The upcoming Advances in Chemical Biology conference will feature latest research from all hot topics in chemical biology.
Lectures by young researchers and the posters exhibition will be at the heart of the conference. In addition to many inspiring keynote lectures, the poster authors will have the opportunity to present their posters in a short lecture session.
The organizing committee invites you to submit abstracts of lectures and posters. Both junior and senior faculty are highly encouraged to submit contributions.
Deadline for submission is June 8th, 2020.
We are looking forward to welcoming you in Frankfurt!
You are cordially invited to contribute to the scientific programme. Abstract submissions are possible until June 8th, 2020.
Please prepare 1-2 pages (incl. figures, max. size 1 MB, max. 2 pages). The abstract should explicitly mention objectives, new results and conclusions or significance of the work. Accepted abstracts will be published for all conference participants in a book of abstracts (PDF). The congress language is English.
Please use the Template to correctly format your contribution and upload it as PDF file.
Enter the author list (author and co-author/s) and affiliations in the same order as in your abstract. Please note: DECHEMA will not make any adjustments regarding the author information. The information will be used for the conference documents as given.
The selection of the presentations (lectures and poster) will be based on the review of the abstracts by the Scientific Committee.
Confirmed Keynotes (as of January 2020)
Kai Johnsson, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg
Stephan Sieber, TU Munich, Munich
Herbert Waldmann, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund
Henrik Daub, evotec München
Christian Hackenberger, FMPBerlin
Carsten Hopf, HS Mannheim
Anna Kathrin Hirsch, HZ Saarbrücken
Maja Köhn, Uni Freiburg
Andreas Marx, Uni Konstanz
Andreas Marzinzik, Novartis Basel
Pierre Stallforth, Leibniz-Institut für Naturstoff-Forschung und Infektionsbiologie, Hans-Knöll-Institut, HKI, Jena
Roderich Süßmuth, TU Berlin
Dear lecture and poster authors, please note: Registration fee cannot be waived for authors. Please use the online registration. The registration will be opened in July 2020
If you are unable to present your lecture for any reason, please let us know as soon as possible.
The official language of the conference is English. Simultaneous translation will be not available.
A video projector and a notebook (MS Office 2010, Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.3) will be provided. Please bring your lecture as PowerPoint or PDF-File on a USB stick. Nevertheless we kindly ask you to bring your own laptop computer as a backup.
In case that you need internet /special software for your presentation or if you have videos included into your file, please notify us in advance.
Each lecture is planned for a specific duration including discussion time. Strict timekeeping will be essential for the smooth running of the conference.
We suggest to use a minimum font of 24 pt for your presentation slides.
As a major guideline it is proposed to make the poster intelligible in itself, even in the absence of the author. It is suggested to divide the contents of each poster into introduction, results and conclusions, with a summary listing the pertinent results and conclusions.
The poster should be legible from a distance of 2-3 meters. Standard size for posters is 0.85 x 1.2 m (DIN A0-German Standard) vertically oriented. Therefore, please find the following specifications:
The posters will be shown throughout the whole conference. Please hang up your poster at the beginning of the conference.
Directions to DECHEMA: Please find a detailed description at www.dechema.de/location.
DECHEMA is located in a so called "Umweltzone" in the city of Frankfurt. If you intend to reach us by car, you need the corresponding green sticker on your car. More information available in German language at www.umweltzone.frankfurt.de.
Parking capacities at DECHEMA are very limited. Please use public parking lots along Theodor-Heuss-Allee: Congress-Center-Messe (CMF) or at the fair tower (Messeturm).
Going to DECHEMA by train? Use the joint offer from Deutsche Bahn (DB) and DECHEMA and travel to our events with reduced fares.
We recommend you the following hotels. We have not reserved any contingent of rooms. Please book a room by yourself. When using the booking code you will get a special rate.
Maritim Hotel Frankfurt (5 min walking distance)
60486 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: 0049 69 75 78-1134
Single room: around 108 EUR per night and incl. breakfast and wifi.
Please ask us for the booking code of the Maritim Hotel.
Mercure Hotel (10 min walking distance)
60486 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: 0049 69 7926 0
Single room: around 107 EUR per night and incl. breakfast and wifi.
You can book your rooms directly with the booking code "DECHEMA".
HOTEL FRANKFURT MESSE managed by Meliá Hotels International (15min walking distance)
60486 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: 0049 69 70730500
Single room: around 92 EUR incl. breakfast and wifi.
You can book your rooms directly with the booking code "DECHEMA" or 1277408 (Online-Booking)