Venoms to Drugs

Venom from cone snails, scorpions, spiders, snakes and other species continue to provide an immense reservoir of potent bioactive peptides that target specific enzymes, ion channels and receptors. As such they represent major sources of lead compounds for both the development of pharmacological tools and novel drugs

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Things to do on the Sunshine Coast

Visit the world famous Australia Zoo

Extend your stay at the Sunshine Coast and visit the World Heritage-listed Fraser Island with Drop Bear Adventures or Fraser Island Discovery

Take surfing lessons on stunning Noosa Beach

Take a 4WD up to Rainbow Beach, stopping off at the famous Coloured Sands

Kayak around Frying Pan Island or in the spectacular Noosa Everglades or do it the easy way

Cruise up the Noosa River

Go on a bushwalk in the Noosa National Park right next to the conference venue or further afield

Encounter Humpback Whales on their way back to Antarctica

Shop up a storm at the Original Eumundi Markets


Australian Peptide Association

Australian Peptide Conference

15-20 October 2017

Peppers Noosa Resort

Noosa, QLD, Australia


Modern Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis & Its Applications

Symposium 12-14 October 2017

Kingfisher Bay Resort,

Fraser Island, QLD, Australia


The Omics Revolution: Towards Personalised Medicine

Symposium 15 October 2017

Peppers Noosa Resort

Noosa, QLD, Australia


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