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

 

The Due Date for Submission of Abstracts was August 31, 2017 and submissions have now closed.

The Toxins journal will be presenting a prize for the best poster.

Please note that posters must be smaller that 180 centimetres/70 inches in width and 120 centimetres/47 inches in height. 

If the poster is Portrait Style, it cannot exceed AO sizing, ie 841cm  x 1189 cm.

All delegates presenting a talk in the Hot Topics session must also present a poster in the evening poster session. As there are no questions during the Hot Topic talks, all discussion will continue around the Poster.

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

A computer and data projector will be available for oral presentations. Velcro will be supplied to hang posters from boards.

All participants are required to make a presentation (oral or poster) at this meeting.

Please submit an abstract of your proposed presentation by email to Paul Alewood after you register and indicate your preference for an oral or poster presentation. In the subject line of the email, please type: "V2D 2017 Abstract: Your name". In the body of the email, please type your contact information including your postal address and phone and fax numbers. For further information, please contact Paul Alewood

The final program will be published to this website, including abstracts.

Please follow the guidelines below:

  • Abstracts should be in Word format (lastname_initial.doc)
  • Abstracts should be 300-400 words in total
  • Use Upper Case letters and 14pt Arial font for Title
  • Type the Authors and Addresses in Sentence Case (see example below)
  • Underline the Presenter's full name. This person is expected to present the paper. 
  • Use a new line for the Addresses
  • Leave a blank line between the address and the abstract text
  • The body text of the abstract is to be 12pt and in Arial font

 

EXAMPLE 

MILLIPEDE VENOM: A RESEARCH NIGHTMARE      
David Brown, Tom Smith and Rebecca White
University of New Haven
Brownsville, USA
 
Extraction of venom from the New Haven millipede has proven to be an exacting task. Here is a report on the procedure we have developed. Extraction of venom from the New Haven millipede has proven to be an exacting task. Here is a report on the procedure we have developed. Extraction of venom from the New Haven millipede has proven to be an exacting task. Here is a report on the procedure we have developed. Extraction of venom from the New Haven millipede has proven to be an exacting task. Here is a report on the procedure we have developed. Extraction of venom from the New Haven millipede has proven to be an exacting task. Here is a report on the procedure we have developed. Extraction of venom from the New Haven millipede has proven to be an exacting task. Here is a report on the procedure we have developed.