General Information

FEBS APPLICATION CRITERIA: 

Please note that the following conditions apply for participation in the 9th FEBS Young Scientists’ Forum.

All Applicants should:

1. be registered as a student at an institute of higher learning in a country where there is a FEBS Constituent Society or in a country that is a FEBS Associated Member, or be within five years of having completed their PhD thesis; 

2. be a member of a FEBS Constituent Society or in a country that is a FEBS Associated Member. Proof of membership will be required, with the need for a copy of this verification (e.g. letter from Society Secretariat) to be sent by email attachment or fax to the YSF Secretariat at the time of registration and abstract submission; 

3. not have received a grant from the FEBS Youth Travel Fund for attendance at a FEBS Advanced Course in the current year; 

4. submit an abstract as the first author, which on acceptance of registration will be used for an oral (if selected) or poster presentation; 

5. include an up-to-date CV as an attachment at the time of registration and abstract submission; 

From general questions relating to FEBS membership, please contact Ms Louise McSeveny ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ). 

 

All of the successful Applicants will be provided with free registration to the 9th FEBS Young Scientists’ Forum 2009 and to the 34th FEBS Congress 2009 in Prague. Free accommodation will be included from 2-4 July, 2009, in the Pyramida hotel during the 9th YSF, and from 4-9 July, 2009, in the Panorama Hotel during the 34th FEBS Congress. A travel grant will also be supplied to reimburse travel expenses to Prague.

Please read carefully all of the conditions regarding registration, abstract submission and travel grant awards. While every attempt will be made to provide help and advice to Applicants, it must be noted that the full and correct completion of the necessary details for registration and abstract submission are the sole responsibility of the Applicant..  

IMPORTANT DATES:

November 15, 2008 - ONLINE REGISTRATION & ABSTRACT SUBMISSION OPENS

January 20, 2009 - DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION & ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

February 20, 2009 - LETTERS OF ACCEPTANCE AND DETAILED MEETING INFORMATION TO BE SENT OUT 

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Petr Dzubak, Chairman
Laboratory of Experimental Medicine
Department of Pediatry
Palacky University in Olomouc
Olomouc
Czech Republic

Petr Busek
Laboratory of Cancer Cell Biology
Institute of Biochemistry and Experimental Oncology
1st School of Medicine
Charles University in Prague
Prague
Czech Republic

Adela Lipsova
Institute of Biochemistry Micromethods
Institute of Biochemistry and Experimental Oncology
1st School of Medicine
Charles University in Prague
Prague
Czech Republic

Ivan Mikula
Department of Pediatry
1st School of Medicine
Charles University in Prague
Prague
Czech Republic

Sarka Petrova
Laboratory of Plant Biotechnologies
Joint Laboratory of the Institute of Experimental Botany
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
and Research Institute of Crop Production
Prague
Czech Republic

Jarmila Stremenova
Laboratory of Cancer Cell Biology
Institute of Biochemistry and Experimental Oncology
1st School of Medicine
Charles University in Prague
Prague
Czech Republic

Pavel Ulbrich
Institute of Chemical Technology
Prague
Czech Republic

CHAIR OF YSF 2009
Daniela Corda
FEBS Chair of the Working Group on the Careers of Young Scientists
Department of Cell Biology and Oncology
Consorzio Mario Negri Sud
Santa Maria Imbaro (Chieti)
Italy   

VENUE OF YSF 2009:

OREA HOTEL PYRAMIDA**** 

pyramida2_resize.jpgpyramida_resize.jpgB?lohorská 24
169 01 Praha 6
Tel: +420 233 102 273/976
Fax: +420 233 357 312 
http://www.hotelpyramida.cz/
 

 

OREA Hotel Pyramida combines comfortable accommodation, high-quality cuisine and matching services. An ideal location, with wheelchair access, conference facilities and a swimming pool with fitness centre. All of these features are available not only for our corporate clientele, but also for families with children, or guests planning to explore the historical beauties of Prague. Visitors arriving by car can take advantage of the hotel car park.

The hotel has 354 rooms that are comfortably furnished with wifi connections and air conditioning. There are 270 double rooms, 47 single rooms, 25 triple rooms, 11 suites and 4 rooms for guests with a physical disability. All of the rooms are equipped with smoke detectors, a card-lock system, safe deposit boxes, mini-bars, SAT/pay television and telephones with a direct outside line. The bathrooms are fitted with a bathtub or a shower, and a hair dryer.

The extraordinary Koppernik restaurant offers Czech and international dishes served by our pleasant and attentive staff.

The OREA Hotel Pyramida also has 10 fully air conditioned conference rooms. Together they can accommodate up to 1,100 people and they cover a total of 1,200 m2, with additional exhibition space of 800 m2. Conference Halls 1-6 are located on the first floor and can be entered only through the hotel. The Congress Hall and Cinema are on the ground floor and also have direct access from outside. Our Business Centre is situated on the ground floor near the Lobby Bar. Wifi Internet connection is available in all of the conference rooms.

The OREA Hotel Pyramida is situated close to the historical centre of Prague (20 minutes by public transportation) and within walking distance of the Prague Castle (15 minutes of a leisurely walk). It is easily accessible also from Ruzyn? International Airport (12 km).

GPS: Loc: 50°5'7.964"N, 14°22'47.916"E

Historic sites (Location)                                              Distance from OREA Hotel Pyramida
Prague Castle (Pražský hrad)                                            1 km
Charles Bridge (Karl?v most)                                            3 km
Old-town Square (Starom?stské nám?stí)                          4 km
Jewish Town (Židovské m?sto)                                        4 km
National Museum (Národní muzeum)                                  5 km
Municipal House (Obecní d?m)                                          6 km
Rudolfinum                                                                    3 km

Cultural attractions (Location)                                     Distance from OREA Hotel Pyramida
Wenceslas Square (Václavské nám?stí)                               5 km
National Theatre (Národní divadlo)                                     3.5 km
Royal Gardens (Královské zahrady)                                      2 km
Waldstein Palace Garden (Valdštejnská zahrada)                   2 km
State Opera (Státní opera)                                               5.5 km

Transport                                                                     Distance from OREA Hotel Pyramida
Ruzyn? International Airport                                              12 km
Main Train Station (Hlavní nádraží)                                      6 km
Main Bus Station (Autobusové nádraží Florenc)                     5.5 km