FEBS Advanced Courses with early 2022 application deadlines
FEBS Advanced Courses provide excellent opportunities to deepen your understanding of a topic, get up to speed with new developments, and make contact with others interested in the same research questions. Below, we highlight upcoming Advanced Lecture Courses and Workshops that have application deadlines in January and early February 2022. Please check the individual websites for more information.
FEBS Youth Travel Fund (YTF) grants are available to financially support the participation of young scientists in these events.
FEBS ADVANCED LECTURE COURSES
Protein folding, aggregation and compartmentalization
Spetses Island, Greece
May 2–10, 2022
In this advanced course we have brought together a unique combination of frontiers in science focusing on the the capacity of numerous proteins and peptides to self-assemble into amyloid fibrils. The course includes introductory and state-of-art lectures with special emphasis on amyloid structures, chaperones in amyloid formation, membrane-less organelles, lipids and membranes in amyloid formation, functional amyloids, and pathology of amyloids. In the evening lectures, the different topics will be discussed in an integrative manner. Young researchers will have ample opportunity to meet and to discuss basic and emerging topics with the lecturers as social interactions are an important aspect of the meeting.
Organizers: Bernd Helms, Sheena Radford, Stefan Rüdiger
Deadline for applications: YTFs, February 1, 2022; Other, March 1, 2022
Matrix pathobiology, signaling and molecular targets
Limenas Hersonissou, Crete, Greece
May 5–10, 2022
This course is designed to cover a wide range of topics, from basic and applied science to clinical applications with a strong focus on recent highlights in the fields of biochemistry, matrix biology, epigenetics, pharmacology and medicine. PhD students and postdoctoral scientists, as well as academic and institute research fellows will have the opportunity to present and discuss their work. Plenary lectures, poster sessions, panel discussions and speaker's corners/meet-the-experts sessions will address and encourage the direct contact of young scientists with the invited experts in discussions about science and career paths.
Organizer: Nikos Karamanos
Deadline for applications: YTFs, January 21, 2022; Other, February 4, 2022
Molecular mechanisms of host–pathogen interactions and virulence in human fungal pathogens
La Colle sur Loup, France
May 14–20, 2022
This course aims to disseminate the current state-of-the-art knowledge of the biochemical, molecular and genetic mechanisms of fungal pathogenesis to junior scientists and to provide them with valuable networking opportunities with world leaders in this exciting area of research. In doing so, the course will contribute to the training of PhD students and post-doctoral fellows involved in the study of fungal pathogens and management of fungal infections. (Photo credit: Sophie Bachellier-Bassi)
Organizers: Guilhem Janbon, Oliver Kurzai, Ana Traven
Deadline for applications: February 1, 2022
Ageing and Regeneration 2022
April 11–14, 2022
Research targeted at defining conditions for healthy ageing is key to developing sustainable future societies. Moreover, regenerative medicine continuously strives to develop treatments and, as a long-term goal, cures for a variety of age-related disorders. The workshop will bring together experts working at the forefront of science in both ageing research and regenerative medicine / stem cell biology. As a unique feature, the participants will benefit from synergy available through the comprehensive inclusion of leading experts working in various domains of life, from plants, nematodes and tunicates to mice and humans, with the ambition to define and explore new integrative concepts and common strategies. The workshop is dedicated to developing the theoretical background for future attempts to provide solutions for the biomedical challenges caused by the ongoing demographic shift.
Organizer: Pidder Jansen-Dürr
Deadline for applications: January 26, 2022
Lost in integration – probing biomolecules with electrons, photons, neutrons and magnetic spins
Spetses Island, Greece
May 9–15, 2022
The international course for primarily PhD students (but also postdocs) will include lectures as well as group discussions, journal clubs, panel discussions and posters. With dramatic developments of X-ray and neutron sources, cryo-EM, super resolution microscopy, single-molecule microscopy, NMR, and computation, the possibilities for addressing advanced problems in structural biology and molecular cell biology and physiology are on a fast move. It is increasingly important to integrate many sources of data to achieve proper models of dynamic interactions between biomolecules and how they define cell function. The workshop will address these challenges and also cover the individual methods to stimulate critical discourse and forward-looking visions of integral structural biology.
Organizer: Poul Nissen
Deadline for applications: January 15, 2022
For more 2022 FEBS Advanced Courses, click here.