HIPS Helmholtz Institut für Pharmazeutische Forschung Saarland

HIPS Symposium 2024   May 16, 2024

on pharmaceutical sciences devoted to infection research

HIPS symposium The HIPS symposium 2024 will take place in the form of a 1-day meeting. The symposium brings together renowned scientists and young investigators from pharmaceutical research, mainly focusing on the areas of natural products, medicinal chemistry, bioinformatics and drug delivery. It provides a forum for scientists to exchange ideas while crossing boundaries of classical disciplines. The event comprises scientific lectures by leading experts in the field, short lectures (talk-upgrades will be offered to poster contributors), and poster sessions. All lectures will also be broadcasted for remote participants.

Conference venue: On-site conference at Saarland University Campus in Saarbrücken, Germany. Talks will be broadcasted online. Registration is free of charge. Details about the setting will be sent to registered participants before the event.

✉ Contact us by email with any questions. We are looking forward to your participation in the HIPS symposium 2024!

Registration deadline for on-site participation: April 12, 2024

Registration for remote participants open until: May 10, 2024

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Symposium day schedule:
9:00 - 17:00 h (CEST)
Scientific presentations by invited speakers, short talks and poster presentations.

Poster presentations are on-site only. The talks will be broadcasted online for the remote participants.

Confirmed speakers

IAN GILBERT - University of Dundee
Drug Discovery for Infectious Diseases
Natural Product Antibiotics: Past, Present, Future
CHRIS SCHOFIELD - Oxford University
Metallo-enzymes: from Mechanisms to Medicines
Environmental Cheminformatics: Finding Meaningful Hits Among Millions of Chemicals
ANJA BOISEN - Technical University of Denmark
Small devices for infection research: drug delivery, in vitro systems and therapeutic drug monitoring
LONE GRAM - Technical University of Denmark
Why do bacteria produce antibiotics?

Conference location

HIPS symposium location on university campus The HIPS symposium venue is the Aula of Saarland University, building A3.3 on Saarbrücken university campus. Bus connections from the city center are convenient, and for visitors arriving by car we recommend the car parks located outside the campus main entrance or at the University east gate (7-8 minutes walking time to the Aula building). Please note that interaction with the speakers and poster presenters is only possible for on-site participants. Remote participants will be able to follow the broadcasted lectures online.

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