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Past Events > Leeds University > General Information

Structural Biology

11—13 April 2000

Leeds University

Poster abstract Grid Sheets
Biochemical Society Student Travel Grants

Abstract submission

If you would like to present a poster at the meeting please contact the meetings office at for instructions and grid sheets. The deadline for Posters has been extended to Tuesday 1st February.


Biochemical Society Meeting 671 is to be hosted by Leeds University; one of the largest UK universities, with the advantage of a traffic-free campus adjacent to the cosmopolitan city of Leeds. Leeds is the commercial capital of Yorkshire and is extremely popular as a shopping destination and centre for entertainment, the arts, museums, restaurants, pubs and clubs. The city has excellent road, rail and air links.


Standard (shared bathroom) bedrooms are available in University Halls. Four Standard rooms share a bathroom. Each room has a washbasin and tea/coffee making facilities and all Halls have a kitchen and TV room on each floor. Breakfast will be served in each of the Halls being used and there will be a meal available for early arrivals on Monday 10 April. A list of local Hotels and Guest Houses with en-suite accommodation is available, contact the meetings office on +44 (0)20 7580 3481 or

Social Programme

Tuesday 11 April: Welcome Reception - change of venue.

The Welcome Reception will now be held in the Thackray Medical Museum from 19.00 - 20.30. The Museum, which looks at how improved living conditions and medical advances help us to live around 50 years longer than we did in the 1800's, is housed in a Grade II listed building opened in 1861.

Transportation will be provided to reach the venue and will leave Leeds University at 18.30 after the Poster session.

Although the venue for this event has changed, the charge to attend is as previously advertised: 10.

Please note: if your copy of the registration form advertises the original venue for this event it can still be submitted to register for a place.

Wednesday 12 April: Meeting Dinner

The Meeting Dinner will take place in Leeds Civic Hall, under kind invitation from the Lord Mayor who will be present at the event, accompanied by the Lady Mayoress. Tickets for the event are limited and must be booked in advance.

The evening will commence at 19.30 with pre-dinner drinks, followed by dinner at 20.00.

During the evening, the Promega prize winners will be presented with their cheques and award certificates.


Road, rail and air communication networks into Leeds ensure easy accessibility to both the campus and halls of residence.

By rail:
Information line: 0345 484950 or
There is a frequent direct rail service between London and Leeds and the quickest journey time is just under two hours. There are regular services from Hull, the North East, the Midlands, Scotland and across the Pennines including Manchester Airport. The train station is situated just a mile from the University.

By car:
Leeds is located at the crossroads of the M62 and the M1 and just a few miles from the A1, making it easy to reach from all directions. For more detailed instructions contact

By coach:
The coach station is located in the centre of the city next to Kirkgate Market. Regular services operate from Hull, London and Manchester Airport.

By air:
Information line: 0113 2509696
Leeds/Bradford International Airport, less than ten miles away, offers scheduled services from major cities throughout the UK and Europe (including Aberdeen, Amsterdam, Belfast, Brussels, Glasgow, Dublin, Edinburgh, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Paris CDG and Southampton). A regular airport bus service operates to and from Leeds City Centre with a journey time of 30 minutes.