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IMAP 12018, the 8th International Meeting on Antimicrobial Peptides

2 September 2018 14:00 - 4 September 2018 17:00, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


Antimicrobial Peptides (AMPs) and Host Defence Peptides (HDPs)

The 8th International Meeting on Antimicrobial Peptides (IMAP 2018) will take place over 2 1/2 days in Edinburgh, UK in September 2018.IMAP 2018 will cover both the antimicrobial activity of peptides as well as their role in regulation and modulation of the immune system.

Scientific Programme

  • Design, synthesis and mode of action of AMPs / HDPs
  • Human and veterinary therapeutic applications of AMPs / HDPs
  • Role of AMPs / HDPs in fertility and reproduction
  • AMPs / HDPs in immune modulation and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Peptide biomaterials, peptide-polymer hybrids
  • Susceptibility testing of AMPs

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The Organising Committee welcomes submission of abstracts on topics that may fall outside the categories above but are of great current interest in the field.
Sponsorship & supporting organisations
NovaBiotics focuses on design and development of first-in-class anti-infectives.
Surgeons' Hall, Edinburgh

King Khalid Conference Centre, Surgeons' Hall, Edinburgh, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DW, United Kingdom

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IMAP 2018 is organised by Peptide Conferences under the auspices of the Protein & Peptide Science Group of the RSC.
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