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In these difficult COVID-19 times, the Applied Synthetic Biology in Europe (ASBE V) organizing committee would like to share their solidarity with you, your colleagues and your loved ones. Amidst several cancellations and re-scheduling of scientific meetings due to this situation, we are happy to announce that abstract submission and registration for the ASBE V meeting is already open! Do not miss this unique chance to join the synthetic biology community in November; we look very much forward to seeing you all in Delft.

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This meeting has been selected by the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) to offer grants for Early Career Researchers.
Microbial Stress Congress 2020
Registrations has now been re-opened the for Microbial Stress meeting in Rome. You can also submit your abstract for oral or poster presentation by 25 July.

Choose your topic:

Stress at the Systems and Structural Level
Signaling, intracellular and population responses under stress
Antibiotic stress and persistence
Biotic and abiotic stress as evolutionary drivers
Industrial applications of low pH stress on microbial bio-based production
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Editors for the Congress' Special Issue of New Biotechnology

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Publication opportunity

Selected abstracts from oral and poster presentations would be invited for contribution to the Congress Special Issue of New Biotechnology

If you now have more time on your hands then this is a great opportunity to submit your work for the Congress. Abstracts can be submitted for either poster or oral presentation until 1 February 2021.

For more information please contact Andrea Schievano, Guneet Kaur, and Peter - Leon Hagedoorn

ECB / IBS 2021
Registration and Abstract Submission are now open

Submissions from AFOB and IBS colleagues outside Europe are especially welcome: Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, USA, South Africa, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand.

Submit your abstract

The list of abstract topics can be viewed here: .

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In these exceptional and unprecedented times, many companies and organizations are eagerly working to advance the development of a vaccine in the context of the current COVID-19 crisis.

New bioprocess technologies such as single-use equipment and process automation open up novel possibilities for quality control and validation. This is especially important in GMP regulated environments such as in the development and manufacturing of new influence vaccines. When facing a pandemic outbreak, the need to smoothly develop new processes and quickly scale-up to clinical production volumes is key to efficiently develop new vaccinations.

Eppendorf, your expert partner in bioprocessing, contributes with its bioprocess solutions and services.
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Microbiology Society

Publishing is stressful enough… so why place financial burdens on authors?

The simple three-step research cycle is easily disrupted and can lead to costly headaches. Find out how the Society has addressed an increasingly burdensome problem that affects early careerists disproportionately; finding the funds to publish Open Access.
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FCG/YCP Webinar Series

SCI is pleased to announce a series of free webinars that showcase the quality of chemistry presented at their meetings to a wider audience and to provide interesting subject based content during a time when face to face conferences and learning is restricted. Each Webinar will feature a single 45 minute or two paired 25 minute presentations, allowing plenty of time for discussion and questions from the audience.
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Ten eminent scientists and exceptional early career researchers have been honoured in the annual Biochemical Society Awards. Each winner exemplifies the very best of the bioscience community in fields ranging from DNA repair and the motile behaviour of microorganisms to muscle metabolism and complex membrane trafficking.

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New Biotechnology - Diverse human VH antibody fragments with bio-therapeutic properties from the Crescendo Mouse


Due to CODVID-19, we had to postpone ISBP2020 to 2021. ISBP2021 will focus on microbially synthesized (bio)polymers like polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), cellulose, pullulan, cyanophycin, polylactic acid (PLA), polyisoprenes (rubbers), but is also open for bio-based polymers (e.g. BioPET and PEF), and will include inorganic biopolymers such as polyphosphate (polyP). Biosynthesis, processing, applications, as well as biocompatibility and biodegradability of such materials will be discussed.
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New Biotechnology - Diverse human VH antibody fragments with bio-therapeutic properties from the Crescendo Mouse

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Diverse human VH antibody fragments with bio-therapeutic properties from the Crescendo Mouse

Crescendo Mouse produces heavy chain only antibodies with fully human variable domains.
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VegetUP developed by Olomouc scientists to increase the yields of fruit vegetables

A hydroponic preparation that increases yields by five to ten percent has been developed by scientists from CRH.
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SciLifeLab efforts addressing the COVID-19 pandemic

Follow the SciLifeLab COVID-19 Action Plan!
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EFB Events

5th Applied Synthetic Biology in Europe
co-organised by EFB Bioengineering and Bioprocessing & Microbial Physiology Section
2 - 4 November 2020
Delft - Netherlands

Microbial Stress 2020
organised by EFB Microbial Physiology Section
16 - 18 November 2020
Rome - Italy

European Congress on Biotechnology

organised by EFB
9 - 12 May 2021
Maastricht - The Netherlands

BioTech 2020
organised by University of Chemistry and Technology
16 -19 June 2021
Prague − Czech Republic

Enbioeconomy 22
Environmental biotechnology for a green economy

organised by EFB Environmental Biotechnology Section in collaboration with Bioeconomy Task Group
Spring 2022
Gdynia - Poland

EFB Member Events

SCI-RSC Workshop on Computational Tools for Drug Discovery
organised by SCI
13 May - 10 June 2020
London - UK

How can UK chemists and companies become winners in the new landscape?
organised by SCI
24 June 2020
Online Public Lecture

2020 Bio Incheon Global Conference
(Big C 2020)

organised by AFOB
25 August 2020
Incheon - Korea

Exploring the Human Proteome with Antibodies, Transcriptomics and Mass Spectrometry
organised by KTH
30 May - 4 June 2021
Stockholm - Sweden

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