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

 

 

Registration for the 2017 Venoms to Drugs Conference is still available, however Early Bird pricing has ended. The conference will be held at the Peppers Noosa Resort, Queensland, from 9 - 14 October. Join us!

The final program has been released and is available on the 2017 Conference Program page. If you have not been contacted by the secretariat, informing you of the details of your presentation, or have any questions about the program, please email Thea Monks

The 2017 Omics Revolution and Australian Peptide Association Conference will follow at the same venue in Noosa from 15 - 20 October.

There will be a Special Issue of Toxins (ISSN 2072-6651) entitled "Selected Papers from the 2017 Venoms to Drugs Conference", edited by Bryan Grieg Fry. Please visit the Special Issue website here. Toxins will also present a generous prize for Best Poster at the conference.

Organising Committee

Institute for Molecular Bioscience
The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Paul F. Alewood

Paul F. Alewood

Professor of Chemistry &
Structural Biology, IMB; and Investigator: IMB Centre for Pain Research

Glenn F. King

Glenn F. King

Professor of Chemistry &
Structural Biology, IMB; and Investigator: IMB Centre for Pain Research

Richard J. Lewis

Richard J. Lewis

Professor of Chemistry &
Structural Biology, IMB; and Director: IMB Centre for Pain Research

    

 

Supported by

The University of Queensland logo Institute for Molecular Bioscience logo Australian Government - National Health and Medical Research Council logo