47th FEBS Congress

The event aims to provide an international forum for the face-to-face exchange of knowledge and ideas across the molecular life sciences. 


  • Cancer
    Cancer and ageing
    Immunometabolism in cancer development and therapy
    The exposome and cancer
  • Cellular responses to stress
    Cell death, and inflammation
    Cell metabolism and stress
  • Future biotech
    Biotech solutions to current problems
    Chemical biology
    Climate change: biochemical CO2 fixation
    Emerging technologies for the future
  • Genetics and epigenetics
    Gene expression / epigenetics
    RNA biology
  • Microbes and endosymbionts
    Host–microbial interactions
    Innate immune pathogen sensing
    Mitochondria in health and disease
  • Protein life cycle
    Protein life cycle I: Localisation, dynamics, functioning
    Protein life cycle II: Degradation
    Protein life cycle III: Ribosomes, folding, chaperones
  • Supramolecular assemblies
    Supramolecular assemblies I: Signal transduction
    Supramolecular assemblies II: RNA–protein complexes, molecular machines
    Supramolecular assemblies III: Metabolons, multienzyme complexes
  • Medical biochemistry
    Neurobiochemistry (including neurodegenerative diseases)
    Medicinal biochemistry
    Food and nutrition in biochemistry
    Cardiovascular diseases
    Molecular basis of disease (excluding cancer)
  • Molecular life sciences education
    Undergraduate teaching/learning
    Postgraduate teaching/learning
    Faculty development
    Career development

Selected Speakers

  • Karen Vousden, The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK
  • Eric Westhof, University of Strasbourg, France
  • Mariano Barbacid, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO), Madrid, Spain
  • Sarah Teichmann, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK
  • Eileen Furlong, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany
  • Peter Eastmond, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Eilika Weber-Ban, Institute for Molecular Biology & Biophysics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Marina Rodnina, Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences, Göttingen, Germany
  • Maya Schuldiner, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
  • Jose Rizo-Rey, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA
  • James Rothman, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
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