CBNP is an annual symposium for postgraduate students, PDRAs and young academics but also open to any academic/industrialist working in any areas of natural product chemistry and biology.
**************** Updates for CBNP16 ****************
20th March 2023: Dr Pedro LeãoLink opens in a new window (University of Porto) announced as the keynote speaker of the CBNP-XVI!
20th February 2023: The CBNP16 will be held at the University of Warwick on the 29th-30th June. Registration is now open! Follow the linkLink opens in a new window to sign-up.
Please join us for our sixteenth annual meeting exploring the chemistry and biology of natural products covering subjects from synthetic chemistry to microbial genetics. The 2023 edition will be held at the University of Warwick on 29-30 June. This meeting is kindly sponsored by UKRILink opens in a new window and the Royal Society of Chemistry Chemical Biology and Bioorganic Group.Link opens in a new window
Prizes for the best talks and posters will be awarded at the meeting.
For enquires please contact:
Matthew Jenner (m dot jenner at warwick dot ac dot uk) or Fabrizio Alberti (f dot alberti at warwick dot ac dot uk).
Instructions for Registration
Registration is now closed.
9th June 2023- extended until 12th June at 8 am.
Oral presentation: 26th May 2023. Oral presentations will be selected based on abstracts and presenters will be notified shortly after the deadline.
- Poster presentation: 26th May 2023. Poster presentations will be selected based on abstracts and presenters will be notified shortly after the deadline.
Dr Pedro LeãoLink opens in a new window will be the keynote speaker of the CBNP-XVI. Pedro is a group leader at CIIMAR, University of Porto (Portugal), working on natural products from cyanobacteria. He completed his PhD on the chemical ecology of cyanobacteria at CIIMAR under the supervision of Vitor Vasconcelos. He undertook postodoctoral training in natural products chemistry and biosynthesis at CIIMAR, Scripps Oceanography (with Bill Gerwick) and Harvard University (with Emily Balskus). Pedro was awarded an FCT Investigator competitive grant in 2015, followed by an ERC Starting Grant in 2017.
- Posters presented should be in portrait orientation and size A0.
- The symposium will be held in the Mathematics department (Zeeman building), University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7EZ.
- View directions for visiting the University of Warwick for further arrival information.
- Parking on campus is limited though there are good links from Coventry station. Taxis are available to and from the University.
- On Campus accommodation can be booked by the attendees at their own expenses. We suggest booking through the following website: https://warwick.ac.uk/services/conferences/bed-and-breakfast.
- In case you would like to book accommodation outside of campus, local alternatives approximately 10/15 min drive away can be found here http://www.visitcoventryandwarwickshire.co.uk/stay/
- There are excellent regular public transport links between the town of Kenilworth and Coventry
Kenilworth: Holiday Inn, Kenilworth
- If you've reserved on campus accommodation, then you'll be able to park at your accommodation site, free of charge.
- If you are not booking on campus accommodation, then you will need to to pay and display a ticket for the whole duration of your stay. More information, including campus map and fares for the car park for visitors can be found here: Parking on Campus.
- We will be having an informal conference dinner for delegates coming to Coventry the evening before the conference starts, Wednesday the 28th of June. We will be sending out information to delegates as soon as registration is closed.
- The Godiva Festival is on in Coventry on 30th June - 2nd July - see HERELink opens in a new window for more details.