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Metabolic pathway analysis 2011

19—23 September 2011

University of Chester, UK

71st Harden Conference


Meeting Background

The 71st Harden Conference, "Metabolic pathway analysis 2011" will be the third meeting of that name, previous meetings having been held in 2009 in Leiden, and in 2005 at the University of Jena.

The meeting has a primary focus on the structural (topological) analysis of metabolic networks, and in particular techniques allied to linear algebra, linear programming and computer modelling. This focus may be applied at many levels of abstraction, from individual reaction mechanisms, through pathways, organelles, whole organisms and, most recently, mixed populations.


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  • Metabolic pathway analysis
  • Metabolic flux analysis
  • Elementary modes analysis
  • Metabolic modelling
  • Metabolic engineering
  • Genome scale modelling

Harden Conferences

Attendance at the 71th Harden Conference is by application. Acceptance is not automatic. All applications will be considered by the Organizers of the Harden Conference, and applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application on 13 June 2011.
Harden Conferences are often over-subscribed, and many applications are not accepted. Please DO NOT make travel arrangements until you have been informed, in writing, that your application has been accepted.  The online process is application to attend the meeting only.  No payment is required at this stage.



Early application and abstract deadline: 31 May 2011

Abstract submission is now closed. If you would like to submit an abstract for this conference, please contact the Conference Office.


Application is now still available.


Bursaries and free places

A limited number of bursaries to cover the cost of registration are available to assist younger members of the Biochemical Society to attend the conferences.

Preference will be given to senior graduate students (or those who gained their Ph.D. in the last 5 years) and restricted to members of the Biochemical Society.

Applications for these places should be sent to the Biochemical Society from the applicant's supervisor and should be accompanied by an independent reference. 


Harden bursary application deadline: 31 May 2011

Bursary application is now closed.


A Biochemical Society Centenary poster prize of £200 will be awarded at this conference


Oral communication slots are available at this meeting. All attendees, particularly researchers in the early stages of their career, are invited to submit a poster abstract for consideration as an oral communication.


Continuing Professional Development

Approved by the Society of Biology for the purpose of CPD, this event may be counted as 120 CPD credits.


As part of the Biochemical Society's Centenary celebrations, a number of the Society's Honorary members have been asked to talk about the important moments in their careers and the future of the discipline.
The first interview released is 'Eureka Moments: The key that unlocked calcium' in which Professor Sir Michael Berridge talks to Professor Robin Irvine about his 'Eureka Moment' in calcium signalling and his passion for trying to find the solution to interesting problems. Watch the interview now!