5th International Symposium on Advancing the Chemical Sciences - Challenges in Chemical Biology

26 - 29 July 2011, Manchester, United Kingdom

Challenges in Chemical Biology was the second event in the International Symposia on Advancing the Chemical Sciences (ISACS) series for 2011. 

Building on the success of the inaugural 2010 meetings held in San Francisco, Budapest and Hong Kong, the conference brought together exceptional researchers - all leading names in the chemical biology field - for an outstanding plenary programme, complemented by contributed talks and extensive poster sessions. 

The conference reviewed current research developments in chemical biology highlighted future challenges, covering:
  • The ribosome
  • The origins of life
  • Synthetic biology
  • Engineered enzymes
  • DNA nanotechnology
  • Chemistry of surfaces 
  • Next generation pharmacology 


Hagan Bayley, University of Oxford, UK (Conference Chair)
Benjamin Cravatt, Scripps, USA
Thomas Carell, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Germany
Nigel Scrutton, University of Manchester, UK
Sabine Flitsch, University of Manchester, UK


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University of Manchester

University of Manchester, Oxford Road Campus, University Place, Manchester, M13 9PL, United Kingdom

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