1st Agriscience Chemical Biology Postgraduate Symposium

1 - 2 November 2012, London, United Kingdom


Event summary

Synopsis
The Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector (BMCS) of the RSC is hosting a postgraduate symposium for PhD and postdoctoral students undertaking chemical biology research in areas related to agriculture and the agrisciences. Chemical Biology in this context is referring to physical sciences tools and technologies (in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, engineering) which are being applied to tackle biological problems on a molecular level.

The symposium will be held in the Department of Chemistry at Imperial College, London on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd November 2012. All students and researchers utilising a combination of physical sciences with fungal, insect or plant biology in their research projects, from any UK university are invited to attend.



Speaker and commitee information

The symposium will be held in the Department of Chemistry at Imperial College, London on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd November 2012. All students and researchers utilising a combination of physical sciences with fungal, insect or plant biology in their research projects, from any UK university are invited to attend.

Outline Programme
The symposium will consist of nine oral student presentations, plus student flash presentations and talks from academic and industrial keynote speakers. Registration will open at 12.30 pm on Thursday, 1st November, and the first talk will be at 1.00 pm. A free conference dinner will be provided on the evening of 1st November.

Call for Abstracts
If you are interested in presenting your relevant PhD or post-doctoral work, please submit a half-page abstract by 15th September 2012 with your registration form. Those selected by the organising committee to give oral presentations will be notified by 1st October. Please download your registration form and abstract template from the event website.
Bursaries and Students
For information about possible travel bursaries, see RSC http://www.rsc.org/ScienceAndTechnology/Funding/TravelGrants/index.asp
and the Biochemistry Society http://www.biochemistry.org/Grants/GeneralTravelGrants.aspx

Prizes
Prizes will be awarded for the best oral presentations and best posters.

Other information

Application and Fees
Registration is free, but places are limited so we would ask you to notify the conference organisers if your attendance plans change. Registration will close on 15th October.
Contact Conference Organiser
Laura Barter, l.barter@imperial.ac.uk,

Event contact information

  • United Kingdom

Venue

  • Imperial College London
  • Lecture Theatre
  • Exhibition Road
  • London
  • SW7 2AZ
  • United Kingdom

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Sponsored by

AGRI-net, Imperial College, Bayer, Syngenta

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