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2nd FEBS-IUBMB-ENABLE international Molecular Bioscience conference & Career Day ‘The emerging challenge: Environmental impacts on human health’.
23 - 25 November 2023
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Dear PhD students and PostDoctoral researchers,


Join us for the 2nd FEBS-IUBMB-ENABLE international Molecular Bioscience conference & Career Day, which will take place in Cologne (Germany), between the 23rd and 25th of November 2023. The conference is organised by PhD students and PostDocs from several European institutions (including SEMM) for young researchers from across the world.

This year, our conference focuses on the theme:

The emerging challenge: Environmental impacts on human health’.

The scientific programme will cover a broad range of topics, from epigenetics, complex diseases and model systems to big data and modelling. In the authentic FEBS-IUBMB-ENABLE spirit, we plan on touching upon multidisciplinary research projects and integrative approaches.


It is our great pleasure to introduce the line-up of speakers: David Aylor (NC State University, USA), Maria Bernabeu (EMBL Barcelona, Spain), Francesco Paolo Casale (Helmholtz Institute of AIH, Germany), Dirk Haller (Technical University of Munich, Germany), Martin Howard (John Innes Centre, UK), Serena Nik-Zainal (University of Cambridge, UK), Solenn Patalano (IIBBS Alexander Fleming, Greece), Fernanda Pinheiro (Human Technopole, Italy).


Don’t miss out on the opportunity of joining the conference for three days, which would allow you to participate in the following core FEBS-IUBMB-ENABLE activities:

-    Scientific symposium (23rd & 24th of November)

o   Scientific talks from 8 renowned scientists

o   Short talks, flash talks and poster presentations by participants

o   Gala dinner with the keynote speakers on the 23rd of November

-    Career day (25th of November)

o   Workshops | helping you shape the next steps of your career

o   Alternative career chats | advertising new career paths

o   Opportunity fair | meet up with companies and organisations from various life science sectors

-    Networking & Outreach

o   Join our pub talks & pub quiz to learn more about this year’s topic

o   Know your peers by joining the networking activities provided


For more information on the conference, visit our website and follow us on social media!


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Early bird registrations available till 15 of August