2nd International Symposium on Natural Products

23 - 25 September 2014, Cape Town, South Africa

This symposium on natural products included topics such as natural product isolation, properties and applications and examining the different approaches, techniques and applications in natural product research in different areas of the world. This was the 2nd symposium of its kind, following on from the success of a similar meeting in 2012 in China.

The key objectives of the meeting were to:

- Share best practice in natural product research
- Create networks and collaboration opportunities between leading experts in natural product research
- Explore opportunities for collaboration


The format for the symposium was a three day scientific symposium featuring a range of Chinese, African and other international speakers showcasing their research in natural products.
  • Professor Luiz Dias UNICAMP, Brazil
  • Professor Rebecca Goss University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom
  • Professor Tony Hooper Rothampsted Research, United Kingdom
  • Professor Dulcie Mulholland University of Surrey, United Kingdom
  • Professor Ian Castro-Gamboa São Paulo State University, Brazil
  • Professor Yu Shi-Shan Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China
  • Professor Shi Jian-Gong Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China
  • Professor Yue Jian-Min Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China
  • Professor Guo Yue-Wei Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China
  • Professor Tan Ren-Xiang Nanjin University, China
  • Professor Zhang Guo-Lin Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Professor Lou Hong-Xiang Shangdong University, China
  • Professor Shi Zhang-Jie Peking University, China
  • Professor Xu Gang Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Professor Pu Jian-Xin Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Professor Stanley Mukanganyama University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
  • Professor Charles Midega ICIPE, Kenya
  • Dr Shetonde Mihigo University of Kinshasa, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
  • Professor Philippe Rasoanaivo University of Antananarivo, Madagascar
  • Professor Jacob Midiwo University of Nairobi, Kenya
  • Dr Robert Byamukama Makerere University, Uganda
  • Professor David Gammon University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Professor Ngist Asfaw Unviersity of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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