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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!
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
4–6 September 2017 2017 1st Symposium on Nucleic Acid Modifications
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.
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.
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:
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
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
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: