A BSP Tryp/Leish symposium was held in České Budějovice, Czech Republic, in the first week of September; closely followed by the Autumn Symposium in Durham, Sept 14-16th.
In a new venture for the BSP, the Czech symposium, focusing on all aspects of kinetoplastid biology, was a great success. It featured a fascinating location and a conference dinner complete with orchestral accompaniment! The traditional Autumn Symposium is this year held at Durham University (again, historic locations abound, with a conference dinner in Durham's stunning castle). This Symposium focusses on 'Microbial protein targets: towards understanding and intervention', and is a joint venture with the Royal Society of Chemistry.
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