Natural Products in the
Bio-economy

A collaboration-building workshop

Wednesday 23rd October 2019
10.30 – 18.00

Sir Duncan Rice Library

The University of Aberdeen,

Bedford Road, Aberdeen AB24 3AA

An excellent opportunity to network with professionals from different disciplines and backgrounds.

Provisional Program

Areas of Interest:

  • Natural products chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Metabolomics
  • Genome mining
  • Synthetic biology
  • Fermentation

Program Highlights:

  • Talks from industrialists, academics and funders.
  • 3x £5K industry-academia seed funding call – you must attend to be eligible.
  • Academic partners must be SULSA or ScotCHEM members.
  • Access to £15k IBioIC industry-academia funding.
  • Academic partners must be based in Scotland.
  • Structured networking
  • Oral presentations
  • Future directions workshop
  • Poster session (you may use pre-existing posters)

Confirmed Speakers:

Prof Marcel Jaspars, The University of Aberdeen

Dr Lois Henderson, Ingenza

Dr Karl Burgess, The University of Edinburgh

Prof Rebecca Goss, The University of St Andrews

Dr Diane Irwin, Syngenta

Dr Nicola Crowhurst, GSK

Organising Committee:

Dr Scott Lilley (ScotCHEM, University of St Andrews); Dr Katherine Duncan (University of Strathclyde); Dr Steven Asiala (IBioIC); Dr William MacDonald (ScotCHEM, University of St Andrews); Dr Andrew Lawrence (University of Edinburgh); Dr Allison Jackson (University of Glasgow); Dr Hai Deng (University of Aberdeen).

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We will do our best to accommodate these.
This will be made available to all attendees
It is not a requirement that the poster is new.
If so you will be contacted separately and asked to provide a short abstract.
Applications of Natural products
Existing stain collections (CCAP/NCIM)
NP database and platforms for analysis
Comparative metabolomics and genomics methods for accelerated natural products prioritization
Biological-activity screening