Treasures from the deep

EMBRIC (Organiser The European Marine Biological Research Infrastructure Cluster To Promote The Blue Bioeconomy)

The EMBRIC project is organizing a European Parliament facing workshop showcasing European research in "Mining for Valuable Bioactive and Enzymes from Marine Algae and Bacteria". This workshop will welcome a range of experts from academia and industry who will discuss steps to unlock the vast potential for this research to positively impact health, society and the economy. A poster exhibition will be organized during the whole workshop and a prize will be awarded to the best poster. Do not hesitate to present your work!

Registration costs: Euro 80 before January 15th 2019

Euro 100 after January 15th 2019

Number of participants is capped at 120

Please book early to avoid disappointment. Early bookers will be entered into a draw and 3 lucky winners will be invited to join a pre-meeting parliamentary breakfast

If you wish to present a poster on bioactive compounds and enzymes from marine resources please send Title, Author and Abstract to; there will be prizes awarded for the best poster.

Treasures from the deep programme 5th March 2019

11.45 Doors open

12.00-13.00 Lunch and posters

13.05-13.15 Opening remarks Professor Melody Clark (British Antarctic Survey, UK)

13.15-14.00 Plenary Professor Carmen Cuevas Marchante (Pharmamar, Spain)

14.00-14.50 Presentations

Professor Mark Brönstrup (Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany) -Drug discovery from marine bacteria

Representative from Matis (Iceland)- Mining enzymes

14.50-15.20 Coffee and posters Prize for the best poster

15.20-16.10 Presentations

Professor Nadine Zeimert (Germany)- Applying Genome Mining to Marine Microbes

Dr Mariella Ferante (SZN, Naples) - The Beauty and Bioactives of Marine Algae

16.10-17.00 Plenary Professor Marcell Jaspars (Aberdeen, UK) - The Marine Biodiscovery Pipeline: Challenges and Opportunities

17.00-18.00 Round table and discussions

Chaired by Melody Clark and Marcel Jaspars

18.00 Reception and poster awards



Event Information

05-03-2019 11:45

Venue Location

Scotland House
Rond-Point Schuman 6
David Smith

Scotland House
Rond-Point Schuman 6