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ABCD meeting: Membrane Trafficking and Organelle Biogenesis meeting, Sorrento, 14-15 October 2018. REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN!
14 - 15 October 2018
Registration deadline
3 September 2018
Abstract submission deadline
3 August 2018


Dear Friends and Colleagues,

we are pleased to inform you that registrations to Membrane Trafficking and Organelle Biogenesis meeting (Sorrento 14-15 October 2018) are now open.

 As is the tradition, the meeting will bring together experimental scientists to focus on recent advances in organelle structure, function and biogenesis, protein trafficking, exo-endocytosis, autophagy and lipid biology.

 As a keynote invited speaker, we will host Ludger Johannes, Research Director at INSERM. Since 2001, he is heading the Traffic, Signaling and Delivery Group in the Cell Biology Department of the Curie Institute, Paris, France. His research aims at establishing fundamental concepts of endocytosis and intracellular trafficking. The Johannes group has made various major contributions in the field of endocytosis. His research is remarkable for the advanced imaging tools he exploits to remain at the forefront of science.

The date & setting of the conference have been chosen such that participants may combine their travel arrangements, as immediately after our meeting at the same venue the FEBS Golgi meeting will be held. Junior scientists (under 35 years) who will attend both meetings are eligible for an ABCD sponsored travel fellowship. Awardees will be notified at least a month in advance of the meetings

We hope that the meeting will provide a great opportunity to share new ideas, foster collaborations, and encourage young researchers in the field.

Please visit the meeting website for further information.

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to Sorrento in October.


The organizers

Eelco van Anken & Simona Paladino