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The 2nd International Electronic Conference on Biomolecules: Biomacromolecules and the Modern World Challenges

Part of the International Electronic Conference on Biomolecules series
1–15 Nov 2022

Proteins, Carbohydrates, Nucleic Acids, Lipids, Ecology, Health, Technology
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IECBM 2022 is closed. Thanks for your participation.

You could download your certificate from your sciforum account.

See you in the next edition.

Welcome from the Chair

Dear Colleagues,

It is with great enthusiasm that we announce the 2nd International Electronic Conference on Biomolecules: Biomacromolecules and the Modern World Challenges (IECBM2022). The conference is organized by the MDPI open-access journal Biomolecules (Impact Factor 6.064), and will be held online from 1-15 November 2022.

This conference will provide leading scientists working in the field with an online platform on which to share their latest research and engage in exciting discussions. The main topics and sessions of the conference are:

Biomacromolecules: Proteins;
Biomacromolecules: Carbohydrates;
Biomacromolecules: Nucleic Acids;
Biomolecules: Lipids.

This online event will bring together researchers from all over the world with no concerns of travel or other related expenditures. Participation and “attendance” to the IECBM2022 are FREE of charge.

The conference invites submissions for abstracts that will be reviewed by the conference committee. The authors of accepted contributions will be invited to submit a conference paper along with a slide or poster presentation of their work. All participants will have the opportunity to examine, explore, and critically engage with research findings published in Sciforum during the conference.

After the conference, all accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of this e-conference within a dedicated issue of the MDPI journal Biology and Life Sciences Forum. In addition, all participants will be encouraged to submit a full paper to one dedicated Special Issue in Biomolecules with a 20% discount on the article processing charges (APC).

We hope that you will join this e-conference to exchange ideas, start fruitful collaborations, and make this edition a success.

Kind regards,

Prof. Dr. Vladimir N. Uversky, PhD, DSc, FRSB, FRSC

List of accepted submissions (54)

Id Title Authors Presentation Video Presentation Pdf
sciforum-060269 Coaxial wet-spun fibers loaded with AAPV – a viable option for chronic wound healing

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Submitted: 11 Mar 2022

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sciforum-060883 pH-dependent specificity of papain-like cysteine proteases is determined by S1 binding pocket

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Submitted: 31 Mar 2022

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sciforum-060966 Pipeline to develop and characterize a potential regenerative topical treatment based on lavender essential oil and the CW49 peptide

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Submitted: 01 Apr 2022

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sciforum-059129 Ohmic heating effect on the bioaccessibility of proteins from ohmic-heated nixtamalized tortillas

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Submitted: 22 Feb 2022

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sciforum-064063 Structure, properties and biological activity of chitosan salts with L- and D-aspartic acid , , , , , N/A Poster PDF Show Abstract

Conference Secretariat

Ms. Sienna Tian
Ms. Billie Jiao
Ms. Yufei Shi
Ms. Sara Wang
Ms. Letty Zhu

MDPI Branch Office, Beijing
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Event Chair

Department of Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida, USA

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Bio
Vladimir Uversky is Professor at the College of Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida. He is a biophysicist and obtained his PhD and Doctor of Science (DSc) in Physics and Mathematics at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (1991) and at the Institute Experimental and Theoretical Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences (1998), respectively. He spent his early career investigating protein folding at the Institute of Protein Research and the Institute for Biological Instrumentation (Russia). In 1998, he moved to the University of California Santa Cruz to work on protein folding, misfolding, and protein intrinsic disorder. In 2004, he joined the Indiana School of Medicine and, in 2010, the University of South Florida, where he has since been continuing his studies on protein folding, misfolding, and intrinsically disordered proteins. Prof. Vladimir Uversky has authored over 980 scientific publications, edited numerous books, and is also serves as the editor of several scientific journals. He was included in Thomson Reuters list of Highly Cited Researchers in 2014-2020.

Event Committee

Research Director, ISOF, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy

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Research Keywords
Interests: free radical chemistry; biomimetic chemistry; organic synthesis; reaction mechanism; analytical protocols for biomarkers of radical stress; oxidative DNA damage; lipid modification; fatty acid-based lipidomics

Laboratoire de Biologie des Ligneux et des Grandes Cultures (LBLGC), INRA USC1328, Université ď Orléans, France

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Interests: chemistry of natural products; analytical methods; HPLC; LC-MS; polyphenols (lignans, flavonoids, phenolic acids); ethnopharmacology; history of pharmacy

Institute of Translational Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau, China

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Interests: novel therapeutic antibodies development; venom-based peptide & natural biomolecule prototype drugs development; cancer biomarkers & immunotherapy markers discovery for prognostic and therapeutic validation

School of Systems Biology and The Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, George Mason University, USA

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Interests: multiscale systems biology; computational biology; bioinformatics; cardiac physiology; immunology; mitochondria; cellular signaling; neuroscience; algorithms; HPC

Center for RNA Medicine, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aalborg University, Denmark

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Interests: bioinformatics; cardiovascular system; circRNA; database; epitranscriptomics; lncRNA; miRNA; non-coding RNA

Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Granada, Campus of Cartuja, Spain

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Interests: antioxidants; natural product chemistry; antioxidant activity; phytochemicals; lipids; lipid oxidation

Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada

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Interests: immunology; COVID-19 and ACE2 receptor; cancer; inflammation; TLR receptor; Trk receptor; GPCR signaling; insulin receptor; glycosylation; NEU1 sialidase

CSIC Instituto de Biomedicina y Biotecnología de Cantabria (IBBTEC), Santander, Spain

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Interests: RAS; ERK; MAP kinases; scaffold proteins; signalling spatial regulation

Department of Chemistry, University of Coimbra, 3004 - 535 Coimbra, Portugal

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Interests: transport properties; thermodynamic properties; electrolytes; polyelectrolytes; polymers; carbohydrates; drugs; carriers; dental alloys; corrosion

Call for Abstracts

The 2nd International Electronic Conference on Biomolecules will be held from 1-15 November, 2022. IECBM aims to promote and advance the exciting and rapidly changing field of biomacromolecules and the modern world challenges. All abstracts and presentations will be held online at https://iecbm2022.sciforum.net/.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

    • Biomacromolecules: Proteins (Session A);
    • Biomacromolecules: Carbohydrates (Session B);
    • Biomacromolecules: Nucleic Acids (Session C);
    • Biomolecules: Lipids (Session D).

    The conference will be completely free of charge—both to attend and for scholars to upload and present their latest work on the conference platform. There will also be the possibility to submit selected papers to the journal Biomolecules ( ISSN: 2218-273X; Impact Factor: 6.064) with a 20% discount on the APCs.

    IECBM 2022 offers you the opportunity to participate in this international, scholarly conference without having the concern or expenditure of travel—all you need is your computer and access to the Internet. We would like to invite you to “attend” this conference and present your latest work.

    Abstracts (in English) should be submitted by 29 July 2022 online at https://iecbm2022.sciforum.net/. For accepted abstracts, the presentations can be submitted by 16 September 2022. The abstracts and presentations will be available on Sciforum for discussion during the time of the conference (1-15 November 2022) and will be then published in the Journal Biology and Life Sciences Forum.

    We hope you will be able to join this exciting event and support us in making it a success. IECBM 2022 is organized and sponsored by MDPI, a scholarly open-access publisher based in Basel, Switzerland.



    Instructions for Authors

    Submission Information

    Submissions should be made by authors online by registering with https://iecbm2022.sciforum.net/, and using the "New Submission" function once logged into the system.

    1. Scholars interested in participating in the conference can submit their abstract (about 200–300 words) online on this website until 29 July 2022.
    2. The Conference Committee will notify the acceptance of the abstract by 10 August 2022.
    3. If the abstract is accepted for this conference, the author will be invited to prepare a full description of their work in the form of a Poster/PowerPoint/Video Presentation (max. 5 minutes), until the submission deadline 9 September 2022. Authors will receive a notification about the acceptance of their presentations by 11 October 2022.
    4. The abstracts and presentations will be available on https://iecbm2022.sciforum.net/ for discussion and rating during the time of the conference, from 1-15 November 2022.
    5. All accepted abstracts+presentations will be published as one dedicated volume in MDPI Biology and Life Sciences Forum (ISSN: 2504-3900). Publication of the proceedings will be free of charge.
    6. The open-access journal Biomolecules (Impact Factor 6.064) will publish a conference Special Issue. Conference participants are encouraged to submit a full paper to the dedicated Special Issue and will receive a 20% discount on the Article Processing Charges (APC), in case their paper is accepted for publication after peer-review.

    Submission of Manuscripts

    IECBM 2022 word template.dot

    IECBM 2022 LaTex_template.zip

    Presentation Slides

    Authors are encouraged to prepare a presentation in PowerPoint or similar software, to be displayed online along with the manuscript. Slides can be prepared the same way as for any traditional conference. They should be converted to PDF format before submission.

    Video Presentations

    Authors are also encouraged to submit video presentations. This is an unique way of presenting your paper and discussing it with peers from all over the world. Video should be no longer than 5 minutes and prepared with one of the following formats: .mp4 / .webm / .ogg (max size: 250Mb). Videos should be submitted with a copy of the accepted abstract by 9 September 2022.

    Posters

    Posters will be available on this conference website during and after the event, participants will be able to ask questions and make comments about the posters. Authors that wish to present a poster must follow the following instructions: 1) The poster should be in PDF format; 2) The content of the poster should be a comprehensive presentation of your accepted submission; 3) No copyright issues with any elements in the poster. Posters should be submitted along with a copy of the accepted abstract by 9 September 2022.

    Potential Conflicts of Interest

    All authors must disclose all relationships or interests that could inappropriately influence or bias their work. This should be conveyed in a separate "Conflict of Interest" statement preceding the "Acknowledgments" and "References" sections at the end of the manuscript. If there is no conflict, please state "The authors declare no conflict of interest." Financial support for the study must be fully disclosed under "Acknowledgments" section.

    Copyright

    MDPI, the publisher of the Sciforum.net platform, is an open access publisher. We believe that authors should retain the copyright to their scholarly works. Hence, by submitting a communication paper to this conference, you retain the copyright of your paper, but you grant MDPI the non-exclusive right to publish this paper online on the Sciforum.net platform. This means you can easily submit your paper to any scientific journal at a later stage and transfer the copyright to its publisher (if required by that publisher).

    Event Awards

    The Sponsor Biomolecules offers one Best Contribution Award and one Best Poster Award to our participants.


    The Awards
    Best Contribution Award
    300 CHF + publication waiver in Biomolecules Journal
    Best Poster Award
    300 CHF
    Terms and Conditions:

    All formats of presentations will be eligible for the Best Contribution Award.

    Evaluation Criteria:
    1. Originality / Novelty
    2. Significance of content
    3. Scientific soundness
    4. Interest to the readers
    5. English language and style
    Evaluation Process:
    1. Each Evaluation Committee member will assess the criteria outlined above for each application.
    2. Presentations will be ranked from highest to the lowest total score.
    3. If two or more authors get the same score, further evaluation will be carried out.
    4. Winners will be announced online after the conference.

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