12–17 June 2011 Gordon Research Conference: Mycotoxins & Phycotoxins
Waterville, ME, USA
Fungi, algae and cyanobacteria are capable of producing an expansive array of toxic secondary metabolites that adversely affect the health of humans and animals. Mycotoxins and phycotoxins are found in food, water and air. The frequency and intensity of their occurrence is often impacted by environmental change and human activity. Given the ecological and societal importance of this field, numerous disciplines (e.g., analytical chemistry, toxicology, ecology, plant pathology, epidemiology, genomics/proteomics, meteorology, economics and risk assessment/hazard management) within the public and private sectors have been involved in addressing the myriad problems associated with the occurrence of these natural toxins. The 15th Gordon Research Conference on Mycotoxins and Phycotoxins offers a unique international forum for academic, governmental and industrial scientists to exchange ideas, identify new research opportunities and initiate cross-disciplinary collaborations. Contemporary themes will be explored to facilitate the discussion of the “what, how, who, when, and why” of natural toxin events.
Themes will include:
1) novel toxins and toxicities,
2) molecular mechanisms of toxicity and detoxification,
3) public health effects/disease epidemiology,
4) societal and economic impacts,
5) genetic and environmental control of toxigenesis,
6) physiological and ecological roles of toxins,
7) detection and predictive modeling and
8) risk assessment and abatement.
A primary goal of this unique gathering is to create a critical mass and atmosphere for creative thinking necessary to advance knowledge of the complex environmental and societal problems presented by naturally occurring toxigenic microbes and their toxins. Special consideration will be given to strategies to improve interactions of junior and senior scientists during the conference. In keeping with the ethos of Gordon Research Conferences, while information will be disseminated by speaker presentations, vigorous discussion will be the key focus. Designated discussion leaders, recognized for their skills in each particular area, will guide the audience-based discussions. Poster sessions will provide an opportunity for lively and informal discussion, in counterpoint to the more formal oral sessions. In addition, the Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) will convene immediately preceding the GRC (11-12 June 2011). Organized and conducted by graduate students and postdocs, the GRS will provide an opportunity for junior scientists to present their work in a formal, oral format, in front of their peers. These students will participate in the subsequent Mycotoxins and Phycotoxins GRC providing an unmatched opportunity to promote interactions between future researchers and established ones.
The Ocean Coral, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
This conference will focus on polymer chemistry and materials science applied to biological problems of current relevance. Topics will include synthesis of functional polymers, integration of biomolecules, biohybrids, hydrogels, tissue engineering, controlled polymer synthesis, protein-sugar interactions, hybrid materials for disease diagnostics, biomaterials synthesis, and drug delivery.
World renowned scientists will give plenary lectures, and oral presentations will be selected from submitted abstracts.
Poster sessions and ongoing lively discussions are expected, and the participation of younger scientists is highly encouraged.
Early in 2005, the American Ceramic Society, the European Ceramic Society and the Ceramic Society of Japan announced a collaborative effort to provide leadership for the global ceramics community that would facilitate the use of ceramic and glass materials. That effort resulted in an agreement to organize a new biennial series of the International Congress on Ceramics, endorsed by the International Ceramic Federation (ICF).
The 1st International Congress on Ceramics (ICC1) was held in Canada, 2006, under the organization of the American Ceramic Society, and the 2nd Congress (ICC2) was held in Italy, 2008, hosted by the European Ceramic Society. Global business and technology leaders, scientists and researchers gathered to share ideas and visions of the future for ceramic and glass materials, and to engage the worldwide ceramics community in a collective effort to expand the use of these materials in both conventional as well as new and exciting applications.
It has been agreed that the 3rd Congress (ICC3) will be held in Japan, 2010, organized by the Ceramic Society of Japan (CerSJ). This Congress incorporates the 23rd Fall Meeting of Ceramic Society of Japan and the 20th Iketani Conference, and is endorsed and supported by ICF, Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation (AOCF) as well as many other organizations. Following the styles of the previous two Congresses, the program is designed to advance ceramic and glass technologies to the next generation, through discussing the most recent advances, as well as developing the global roadmap that contains perspective and future trends.
The Congress will consist of voluntarily organized 22 symposia in the most topical and essential themes of ceramic and glass materials, including Characterization, design and processing technologies, Electro, magnetic and optical ceramics and devices, Energy and environment related ceramics and systems, Bio-ceramics and bio-technologies, Ceramics for advanced industry and safety society, and Innovation in traditional ceramics. It will also contain the two special symposia designated by the conference chair; "Emerging and Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Society" and "Road-Maps, Policies and R&D Strategies."
I would like to invite you to visit Osaka, the most vivid city of Japan with traditional culture and history, and actively participate in ICC3. The congress will provide an excellent opportunity for interactions and friendships with participants from over the world, who are involved in research, development, engineering, manufacturing, and application of ceramic and glass materials.
Looking forward to seeing all of you in Osaka, Japan in November, 2010!
President of the Ceramic Society of Japan
9–11 November 2010 3rd International Congress on Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
It gives us a great pleasure to invite you to participate in the International Congress on Nanoscience & Nanotechnology ICNN2010, to be held from November 9th, through November 11th, in Shiraz, Iran. The congress, hosted by Shiraz University and organized to gather scientists and engineers interested in recent developments in all branches of science and technologies.
We are planning an exciting and informative set of invited talks, tutorial sessions, oral and poster presentations, and exhibitions reviewing the latest developments in these fields. We hope that you will visit this pioneering event either as a contributor to spread your excellent knowledge by lecturing and publishing the results, or as a visitor just listening attentively to the expert\'s finding in the beautiful lecture halls of the congress venue. As technical sponsor, the Shiraz University encourages all professors, researchers, students and experts to attend and contribute to the congress. We are now seeking contributed papers in all areas of science and associated technologies.
On behalf of the organizing committee of the congress, We look forward to see you all in Shiraz, a modern ancient city, where tradition and culture breathe together.
3–5 November 2010 International Conference on Antimicrobial Research (ICAR2010)
ICAR will provide a new forum in Europe for the presentation, exchange and dissemination of information and experiences on anti-microbe strategies, in biotic or abiotic environments, in planktonic or adhered states, in biologically specific or unspecific ways, in vitro or in vivo. "Anti” is here taken in a wide sense as “against cell cycle, adhesion, or communication”, when harmful for human health (infectious diseases, chemotherapy...) and/or industry/economy (food, biomedicine, agriculture, livestock, biotechnology, water systems...). It will include topics on antimicrobial resistance, (early) microbial and resistance detection, enhancement of innate defences against pathogens, as well as methods & techniques. Please click here for a list of themes.
We now welcome submissions of abstracts for oral, poster or virtual presentations at the conference. All abstracts for the ICAR2010 Conference must be submitted online. You are recommended to read the Call for Papers section to get more details about abstract and full paper submissions.
Deadline for abstract submission is 22 July 2010.
The conference will develop in Valladolid, the capital of the Spanish Castilla y León region. This region is considered the magical “land of the castles”, a land which gave birth to the Castilian Spanish language. Valladolid, the "land of the wines", is internationally recognized for excellent wineries and vineyards, producing some of the Spanish world-famous wines (i.e. Ribera del Duero). Valladolid holds the former home of the Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes, who wrote Spain\'s most famous work of literature, Don Quijote, currently turned into a museum in his memory. You will discover a region which is rich in monuments, old fortresses, archaeological sites, and stunning nature areas. You may also relax in one of the excellent restaurants to be found there. Please click here for a flyer about Valladolid.
1–30 November 2010 The 14th International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry (ECSOC 14)
The 14th International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry (ECSOC 14) will be hold from 1-30 November 2010 online at sciforum.net. This year's edition of ECSOC will be hold in five conference halls: A. General Organic Synthesis; B. Bioorganic, Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry; C. Symposium on Microwave Assisted Synthesis; D. Polymer and Supramolecular Chemistry; and E. Computational Chemistry. Authors are invited to publish their papers subsequently in the MDPI open access journal Molecules (ISSN 1420-3049).
University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, USA
- Create breakthrough innovations with green chemistry that have the potential to revolutionize the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries
- Share successes and opportunities to challenge ourselves to achieve greener process design.
- Implement green chemistry solutions through the supply chain
- Green organic synthesis
- Biotransformations and biological drug processing
- Enabling technology platforms
Abstracts are welcome:
The symposium is in large part comprised of invited presentations. However, the organizers welcome you to submit an abstract for consideration. Oral presentation slots and posters may be available. Refer to the abstract guidelines for more information. There is no formal deadline for submission of abstracts because they will be accepted until the space is full. However, those interested in an oral presentation slot are encouraged to submit an abstract by February 15.
Downtown Hotel Denver, Colorado, USA
Early registration deadline: Monday, June 28
Abstract submission and award application deadline: Monday, July 12
Information on registration, abstract submission, accommodations, etc. will be available in early 2010.
On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to announce to you that the 2nd "Florence Conference on Phenotype MicroArray Analysis of Microorganisms The Environment, Agriculture, and Human Health" is scheduled to be held from September 13th to 15th, 2010. This conference will be held at Polo delle Scienze Sociali di Novoli, University of Florence, Italy. The first edition of the Conference attracted more than 110 researchers, postdoctoral associates, students and others from 23 countries. During the Conference over 60 scientists presented their research in lectures, oral presentations and posters. As the title of the conference indicates, the principal emphasis is on the use of phenotypic analysis and phenotypic data to gain deeper understanding of the biology of microorganisms. Within the conference there will be sessions focused on topics such as environmental microorganisms, and pathogenic microorganisms that are transmitted to humans via the environment, animals, and food. One session will include communications on traditional uses of Biolog plates (ecoplates, GNs, etc.). The conference will be organized in the following format: -Invited lectures -Oral communications and Poster sessions The selection for oral and poster communications will be made by the Scientific Committee. On behalf of the Organizing Committee, I look forward to seeing you in Florence.
Yours sincerely Carlo Viti, Ph.D.
Chairperson of the Florence Conference
7–10 September 2010 2nd Asia Pacific Conference on Ionic Liquids and Green Processes
Bayshore Hotel, Dalian, China
- Modeling and Computational studies
- Structure, Spectroscopy and Thermodynamics
- New Materials and Compounds
- Syntheses and Catalysis
- Separation and Transport Processes
- Electrochemical and Energy Applications
- Sustainable and Environmental Technologies
- Process Engineering and Industrial Applications
- Special Section: Young Scientists
Welcome to the 8th European Conference on Computational Chemistry, a satellite meeting to the 3rd EucheMS Chemistry Congress
EUCO-CC8 is organized by the Division on Computational Chemistry of EuCheMS in cooperation with the Division of Theoretical Chemistry of the Swedish Chemical Society and the University of Lund.
The conference will cover research in all areas of computational chemistry. A number of invited lecturers will highlight the latest advances in Materials chemistry, Soft matter, Biological chemistry, Photochemistry and photobiology, Homogenous catalysis and Computational chemistry on alternative platforms.
15–18 August 2010 3rd International IUPAC Conference on Green Chemistry
Westin Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
The Canadian Green Chemistry and Engineering Network (CGCEN) and the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) extend a warm invitation to researchers, educators, business representatives and policy experts from around the world to hear and share the latest advances in green chemistry at the 3rd IUPAC International Conference on Green Chemistry. Topics will include green chemistry, green engineering, energy production, policy, and education. In keeping with the theme of the conference, “The Road to Greener Industry”, industry researchers and representatives are particularly encouraged to attend.
The main themes of ICCST-11 are as follows:
- Synthesis, structure, and bonding of novel selenium and tellurium compounds
- Applications of selenium and tellurium reagents in organic synthesis
- Mechanistic studies of selenium and tellurium compounds
- Coordination chemistry involving selenium- and tellurium-containing ligands
- Applications of selenium and tellurium compounds in materials science
- Selenium and tellurium in biological systems
- Theoretical and spectroscopic studies of selenium and tellurium compounds
The scientific program will consist of invited plenary and session lectures, oral contributions, and two poster sessions.
15–18 June 2010 6th Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference (NanoTR6)
Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey
NanoTR - Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference is the most comprehensive meeting organized annually in Turkey in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology. The 6th Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference (NanoTR6) will be held in Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, June15-18, 2010.
The objective of the 6th Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference is to bring scientists, students and engineers from different fields such as physics, chemistry, biology, materials science, engineering (electronic, textile, environment, mechanical), pharmacy and medicine to discuss the recent developments in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology.
The conference scopes the following issues:
- Nanomaterials including Nanoparticles, Nanocavities, Nanocrystals, Nano-porous materials
- Nanotubes, Nanowires, Nanofilms
- Nanomembranes, Nanostructures with catalytic properties, Electrochemical materials
- Nanobiotechnology, Nanomedicine, Nanobionics, Nanotoxicology, biosensors, drug targeting and release, Applications of Nanotechnology in Medicine
- Nanoelectronics, Spintronics, Nano-Magnetics, Quantum Computing, Qubits
- Molecular and Supramolecular Materials, Organic and Hybrid Electronics: OLEDs, OTFTs, OSCs, DSSCs
- Nano-Optics, Nano-Optoelectronics, Nano-Photonics
- Nano-Fabrication, Nano-Lithography, Nano-Manipulation
- Nanoscale Characterisation, Nano-imaging, Nanoscopy, Nano-metrology
- NEMs, MEMs, Nano-Fluidics, Nano-Actuators, Nano-Sensors, Nano-robotics
- Nanomechanics, Nanotribology, Nanocomposites
- Nanotechnology for Energy (fuel cell, solar cell, hydrogen storage)
- Nano in Textile, Agriculture and Food Science
- Social, economical, and environmental Effects, Safety, Ethical issues
Westin Miyako Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
The world of lipid mediators is expanding. New and unexpected biological functions, biosynthetic pathways and receptors are being revealed for lipids as appreciation of their complex interactions with protein and DNA are appreciated. New actions are still being added to classic mediators such as prostaglandins and leukotrienes. Lipid mediators are now recognized to influence a broad swath of biology from inflammation to allergy, immunity, cardiovascular diseases, cancer and behavior. Advances in lipidomics enable us to monitor dynamics of a variety of lipid mediators simultaneously. In this symposium we invite distinguished scientists to share their progress in this expanding field and to present a comprehensive view on what lipid mediators do in our body. We invite also scientists interested in the translation of such basic science from model systems to an understanding of the role of lipids in human physiology, disease and drug action. Expansion of our understanding of the role of lipid mediators affords the opportunity for novel therapeutic opportunities, examples of which will be discussed in the symposium.
6–11 June 2010 1st Aegean International Conference on Molecular Recognition
Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Molecular recognition phenomena are central to most biological interactions and processes. They are responsible for the non-covalent specific interactions between biomolecules and various ligands and between two or more biological molecules exemplified by receptor-ligand, DNA-protein, antigen-antibody, sugar-lectin and other recognition phenomena.
In recent years, our understanding of the basic physico-chemical principles underlying all these interactions has grown considerably both at the structural atomic level and at the functional level in terms of kinetic binding constants. This course will discuss some of the unifying rules that govern all molecular recognition phenomena and will describe how novel nanotechnology and biosensor tools have helped to analyze single molecule recognition events as well as the dynamics of intracellular interactions.
Two days of the course will be devoted to the study of two instances of molecular recognition phenomena in immunology,
- The nature and prediction of B cell epitopes in proteins and the development of synthetic vaccines.
- The modulation of innate and adaptive immunity to pathogens
The course will stress the basic principles underlying the structure, dynamics and activity of biological recognition sites and will illustrate the application of this knowledge to two current research areas in molecular immunology.
Hotel Schloss Korb, Bozen/Bolzano, Italy
Aspects covered by this nanoscience and nanotechnology symposium:
- Self-organization/Molecular self-assembly
- Molecular motors and transport
- Self-replicating biomimetic systems
- Molecular magnets
- Quantum effects
- Manipulation of molecules at the atomic scale/Single molecule reactions
Tim Clark, Athel Cornish-Bowden, Peter Dimroth, Keith Firman, Christoph Gerber, Michael Huth, Jorgen Kjems, Kerstin Koch, Petr Kral, Hans Mulders, Jonathan Posner, Thomas Schimmel, Petra Schwille, Peter Seeberger, Ned Seeman, William Shih, Sylvia Speller, Fraser Stoddart, Paul Weiss.
Sheraton Hotel, Phoenix, AZ, USA
The Role of Nutraceuticals, Integrative Medicine, Diet, and Nutrition in Disease Management and Prevention
2–7 August 2009 42nd IUPAC Congress: Chemistry Solutions
Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow, UK
The programme features around 50 symposia, which will demonstrate the impact of the chemical sciences, highlighting exciting innovations with an overall focus on \'Chemistry Solutions\'. With around 15 parallel sessions taking place each day plus end of day satellite meetings still being added, there are a range of topics and talks to choose from.