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5–10 May 2019 11th International Conference on Toxic Cyanobacteria
17–20 September 2019 International Conference Lakes & Resevoirs "Hot Spots and Topics in Limnology"
The conference organized by Polish Limnological Society in co-operation with Romanian Limnogeographical Association and other partners will focus on the contemporary threats to aquatic environment with polyphasic approach, from global and local perspective, and from basic science research to applied methods of environmental management. Considering multifaceted challenges provoked by the human-driven alterations of environment, the conference wish to promote “translational limnology” – a highly interdisciplinary field, the primary goal of which is to coalesce assets of various natures within the individual pillars in order to improve the functioning of the aquatic ecosystems significantly.
The conference themes will encompass
- novel methods of lakes restoration
- hydrobiology & aquatic ecology
- functioning of heated lakes
- lakes pollution assessment
- emerging threats to aquatic ecosystems
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21–26 October 2018 The 18th International Conference on Harmful Algae
24–27 September 2018 The 4th Prato Conference on Pore Forming Proteins
The 4th Prato Conference on Pore Forming Proteins will be held Monday 24th September to Thursday 27th September 2018 at the Monash University Prato Centre in Italy.
Come to Prato and explore the wonderful world of pore-forming toxins: Pore forming proteins (PFPs) are molecules that self-assemble from a soluble form into oligomeric membrane spanning pores. These molecules play diverse roles in processes such as immunity, bacterial pathogenicity, venom toxicity and developmental biology. From a translational perspective PFPs are also emerging as key molecules of utility in medical research, protection of agricultural crops from pests, DNA sequencing, and as tumour therapeutics.
The meeting will span a wide spectrum of research (both academic and industry focused) on Pore Forming Proteins from all kingdoms of life and across a range of different functions.
22–26 September 2018 The 19th EU-IST Congress
16–18 September 2018 2nd Mycokey International Conference
24–27 June 2018 2nd African Symposium on Mycotoxicology
21–22 June 2018 Snakebite Conference - From Science to Society
Stadsgehoorzaal Breestraat 60, 2311 CS Leiden, The Netherlands
Naturalis and Leiden University organise a 2-day international conference ‘Venomous Snakes: from science to society’ to ask attention for a devastating, neglected tropical disease and ignite international action on snakebite prevention and treatment. By bringing together science, government, industry and societal & humanitarian aid organisations, we want to take the first steps in developing solutions for the issues concerning snakebites in the tropics.
A best paper award for the PhD students sponsored by Toxins will also be presented at the conference.
7–11 June 2018 ASM Microbe
Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
5–10 May 2018 11th International Conference on Toxic Cyanobacteria
5–10 May 2018 11th International Conference on Toxic Cyanobacteria
18–22 March 2018 ACS National Meeting & Expo --Nexus of Food, Energy & Water
New Orleans, LA, USA
ACS National Meeting & Expo
--Nexus of Food, Energy & Water
26 February–1 March 2018 3rd German Pharm-Tox Summit
25–28 February 2018 14th European Conference on Fungal Genetics
24–29 October 2017 19th World Congress of the International Society on Toxinology
Haikou, Hainan, China
It is the first time that IST World Congress will be held in China. The 19th congress will incorporate the 11th Asia Pacific Conference of the International Society on Toxinology and the 13th Chinese Conference on Toxin and Medical Application. We will also welcome representation from our affiliate societies of the IST. Thus, the 19th IST World Congress will encompass a broad range of themes, including bacterial toxins, fungal toxins, plant toxins, animal venoms, synthesized toxins, toxin discovery & structure identification, toxin pharmacology, and clinical toxinology etc.
9–14 October 2017 2017 Venoms to Drugs Conference
Peppers Noosa Resort, Queensland, Australia
There will be a Special Issue of Toxins (ISSN 2072-6651) entitled "Selected Papers from the 2017 Venoms to Drugs Conference", edited by Bryan Grieg Fry. Please visit the Special Issue website here. Toxins will also present a generous prize for Best Poster at the conference.
3–7 September 2017 ECMNP: 10th European Conference on Marine Natural Products
Kolymbari, Crete, Greece
7–10 August 2017 10th International Conference on the Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of the Clostridia
Ann Arbor, Michigan, the United States
17–19 July 2017 5th Iberoamerican Cyanotoxins Meeting
26–30 June 2017 ETOX 18: The European Workshop on Bacterial Protein Toxins
Institut Pasteur, Paris,France
29 May–1 June 2017 The 2nd International Conference CBRNE – Research & Innovation
New trends and technical challenges on CBRNE will be discussed, including toxin detection, diagnostics and treatments.
6–9 March 2017 2nd German Pharm-Tox Summit
9–12 November 2016 Protein Secretion in Bacteria Conference
Sirata Beach Resort. Florida. USA
About 30% of the proteins synthesized by bacteria are transported across or integrated into cell membranes. Many of these secreted and membrane-associated proteins play critical roles in cell physiology, intracellular communication, promoting survival in specific environments, and pathogenesis. Bacteria use a remarkable diversity of pathways to transport proteins across or into membranes, some of which have come to light only very recently. The goal of this conference is to bring together investigators who study these different transport pathways to discuss important recent advances, to exchange ideas, and to identify common themes. A wide variety of topics will be covered, including the mechanisms of protein translocation across membranes, the assembly of translocation channels, the biogenesis of integral membrane proteins, the structural biology of transport machines, the regulation and energetics of transport reactions, and emerging transport phenomena.
Talk Abstract Deadline: 9th September 2016
Poster Abstract Deadline: 9th October 2016
18–19 October 2016 Biodetection & Biosensors 2016
10–15 July 2016 2016 Gordon Research Conference "Microbial Toxins and Pathogenicity"
Waterville Valley, NH
3–7 June 2016 SMBE 2016 - The Annual Meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution
11 May 2016 5th International Symposium on Mycotoxins and Toxigenic Moulds: Challenges and Perspectives
The MYTOX association research platform MYTOX "Mycotoxins and Toxigenic Moulds" was established in 2007 and consists of more than 50 researchers from 12 research laboratories in the Ghent University Association. MYTOX deals with mycotoxin research in a multi-disciplinary way, based on four main units: (1) mycotoxins; (2) toxigenic fungi; (3) mycotoxins and animal health; and (4) mycotoxins and human health. In this way, MYTOX tackles the mycotoxin issue along the production chain from the field to the end consumer, within the ‘One Health’ concept.
The Symposium welcomes participants from industry, government as well as academia. Only through multidisciplinary efforts and concerted actions, can further progress and solutions be expected for the mycotoxin problem.
The joint Special Issue with Toxins aims to bring together active researchers to present their current work in mycotoxins and mycotoxigenic fungi:
Stonehill College, Easton, MA
New Orleans, Louisiana
16–21 June 2013 Mycotoxins & Phycotoxins
Stonehill College, Easton, MA, USA
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.
12–16 May 2013 12th European Fusarium Seminar
Palais de la Bourse, Bordeaux, France
5–8 December 2012 TOXINS 2012: Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Botulinum and Other Neurotoxins
Eden Roc Renaissance, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
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.
7–12 August 2011 Cellular & Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity
The 2011 Gordon Conference on Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity will present cutting edge mechanistic toxicological research underpinning key innovations in environmental, pharmaceutical and industrial sciences and heralds an exciting period in the quest to predict and circumvent adverse drug and toxicant reactions.
The Conference will feature a wide range of topics, such as inflammation and repair/adaptation, non-coding mRNAs, epigenomics, hepatotoxicity, neuroinflammatory diseases, individual susceptibility/adaptation together with new models of in silico and in vivo predictive toxicology. The Conference will bring together a collection of investigators who are at the forefront of their field, and will provide opportunities for junior scientists and graduate students to present their work in poster format and exchange ideas with leaders in the field. Some poster presenters will be selected for short talks. The collegial atmosphere of this Conference, with programmed discussion sessions as well as opportunities for informal gatherings in the afternoons and evenings, provides an avenue for scientists from different disciplines to brainstorm and promotes cross-disciplinary collaborations in the various research areas represented.
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 mission of the Egyptian Society of Natural Toxins (ESNT) is to provide global research, information, training and resources that will lead to better understanding of the danger as well as the usefulness of different types of naturally produced toxins.
This will include studies on the nature, occurrence, effects, mechanism of action, isolation, identification and characterization of natural products with toxic activities.
Particular emphasis is placed on evaluating the significance of the effects of such toxicants on human health besides the discovery of medically important component(s) found in these toxins.
Areas of research covered by the society include histopathology, cytopathology, pathophysiology, molecular biology, immunology, microbiology, Bacteriology, virology, parasitology, epidemiology, chemistry, biochemistry, biosynthesis, metabolism, and pharmacology of various classes of natural toxicants and their therapeutic applications in medicine and biology.
It will also cover the fields of taxonomy and classification of poisonous living organisms.
We are very pleased that in 2010 the "Linz-Congress" will be held in cooperation with ESTIV as “ESTIV 2010 - the 16th International Congress on In Vitro Toxicology”. For the first time these two congresses will be held together and we are sure that the cooperation between ESTIV and EUSAAT will facilitate a high scientific level in presentations, discussions and exchange of new ideas for the benefit of alternative methods to animal experiments.
The organising committee has invested its efforts to address all of the subjects of interest to scientists in Europe, who are interested in the 3Rs. English will be the official congress language.
The participants will be updated on new approaches and methodologies, e.g. -omics-techniques or the correlation between in vitro data and human data will be subjects of the lectures and poster presentations and a wide sprectrum of toxicological effects will be addressed as well as cross-cutting.
The program of the congresses in Linz traditionally also focuses on legal and ethical aspects and on standardising and and harmonising in vitro approaches, specifically on good cell culture practices.
We will also provide a forum for reviewing the latest developments in the European chemicals and cosmetics policy in context with the use of alternatives methods. Another hot topic is the revision of the EU-directive 86/609, which will affect European scientists working in academia, industry and government institutions in the life sciences.
As in the past on purpose we will avoid parallel sessions in Linz and give a high priority to poster presentations. The best and most innovative posters will be awarded, which may motivate young scientists to effectively contribute to the development and application of alternative methods in Europe.
Located in the center of Europe, Linz is a typically charming Austrian city with an excellent mixture of science, culture and economy. Moreover, the Linz congresses have in the past have provided an excellent, informal environment for scientists interested in the 3Rs to exchange ideas, meet old friends and make new ones.
19–23 July 2010 XII International Congress of Toxicology
Palau de Congressos de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
The Spanish Association of Toxicology (AETOX) and EUROTOX in the name of the International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX), invite you to participate in IUTOX-2010, the XII International Congress of Toxicology.
The Congress will encourage the interaction between Academia, Industry, Regulators, Expert in Human (clinical and epidemiology) and Environmental Toxicology.
Chemical Safety is increasingly requiring integrated and translational approaches to get successful possibilities of innovative application of the results of research and development based on added values with safety to human health and the environment. From the most basic molecular and cellular research, going through in vitro alternative approach of understanding long term effects, “omics” strategist for in vitro and more rational animal testing and human diagnosis, application of human data (epidemiological and clinical data) to risk assessment in regulatory purpose, alternative efficient strategists for toxicity evaluation and computing data handling, efficient process for realistic risk characterization of thousands of chemicals, risk communication and social acceptance. All these different levels of activities need to be integrated in translational approaches for successful industrial, biomedical and environmental applications. New material as nanomaterials and new drug generations and biotechnological products and the objectives of sustainable chemistry open to new scientific and methodological approaches.
The IUTOX-2010 intend to be a forum for interaction among different fields of activity related with toxicology under a scientific environment.
Multidisciplinary and translational approaches for interacting expert from academia (basis mechanistic, effects testing, monitoring), industry, clinical toxicologists, environmentalists, regulators, and technological developers, will be especially welcome.
Waterville Valley Resort, Waterville Valley, NH, USA
The 2010 Gordon Research Conference on Microbial Toxins and Pathogenicity is an outstanding forum to acquire cutting-edge knowledge on microbial pathogenesis. The organization of the conference includes seminars on the basic mechanisms of microbial pathogenesis, from primarily bacterial systems, with seminar sessions on toxin biochemistry and biogenesis, molecular and cellular pathogenesis, and infection and immunity. Seminars will also be presented that translate knowledge of basic mechanisms into therapeutic advances. Speakers include established investigators, as well as, junior investigators who show exceptional promise. Seminar sessions are chaired by prominent researchers who will provide an overview of the session topic and place the speakers\' work into the context of the session. Discussions are led by the session chairs and provide an opportunity for the exchange of new ideas and perspectives. In addition to the seminar sessions, the conference includes well-attended and highly interactive poster sessions. The 2010 conference will be preceded by the Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) on Microbial Toxins and Pathogenicity. The GRS is planned by and for post-doctoral and pre-doctoral trainees in the field of microbial pathogenesis and provides an opportunity for our future leaders to present their research as seminars and posters in a collegial and interactive environment. Attendance at the GRS will add great value to the Gordon Research Conference experience for these junior investigators.
Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
The conference will take place over 3 days, and will be divided into sections that allow focus on specific types of nanomaterials.
Each section will include talks spanning disciplines including exposure assessment, characterisation, human toxicology, ecotoxicology and risk assessment.
Such a format will promote interaction between different disciplines and would allow issues specific to certain materials to be addressed.
26–29 April 2010 2010 Toxicology and Risk Assessment Conference
Cincinnati Marriott North, West Chester (Cincinnati), OH, USA
The 2010 Toxicology and Risk Assessment Conference will be a 4-day meeting focusing on the applications of computational toxicology (COMPTOX) for improving risk assessment practice. There will be two full sessions devoted to the application of modern COMPTOX approaches such as QSAR, PBPK, Molecular Docking, High Throughput Screening, Metabolomics, Data Mining and Bioinformatics for risk assessment practice. These sessions will be complemented by scientific sessions on dermal toxicology and the toxicology and risk assessment of biofuels. The conference will feature a workshop on Risk Assessment Practice, on the day prior to the main conference sessions (April 26) and further risk assessment workshops covering hot topics in risk methods and applications to be held on the day after the main conference sessions (April 29). The conference should provide attendees with a solid overview of how COMPTOX techniques may be used to help address common risk assessment problems encountered by various Federal agencies.
7–11 March 2010 Society of Toxicology’s 49th Annual Meeting
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
The Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting is the largest toxicology meeting and exhibition in the world, attracting approximately 6,500 scientists from industry, academia, and government. The program includes several plenary and other special lectures, symposia, workshops, roundtable discussions, and platform and poster presentations. The meeting also offers Continuing Education courses ranging from basic to advanced levels. In addition, the Society presents annual awards to recognize outstanding achievements in toxicology.