35EPS - European Peptide Symposium
Welcome to 35 EPS in Dublin

On behalf of the organising committee, it is our pleasure to invite you to join in the 35th European Peptide Symposium, 35EPS, on 26-31 August 2018 at the Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland. Ireland has been known as the land of Saints and Scholars. The capital city of Dublin lies at the mouth of the river Liffey embracing the Irish Sea. There is evidence of a community living in Dublin since fifth century. It is a city rich in historical and cultural attractions including the unique Book of Kells, the famous Guinness brewery, the neighbouring hills of Tara and the monastic village of Glendalough.

The European Peptide Society is a non-profit association established for the public benefit to promote in the advancement of education and scientific study of the chemistry, biochemistry, biology and pharmacology of peptides in Europe and in neighbouring countries. In co-operation with John Wiley & Sons, the EPS publishes the Journal of Peptide Science and the EPS Newsletter. The EPS supports the organisation of the European Peptide Symposium, sponsors local and specialised meetings and workshops, and supports and promotes young scientists with travel grants and dedicated seminars.

 European Peptide Symposium is a well-established biennial peptide conference that has grown substantially. It has been well attended by Nobel Laureates, world-class scientists, leading scientific investigators, world-renowned commercial partners, publishers and leading companies in the area of peptide research and its applications. This symposium includes sessions covering every aspect of the research, education and innovation related to the peptide science.

 The 35EPS will take place at the Helix, purpose built conference venue associated with the Dublin City University. The Helix is located approximately 5 km north of Dublin city centre short distance away from the Dublin International Airport. The scientific sessions, poster sessions and exhibition will take place in the Helix and its adjacent rooms. Dublin City University has excellent on-site accommodation, restaurants and cafes which will cater for conference delegates.

 The 35EPS symposium will start on 26th August with award and prize giving lectures and a welcome reception. In addition to plenary and invited speaker presentations, there will be poster presentations, mini symposium for young scientists, and commercial presentations for covering every aspects of peptide science. The symposium gala dinner will take place on 30th August and the excursions are planned on Wednesday for sampling the history and culture of Dublin and its surroundings towns. As a tradition, EPS soccer match will be held on Wednesday afternoon.

The executive council, the scientific advisory board, and the program committee hope to make the 35EPS conference an exciting and memorable scientific event. You will also have the opportunity to visit a hospitable and attractive city of Dublin with many cultural attractions. We look forward to meeting you in Dublin in August 2018.

Chandralal Hewage, 
University College Dublin (Chairman)
35EPS Organising Committee