67th Panhellenic Conference of the Hellenic Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Welcome Message

Dear Colleagues,


It is our pleasure to welcome you to the 67th Annual Conference of the Hellenic Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (HSBMB) which takes place in Ioannina, at the “Karolos Papoulias” Conference Center of the University of Ioannina, from November 25th to November 27th, 2016.


As all Conferences of the HSBMB, the Conference aims at reinforcing the scientific interaction between research teams of Greek Scientists from various fields of Biosciences, inside or outside Greece, and highlighting important aspects of the research work of Greek scientists and recent research advances from the work of nationally and internationally established researchers.


Renowned scientists from Greece and abroad are participating in the Conference as invited speakers: H. Ronald Kaback (UCLA, Los Angeles, California), Marcos Gonzalez Gaitan (University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland), Marino Zerial (Max Planck Institute, Dresden, Germany), Jop Kind (Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands), Evi Soutoglou (IGBMC, Strasbourg, France), Anastassios Economou (KU Leuven, Rega Institute, Belgium), FrankΟ. Fackelmayer (IMBB-FORTH, Biomedical Research, Ioannina), Electra Gizeli (IMBB-FORTH & University of Crete, Heraklion), George Diallinas (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens), Apostolos Klinakis (BRFAA, Athens), Georgios T. Stathopoulos (University of Patras, Rio), Iannis Talianidis (BSRC Al. Fleming, Vari), Artemis G. Hatzigeorgiou (University of Thessaly, Volos), Katerina Chlichlia (Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis).

As all Conferences of the HSBMB, the 67th Conference is open to all modern fields of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The final program includes sessions on: (1) Functional Genomics and Proteomics &Bioinformatics; (2) Epigenetics and Regulation of Gene Expression & RNA Biology; (3) DNA Damage and Repair & Ageing; (4) Structure and Function of Macromolecules; (5) Cellular Organization and Function & Cellular Communication and Signaling; (6) Molecular and Cellular Basis of Human Disease I : Cancer; (7) Molecular and Cellular Basis of Human Disease II; (8) Molecular and Cellular Basis of Human Disease III; (9) Development and Differentiation; (10) Stem cells & Tissue Morphogenesis and Regeneration.
In parallel to the 67th Conference, the 4th Forum of Young Scientists of the HSBMB, organized by an independent committee of young researchers, also takes place at the “Karolos Papoulias” Conference Center of the University of Ioannina, on November 24th, 2016.


We are really excited with the large number of participants and the high quality of work submitted for presentation to the HSBMB Conference this year. We also highly appreciate the contributions of international organizations, transportation services, scientific supply companies and publishers who are acting as sponsors for this Conference.


We would like to thank you all for your presence and your active participation in the Conference.


Stathis Frillingos
President of the Organizing-Scientific Committee 
 Dimitris Kletsas
President of the HSBMB


Venue & Dates

Opening Date: Friday, November 25th, 2016 

Closing Date: ?Sunday, November 27th, 2016


Karolos Papoulias Conference Center,

University of Ioannina,



web: http://ucc.uoi.gr

phone: +30 26510 08091 & +30 26510 08092


Four levels will be operating at the Karolos Papoulias Conference Center during the Scientific Program of the Conference:


u  Foyer – Ground Floor

Participants may have access to the following

O  Exhibitors’ kiosks at the exhibition area


O  Coffee Stations operating during the Coffee Breaks (kindly note that two different stations will be operating, one for the Undergraduate Students and one station for all the other categories. Participants are requested to present their coupons at the appropriate coffee station.)


u  1st level - Mezzanine Floor

At this level Poster Viewing will take place, according to the Scientific Program. Participants can have access by stairs (1st level) or by elevator (H Floor).


The posters will be displayed as follows:



From Friday, November 25th 2016 at 09.00am to Saturday, November 26th at 12.00pm


From Saturday, November 26th at 13.00pm to Sunday, November 27th at 14.00pm


u  2nd level – 1st Floor

All Lectures and Oral Presentations will take place at the “Amphitheater” of this level. with a slide reception desk at the rear of the Hall for the delivery of the presenters’ slides.

Participants may also have access to the Parallel Projection Hall “Conference Room B” operating at this level, next to the Lecture Hall.


u  3rd level – 2nd Floor

Throughout the Scientific Program of the Conference, a Cafeteria will be operating at the 3rd level of the Conference Center. More specifically, the operating hours will be the following:



Friday, November 25th 2016                from 09.00am to 17.00pm

(Except for the time slots of the official Conference Coffee Breaks)

Saturday, November 26th 2016           from 09.00am to 21.00pm

(Except for the time slots of the official Conference Coffee Breaks)

Sunday, November 27th 2016              from 09.00am to 15.00pm

(Except for the time slots of the official conference Coffee Breaks)


Welcome Reception

Welcome Cocktail and Buffet

Karolos Papoulias Conference Center, Ioannina

2nd Floor




Registration Fees (onsite)


Full Members of HSBMB: 70,00 €

Assistant Members: 50,00 €

Non-members: 135,00 €

Postgraduate Students: 50,00 €

Undergraduate Students: 30,00 €

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