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Conferences and Meetings on Biochemistry and Medicinal Chemistry, Toxicology offers, as part of our business activities, a directory of upcoming scientific and technical meetings. The calendar is published for the convenience of conference participants and we strive to support conference organisers who need to publish their upcoming events. Although great care is being taken to ensure the correctness of all entries, we cannot accept any liability that may arise from the presence, absence or incorrectness of any particular information on this website. Always check with the meeting organiser before making arrangements to participate in an event!

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1.Keystone Symposia: The Crossroads of Lipid Metabolism and Diabetes
 Dates 19 Apr 2015 → 24 Apr 2015
[ID=638325] Go to top of page
 LocationCopenhagen, Denmark
 Abstract The goal of this meeting is to provide attendees with the latest advances in the understanding of mechanisms governing the metabolism of lipids and how these pathways become dysregulated in the insulin resistant state. Elucidation of mechanisms underlying lipid metabolism may reveal new therapeutic strategies to combat atherosclerosis and other complications of diabetic patients. This program will stimulate interactions that are likely to augment and accelerate this process.
 Topics lipids, metabolic diseases, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular, biochemistry
 Contact Attendee Services; Phone: [970-262-1230 or 800-253-0865]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Biology
2.Inflammation Inhibitors
 Dates 21 Apr 2015 → 22 Apr 2015
[ID=705616] Go to top of page
 LocationSan Diego, United States
 Related subject(s) Pharmacology and Drug Development
3.Epigenetic Inhibitor Discovery
 Dates 21 Apr 2015 → 22 Apr 2015
[ID=705571] Go to top of page
 LocationSan Diego, United States
 Related subject(s) Pharmacology and Drug Development
4.Protein-Protein Interactions
 Dates 21 Apr 2015 → 22 Apr 2015
[ID=705688] Go to top of page
 LocationSan Diego, United States
 Related subject(s) Pharmacology and Drug Development
5.Drug Discovery Chemistry
 Dates 21 Apr 2015 → 23 Apr 2015
[ID=705540] Go to top of page
 LocationSan Diego, United States
 Related subject(s) Pharmacology and Drug Development
6.Fragment-Based Drug Discovery
 Dates 22 Apr 2015 → 23 Apr 2015
[ID=705658] Go to top of page
 LocationSan Diego, United States
 Related subject(s) Pharmacology and Drug Development
7.Kinase Inhibitor Chemistry
 Dates 22 Apr 2015 → 23 Apr 2015
[ID=705679] Go to top of page
 LocationSan Diego, United States
 Related subject(s) Pharmacology and Drug Development
8.Macrocyclics and Constrained Peptides
 Dates 22 Apr 2015 → 23 Apr 2015
[ID=705612] Go to top of page
 LocationSan Diego, United States
 Related subject(s) Pharmacology and Drug Development
9.PepCon-2015 — 8th Annual World Protein& Peptide Conference
 Dates 25 Apr 2015 → 28 Apr 2015
[ID=664927] Go to top of page
 LocationNanjing, China
 Abstract With the theme “Translation, Health and Happiness”, PepCon-2015 will be held from April 25-28, 2015 in Nanjing, China. This international event will focus on the foremost research in protein and peptide science. This year, we will be covering the following topics: Tomorrow of Protein Discovery, Royal Family Matters of Proteome, Constant Quest for Protein Facebook, Unravel Proteins with Health/Diseases, Proteins’ Charity for Emerging Targets toward Therapy, Friendly Tools for Proteins, Empowered Protein Engineering, Protein in Drug Delivery, Advances in Peptide Research, Art and Science of Kinases. In addition to this, there will be a special forum held for young scientists from all over the world to share and exchange scientific experience. The conference itself is shaping up to be our best one ever, with presale tickets already exceeding 1,000. In addition to the scientific program, there will be a Matchmaking activity specially designed as well, which is to provide opportunities for the participants from China and the world to have face-to-face meetings on technical introduction, transfer, purchase, sales, and cooperation. For more details of this event, please click: . And please contact Sally Ma at if you have any questions.
 Topics Module 1: Royal Family Matters of Proteome Module 2: Constant Quest for Protein Facebook Module 3: Unravel Proteins with Health/Diseases Module 4: Proteins’ Charity for Emerging Targets toward Therapy Module 5: Friendly Tools for Proteins Module 6: Empowered Protein Engineering Special Events-Inaugurate Symposia
 Contact Sally Ma; Phone: [0086-411-84575669-871]; Email:
10.European Pharma Summit — 9th Drug Design & Medicinal Chemistry Conference
 Dates 05 May 2015 → 06 May 2015
[ID=682385] Go to top of page
 LocationBerlin, Germany
 Contact Kristen Starkey; Phone: [626-256-6405]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Pharmacology and Drug Development
11.3rd Biochemical & Bioplastics 2015
 Dates 06 May 2015 → 07 May 2015
[ID=707901] Go to top of page
 LocationDenver, Colorado, United States
 Abstract ACI’s 3rd Biochemical & Bioplastics 2015 conference will make its debut in the US examining the critical elements involved in developing the industry. With insights from both biochemical & bioplastic producers and key players, we will consider what policies and incentive strategies can be put in play to ensure the critical elements are in the correct balance to implement successful business value.
 Related subject(s) Organic Chemistry and Polymers
12.LIPID MAPS 2015 — LIPID MAPS Annual Meeting 2015: Lipidomics Impact on Cancer, Metabolic and Inflammatory Diseases
 Dates 12 May 2015 → 13 May 2015
[ID=684850] Go to top of page
 LocationLa Jolla, United States
 Abstract This is an exciting time for the emerging field of lipidomics. With the development and evolution of sophisticated mass spectrometers linked to highly efficient liquid chromatography systems, individual molecular species of lipids can now be isolated identified, and quantified, allowing us to begin to understand lipid metabolism and the treatment of lipid-based diseases (atherosclerosis, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, and other inflammatory diseases). Recent awareness that each category of lipid consists of thousands if not tens of thousands of individual molecular species requires sophisticated informatics to ensure consistent databasing and annotation of the numerous lipid molecular species and analysis of tremendous quantities of experimental data.

The goal of this meeting is to bring together biological and biomedical scientists in a wide range of fields to share new findings and methods in the broader lipidomics field and to explore joint efforts to extend the use of these powerful new methods to new applications. Presentations will provide an excellent introduction for scientists new to these methods, and are sure to be of interest to lipidomics veterans who want to learn the latest techniques and research results.

 Topics lipidomics, lipid maps, cancer, metabolomic, inflammatory diseases
 Contact Catherine Liu; Phone: [(858) 534-2173]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology
13.ADMET 2015
 Start date13 May 2015
[ID=700566] Go to top of page
 LocationLondon, United Kingdom
 Abstract This is the sixth one day event organised by SCI’s Young Chemists’ Panel to highlight the challenges associated with ADMET (Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Elimination and Toxicity) in medicinal chemistry. The aim of the day is to provide participants with a practical understanding of ADMET parameters, how to diagnose common ADMET problems and how to improve compound design to overcome these problems. Topics will include how to identify problems with solubility, permeability, clearance, duration and chemical-related toxicology; how to interpret data from commonly used non-efficacy tests; and real life examples of solutions to ADMET problems.
 Topics Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Elimination, Toxicity, Medicinal Chemistry
 Contact Helen Gibb; Phone: [02075981561]; Email:
14.congrès GFPP — 19th meeting of French Group of Peptides and Proteins
 Dates 17 May 2015 → 22 May 2015
[ID=694297] Go to top of page
 LocationPortbail, France
 Abstract This meeting will cover all aspects of contemporary peptide and protein sciences in both basic and applied domains.
 Topics chemical biology, peptidomimetics, cancer, medical imaging, enzyme, proteomic, GPCR, foldamers, Protein structure...
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology; Organic Chemistry and Polymers
15.Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry
 Dates 19 May 2015 → 23 May 2015
[ID=658645] Go to top of page
 LocationParry Sound, Canada
16.Gordon Research Conference — Bioorganic Chemistry 2015
 Dates 07 Jun 2015 → 12 Jun 2015
[ID=648136] Go to top of page
 LocationAndover, United States
 Abstract The Gordon Research Conference on Bioorganic Chemistry aims to bring together scientists from a range of disciplines to present and discuss cutting-edge research at the interface between chemistry and biology. Both fundamental and applied research relevant to academia and industry are highlighted. To maintain a balance between these areas, the conference is organized by two co-chairs, one from academia and one from industry. We emphasize the presentation of techniques or approaches that are broadly applicable across multiple areas of chemical and biological research. Traditionally, small molecules that probe, modulate, or mimic cellular components or processes as well as studies of biology at the molecular level have been of particular interest. 
17.Mastering Medicinal Chemistry
 Dates 10 Jun 2015 → 11 Jun 2015
[ID=705709] Go to top of page
 LocationBoston, United States
18.Gordon Research Conference — Mycotoxins & Phycotoxins 2015
 Dates 14 Jun 2015 → 19 Jun 2015
[ID=655065] Go to top of page
 LocationEaston, United States
 Abstract This conference, which initially focused on toxigenic fungi and mycotoxins, was expanded in 1987 to include algae and phycotoxins. Combining the two fields has been beneficial because, while fungi and algae are very different microorganisms, they and their toxins nonetheless present common scientific challenges. The conference serves as a forum for scientists sharing the goal of reducing health risks and economic losses caused by these toxins in foods, feeds and the environment, for sharing the latest data, for developing novel approaches to ongoing problems, and for identifying new toxin-related research needs. The conference has a history of generous support from the USDA, FDA, NIEHS, NOAA, other government entities and corporations. Myco- and phycotoxin research requires a multidisciplinary approach incorporating chemistry, microbiology, ecology, genetics, agronomy, pharmacology, toxicology, molecular biology, epidemiology and other fields. A major strength of the Mycotoxin and Phycotoxin Conference is the high level of scientific expertise from these fields represented at the meetings. Among the conference topics are: identification and characterization of toxigenic microorganisms and their toxins, biosynthetic pathways, genetic-biomolecular controls of biosynthesis, and environmental triggers for toxin production. Additional topics include development of rapid, sensitive and cost effective analytical methods, novel biomarkers and improved exposure assessments for vulnerable animal and human populations, toxicology and mechanisms of action, risk assessment, and reducing exposures through the development of effective intervention strategies. The introduction of students and young scientists to the mycotoxin and phycotoxin research communities is another important aspect of the conference. By providing a venue for them to discuss their research with experts and to build professional relationships, the conference contributes to the continuity of myco- and phycotoxin research. In summary, through a unique combination of toxins, scientific disciplines, experts and young scientists, the Mycotoxin and Phycotoxin GRC serves as a catalyst for research having the ultimate goal of maintaining a safe food supply and environment.
19.16th Tetrahedron Symposium
 Dates 16 Jun 2015 → 19 Jun 2015
[ID=697896] Go to top of page
 LocationBerlin, Germany
 Abstract Elsevier’s  Tetrahedron Symposium  is the recognised annual meeting and information point for reporting advances in Bioorganic & Organic Chemistry. The intention of this conference is to provide an intimate and relaxed environment, to stimulate fresh thinking and creative ideas, in a scientific field impacting so importantly on life and medical sciences. The symposium will also highlight the key role of chemistry in the discovery and development of new therapeutic agents for human diseases. Each event brings together over 500 leading individuals to discuss the most relevant issues at that moment. The symposium is run in conjunction with Elsevier’s leading biochemical journals. Topics Include: Stereoselective synthesis, Synthesis and property of functional molecules, Total synthesis of natural products, New reagents, catalysts, strategies and concepts for organic synthesis, Bioorganic chemistry and medicinal chemistry, Molecular recognition, Organic materials.
20.ETOX — European Workshop on Bacterial Protein Toxins
 Dates 20 Jun 2015 → 24 Jun 2015
[ID=698888] Go to top of page
 LocationBraga, Portugal
 Abstract ETOX aims at bringing together the most renowned world scientists, young researchers and students for exchanging and discussing the latest and most exciting findings regarding all aspects of the research within the field of bacterial protein toxins. Following ETOX tradition, ETOX will include talks by world leaders combined with a significant number of short-talks, mainly devoted to early-stage researchers and students, and poster sections, which together with the social events will promote an excellent environment for interaction between established scientists and young researchers.
 Related subject(s) Biology; Molecular Biology
21.EuroMedlab 2015 — IFCC - EFLM European Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
 Dates 21 Jun 2015 → 25 Jun 2015
[ID=651772] Go to top of page
 LocationParis, France
 Abstract This unique event, including the Journées Internationales de Biologie (JIB) 2015, will be held in Paris, France, on June 21-25 2015 in the Palais des Congrès de Paris, one of the capital’s legendary venues. EuroMedlab Paris will be an innovative and invigorating EU and International congress reflecting the direction of Laboratory Medicine in the 21st century with an intellectually stimulating combination of presentations, symposia, discussions, sessions and exhibitions. Well-known European and International speakers and colleagues will address their vision and current challenges in the field of Laboratory Medicine in the context of a changing health environment taking account medical and scientific innovations, and will spark the minds of both young and established Laboratory Medicine professionals, scientists, researchers, clinicians as well as all relevant stakeholders in the health care and Laboratory Medicine sectors. We are confident that they will spark the minds of both young and established Laboratory Medicine professionals, scientists, researchers, clinicians as well as all relevant stakeholders in the health care and Laboratory Medicine sectors. Paris is a major international centre for research in life sciences and a creative cultural destination in perpetual renewal being one of the highest ranking cities in terms of tourism attraction. We are sure that both the scientific and social programmes will provide opportunities to help foster exchanges between EFLM/IFCC members, to forge new collaborations and to connect with the leaders of the diagnostic industry at the largest IVD product show in Europe linked to the three-days conference/workshop program. EuroMedlab 2015 will provide ideal surroundings for participants to leverage knowledge, promote education and build awareness about the future of Laboratory Medicine placing the patient at the heart of all our efforts and discussions.
 Related subject(s) Applied Physics: Biophysics, Medical Physics and Healthcare Technologies
22.Residential School: Medicinal Chemistry 2015
 Dates 21 Jun 2015 → 26 Jun 2015
[ID=657290] Go to top of page
 LocationLoughborough , United Kingdom
23.R for Biochemists
 Start date24 Jun 2015
[ID=685632] Go to top of page
 LocationCharles Darwin House, London, United Kingdom
 Abstract This Training Day aims to equip PhD students and early career researchers with the information, tools and techniques to use R. It is best suited to beginners or those in the first stages of learning to use the program. The Training Day will focus on the key concepts, methods of visualization and exporting the output for printing or presentations. The morning will be made up of practical demonstrations of the fundamentals of R while the afternoon will facilitation the exploration of participants own datasets and slightly more advanced themes.

The day will comprise of short talks – primers – followed by tutor led interactive sessions. This will allow participants to make progress at their own pace in a supportive and productive environment.

 Related subject(s) Software Agents
24.ECG DGL Nanomaterials — Environmental Chemistry Group Distinguished Guest Symposium on Nanomaterials
 Start date24 Jun 2015
[ID=703979] Go to top of page
 LocationLondon, United Kingdom
 Abstract A one-day symposium organised by the Environmental Chemistry Group and Environment, Sustainability and Energy Division of the Royal Society of Chemistry. The 2015 ECG Distinguished Guest Lecture will be provided by Professor Éva Valsami-Jones (University of Birmingham).
 Topics environmental, chemistry, royal society, nanomaterials, remediation, nanoecotoxicity, toxicity, toxicant, nano, land, water, sustainable, applications, engineering, synthetic, nanotechnology
 Contact Rowena Fletcher-Wood; Phone: [01214145205]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Nanoscale Particles, Colloids and Emulsions; Environmental Physics
25.ISPMF 2015 — International Symposium on Phytochemicals in Medicine and Food
 Dates 26 Jun 2015 → 29 Jun 2015
[ID=655877] Go to top of page
 LocationShanghai, China
 Related subject(s) Agronomy, Food Production and Food Chemistry
26.Gordon Research Conference — Mechanisms of Membrane Transport 2015
 Dates 28 Jun 2015 → 03 Jul 2015
[ID=655038] Go to top of page
 LocationLewiston, United States
 Abstract The Gordon Research Conference on Mechanisms of Membrane Transport has been held for over 40 years. During this time, the membrane transporters and channels field has witnessed tremendous changes that have brought together scientists trained in various disciplines, such as biophysics, physiology, biochemistry, cell biology, structural biology, and computational biology. No meeting provides a better forum than this conference for investigators at all stages of their careers to engage in stimulating exchanges on the latest mechanistic breakthroughs in the membrane transport field. A growing number of transporter and channel structures are becoming available, fundamentally changing our understanding of the mechanisms underlying the functioning of these remarkable molecules. Sessions will cover mechanistic studies (using structural, functional, thermodynamic, and computational methods) of a wide variety of transporters, including Na - and H -coupled transporters, CLC transporters and channels, cation channels, ABC transporters, and others. We will also discuss at length novel approaches to membrane protein structure and mechanisms. The Conference on Mechanisms of Membrane Transport has a well-earned reputation for giving rise to numerous valuable insights into the structure, function, and mechanisms of transporters and channels, both during formal lectures and poster sessions and in the course of informal conversations. This is a tradition that we will continue.
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology
27.NTTSCT — Novel Tools & Technologies for Studying Cells & Tissues
 Start date03 Jul 2015
[ID=700366] Go to top of page
 LocationLondon, United Kingdom
 Abstract This one day event organised by the EPSRC-funded Proxomics Project will address the application of new analytical techniques for cell and tissues with particular reference to their potential for studying protein oxidation, reduction and oxidative stress.
 Topics Mass Spectroscopy, Proteomics, Bio-analytical, Medical diagnostics, Microfluidics, Cell Biology, Chemical Biology, Biotechnology
 Contact Info NTTSCT; Phone: [+44(0)2075943101]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology
28.40th FEBS Congress — Congress of The Federation of the European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) 2015
 Dates 04 Jul 2015 → 09 Jul 2015
[ID=649112] Go to top of page
 LocationBerlin, Germany
 Abstract The congress will cover the entire spectrum of molecular life sciences with tentative symposia on: The Mechanisms of Gene Expression; Membranes, Receptors & Bioenergetics; Molecular Neurobiology; Structural Biology & Biophysics; Chemical Biology & Molecular Medicine; Systems Biology, Bioinformatics, and Theoretical Biology. In addition, there will be sessions on general science policy, careers and education, as well as activities tailored specifically for scientists in the early stages of their career
 Related subject(s) Biology
29.Conference Cluster on Medicinal Chemistry
 Dates 05 Jul 2015 → 10 Jul 2015
[ID=658734] Go to top of page
 LocationNovosibirsk, Russia
30.International Society for Biomedical Polymers & Polymeric Biomaterials (ISBPPB) 2nd Annual Conference & Exposition
 Dates 08 Jul 2015 → 10 Jul 2015
[ID=699138] Go to top of page
 LocationOrlando, United States
 Abstract The International Society of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials (ISBPPB) organization is engaged in educating, networking, advocating and advancing the field of biomedical polymers and polymeric biomaterials internationally. ISBPPB intends to serve members from industry, academia and government institutions worldwide. Join ISBPPB Annual Conference to hear the latest research findings and enjoy the many opportunities to network with colleagues and new friends. The annual conference will include topics on ALL ASPECTS of Polymeric Biomaterials. Exhibitors at the ISBPPB conference will receive multiple opportunities to network with conference attendees.
 Related subject(s) Organic Chemistry and Polymers
31.Bioactive Lipids in Cancer, Inflammation and Related Diseases Conference 2015
 Dates 12 Jul 2015 → 15 Jul 2015
[ID=656200] Go to top of page
 LocationBudapest, Hungary
 Abstract The previous biennial conferences have been immensely successful in highlighting data from research at the cutting edge of science on the role of lipid mediators in various physiological and pathological processes. The goal of this 28 year meeting series is to promote the exchange of ideas between scientists of diverse backgrounds from around the world, and to provide a forum for the dissemination of the latest scientific information on bioactive lipids in health and disease as it relates to cancer, inflammation, and inflammation associated diseases such as cardiovascular, diabetes, psoriasis, and Alzheimer's, nephrology, arthritis and dermatology.
 Related subject(s) Medicine (in general); Biology
32.ICOBTE 2015 FUKUOKA — 13th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements
 Dates 12 Jul 2015 → 16 Jul 2015
[ID=649384] Go to top of page
 LocationFukuoka, Japan
 Topics Trace element biogeochemistry and environmental sustainability, Natural abundance and behavior of trace elements in the environments, Trace element contamination, environmental and human health impacts, Advances in toxicology and risk assessment, Regulatory and policy dimensions of trace element contamination, Advances in remediation technologies for trace element contaminated sites, New techniques to study the fate of trace elements in the environment, Heavy metal and radioactive element contamination, Transnational transport of trace elements and pollutants.
33.Molecular, Structural & Clinical Aspects of Vitamin K
 Dates 12 Jul 2015 → 17 Jul 2015
[ID=707758] Go to top of page
 LocationItasca, Illinois, United States
 Organizer Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
 Abstract FASEB currently has 70 scientific conferences that convene every two to three years, including some that have been with FASEB since the beginning.  Selected areas of research addressed by the SRC series include: epigenetics, biochemistry, genetics, genomics, immunology, nutrition, molecular biology, oncology, and metabolism among many others.  Additional topics will be covered as new conferences are added to the schedule.  For a listing of our most recent and our current conferences, please view our 2015 conference schedule.  
 Topics Hematology, Biochemistry, cardiology, endocrinology, Mol. Bio, nutrition
 Contact Trina Eacho, Conference Coordinator; Phone: 1-301-634-7010 ; Email:
 Related subject(s) Biology
34.International Conference on Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
 Dates 20 Jul 2015 → 22 Jul 2015
[ID=667365] Go to top of page
 LocationParis, France
 Abstract The event has the objective of creating an international forum for academics, researchers and scientists from worldwide to discuss worldwide results and proposals regarding to the soundest issues related to Chemical and Biochemical Engineering.
 Related subject(s) Chemical Engineering
35.PS2015 — The 29th Annual Symposium of The Protein Society
 Dates 22 Jul 2015 → 25 Jul 2015
[ID=664884] Go to top of page
 LocationBarcelona, Spain
 Abstract The Protein Society Symposium serves as a high-profile, international platform for the presentation of trans-disciplinary, forefront discoveries in protein science.
 Topics Engineering & Interpreting The Genome; Proteomics (PTMs, PPIs); Observing Dynamics In Single Cells; Chemical Biology; Folding; Cell Engineering; Protein Allostery & Dynamics; Intrinsically Disordered Proteins; Protein Engineering; Systems Biology; Integrative Protein Science; Enzyme & Pathway Engineering
 Contact Email:
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology
36.Biotrans 2015
 Dates 26 Jul 2015 → 30 Jul 2015
[ID=651176] Go to top of page
 LocationVienna, Austria
 Abstract Biotrans covers all aspects of biocatalysis with special focus on enzyme mediated cascade reactions, enzyme discovery, bioinformatics, systems bio(techno)logy, protein engineering by directed evolution and/or rational design, enzyme immobilisation, process development and scale-up as well as manufacturing of chemical products using biocatalysis. The conference will be composed of a mixture of Plenary, Invited Talks and Oral Presentations and will cover a broad range of themes including; - enzyme mediated cascade reactions, - enzyme discovery, - bioinformatics, - systems bio(techno)logy, - protein engineering by directed evolution and/or rational design, - enzyme immobilisation, - process development and scale-up, as well as - manufacturing of chemical products using biocatalysis.
 Related subject(s) Catalysis
37.Gordon Research Conference — Elastin, Elastic Fibers and Microfibrils 2015
 Dates 26 Jul 2015 → 31 Jul 2015
[ID=648024] Go to top of page
 LocationBiddeford, United States
 Abstract Elastin, Elastic Fibers and Microfibrils conference is now recognized as the major international meeting for investigators with an interest in the biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, and pathology of elastin. Over the years to follow, the breadth of the field has grown even more due to identification and study of numerous additional molecules that influence the regulation, assembly and function of elastic fibers, such as the fibulins, latent TGF-beta binding proteins, emilins, proteoglycans and lysyl oxidases. The Conference is unique in the depth of its coverage of elastin biology, spanning from detailed, high-resolution structural studies of elastin and fibrillin, to in vitro assembly assays, to functional in vivo research with transgenic and knockout animals, to human disease, and finally to biomaterials and therapies. The unusual biology of elastic fibers has brought together basic scientists with diverse areas of expertise, including physical chemistry, engineering, cell and molecular biology, developmental biology, biochemistry and biotechnology. Furthermore, because of the involvement of elastin and elastic fiber associated proteins in numerous pathological processes, past Gordon Conferences have attracted investigators with a wide spectrum of clinical interests, including emphysema, COPD, pulmonary and vascular hypertension, atherosclerosis, aneurysms, genetic diseases, and cutaneous and eye diseases. Over the years, the content and focus of the Elastin and Elastic Fibers GRC has been constantly evolving, reflecting changing trends and ideas. Attendees of previous conferences enthusiastically agree that this meeting provides the most important forum for communication and collaboration among investigators in this field. As such, this conference has had, and will continue to have, a major role in stimulating interest and influencing the direction of research in this field.
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology
38.Gordon Research Conference — Cell Biology of Metals 2015
 Dates 26 Jul 2015 → 31 Jul 2015
[ID=648292] Go to top of page
 LocationWest Dover, United States
 Abstract The Cell Biology of Metals Gordon Conference was initiated to provide a forum for an emerging field, encompassing the uptake, distribution and use of metals in cells and organelles. Metals are taken up across membranes and are directed to various cellular destinations, ultimately finding their way into the correct metalloproteins. Intricate mechanisms control uptake, distribution, trafficking, and insertion into proteins. Transporters, chelators, metal cofactors, protein folding chaperones, metallochaperones, transcription factors and translation regulators are involved. The level of complexity equals that of the protein trafficking pathways that are being characterized by modern methods of cell biology. An important objective is to understand how protein trafficking pathways and metal trafficking pathways are integrated and intersect. Other areas of focus are mechanisms of metal ion homeostasis, how cells sense diverse metal ions, and how homeostatic mechanisms for different metal ions are interconnected. Cellular malfunction or disease ensue if any of the steps in metal homeostasis are perturbed, and the meeting emphasizes these disease related implications. The sessions are organized according to cell structure, cutting across metals (Fe, Cu, Zn, Mo) and evolutionary categories. 
 Related subject(s) Biology; Molecular Biology
39.Gordon Research Conference — Medicinal Chemistry 2015
 Dates 02 Aug 2015 → 07 Aug 2015
[ID=654951] Go to top of page
 LocationNew London, United States
 Abstract Beginning in 1947, the Gordon Research Conference on Medicinal Chemistry has presented a variety of topics involving the chemistry of biologically active molecules and the drug discovery process. Sessions typically focus on medicinal chemistry discoveries in specific therapeutic areas, such as anti-microbials, cancer, metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, psychotherapeutics and neurodegenerative diseases, and pulmonary diseases. Selected sessions also cover the impact of new technologies, such as combinatorial chemistry, as well as developments around drug metabolism and safety. An important highlight of the meeting is the session on late-breaking developments, featuring first disclosures of clinical data for medicinal chemistry discoveries that have advanced to clinical development. Attendees come from all the disciplines involved in drug discovery in both academia and industry. The meeting represents a unique opportunity for medicinal chemists to share their discoveries, to sustain and revitalize the art of medicinal chemistry, and to transmit these lessons to the next generation of medicinal chemists.
40.Gordon Research Conference — Matrix Metalloproteinases 2015
 Dates 02 Aug 2015 → 07 Aug 2015
[ID=655256] Go to top of page
 LocationNewry, United States
 Abstract Proteases co-evolved with their substrates as integral components of specific networks or pathways in development and homeostasis. Elucidating their role in disease, resulting either from loss of function or over-expression, requires a sophisticated understanding within the context of biological networks. Furthermore, successful development of novel therapies relies on an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to investigating such networks and pathways. The 2015 GRC on Matrix Metalloproteinases will develop these themes in the context of major functional networks, and will be inclusive of multiple organ/biological systems and a variety of disease pathways. The conference will feature fundamental and applied research on all aspects of MMPs, ADAM, ADAMTS, and astacin metalloproteinases, as well as their natural and synthetic inhibitors to highlight general principles as well as specific properties. The role of these metalloproteinases in molecular maturation and turnover in diverse biological systems and models is a major focus. In addition, disease-causing protease mutations, proteolytic mechanisms in acquired diseases, protease regulatory mechanisms at all levels, structural biology, developmental biology, genetics, and therapeutics will constitute the broad scope of the meeting.
41.Computational Chemical Biology Conference
 Dates 06 Aug 2015 → 09 Aug 2015
[ID=679701] Go to top of page
 LocationCairns, United Kingdom
 Abstract This conference will bring together scientists to discuss multidisciplinary research that leverages computer simulation to address key questions crossing the physical sciences-life sciences/biomedical interface. In particular, the conference will feature sessions focusing on the development and application of novel and state-of-the-art computational tools and technology for solving major problems in the life and biomedical sciences.

Topics will include advances in molecular dynamics simulation of enzymes; computational approaches to studying the interaction of drugs, drug transporters and signaling enzymes with lipid membranes; simulation of protein-protein interaction and multi-protein complex enzymatic systems; computational study of signaling pathways; new techniques in computational drug discovery as they apply to enzyme reactivity and dynamics; simulation of allosteric interactions; advances in multi-scale modeling; new techniques for direct simulation of reactivity in biological systems; and the impact of technological advances in computer hardware and software on the field of chemical biology.

The conference will feature lectures by established leaders in the fields, as well as encouraging young and talented researchers to present both challenging questions and new ideas for solving them. The aim is to encourage a collegial atmosphere to promote stimulating and insightful discussion while enjoying the beauty of tropical Cairns, Australia.

 Contact Matthew Kirkby Zing Conferencs Ltd Unit 3, The Bury, Stow-Cum-Quy; Phone: [+441223750020]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Systems Biology and Computational Biology; Molecular Biology
42.Gordon Research Conference — Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity 2015
 Dates 09 Aug 2015 → 14 Aug 2015
[ID=648412] Go to top of page
 LocationAndover, United States
 Abstract The Gordon Research Conference on Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity is a premier forum for showcasing the latest, most innovative advances in mechanistic toxicological research. For the 2015 conference, the organizers have assembled a group of world-leading experts working in areas of investigation that are highly relevant to environmental, industrial, and pharmaceutical toxicology, with the goal of incorporating research on the mechanistic basis of disease into risk decision making. Emerging technologies in mechanistic toxicology and computational, 3D, and in vivo modeling as well as systems biology approaches to assessing risk to human disease will be highlighted. The microbiome, the inflammasome, epigenetics, carcinogenesis, and stem cells in toxicological research are among the topics that will be highlighted at the conference. The conference will attract a mix of junior and senior investigators and trainees with a common interest in advancing their respective fields of investigation. For the second time, a Gordon Research Seminar on Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity will precede the conference. This provides an expanded opportunity for trainees and young scientists to be exposed to cutting-edge science and to network with their future colleagues in the field. The poster sessions are an essential element to the success of conference. Trainees and scientists at any level will have the opportunity to present their latest, groundbreaking work in poster format under an informal atmosphere that fosters relaxed dialog, networking and idea sharing. A special committee will select some abstracts/posters for short oral talks. These "late-breaking" oral sessions provide increased participation to trainees and young scientists to share their work with an audience of experts. This is a tremendous opportunity for the young talent to receive feedback from well-established leaders in the field. Another key to the success of the Gordon Conference is the social interaction of participants at meal times and during social activities in afternoon breaks. These interactions have led to long-lasting scientific collaborations and the lining up of trainees with laboratories for further education.
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology
43.Carbohydrate Processing Enzymes in Medicine and Biotechnology
 Dates 19 Aug 2015 → 21 Aug 2015
[ID=661067] Go to top of page
 LocationUniversity of St Andrews, United Kingdom
44.Toxicogenomics-2015 — International Conference on Toxicogenomics and Drug Monitoring
 Dates 25 Aug 2015 → 27 Aug 2015
[ID=665264] Go to top of page
 LocationValencia, Spain
 Abstract Toxicogenomics-2015 is a remarkable event which brings together a unique and International mix of large and medium pharmaceutical, biotech and diagnostics companies, leading universities and clinical research institutions making the Symposium a perfect platform to share experience, foster collaborations across industry and academia, and evaluate emerging technologies across the globe.
 Topics Toxicology Approaches, Concept of Toxicogenomics, Omics Technologies in Toxicogenomics, Biomarkers in Toxicogenomics, Drug monitoring, Predictive Human Toxicity and ADME/Tox Studies, Genomic Approaches to Predictive Toxicology, PK and PD Tools for DNA-Damage Pathways, Adverse Outcome Pathways
 Contact Phone: [+1-650-268-9744]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Pharmacology and Drug Development; Genomics and Bioinformatics
45.Inorganic Polyphosphate (polyP) Physiology
 Start date07 Sep 2015
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 LocationCharles Darwin House, London, United Kingdom
 Related subject(s) Biology
46.18th SCI/RSC Medicinal Chemistry Symposium
 Dates 13 Sep 2015 → 16 Sep 2015
[ID=698250] Go to top of page
 LocationCambridge, United Kingdom
 Abstract The organisers invite you to the 18th SCI/RSC Medicinal Chemistry Symposium, Europe's premier biennial Medicinal Chemistry event, focusing on first disclosures and new strategies in medicinal chemistry. Reflecting current trends in medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical research, the theme of the conference will be 'Drugging the Undruggable'.  The scientific programme will feature lectures on Enzyme Inhibitors, Ligands for Receptors and Ion Channels plus a Hot Topic late breaker session. In addition the meeting has a number of talks addressing key Enabling Processes and Technologies for the future of Medicinal Chemistry.
47.ISPAC 2015 — International Symposium on Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds
 Dates 13 Sep 2015 → 17 Sep 2015
[ID=698121] Go to top of page
 LocationBordeaux, France
 Abstract ISPAC 2015 will focus on the research of Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds (PACs) on multiple fronts of analytical measurements, toxicology, organic synthesis, human exposure and health effects, and environmental presences, sources, fate and transport. It is a forum that brings together researchers worldwide to communicate, learn and advance the field of PAC. In addition, we intend to have an exhibition involving chemical products, analytical instrumentations and services involving PACs. We will welcome proposals for short courses, arranged sessions and vendors’ seminars. Several best presentation awards will be distributed to young researchers. Finally the ISPAC 2015 Award will be given to a prominent research scientist in the field of PACs.
 Related subject(s) Organic Chemistry and Polymers
48.FMC 2015 Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry
 Dates 14 Sep 2015 → 16 Sep 2015
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 LocationAntwerp, Belgium
 Abstract The Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry symposium is co-organised on a biennial basis, as a collaboration between the ACS (American Chemical Society) and the EFMC (European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry).
49.78th Harden Conference: Protein Kinases in Health and Disease
 Dates 15 Sep 2015 → 18 Sep 2015
[ID=660882] Go to top of page
 LocationNorton Park Hotel, Winchester, United Kingdom
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology
50.EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium
 Start date17 Sep 2015
[ID=686491] Go to top of page
 LocationAntwerp, Belgium
 Abstract The EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium is an initiative of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC). This one-Day Symposium, organised in connection with Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry 2015.
 Related subject(s) Pharmacology and Drug Development; Summer/Winter Schools and Events for Chemistry Students
51.Medicinal Chemistry of Boron Compounds Conference
 Dates 04 Oct 2015 → 07 Oct 2015
[ID=697239] Go to top of page
 LocationOropesa, Spain
 Abstract We are proud to add to our conference listing the inaugural Medicinal Chemistry of Boron Compounds Conference which shall be taking place 4th October – 7th October 2015 at the Parador de Oropesa in Spain. The pharmacological uses of boron compounds have been known for several decades. However, recent progress in the bioorganic chemistry of boron is closely related to the discovery of boron-containing compounds as prospective drugs. While first developments of the medicinal chemistry of boron were stipulated by applications in boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) of cancers, more recently it was found that some boron analogues of amino acids and their derivatives express hypolipidemic, anti-inflammatory, antiarthitic, antipleurisy, and analgesic properties. The knowledge accumulated during the past decades on the chemistry and biology of bioorganic boron compounds laid the foundation for the emergence of a new area of study and application of boron compounds as lipophilic pharmacophores and modulators of biologically active molecules; for example, carborane-containing compounds inhibit HIV replication, show anticancer activity, modulate purinergic receptors, etc. An additional advantage of boron clusters is that they are abiotic and therefore chemically stable in biological environment and usually resistant to catabolism. These and other recent findings clearly show that there is still great unexplored potential in medicinal applications of boron-containing compounds. This conference will promote the development of new boron-containing drugs and materials for molecular medical diagnostics by bringing together renowned experts in the field of medicinal chemistry of boron compounds.
52.14th International Conference on the Chemistry of Antibiotics and other Bioactive Compounds
 Dates 13 Oct 2015 → 16 Oct 2015
[ID=667877] Go to top of page
 LocationGalveston, United States
 Abstract The driving force behind the organization of the ICCA meetings has been the continued need for a conference that focuses on bioactive substances derived from microogranisms and other natural sources. We will keep with past traditions by maintaining an interdisciplinary program that will highlight research efforts in natural products isolation, structural determination, synthesis and biological evaluation.  In addition, ICCA will feature new research directions and methods for drug development that have developed as a result of studying natural products and their modes of biological action. The conference will provide an environment that will serve to promote collaboration among scientists carrying out cutting edge research in both industry and academia. This collaboration will help in the discovery, synthesis, and development of new bioactive compounds. Conference Topics Abstract submissions are invited on the conference topics below and should be submitted using the online submission system by the 24 April 2015. Application study of synthetic organic chemistry, Pharmaceutical chemistry, Microbial chemistry, Bioactive natural products, Biosynthesis, Chemical biology.
53.The Expanding Toolbox of Medicinal Chemistry: From Chemical Biology to Clinical Applications
 Start date16 Oct 2015
[ID=683434] Go to top of page
 LocationDijon, France
 Abstract Until recently, Medicinal Chemistry has mostly focused on the exploration of biologically active molecules and their optimization towards pharmaceutical applications. There is, however, an increasing need for medicinal chemists to contribute to the drug discovery and development process more broadly, in order to enable the development of truly improved medicines. This includes providing tools for therapeutic target identification and validation, to explore therapeutic and pathological mechanisms, or even support clinical trials.
54.Asilomar Conference — Native Mass Spectrometry-based Structural Biology
 Dates 16 Oct 2015 → 20 Oct 2015
[ID=684649] Go to top of page
 LocationPacific Grove, CA, United States
 Abstract Native mass spectrometry provides a means to interrogate the structure of large biomolecules and complexes from a non-denaturing solution environment. The method has now matured and found its way into integrated structural biology projects, primarily to establish the unknown architecture of large protein complexes and molecular machineries. “Biomolecular Interactions” was the topic of the 2003 Asilomar Conference, but there has been many advancements since then, including the introduction of new mass analyzers, improvements in sample handling ionization techniques, the rapid adoption of ion mobility spectrometry, and the application of different ion activation methods to elucidate structure of and interactions within protein assemblies. New areas of application have emerged, focusing on the structures of e.g. viruses, membrane proteins, biopharmaceuticals and signaling nodes.
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology; Mass Spectroscopy and NMR
55.International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health 2015
 Dates 18 Oct 2015 → 21 Oct 2015
[ID=664032] Go to top of page
 LocationCuiaba, Brazil
 Abstract This conference will again create an interdisciplinary atmosphere that connects research representing the multi-nature of selenium (Se) throughout the world. It is our continued intent to increase and expand our multi-faceted perspective on Se and evaluate its impact on environments and biological systems via an international and interdisciplinary vision. Abstracts are welcomed for all aspects of Se research relevant to environment, animal and human health, and biochemical, nutritional and molecular processes. The conference program will include, but not limited to, nutrition, diet, human and animal health, disease, toxicity, environmental ecotoxicity, biochemistry, molecular biology, chemical analysis, speciation techniques, and modeling. 
 Related subject(s) Environmental Chemistry and Geochemistry
56.Semio 2015 — IOBC Working Group Meeting "Pheromones and Other Semio-Chemicals in Integrated Production",
 Dates 08 Nov 2015 → 13 Nov 2015
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 LocationJerusalem, Israel
 Abstract The general aim of the meeting is to bring together researchers, students, field extension guides and company representatives dealing with all aspects of semio-chemicals to benefit people.
 Topics IOBC-WPRS, Israel, Jerusalem, Semio, Chemicals, Pheromones, Mating Disruption, Mass Trapping, Communication, Insect Plant Interaction, Biosignals
 Contact Gillian; Phone: [+972 3 517 5150]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Human Physiology; Biology
57.First SQU International Chemistry Conference: Recent Trends in Drug Development
 Dates 10 Nov 2015 → 12 Nov 2015
[ID=699999] Go to top of page
 LocationMuscat, Oman
 Abstract This event will provide a forum for chemists from around the world to meet, present, and discuss their research, the conference, will highlight contemporary research in drug development from a chemistry standpoint. Participants will have a chance to share their expertise in the field of drug development and identify areas of possible collaboration. Plenary lectures by internationally renowned speakers will be held, and one full session will be dedicated to presentations by graduate students and young researchers.
 Topics Medicinal Chemistry, Natural Products: Isolation & Identification, Total Synthesis, Novel Materials & Drug Delivery, Drug Protein Interaction & Characterization, Young Scientists Session,
 Contact John Husband; Phone: [+96824141483]; Email:,
 Related subject(s) Pharmacology and Drug Development
58.16th Tetrahedron Symposium - Asian Edition
 Dates 10 Nov 2015 → 13 Nov 2015
[ID=702370] Go to top of page
 LocationShanghai, China
 Abstract Elsevier's Tetrahedron Symposium is the recognised annual meeting and information point for reporting advances in Bioorganic & Organic Chemistry. The intention of this conference is to provide an intimate and relaxed environment, to stimulate fresh thinking and creative ideas, in a scientific field impacting so importantly on life and medical sciences. The symposium will also highlight the key role of chemistry in the discovery and development of new therapeutic agents for human diseases. Each event brings together over 400 leading individuals to discuss the most relevant issues at that moment. The symposium is run in conjunction with Elsevier's leading biochemical journals.
 Related subject(s) Organic Chemistry and Polymers
59.EFMC-ASMC'15 — 6th EFMC International Symposium on Advances in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry
 Dates 15 Nov 2015 → 18 Nov 2015
[ID=690275] Go to top of page
 LocationTel Aviv, Israel
 Abstract ASMC’15 is being organized by the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC) and ChemBridge Corporation, as part of the series of events which started with ASMC’04 Moscow, followed by two editions in St. Petersburg (ASMC’07, ASMC’11), one in Kiev (ASMC’09) and again back to Moscow (ASMC'13). This series of events have, since their start, been high points of the world’s chemistry events, each one with distinguished academic and industrial speakers, about 200 poster communications and 400 to 600 participants, representing more than 40 countries around the world.
60.SFRBM's 2015 Annual Meeting
 Dates 18 Nov 2015 → 22 Nov 2015
[ID=646875] Go to top of page
 LocationBoston, United States
 Abstract The format of the Annual Meeting includes general plenary sessions, oral presentations of selected abstracts, poster symposia, awards for outstanding poster presentations, topical workshops, instructional luncheons and networking receptions.   
 Related subject(s) Biology; Medicine (in general)
61.Gordon Research Conference & Seminar "Origins of Life"
 Dates 16 Jan 2016 → 22 Jan 2016
[ID=683143] Go to top of page
 LocationGalveston, United States
 Abstract Understanding life's origins requires input from many different academic disciplines. Our state of knowledge is developing quickly in recent years as complementary research initiatives, such as "astrobiology" and "artificial life" bring new perspectives, new faces and new information to bear. Even among traditional elements of the field, a major source of progress has been increased flow of information across traditional disciplinary boundaries, as the perceived value of multi- and inter-disciplinary scientific research has risen and teaching has evolved to match. Gordon Research Seminars are a series of highly successful and unique meetings that enable early-career researchers to become involved at the frontiers of science by sharing with established world leading scientists. In 2016, we seek to break new ground in developing these connections, emphasizing their vital importance to a fast-moving, interdisciplinary field
 Related subject(s) Biology; Molecular Biology
62.WBC2016 — 10th World Biomaterials Congress
 Dates 17 May 2016 → 22 May 2016
[ID=663320] Go to top of page
 LocationMontreal, Canada
 Abstract We cordially invite you to participate in this exciting event as active organizers, reviewers, exhibitors and/or presenters. We encourage you to share your latest findings in science and technology of Biomaterials with others by submitting a paper. If you are interested in organizing a session or sharing your ideas with us, you can contact any of the four co-chairs of the conference. For those companies or institutions that are interested in sponsoring or in having commercial and technical exhibition booths, you can find more information on how to connect with these opportunities on this website.
 Topics Biomaterials
 Contact IS Event Solutions; Email:
 Related subject(s) Chemical Engineering; Nanoscale Particles, Colloids and Emulsions
63.9th World Mycotoxin Forum & XIVth International Symposium on Mycotoxins and Phycotoxins
 Dates 06 Jun 2016 → 10 Jun 2016
[ID=632956] Go to top of page
 LocationWinnipeg, Canada
 Related subject(s) Biology
64.SFRBM's 2016 Annual Meeting
 Dates 16 Nov 2016 → 20 Nov 2016
[ID=646863] Go to top of page
 LocationSan Francisco, United States
 Abstract The format of the Annual Meeting includes general plenary sessions, oral presentations of selected abstracts, poster symposia, awards for outstanding poster presentations, topical workshops, instructional luncheons and networking receptions. 
 Related subject(s) Biology; Medicine (in general)

Last updated: 28 February 2015