Still time to get involved in AbVal16!

We have extended the abstract deadline for the 2nd International Antibody Validation Event until the end of June so it isn’t too late for you to get involved in what promises to be one of the most informative antibody events of the year.

This is a unique meeting, held from 15 – 16 September 2016, which aims to bring together scientists from academia, the pharmaceutical / biotech sector and antibody suppliers in order to discuss best practices in research antibody validation and help improve antibody validation for the life science community.

headline-indexThe meeting is being organised by the University of Bath as part of it’s 50th anniversary celebrations, and is supported by AstraZeneca and CiteAb.

This event would not be taking place if it weren’t for our four generous sponsors – so thank you to Abcam, Proteintech, R&D Systems (Biotechne) and Thermo Fisher Scientific.

If you would like to be considered for a talk or a poster presentation please submit an abstract here. The end of June is the final deadline as the organising team will then select abstracts for talks.

If you would like to attend but don’t want to be considered for a talk or a poster presentation there are still a few spaces left for registration.

In addition to the exciting speakers we have previously announced here on the CiteAb blog, we can now reveal some new names that will be joining the discussion panel:

Sophia Abbasi from the BBSRC
Andrew Bradbury from Los Alamos National Laboratory
Anthony Couvillon from Cell Signaling Technology
Christine Ferguson from PLOS
Fridtjof Lund-Johansen from Oslo University Hospital
Michael Markie from F1000
Danxi Min from St John’s Laboratory
David Rimm from Yale University
Jan Roger from GlaxoSmithKline

In addition, the session chairs are:

Jayne Hope of the Roslin Institute
James Hunt from AstraZeneca
Jonathan Milner, founder of Abcam

Dr Chalmers, founder of CiteAb, said: “If you work in the sector I urge you, don’t miss out. Make suer you sign up today and join us in September to hear the latest in antibody validation, interact with leaders in the antibody validation field and contribute to this initiative aimed at helping improve research antibody validation.”

Don’t forget that you can follow updates about this event on Twitter using the hashtag #AbVal16.

Katrina and the CiteAb team


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