EMBO Workshop: Chemical Biology 2024

The conference aims to provide a platform for the dissemination and exchange of new developments in diverse, emerging fields within chemical biology. It is the largest and longest-standing conference in the field, being a platform for inspiration, collaboration, and networking for researchers in academia and industry. It aims to provide the possibility for every chemical biologist to meet and discuss with peers topics ranging from tool development to biological applications, from computational protein design to new drug modalities.


  • Chemical biology meets drug discovery
  • Chemical biology of posttranslational modifications
  • Non-coding RNA and unusual RNA products
  • Lipids and lipidation
  • Chemical biology technologies
  • Peptide therapeutics and computational protein design
  • Epigenetic and gene-editing tools

Selected Speakers

  • Craig Crews, Yale University, USA
  • Laura Kiessling, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
  • Sarah O’Connor, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Germany
  • Luc Brunsveld, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Yong-Xiang Chen, Tsinghua University, China
  • Bruno Correia, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Bianxiao Cui, Stanford University, USA
  • Maria Duca, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), France
  • Deborah Fass, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • Pau Gorostiza, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Spain
  • Ulrich Schopfer, Novartis, Switzerland
  • Benjamin Schumann, The Francis Crick Institute, UK
  • Sarah Slavoff, Yale University, USA
  • Mikiko Sodeoka, RIKEN, Japan
  • Thorsten Stafforst, University of Tübingen, Germany
  • Kristian Strømgaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Daniel Summerer, TU Dortmund University, Germany
  • Olalla Vázquez, University of Marburg, Germany
  • Georg Winter, CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria
  • Christina Woo, Harvard University, USA



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