Travel award applications and abstracts for HUPO 2019 due in June

The Human Proteome Organization World Congress will be held Sept. 15–19 in Adelaide, Australia. We are pleased to see that the program is packed with ASBMB members, many of whom are editorial board members for our journal Molecular & Cellular Proteomics. If you’re planning to apply for a travel award or submit an abstract for presentation, you need to do so by June 14.

The overarching theme for HUPO this year is “Advancing Global Health Through Proteome Innovation.” The program will have six tracks:

  1. Human Proteome Project
  2. Health and Disease
  3. The Environment
  4. Biological Applications of the Proteome
  5. Enabling Technologies; and
  6. Beyond the Proteome.

ASBMB members who will be giving talks, according to the preliminary speakers lineup, include:

  • Ruedi Aebersold of the Institute of Molecular Systems Biology at ETH Zurich
  • Benjamin Garcia of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine*
  • Ying Ge of the University of Wisconsin
  • Albert Heck of Utrecht University*
  • Leslie Hicks of the  University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • Neil Kelleher of Northwestern University
  • Simone Lemeer of Utrecht University*
  • Lingjun Li of the University of Wisconsin
  • Aleksandra Nita-Lazar of the University of Basel
  • Jesper V. Olsen of the NNF Center for Protein Research*
  • Christopher Overall of the University of British Columbia*
  • Marius Ueffing of the University of Tuebingen*

Also, all of the glycoscience speakers are ASBMB members:

  • Tadashi Suzuki of the University of Tokyo
  • Lara K. Mahal of New York University
  • Katalin Medzihradszky of the University of California, San Francisco*
  • Kay-Hooi Khoo of Academia Sinica*

*Anyone with an asterisk is a member of the editorial board for Molecular & Cellular Proteomics.

Early-career researchers interested in competing in the HUPO manuscript competition should submit by April 30.

Here’s info about travel awards.

Finally, MCP will have a special symposium at HUPO. Stay tuned for details!

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