This course aims to address the rapid progress and expansion in the field of proteases, protein inhibitors and their mechanisms of control under physiological and pathological conditions, with several sections devoted to proteases, protease inhibitors, regulation and proteolytic control, but also to the roles of proteases in diseases, emerging therapeutic and diagnostic strategies together with tools for targeted drug delivery systems and tools for early detection of protease activity. Moreover, several parts of the event are devoted to tutoring and mentoring activities. The course will be taught by leaders in the proteolysis field and will take place in a relaxed atmosphere to maximize information exchange between senior and junior scientists.

Boris Turk
Course Organizer


  • Applications Opening
    1 April 2018
  • Youth Travel Fund Grants
    30 June 2018
  • Abstract Deadline for YTF Grants
    30 June 2018
  • Abstract Deadline
    10 August 2018
  • Applications closing
    25 August 2018

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