Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery 

Suzhou, China  

May 15 - May19, 2023

Abstract deadline: March 10, 2023

Organized by:

Young-Tae Chang, Pohang University of Science and Technology
Haian Fu, Emory University
Giulio Superti-Furga CeMM
Liyun Zhang, Nankai University

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 May 15, and will conclude after lunch on May 19, 2023.

The conference will include eight oral sessions and one poster session covering the latest findings across many topics in chemical biology, particularly in the application for drug discovery. 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. Bioimaging
3. Reverse ageing
4. Biosynthesis and engineering
5. Chemoprotemoics
6. Synthetic chemical biology
7. Chemical epigenetics
8. Translational chemical biology and drug discovery

Keynote Speakers:
Giulio Superti-FurgaCeMM
Junying Yuan, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, CAS


Invited Speakers:
Michelle Arkin
, The University of California, San Francisco
Yimon Aye, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
Young-Tae Chang, Pohang University of Science and Technology
Peng Chen, Peking University
Xing Chen, Peking University
Shuibing Chen, Cornell University
Alessio Ciulli, University of Dundee
Haian Fu, Emory University
David Furman, Stanford University
Itaru Hamachi, Kyoto University
Hong Gil Nam, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology
Seung Bum Park, Seoul National University
Alice Ting, Stanford University
Dirk Trauner, University of Pennsylvania
Motonari Uesugi, Kyoto University
Shaomeng Wang, The University of Michigan
Minoru Yoshida, RIKEN
Lixin Zhang, East China University of Science and Technology
Liyun Zhang, Nankai University
Peng Zou, Peking University

We encourage abstracts to contain new and unpublished materials.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 May, 2023.


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