Meetings & Courses

Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery

Suzhou, China 
October 28-November 1, 2019   

Abstract deadline: August 16, 2019


Organized by:

Minoru Yoshida, the University of Tokyo, Japan

Haian Fu, Emory University School of Medicine, USA

Yan-Mei Li, Tsinghua University, China

Rolf Müller, Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland, Germany 



We are pleased to announce
 the Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery which will be held in Suzhou, China, located approximately 60 miles west of Shanghai. The conference will begin at 7:00pm on the evening of Monday October 28, and will conclude after lunch on Friday November 1, 2019.

The conference will include eight oral sessions and one poster session covering the latest findings across many topics in Chemical Biology. Many talks will be selected from the openly submitted abstracts on the basis of scientific merit and relevance. Social events throughout the conference provide ample opportunity for informal interactions.

Major Topics:
1. Chemical probes
2. Imaging
3. Natural products
4. Biosynthesis and engineering
5. Target identification
6. Chemical communication and ecology
7. Chemical epigenetics
8. Translational chemical biology and Drug discovery

Keynote Speakers (Speaker, Affiliation, COUNTRY/Region):

Invited Speakers (Speaker, Affiliation, COUNTRY/Region):

We encourage abstracts to contain new and unpublished materials. The abstracts must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers. Status (fellow's talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers. 

We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. A certain number of presentations by graduate students and postdocs in this conference will be selected as fellowship (USD $100-$500) awards. For more details, please visit

We look forward to seeing you at Suzhou in October, 2019.

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