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Environmental Biotechnology Section Newsletter - 2nd issue 2016.

The second issue of the EFB Environmental Biotechnology Section Newsletter - Envbiotech Newsletter, has been released.
The newsletter can be downloaded from the Envbiotech website or here

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Statement supporting European Directive 2010/63/EU ("Directive") on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes

The European Federation of Biotechnology, together with leading biomedical research organisations, learned societies, industry representatives, universities and patient groups, has signed a pan-European statement supporting the European Directive 2010/63/EU on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes.

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Events organised by our EFB Institutional Members

Biochemical Society Awards 2017

Eleven distinguished scientists and exceptional early career researchers have been honoured in the Biochemical Society’s annual Awards.

The Awards recognize scientists for the excellence of their work and the profound impact their research has had on the scientific community and wider society. They also highlight outstanding work by early career researchers.

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Kinase 2016: Next Generation Inhibitors

Perturbation of cell signalling through inhibition of kinase enzymes has delivered nearly 30 approved medicines to date. The seventh SCI/RSC symposium on kinase inhibitor design will feature several highly pertinent themes including new approaches and technologies to modulate and measure kinase function as well as diverse medicinal chemistry case studies. The symposium will also draw on the lessons from history to provide insight into the future direction of the field.

For more information, please click here.

Other SCI Events:

BioTrinity 2016
25 April 2016. London − UK

Prof David Mottram: Doping and Anti Doping in Sport
27 April 2016. London − UK

Lister Memorial Lecture 2016: AMR − The Global Problem
8 June 2016. Edinburgh − UK

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EFB Events  

11th International Conference on Protein Stabilisation - ProtStab2016
organised by EFB Section on Applied Biocatalysis ESAB
9 − 11 May 2016
Istanbul − Turkey


12th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries
co−organised by EFB Section on Applied Biocatalysis ESAB
30 May − 1 June 2016
Ghent − Belgium


European Congress on Biotechnology - ECB2016
organised by European Federation of Biotechnology
3 − 6 July 2016
Krakow − Poland


PYFF6 - 6th Conference on Physiology of Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi
organised by EFB Microbial Physiology Section
11 − 14 July 2016
Lisbon − Portugal


9th International Conference on Fiber and Polymer Biotechnology
co-organised by EFB Polymer Biotechnology Section
7 − 9 September 2016
Osaka − Japan


5th International Conference on Novel Enzymes
organised by EFB Section on Applied Biocatalysis ESAB
11 − 14 October 2016
Groningen − The Netherlands


2nd International Conference on Post−Translational Modifications in Bacteria
organised by EFB Functional Genomics Section
19 − 20 October 2016
Lyon − France

EFB Institutional Member’s Events

Cilia, Cytoskeleton and Cancer
Organised by Biochemical Society
25 − 26 April 2016
Edinburgh − UK


Kinase 2016: Next Generation Inhibitors
organised by SCI
17 May 2016
Nottingham − UK


Bioiberoamérica 2016
organised by SEBIOT
5 - 8 June 2016
Salamanca − Spain


Lister Memorial Lecture 2016: Antimicrobial Resistance - The Global Problem
Organised by SCI
8 June 2016
Edinburgh − Scotland


6th SCI/SCI Symposium on GPCRs in Medicinal Chemistry
Organised by SCI
13 − 15 June 2016
Verona − Italy


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