Chemical Biology in Europe

The 56th ESBOC Symposium will take place at Gregynog Hall (nr. Newtown, Wales) on 19th-21st May 2023, starting at 3.00 pm on Friday 19th May.

The Chair is Boris Vauzeilles (Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles, CNRS).

Confirmed plenary speakers include:

  • Stephan Hacker (Leiden University)
    Towards Covalent Inhibitors Addressing Diverse Amino Acids – Profiling the Proteome-Wide Selectivity of Electrophilic Compounds
  • Pedro Gois (Lisbon University)
    Engineering New Stimuli-Responsive Bioconjugates
  • Francesco Peri (University of Milano-Bicocca)
    Pharmacological modulation of Toll-Like Receptor 4 by small molecules: a new generation of therapeutics
  • Robin Bon (University of Leeds)
    Chemical biology and structural pharmacology to support drug discovery
  • Manuela Tosin (University of Warwick)
    Adventures in Chemical Probing of Natural Product Biosynthesis
  • Megan Wright (University of Leeds)
    Stay on target? Developing chemical probes and defining their protein targets in living cells
  • Ali Tavassoli (University of Southampton)
    Platforms for the generation and high-throughput screening of cyclic peptide libraries
  • Sébastien Papot (Université de Poitiers)
    The answer is blowin’ in the wind…
  • Dominique Guianvarc’h (Université Paris-Saclay)
    Chemical tools to study unusual protein and DNA modifications in pathogens
  • Kathrin Lang (ETH Zürich)
    Expanding the genetic code – new chemistries for biology
  • Annemieke Madder (Ghent University)
    Furan- and TAD-based click and (photo)-click reactions for bio-orthogonal targeting and decoration of proteins and nucleic acids
  • Marina Rubini (University College Dublin)
    Semisynthetic approaches for studying post-translational modifications: lessons learnt from cytokines

A full programme is now available.

There will be a pre-meeting in Manchester on 19 May between 10:00 – 12:00 that will be streamed on-line via Zoom. If you wish to attend the Zoom, please register here. To register for the in-person meeting at Gregynog, please use the main registration page.

We acknowledge the generous support of the Royal Society of Chemistry, EMBO and ICSN.

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