Pioneering new microscopic techniques capable of achieving accurate 3D protein models could one day lead to new cancer therapies and treatments for diseases such as Alzheimer's.
The Eighth EDCTP Forum, 6-9 November 2016, Zambia
The biennial EDCTP Forum is one of the most prominent conferences on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other neglected infectious diseases prevalent in Africa and is expected to gather some 600 delegates. The Eighth Forum is organised by EDCTP in partnership with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Zambia. EDCTP will award four international prizes dedicated to the promotion of scientific research, improved health and Africa-European collaboration.
Independent Advisory Panel on characterising flavours in tobacco products - Call for expression of interest
The European Commission is looking for experts in sensory analysis, chemical analysis and statistics to join a newly established independent advisory panel assisting Member States and the Commission in determining whether tobacco products have a characterising flavour.
Innovative Medicines Initiative publishes Call 10 topics
The world's biggest public-private partnership in the life sciences publishes topics for Call 10, which is scheduled for launch in autumn 2016. All information regarding future IMI Call topics is indicative and subject to change. Final information about future IMI Calls will be communicated after approval by the IMI Governing Board.
International epigenetics EU–funded project delivers beyond expectation
Researchers from the BLUEPRINT project join their international colleagues this week at the 2016 International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC) conference in Brussels to report the latest results in understanding blood cell development and blood disease. BLUEPRINT received €30 million from the European Union to decipher the role of epigenetics in normal and diseased blood cells. Epigenetic effects alter the activity of genes without altering the DNA code, and play an important role in development and disease.
Save the date: Third conference of the International Rare Diseases Research Consortium (IRDiRC)
8-9 February, 2017 at the conference center of Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Jussieu, Paris, France.
12 May 2016 - 16 May 2017, Salzburg, Austria - ECTS 2017 – 44th European Calcified Tissue Society Congress
27 September 2016, Eindhoven, Netherlands - Photonic Integration Conference