Functional Molecules from Natural Sources - A Natural Products Conference
Venue: Magdalen College, Oxford
|Event Date/Time: Jul 06, 2009||End Date/Time: Jul 09, 2009|
|Abstract Submission Date: Mar 01, 2009|
Functional Molecules from Natural Sources
6-8 July 2009 Magdalen College, Oxford
Organised by RSC Biotechnology Group
Naturally-occurring compounds have been, and continue to be, an important source of new leads and commercially successful products for various industrial sectors, notably pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals.
The last decade has, however, seen many challenges as well as new opportunities for the industrial utilization of molecules from natural sources, including the birth of 'nutraceuticals' and 'cosmeceuticals'.
This conference follows two earlier successful meetings organised by the Biotechnology Group at the University of Sussex in 1996 and at the University of St Andrews in 1999 and aims to highlight current trends, challenges and successes in the exploitation of natural products.
Dwight Baker (Cubist, USA)
Sir Jack Baldwin (Oxford, UK)
Gerhard Bringmann (WÃ¼rzburg, Germany)
Tony Buss (MerLion, Singapore)
John Casey (Unilever Life Science, UK)
Guy Carter (Wyeth, USA)
John Clough (Syngenta, UK)
Peter Leadlay (Cambridge, UK)
Andrew Mearns Spragg (Aquapharm, UK)
Jason Micklefield (Manchester, UK)
Robert Nash (Summit Wales Ltd, UK)
David Newman (National Cancer Institute, USA)Neville Nicholson (GlaxoSmithKline, UK)
John Pickett (Rothamsted Research, UK)
JÃ¼rgen Rohr (Kentucky, USA)
Tom Simpson (Bristol, UK)
Sheo Singh (Merck, USA)
Call for Papers
Participants are invited to submit poster presentations, some of which may be selected by the organising committee for oral presentation. The deadline for receipt of abstracts will be announced nearer the date.
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