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The Biochemical Society provides an extensive range of events, including scientific conferences, outreach activities, medal lectures and policy and education events.  

 

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Protein Modelling and Structure-Based Function Prediction

20—21 June 2016

University of Liverpool, UK




Flyer

More information to follow


Venue information

The University of Liverpool
Brownlow Hill Building
Crown Street
Liverpool L69 3GG


Venue map

Venue map


Travelling to the venue

Road
From the M62: at the end of the motorway continue straight ahead onto Edge Lane (A5080 then A5047) and follow signs for Liverpool City Centre and the University.

Postcode for satellite navigation or online directions: L3 5TR

Rail
The Campus is just a ten-minute walk away from the nearest mainline station at Lime Street. Take the main exit and turn left into Lime Street. Then turn left again at the Britannia Adelphi Hotel and continue up Brownlow Hill towards the Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral and Red Brick Building with its clock tower.

National Rail Enquiries:
+44 (0)8457 484950
www.nationalrail.co.uk

Coach
The National Express coach station is in Norton Street, a ten-minute walk from the Campus. From the exit, turn right and cross London Road into Seymour Street and Russell Street. Then turn left into Brownlow Hill and head towards the Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral.

National Express Coaches:
+44 (0)8717 818181 
www.nationalexpress.com

Ferry
Mersey Ferries operates services between Pier Head and Birkenhead/Wallasey on the Wirral. You can also sail between Liverpool and Belfast and the Isle of Man. Once in Liverpool, follow signs for the Catholic Cathedral, or for Lime Street Station, then follow directions to the university from the station, as listed above.

Mersey Ferries:
+44 (0)151 236 7676
www.merseyferries.co.uk
email: info@merseyferries.co.uk.

Air

Liverpool Airport
+44 (0)871 521 8484
www.liverpoolairport.com

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is eight miles from the city and is best reached by taxi or the express bus, directly outside the entrance to the airport terminal. You can also get buses 500, 86, 80A and 82A to Liverpool city centre. More information about bus services is at:www.liverpoolairport.com/from-airport/by-bus.html 

Manchester Airport
+44 (0)871 271 0711 
www.manchesterairport.co.uk 

A train service runs between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street station. There is also a direct coach service which takes about 1 hour.

Local
For comprehensive local travel information, call Traveline on +44 (0)151 236 7676. Alternatively, log on to www.merseytravel.gov.uk or use Merseytravel's Journey Planner, jp.merseytravel.gov.uk. This is also available as an app, on iTunes and the Google Play Store.

Car Parking   

Three visitor car parks with limited spaces are now available on campus off Mount Pleasant and Brownlow Street.  Visitor car parking (printable PDF).

Visitors can also use the nearest city council car park, which can be found at the bottom of Mount Pleasant, towards the City Centre.


Registration fees and forms

 

Online registration is now available

 

Associate/Early Career/Full Member: £120

Non-Member: £180

Student Member: £85

 

Please note that after the earlybird registration deadline has passed all fees will be increased by £50.

 

Note: Full/Early Career/Associate Members and Student Members must be members of the Biochemical Society.
 
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Members of the following organizations are eligible to register for the reduced member rates for all Biochemical Society conferences:
 
New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Link to http://nzsbmb.science.org.nz/
Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Link to: http://www.asbmb.org.au/
Brazilian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SBBq)
http://www.sbbq.org.br/
Chinese Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (CSBMB)
 
Please ensure you enter your membership number during registration. For details please see International Associate Membership.


Payment of fees

All payments must be made prior to the meeting. Please note that invoices for registration fees will not be issued.

Credit card/Debit card
(Preferred method of payment, and the only acceptable form of payment for online registration).

The following credit/debit cards will be accepted:
Mastercard and Visa.

If you wish to pay by cheque, bank draft or bank transfer please contact the Conference Office.


 


Confirmation email

At the final stage of the online registration process, all registered delegates will be directed to a confirmation page and receive a separate email to confirm registration details. This confirmation should be checked carefully to ensure that all requirements are correct. In particular, the spelling of names and affiliations should be checked, as this information will be used to create badges.

Confirmation emails also act as a receipt. Please bring a copy of the email with you to the meeting.

If you have not received a confirmation email two weeks before the meeting, please contact the Conference Office.


Registering at the meeting

Please bring your confirmation email to present at the registration desk at the meeting. Badges will be issued upon registering and, for security reasons, must be worn for the duration of the meeting.


Accommodation

More information to follow

 

 

 

 

 


Refreshments

At the meeting
Lunch and refreshments will be provided for all attendees and will be included in the registration fee.


Dietary requirements

Should you have any special dietary requirements, please indicate this on the registration form. Alternatively, please inform the Conference Office as changes to the menu cannot be made at the meeting.


Disabled access

Disabled access is available. If you require assistance during the meeting please contact the Conference Office.


Sponsors and trade exhibition

The following companies will be sponsoring the meeting:


Please feel free to view our sponsorship and trade exhibition opportunities at this meeting.

If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the meeting please contact the Conference Office.

 


Refunds

Cancellations will be accepted in writing until 20 May 2016, and a refund (less £15 administration charge) will be issued.

After this date, neither full nor partial refunds can be given. Please note that refunds of less than £15 cannot be issued.
 


Official letters of invitation

Official letters of invitation, which are intended to assist with administrative arrangements in certain countries will only be issued when the individual has completed the following criteria:

1) Submitted an abstract which has been approved by the meeting scientific organizer for inclusion into the relevant meeting

2) Sent a letter from the head of their academic department on University headed paper saying why they need to attend the meeting in relation to their research

3) Registered and paid for the meeting
Such letters do not imply commitment of financial or other support by the organizers


Tweeting and Blogging

With increasing frequency, conference attendees at scientific conferences are using Twitter or blogs to share and highlight interesting information discussed at conferences, and also to network with each other. The Biochemical Society has created the following policy with regards to the use of networking sites at Biochemical Society conferences.

 

The Biochemical Society’s Twitter and blogging policy

Harden Conferences
Proceedings and abstracts of Harden Conferences are unpublished, in order to promote the exchange of novel information and ideas.  Delegates are asked to respect the closed nature of the conferences, and not to report information discussed via Twitter, Facebook, blogs and similar social networks.


Focused Meetings, Hot Topic Events and Workshops 

The Biochemical Society encourages the discussion of its conferences via Twitter, Facebook and similar social networks.  In order to promote discussion and the exchange of information, delegates who wish to tweet are asked to use the Biochemical Society hashtag:

 

#biochemsoc

 

Speakers will be made aware of this policy, and have the right to ask delegates not to disseminate their research via the Internet. If a Speaker makes this request, delegates are asked not to discuss the relevant work in this way. Delegates are respectfully asked to refrain from communicating using mobile devices whilst lectures are in progress.

 


CPD Credits

'Protein Modelling and Structure-Based Function Prediction' has been approved for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by the Royal Society of Biology. 

Participants can claim 42 credits for attending. These points are valid if attendees are registered on the Royal Society of Biology CPD scheme. Approval signifies that the Royal Society of Biology recognizes the 'Protein Modelling and Structure-Based Function Prediction' event is of merit to the development needs of participants.

Attendees can request a CPD certificate for this conference whilst completing the post event feedback questionnaire, which will be sent by email to all attendees shortly after the event.


Contact Us

If you require any further information, please contact:

The Conference Office
Biochemical Society
Charles Darwin House
12 Roger Street
London WC1N 2JU

UK

Email: conferences@biochemistry.org

Telephone (Conference Office): +44 (0)207 685 2450
Telephone (Main reception): +44 (0)207 685 2400
Fax: +44 (0)207 685 2467

 


Disclaimer

The information on this website is regularly updated. Although at the time of publication the information contained on this web site is believed to be correct, neither the Speakers, Organizers nor the Biochemical Society assume any responsibility for any errors or omissions herein contained.

 

Delegates who plan on attending meetings are advised to check the website has not been amended, and if in doubt, contact the Conference Office to confirm meeting start and finish dates before booking transport and accommodation.

 

In addition, delegates who have not received confirmation of their registration should contact the Conference Office to confirm their attendance before making arrangements to attend.