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Conferences and Meetings on Biotechnology 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.MBC — 5th Munich Biomarker Conference
 Dates 01 Dec 2015 → 02 Dec 2015
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 LocationMunich, Germany
 Abstract Munich is one of Europe’s leading biotech locations with a strategic focus on the development of personalized medicine. The 5th Munich Biomarker Conference is organized by BioM and the internationally well connected Munich Biotech Cluster community. Though we bring together international experts from biotech and pharma industry with scientists and physicians. The programme covers all stages of biomarker development, from basic research to personalized treatment of patients. A focus lies on the translation of academic research findings into industry-driven drug development. A second core topic is the realization of individualized treatment in the standard of care. Measures of process development, companion diagnostics, precondition in regulatory and collaboration frameworks and financing or reimbursement will be discussed.
 Topics Latest technologies for biomarker discovery, Application of biomarkers in clinical practice, NGS for patient stratification and diagnosis, Epigenetics for drug development, Companion diagnostics development, Biomarker in drug development of rare diseases, Statistical evaluation of biomarkers, Digital transformation of health
 Related subject(s) Genomics and Bioinformatics; Oncology
2.ETP 2015 — 8th International Symposium on Enabling Technologies
 Start date02 Dec 2015
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 LocationLake Louise, Alberta, Canada
 Abstract ETP 2015 provides an open, interdisciplinary forum for scientists, engineers and technologists to discuss research and development of innovative tools that extend the bioanalytical capabilities of researchers. Features include a world-class program of invited speakers from industry and academia, oral and poster presentations from submitted abstracts and exhibitor workshop. Two awards are featured: The Ken Standing Award, and The Bill Davidson Graduate Student Travel Award. Please check website for more details.
 Topics Genomics, Proteomics, Systems Biology, Physics, Analytical Chemistry, Mass Spectrometry, MNR, Technology Development,
 Contact Janette Champ , ETP Symposium Inc. ; Phone: [905-589-0059]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Mass Spectroscopy and NMR; Genomics and Bioinformatics
3.RDMBSBDD 2015 — Recent Developments in Medical Biotechnology and Structure Based Drug Designing’
 Dates 06 Dec 2015 → 07 Dec 2015
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 LocationGuwahati, India
 Abstract RDMBSBDD 2015 being organized from December 6th to 7th, 2015 at the Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. The two days event will have keynote and invited lectures from renowned scientists and academicians along with oral and poster presentations by students. The conference will cover lectures related to communicable, and non-communicable diseases as well as Structure-Based Drug Design (SBDD). SBDD is one of the most popular and used methods in the rational drug design tools. RDMBSBDD 2015 will provide an excellent platform to keep up with the cutting-edge research as well as information exchange and networking among researchers. We cordially invite you to submit your posters and participate in the conference.
 Contact Dr. Vikash Kumar Dubey; Phone: [+91 361 2582203]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Molecular Modeling; Pharmacology and Drug Development
4.BioTech 38 — Digital Imaging in Microscopy
 Dates 09 Dec 2015 → 11 Dec 2015
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 LocationBathesda, Maryland, United States
 Abstract Characteristics of a wide range of digital cameras (ie resolution vs sensitivity); Appropriate filter selection for the microscope (ie narrow band vs wide band and imaging techniques to optimize signal localization); Advantages of microscope motorization for digital imaging and 3D rendering (ie Z-stack acquisition); Optical sectioning (ie Apotome and Deconvolution).These topics will all be discussed in lecture format by specialists in the individual fields from both the research field as well as from industry where appropriate. Daily laboratory classes will be included for part of each day to allow for hands on experience with a variety of imaging systems.
 Topics Biotechnology, Biology, science, microscopy, digital imaging,
 Contact Ashanti Edwards; Phone: [(301) 594 – 1475]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Genomics and Bioinformatics; Microscopy
 Dates 10 Dec 2015 → 12 Dec 2015
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 LocationÉvora, Portugal
 Abstract From 10-12 December 2015, the University of Evora will host the 6th joint congress of Microbiology and Biotechnology: Microbiotec15, organized by the Portuguese Society of Microbiology and the Portuguese Society of Biotechnology.
6.BIOT2015 — Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Symposium
 Dates 12 Dec 2015 → 13 Dec 2015
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 LocationProvo, United States
 Abstract The objective of the Symposium is to bring together leading researchers in all disciplines that apply computational methodologies to problems in biology, biotechnology, and bioinformatics. The Symposium seeks to showcase state-of-the-art research and development activities in areas such as genome sequencing and annotation, functional and computational genomics, transcript comics, and the analysis of high throughput data, among many others. The Symposium brings together scientists in multiple disciplines such as computer scientists, engineers, and researchers from biotechnology, bioinformatics, and the medical research community. The Symposium ultimately seeks to promote future interdisciplinary activity and research in these areas.
 Topics Computational models of Alzheimer’s Disease, Algorithms for cancer detection and diagnosis, Algorithms for genome-wide association studies (GWAS), Computational systems biology, High-Performance bioinformatics applications, Phylogeny, Computational epigenomics, Analysis of next-generation sequence data, Gene expression analysis
 Contact Mark Clement; Phone: [8014227608]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Genomics and Bioinformatics
7.BioTech 8 — Immunonchemistry
 Dates 14 Dec 2015 → 18 Dec 2015
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 LocationBathesda, Maryland, United States
 Abstract The objective of this lecture and laboratory course is to provide investigators with information on chemical approaches to the isolation, purification and characterization of antibodies and antigens. Special emphasis will be given to monoclonal antibody formation, assay, and characterization.
 Topics Biotechnology, Biology, science, immunology, chemistry, genetics, molecular biology,
 Contact Ashanti Edwards; Phone: [(301) 594 – 1475]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Biology; Molecular Biology
8.BPI 2015 — Bioprocessing India 2015
 Dates 17 Dec 2015 → 19 Dec 2015
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 LocationChennai, India
 Abstract The theme of this year's conference is "Innovative Bioprocesses with Engineered Cell Factories". It will focus on current bioprocess methodologies from engineering cells to manufacturing strategies with emphasis across different verticals in the food, bioenergy and pharmaceutical industries. The conference will have plenary lectures, invited talks, oral and poster presentations, webinars and panel discussions. Throughout the course of the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to network with international academia and eminent experts from the biotechnology industry.
 Topics Biopharma and Biosimilars, Biorefinery and Bioenergy, Industrial Enzymes and Bio-transformation, Computational and Systems Biology, Metabolic Engineering and Synthetic Biology, Bioprocess Monitoring and Control, Bioprocessingfor Industrial Products, Biomaterials Engineering
 Contact Prof. Guhan Jayaraman; Phone: [+91 044-2257 5102]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Pharmacology and Drug Development
9.BioTech 39 — Epigenetics
 Dates 01 Jan 2016 → 04 Jan 2016
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 LocationBathesda, Maryland, United States
 Abstract This course will address the basic principles of epigenetics, the role of epigenetic mechanisms in normal development and human disease, and the development of epigenetically-effective drugs. The objective of the program is to provide a solid foundation of information enabling participants to design experiments when returning to their own research lab. Furthermore to provide a solid background inorder to understand the literature in this rapidly growing field.
 Topics biotechnology, DNA methylation, genetics, autoimmune disease, epigenetics, cancer, genetic disorder, chromatic organization, histone modification, PCR
 Contact Ashanti Edwards; Phone: [(((301) 594 – 1475))]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Genomics and Bioinformatics; Molecular Biology
10.NCAT2016 — National Conference on Algal Technologies
 Start date04 Jan 2016
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 LocationVisakhapatanam, India
 Abstract Entrepreneurs meeting, poster presentation competition, job fair, consultancy awards, research awards and many more...
 Topics Spirulina, alga, algal technologies, biofuels, biotechnologies, conference, entrepreneurs meeting,
 Contact R R Siva Kiran, Organizing Secretary; Phone: [0091 9986795754]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Biology; Botany
11.ICBE — International Conference Biomolecular Engineering
 Dates 05 Jan 2016 → 07 Jan 2016
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 LocationSingapore, Singapore
 Abstract ICBE brings together researchers who are using quantitative approaches to advance the understanding and application of molecular biology. These scientists, engineers, and professionals are contributing to the development of analytical, molecular, high-throughput, and therapeutic strategies that are directly relevant to public health and energy related issues. The conference will stimulate efforts to integrate these approaches across the scales of biological complexity in a single-track non Gordon-style conference format.
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology
12.CBRD-2016 — 3rd Caribbean Biomedical Research Days
 Dates 16 Jan 2016 → 18 Jan 2016
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 LocationRodney Bay, Saint Lucia
 Abstract International 3-day conference focusing on translational biomedical research and education. The conference will bring together medical practitioners and administrators, biomedical scientists, health science educators and students, to discuss the up-to-date challenges and findings in the biomedical field. Conference Language: English
 Topics neuroscience, stress, behavior, pharmacology, psychiatry
 Contact NA Nutsa; Phone: [+1 240 899 9571]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Psychiatry
13.PepTalk — PepTalk: The Protein Science Week
 Dates 18 Jan 2016 → 22 Jan 2016
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 LocationSan Diego, United States
 Topics Protein & Antibody Engineering, Biologics, biopharma, biotech, pharma, antibody-drug conjugates, protein therapeutics, antibody therapeutics, protein expression, CHO Cells, biotherapeutics
 Contact Nicole Proulx; Phone: [7819725400]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Genomics and Bioinformatics
14.Pharma & Biotech Intellectual Property Masterclass
 Dates 20 Jan 2016 → 21 Jan 2016
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 LocationAmsterdam, Netherlands
 Abstract This Masterclass will bring together the experts to benchmark the best practices in developing, implementing and improving IP, as well as patent & litigation strategies.
 Topics biotechnology, intellectual property, biotech, pharma, patent applications, patent practices
 Contact Andrea Weber; Phone: [+421 257 272 155]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Pharmacology and Drug Development
15.ICABET 2016 — International Conference on Advances in Bioprocess Engineering and Technology
 Dates 20 Jan 2016 → 22 Jan 2016
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 LocationKolkata, India
 Abstract The conference seeks original papers related to design, analysis and optimization of bioprocesses, cell processing, applications in energy, environment and sustainability and other critical issues encountered in engineering applications in Bioprocess Engineering around the world. Along with this main theme, the conference will also cover important recent areas in Bioprocessing Research such as biosensors, micro-reactors, novel separation techniques, bioprocess control,biosafety, advanced techniques for waste to wealth generation and nanobiotechnology.From the accepted abstracts, some will be selected for oral presentation and the remaining will be accepted for poster presentation.
 Topics 1. Bioprocessing and Fermentation Technology (e.g. microbial fermentation and cell culture, bioconversion, bio-fuels etc.), 2. Bioreactor Design and Optimization, 3. Bioprocess Modeling and Simulation, 4. Bioprocess Control, 5. Biosafety, 6. Biosensors, 7. Biotechnology in Healthcare and Therapeutics, 8. Agricultural and Plant Biotechnology, 9. Biopharmaceuticals, 10. Bioprocessing of Food, 11. Analytical and Cell Line Development, 12. Environmental Biotechnology and Biodiversity, 13. Bioseparation and Downstream Processing of Bioproducts, 14. Biofuel and Energy Processing, 15. Nanobiosynthesis, 16. Others
 Contact Dr. Pramita Sen; Phone: [+919831088581]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Chemical Engineering
16.PMWC — Personalized Medicine World Conference
 Dates 24 Jan 2016 → 27 Jan 2016
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 LocationSilicon Valley, United States
 Abstract The Personalized Medicine World Conference (PMWC) is an independent and established Silicon Valley conference founded in 2009 and has hosted nine conferences around the world, most recently at Oxford University. Co-hosted with Stanford Health Care, PMWC 2016 Silicon Valley will gather close to 1200 multidisciplinary attendees and key stakeholders from the business, government, healthcare delivery, research and technology arenas to examine the advances and challenges of personalized medicine through a practical lens.
 Topics Genomic Profiling, NGS, Cancer Immunotherapy, Prenatal Dx, Clinical Trials in Personalized Medicine (PM), Biomarker Discovery, Coverage & Reimbursement, Cloud Technologies, Population Genomics, Pharma Perspective on PM
 Contact Kelly Huggins; Email:
 Related subject(s) Oncology; Medicine (in general)
17.8th Immunotherapeutics & Immunomonitoring Conference (January 25-26, 2016, San Diego, CA)
 Dates 25 Jan 2016 → 26 Jan 2016
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 LocationSan Diego, United States
 Abstract GTCbio is proud to present the 8th Immunotherapeutics & Immunomonitoring Conference, to be held on January 25-26, 2016 in San Diego, CA.
 Topics Immunotherapeutics, Immunomonitoring
 Contact Kristen Starkey; Phone: [(6262566405)]; Email:
18.New Approaches in Medicinal Chemistry
 Start date27 Jan 2016
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 LocationStevenage, United Kingdom
 Abstract This one day symposium is to be held at one of GSK’s major research and development centres in Stevenage. The event is aimed at introducing and reviewing a wide range of hot topics and approaches that may be used in discovering the drugs of tomorrow.
 Topics Drug discovery, Medicinal chemistry, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
 Contact Helen Gibb; Phone: [02075981563]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Biochemistry and Medicinal Chemistry, Toxicology; Pharmacology and Drug Development
19.BioTech 55 — CRISPER, TALENS, and ZFN
 Dates 01 Feb 2016 → 05 Feb 2016
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 LocationBathesda, Maryland, United States
 Abstract This course will provide an overview of three different engineering platforms including CRISPR, TALENs, and ZFNs.The first part of the course will cover the general principles of each of these technologies including design and assembly along with the platforms available and different costs associated with each of them. The second part of the course will transition into different applications including engineering in mice, disease modeling, generating iPSC reporter lines, and high throughput approaches.
 Topics CRISPR, TALENs, ZFNs, bioengineering, biotechnology, genetic engineering, EC cells, iPSCs, CRISPR/Cas9, DNA, RNA, Genome
 Contact Ashanti Edwards; Phone: [(301) 594 – 1475]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Genomics and Bioinformatics; Systems Biology and Computational Biology
20.Cell Culture 2016
 Dates 02 Feb 2016 → 04 Feb 2016
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 LocationLondon, United Kingdom
 Abstract This three-day international summit will examine some of the latest applications of cell culture technology, some that are still “over the horizon”, and some of the problems that must be solved before it can reach its full potential. Cell culture has matured to become the pivotal technology in biopharmaceutical research, development and production, and its use in this and other areas continues to expand rapidly. The enormous potential of cell culture technology in the fields of stem cell and regenerative medicine is being realized; and its utility in research grows ever greater. This event will bring together leading researchers from many backgrounds in an informal setting, with plenty of opportunity for discussion and debate.
21.HCA — High Content Analysis & Phenotypic Screening
 Dates 11 Feb 2016 → 12 Feb 2016
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 LocationSan Diego, California, United States
 Abstract Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Thirteenth Annual High-Content Analysis meeting, the premier event showcasing the latest advancements in HCA applications and technologies, returns to San Diego with a new program and two dedicated tracks. The High-Content Analysis track will focus on the next steps of technology development, including screening of 3D and physiologically relevant complex models, ultra-high resolution and high-throughput imaging, more advanced image analysis and data management, and new assays and applications. The co-located Phenotypic Screening track will address the advantages of phenotypic screening vs. target-based screening, and focus on assay development, selection of physiologically relevant models and subsequent target identification, as well as case studies of phenotypic screens from leading pharma.
 Contact Phone: [7819725400]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Biology
22.BioTech 56 — RNA Seq
 Dates 14 Feb 2016 → 18 Feb 2016
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 LocationBathesda, Maryland, United States
 Abstract With a team of researchers from the NIH, area academic institutions and Illumina, we will cover examples of methodological approaches and applications of RNA-seq analysis to a variety of basic science and clinical biomedical research problems. RNA-seq or RNA sequencing is a new technology that utilizes the latest in next-generation sequencing approaches to obtain information about the presence/absence as well as the quantity of transcribed RNA (mRNA, rRNA, tRNA, or miRNA). Soon RNA-seq will be transplanting microarrays as the go-to procedure for analyzing the transcriptome of any genome. In this workshop, we will provide hands-on experience with RNA-seq - from the bench to the post-sequencing data acquisition (Illumina NextSeq) and analysis using the latest bioinformatics approaches.
 Topics RNA sequencing, gene expression, biotechnology, genetics, genetic engineering, CHIP-seq, meta seq, circleator, genome-associated data
 Contact Ashanti Edwards Ashanti Edwards; Phone: [(301) 594 – 1475]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology; Genomics and Bioinformatics
23.RNA 2016 — RNA Therapeutics
 Dates 15 Feb 2016 → 16 Feb 2016
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 LocationLondon, United Kingdom
 Abstract With a focus on messenger RNA-based therapeutics and anti-sense oligonucleotide-based drugs, the 2016 agenda will tackle the challenge of transporting RNA to target sites outside the liver and optimise bioavailability and kinetics.
 Topics RNAi, rna therapeutics, delivery systems, drug safety, animal models, cell culture, cell, mrna, clinical trials, immune response, liver, oligonucleotide, ligand, receptor, gene expression, in vitro , in vivo, drug safety, nanotechnology, nanoparticles, cell dianostics, hepatocytes, antibody conjugate, pharmacokinetics, gene silencing, protein, formulation, cgmp, endocytosis, aptamer
 Contact Teri Arri; Phone: [+44 (0)20 7827 6162]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology; Pharmacology and Drug Development
24.bwc — 4th Biotechnology World Congress
 Dates 15 Feb 2016 → 18 Feb 2016
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 LocationDubai, United Arab Emirates
 Abstract This conference will bring an opportunity to researchers and decision makers in biotechnology to get their latest discoveries acknowledged on the global arena. Presentations would focus on pharmaceutical biotechnology, vaccines, CNS, cancer, antibodies, protein engineering, plant and environmental technologies, transgenic plant and crops, bioremediation, microbial diversity research, business development, strategic alliances, partnering trends, product opportunities, growth business models and strategies, licensing etc.
 Contact Qasit; Phone: [+971-6-5575783]; Email:
25.IMICF — Investing in Medical Innovations – Congress & Fair
 Dates 18 Feb 2016 → 19 Feb 2016
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 LocationKatowice, Poland
 Abstract Investing in Medical Innovations – Congress & Fair is a two-day congress which will take place in the International Conference Centre in Katowice on 18–19 February 2016. The Congress will be held in parallel with the Health Challenges Congress organised by the PTWP SA Group, where 3,000 to 4,000 participants are expected. The Medical and Diagnostic Device Fair will be organised along with the Congress.
 Topics medical device, congress and fair, innovations in medical technologies, non-drug medical technologies, inventors, investors, investing, Forum for exchanging of ideas and opinions
 Contact Paulina Rolska; Phone: [+48 123789579]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Medicine (in general); Healthcare Systems
26.BioTech 23 — Flow Cytometry
 Dates 23 Feb 2016 → 26 Feb 2016
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 LocationBathesda, Maryland, United States
 Abstract This four day lecture/laboratory workshop will cover various applications of flow cytometry in basic research. Selected lecture topics will provide a broad background about the functions of a flow cytometer; choice of fluorochromes; data analysis and presentation; technical protocols for flow cytometric procedures and troubleshooting during data acquisition and analysis.
 Topics Flow Cytometry, biotechnology, biology, genetic engineering, fluorochromes, data analysis, immunology, hematology, biochemistry, apoptosis,
 Contact Ashanti Edwards Ashanti Edwards Ashanti Edwards; Phone: [(301) 594 – 1475]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Biology; Molecular Biology
27.MMTC — Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference 2016
 Dates 06 Mar 2016 → 11 Mar 2016
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 LocationSan Francisco, CA, United States
 Abstract Attracting over 3,300 drug discovery and development professionals from over 40 countries in 2015, the Tri-Conference has grown into a diverse event, focusing on Molecular Medicine, specifically on Discovery, Genomics, Diagnostics and Information Technology.
 Topics Molecular Diagnostics, Personalized Diagnostics, Cancer Molecular Markers, Circulating Tumor Cells, Digital Pathology, Precision Medicine, PCR, Clinical NGS Diagnostics, Genomic Sample Prep, Biomarker Assay Development, Infectious Disease, Cancer Immunotherapy, Predictive Preclinical Models in Oncology, Bioinformatics for Big Data, Integrated Informatics Driving Translational Research & Precision Medicine
 Contact Phone: [7819725400]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology; Genomics and Bioinformatics
28.Maintenance of Genome Stability 2016
 Dates 07 Mar 2016 → 10 Mar 2016
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 LocationPanama, Panama
 Topics DNA repair, replication and recombination, Checkpoints and cell cycle control, Control by post-translational modifications, Links to nuclear architecture, chromosome biology, chromatin, transcription and other processes, Genome instability in disease and ageing; diagnostic and therapeutic applications
 Contact Abcam Events; Phone: [+44 (0)1223 696000]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Genomics and Bioinformatics; Molecular Biology
29.8th Ocular Diseases Drug Discovery Conference
 Dates 21 Mar 2016 → 22 Mar 2016
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 LocationSan Diego, United States
 Abstract The 8th Ocular Diseases Drug Discovery Conference is taking place on March 21-22, 2016 in San Diego, CA. Novel therapeutics from the nanotechnology scope are on the rise. The progress in drug and gene-loaded particles that adequately pass through the mucus barriers provides better delivery to ocular tissue. Recent developments in gene therapies with sustained release of a protein have shown promising results with lesser side effects in patients. We are gathering leading scientists, researchers, and experts to discuss and collaborate on combating and curing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, diabetic macular edema (DME), and other ocular diseases. Other hot topics include PRINT® platform for intraocular prostaglandin formulation, coating technology, anti-angiogenic mechanisms and much more!
 Contact Kristen Starkey; Phone: [626-256-6405]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Ophthalmology
30.BioTech 45 — Next generation Sequencing
 Dates 05 Apr 2016 → 08 Apr 2016
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 LocationBathesda, Maryland, United States
 Abstract This course will introduce students to bioinformatic analysis of next generation sequencing data, particularly for DNA-seq, RNA-seq, CHIP-seq, and epigenomics. The course will be comprised of lectures and hand-on sessions. Lectures will cover background knowledge and survey various software programs. For hand-on sessions, command line tools will be presented and the galaxy web based platform will be used to analyze primary data. Cloud computing, genomic databases, and de novo assembly will be surveyed.
 Topics Bioinformatics, biotech, science, biotechnology, SNP caller, RNA-seq, genome, epigenomics, CHIP-seq, protein bioinformatics, RNA-sequencing
 Contact Ashanti Edwards; Phone: [(301) 594 – 1475]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology; Systems Biology and Computational Biology
31.BioNanoMed 2016 - Nanotechnology enables Personalized MEdicine
 Dates 06 Apr 2016 → 08 Apr 2016
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 LocationKrems, Austria
 Abstract We have the pleasure of inviting you to submit your scientific work for the 7th International Congress - BioNanoMed 2016 – the exclusive Know-How-Transfer meeting for scientists, researchers, engineers and practitioners from Natural Science, Medical Science and Engineering Subjects throughout the world.
 Topics Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications, Regenerative Nanomedicine - Nanotechnology and Stem Cells, Nanotechnology for Detection, Diagnosis, Imaging & Sensing, NanoPharmaceuticals & Drug Design, Nano Oncology: Drug Delivery & Therapeutics, 3D-Technologies for Nanomedicine, Nanomaterials Toxicology & NanoSafety Aspects
 Contact DI (FH) Margit Malatschnig; Phone: [+43 699 19215844]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Applied Physics: Biophysics, Medical Physics and Healthcare Technologies; Microtechnology, Nanotechnology
32.Genome Editing and Gene Modulation Congress 2016
 Dates 06 Apr 2016 → 08 Apr 2016
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 LocationOxford, United Kingdom
 Abstract The congress will address applications of genome editing and gene modulation technologies in a variety of systems. This meeting will develop upon our ongoing RNAi series of conference at Oxford since 2006 and our 1st CRISPR symposium in 2015. The Congress will take an ‘application-based approach’ to its scientific agenda and will include genome editing technologies, such as CRISPR, TALENs and ZNF and gene modulation approaches, such as RNAi and antisense oligos. The Congress will be co-hosted with our 3rd annual Aptamers 2016, 2nd annual Oligos 2016 Oxford and 1st annual Exosome 2016 Oxford and 11th annual RNAi 2016.
 Related subject(s) Genomics and Bioinformatics
 Dates 06 Apr 2016 → 08 Apr 2016
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 LocationSt. Petersburg, Russia
 Abstract Recent discoveries in stem cell field, most notably in pluripotent stem cell research, have opened tremendous opportunities for drug development, modeling of disease, and transplantation medicine.
 Topics - Pluripotent and Adult Stem Cells - Stem Cell Genome Editing and Gene Therapies - Clinical Applications of Stem Cells - Stem Cells for Genome and Post-genome Techniques in Drug Discovery - Special Session & Round Table Stem Cells: from Bench to Clinics
 Contact Ekaterina Chernyakova; Email:
 Related subject(s) Molecular Biology; Biology
34.PGC — The Plant Genomics Congress: Asia
 Dates 11 Apr 2016 → 12 Apr 2016
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 LocationKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 Abstract Attracting experts working in all areas of plant sciences including next generation sequencing, genomics, phenomics, proteomics, bioinformatics and data management, the conference will examine the latest NGS platforms and Omic technologies suitable for progressing plant based research.The event focuses on aspects such as molecular marker development, breeding, crop/ trait improvement, disease/stress resistance, evolution studies and pathology as well understanding tools to overcome bottlenecks and enable successful data analysis and management.
 Topics Next Generation Sequencing, NGS, Plant Science, Genomics, Phenomics, Proteomics, Bioinformatics, Data Management, Omics, Molecular Markers, Biomarkers, Breeding, Crop Improvement, Trait Improvement, Data Analysis, High Throughput Sequencing, HTS, Rice, Wheat, Maize, Barley, Soybean, Canola, Rapeseed, Aribidopsis, Palm Oil
 Contact Laura; Email:
 Related subject(s) Genomics and Bioinformatics; Biology
35.IWBBIO 2016 — 4th International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering
 Dates 20 Apr 2016 → 22 Apr 2016
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 LocationGranada, Spain
 Abstract The aims of IWBBIO 2016 is to create a friendly environment that could lead to the establishment or strengthening of scientific collaborations and exchanges among attendees, and therefore, IWBBIO 2016 solicits high-quality original research papers (including significant work-in-progress) on any aspect of Bioinformatics, Biomedicine and Biomedical Engineering. New computational techniques and methods in machine learning; data mining; text analysis; pattern recognition; data integration; genomics and evolution; next generation sequencing data; protein and RNA structure; protein function and proteomics; medical informatics and translational bioinformatics; computational systems biology; modelling and simulation and their application in life science domain, biomedicine and biomedical engineering are especially encouraged.
 Topics Computational protemoics, Computational Genomics, Next Generation Sequencing and Sequence analysis, High Performance Computing in Bioinformatics, Biomedicine, Biomedical Engineering, Computational Systems for modelling biological processes, Healthcare and diseases, E-health
 Contact Ignacio Rojas; Email:
 Related subject(s) Genomics and Bioinformatics
36.3rdRC4Bs-2016 — 3rd Regional Conference on Biosensor, Biodiagnostics, Biochips and Biotechnology 2016
 Dates 20 Apr 2016 → 22 Apr 2016
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 LocationSemeling, Malaysia
 Abstract Welcome to the 3rd Regional Conference on Biosensor, Biodiagnostics, Biochips and Biotechnology 2016 (3rdRC4Bs-2016). The conference is going to be organized by the AIMST University, Malaysia in collaboration with King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand; Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia and Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. The conference will be held at the AIMST University, Kedah, Malaysia from 20–22 April 2016. The 3rdRC4Bs-2016 intends to provide a platform for scientists, researchers and students to share knowledge, challenges, recent advances and future perspectives in the multidisciplinary areas of biosensors, biodiagnostics, biochips and biotechnology. The 3rdRC4Bs-2016 welcomes academicians, researchers, students, entrepreneurs and industry players to present their works in a friendly and supportive environment. Both international and local speakers in the forefront of biosensors, biodiagnostics, biochips and biotechnology will actively engage in this 3-day event. The theme of the conference is “State-of-the-Art Achievements and Challenges in Biosensors, Biodiagnostics, Biochips and Biotechnology”. The scope of the conference includes but not limited to the following: *Biosensors *Biodiagnostics *Biochips *Biotechnology *Applications of biosensors, biodiagnostics and biochips in biotech industry *Current challenges in biotech industry in using biosensors, biodiagnostics and biochips *Emerging fields in biosensors, biodiagnostics, biochips and biotechnological innovations
 Topics Biosensors, Biodiagnostics, Biochips, Biotechnology, Applications, biotech industry, challenges, Emerging fields, innovations, molecular biology, food, energy, fiber, sustainability, AIMST University, Semeling, Malaysia, Research
 Contact Dr. Annie and Dr. Heera; Phone: [+604 429 8000 Extension: 8094/3012]; Email: and
 Related subject(s) Biology; Molecular Biology
37.Biotech and the Law
 Dates 05 May 2016 → 07 May 2016
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 LocationMadison, Wisconsin, United States
 Abstract Presented by PINNACLE®, a leader in providing high-quality professional development conferences, the 2016 Biotech & the Law conference brings together the diverse voices of biotech – science, industry, and law – to learn from each other and to build a foundation for mutual success. Preeminent attendees from around the world will converge to facilitate strategic alliances between major actors in the biotech arena through topical presentations, networking opportunities, and unique site visits to technology innovators and influencers. Speakers from the U.S. government, leading research universities, trailblazing businesses, and national law schools will share their expertise on biotech trends in healthcare, environmental science, and agriculture. The experiential, collaborative nature of the conference makes it truly unique.
 Topics biotechnology, healthcare, environment, agriculture, intellectual property law, environmental law, continuing legal eduction,
 Contact Email:
38.PROTSTAB2016 — 11th International Conference on Protein Stabilisation
 Dates 09 May 2016 → 11 May 2016
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 LocationIstanbul, Turkey
 Abstract The 10th International Conference on Protein Stabilisation jointly with the Section of Applied Biocatalysis of the European Federation of Biotechnology.
 Topics The meeting is dedicated to recent advances in the knowledge on protein stability and in the experimental approaches (molecular, technological and nanomaterial-based strategies) to improve this crucial property. Major topics will be: folding, stability and aggregation, bioinformatics, advanced methods of analysis, methods to improve stability and solubility, supports and reaction media, stability towards industrial application.
 Contact Baris BINAY; Phone: [00902128672500-1084]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Biology; Biochemistry and Medicinal Chemistry, Toxicology
39.10th Drug Design & Medicinal Chemistry Conference
 Dates 11 May 2016 → 12 May 2016
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 LocationBerlin, Germany
 Abstract We are excited to announce the 10th Drug Design & Medicinal Chemistry Conference, to be held May 11-12, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. This meeting will provide a multi-disciplinary forum for industry and academia colleagues to gather and explore the changing landscape of drug discovery in emerging target classes and chemical biology approaches for discovering new medicines. Leaders in the field will present on hot topics such as protein-protein interactions, overcoming resistance in drug design, allosteric inhibitors, and many more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet colleagues during dedicated networking sessions and form new connections.
 Topics Drug Design, Medicinal Chemistry
 Contact Kristen Starkey; Phone: [626-256-6405]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Biochemistry and Medicinal Chemistry, Toxicology; Pharmacology and Drug Development
40.2nd Kinase Inhibitors Design & Screening Conference
 Dates 12 May 2016 → 13 May 2016
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 LocationBerlin, Germany
 Abstract GTCbio and the Advisory Board would like to invite you the 2nd Kinase Inhibitors Design & Screening Conference. This event takes place May 12-13, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. The conference brings together industry leaders from major pharmaceuticals, biotech companies, and top researchers from academia to provide a timely and critical update on significant kinase inhibitors and to better understand current trends for drug design and screening processes. This meeting’s discussion and presentations will circle around recent developments in allosteric kinase inhibitors, covalent inhibitor strategies, irreversible and RAF inhibitors, mechanisms of kinase inhibitor resistance, and mutation-focused approaches towards kinase inhibition.
 Topics Kinase Inhibitors Design, Kinase Inhibitors Screening
 Contact Kristen Starkey; Phone: [626-256-6405]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Biochemistry and Medicinal Chemistry, Toxicology; Molecular Biology
41.ISBS — 23rd Annual International STRESS AND BEHAVIOR Neuroscience and Biopsychiatry Conference
 Dates 16 May 2016 → 19 May 2016
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 LocationSt-Petersburg, Russia
 Abstract An annual international event gathering scientists and psychiatrists from around the world to share an interest in stress-evoked brain disorders in both humans and animals. Organized by: International STRESS AND BEHAVIOR Society Conference language: English
 Topics stress, behavior, neuroscience, psychiatry, biopsychiatry, pharmacology, genetics, anxiety, mental health
 Contact NA Nutsa; Phone: [+1 240 899 9571]; Email:
 Related subject(s) Biology; Psychiatry
42.Molecular Diagnostics World Summit 2016
 Dates 19 May 2016 → 20 May 2016
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 LocationLondon, United Kingdom
 Abstract The global molecular diagnostics market is predicted to reach $8 billion by 2018. This market is highly influenced by the raise of infectious diseases such as TB, HIV etc, antimicrobial resistance and other factors. 80% of the market are shared between Europe and America and remaining 20% between Rest of the World. To provide efficient treatment and disease management there is an urgent need for rapid and more efficient diagnostics. In terms of technology PCR based diagnostics are rapidly growing and possess the major market shares. NGS, POC, Microarrays and others form the rest of the market. Molecular Diagnostics market comprises of instruments, reagents, software and end user services which has a great future and growth by 2018. Thus, Molecular Diagnostics World Summit 2016, conference offers a rare opportunity to its participants to understand and learn from top experts in the Molecular Microbiology and Diagnostics field and to share ideas and develop new business collaborations. The conference will also provide a platform to discuss the current vital issues, market assessment, commercialization and globalization.
 Related subject(s) Pharmacology and Drug Development
43.Moving Forward with Stem Cell Technology
 Dates 06 Sep 2016 → 08 Sep 2016
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 LocationLondon, United Kingdom
 Abstract From basic research to clinical practice, this multi-disciplinary event provides an opportunity to share and compare research progress and clinical experiences to establish reliable stem cell and other cellular therapies.
 Topics Stem Cell Transplantation, Cellular Therapies, Cord Blood, Gvhd, Stem Cell Therapy
 Contact Shara Cohen; Phone: []; Email:
 Related subject(s) Genomics and Bioinformatics; Medicine (in general)
44.ESBES 2016 — European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Sciences 2016
 Dates 11 Sep 2016 → 14 Sep 2016
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 LocationDublin, Ireland
 Abstract ESBES, organised bi-annually by the European Society of Biochemical Engineering Sciences (ESBES) is a major event to present, debate and discuss relevant topics and technologies related to industrial biotechnology and its contribution to sustainability. As a society, ESBES stimulates scientific advances in the field and provides a platform for communication, education and interdisciplinary exchange, as well as providing an important conduit between industry and academia, fostering the cooperation between international bioengineers.
 Contact Phone: [+44 (0) 1788 534489]; Email:

Last updated: 20 November 2015