3rd European Conference on Natural Products

2 - 5 September 2018
DECHEMA-Haus, Frankfurt am Main

In September 2018, the 3rd European Conference on Natural Products will again feature recent advances in secondary metabolite research. With a special emphasis on networking opportunities, the posters exhibition, and the interaction of academic and industrial research, the programme will span a wide range of topics:

  • Structural Biology
  • Targets and MoA of Natural Products
  • Organic Syntheses
  • Biosyntheses & Synthetic Biology
  • Chemical Communication
  • Methods (from bioinformatics to screening)

Keynote speakers

  • Ikuro Abe, The University of Tokyo/JP
    Engineered Biosynthesis of Medicinal Natural Products
  • John Robinson, University of Zurich/CH
    Peptidomimetic Antibiotics: Inspired by Nature, and a return to Nature
  • Richmond Sarpong, University of Berkeley, CA/USA
    Strategies and Methods for Chemical Synthesis Inspired by Complex Natural Products
  • Martin Schmeing, McGill University, Montreal/CND
    Structures and functions of nonribosomal peptide synthetases, macromolecular antibiotic factories
  • Frank C. Schroeder, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY/USA
    Uncovering the “Dark Matter” of the Chemistry of Life

Exhibition and Sponsoring Information


The Workshop "Biology of natural product producing microorganisms" will be held from 31.08.-02.09.2018 at at Campus Riedberg, Frankfurt/Main.

For master students, who will also participate in the VAAM Workshop (31 August - 2 September, University Frankfurt), we offer 50 € reduction of the participation fee. Please contact the conference office directly.


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