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EMBO|FEBS Lecture Course

Ion channels and transporters: From molecule to human

05 – 11 May 2022 | Erice, Italy

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  • Registration Deadline
  • 1 March 2022
  • Abstract Submission Deadline
  • 1 March 2022
  • Chosen Participants Will Be Notified By
  • 15 March 2022
  • Payment Deadline
  • 1 April 2022

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About the EMBO-FEBS Lecture Course

This EMBO Practical Course is designed to provide an overview of the latest aspects of ion channel and transporter research. Topics covered will include structural, functional and computational aspects, as well as more general themes, such as publishing and the role of women in science. Additionally, the course will feature didactic tutorials and some hands-on exercises. There will be ample opportunities for discussion and ad hoc interactions between students and lecturers. Lastly, the small town of Erice provides a relaxed and beautiful setting for the course.







  • Registration Deadline
  • 1 March 2022
  • Abstract Submission Deadline
  • 1 March 2022
  • Chosen Participants Will Be Notified By
  • 15 March 2022
  • Payment Deadline
  • 1 April 2022



Registration includes:

  • Course attendance
  • Accommodation
  • Meals


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Selection criteria

Partipicants will be selected based on suitability of abstract and field of expertise, career stage, CV and geographical origin.

Only applications that include title, abstract, CV and motivation letter will be considered.

Abstract guidelines

  • 300 words for abstract text
  • Include background/motivation, methods, results and conclusions

Further requirements

  • 1-page letter of motivation
  • 2-page CV

Poster specifications

A0 in portrait format

Travel grants

A limited number of FEBS Youth Travel Fellowships are available for participants. Applicants do not need to apply separately for travel grants for this event but should indicate on the registration form if they wish to be considered for a travel grant. Selection of awardees is handled directly by the organizer who will notify all eligible participants. More information is available at EMBO Travel Grants' page.

Child care grant

EMBO Courses and Workshops offers grants to offset additional child care costs incurred by participants or speakers when participating at any EMBO Courses and Workshop funded meeting. Eligible costs include fees for a caregiver or child-care facility, travel costs for a caregiver, or travel costs for taking the child to the meeting etc. Please indicate on the registration form whether you would like to be considered for the grant. Please also describe how you intend to use the child care grant and specify the sum that you will need.






Ettore Majorana Centre

Via Gian Filippo Guarnotti, 26, 91016 Erice TP, Sicily, Italy

Phone: (+39) 0923 869133

Fax: (+39) 0923 869226


Shared accommodation, i.e. students will share rooms


The conference site organizes shuttles from and to Palermo airport (PMO; 80 km from Erice)

Alternatively, participants can arrive by rental car from Catania airport (CTA, 310 km from Erice). Please consult Google maps or similar for driving instructions to Ettore Majorana Centre.

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