posticon Kind Message to the FEBS-MPST 2017 Participants

Published: Wednesday, 07 June 2017 07:31 Print Email

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, I would like to express my sincere gratitude for your active participation in all scientific sessions and the social events of the 6th FEBS Advanced Lecture Course “Matrix Pathobiology, Signaling and Molecular Targets”, held in Spetses, 25th - 30th May 2017.

The scientific sessions, which included invited lectures, selected talks, flash presentations, poster discussions and speakers’ corners, thanks to your very active participation and interest, were all of high level. Moreover, the panel discussion introduced this year and the pubquiz, thanks to the young scientists’ committee, as well as the organized social events created a very friendly atmosphere for interactions between the young scientists and the outstanding experts.

The success of this meeting inaugurates forthcoming events in this scientific field and I would be grateful you’re joining us in the near future.

Nikos Karamanos

Chairman of the FEBS-MPST 2017


posticon Invitation

Published: Wednesday, 06 July 2016 09:37 Print Email

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is a pleasure to invite you to the 6th FEBS Advanced Lecture Course on Matrix Pathobiology, Signaling and Molecular Targets (6th FEBS-MPST 2017), which follows the previous successful FEBS-MPST 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009 and 2007 meetings.

Matrix Biology is a fast growing field with significant impact in all areas of Biosciences. The 6-days FEBS-MPST 2017 will offer oral sessions with invited plenary lectures, talks by confirmed speakers, general lectures and tutorials, selected talks related to the topics of the presented abstracts, poster presentations, panel discussions and speakers' corner/meet the expert. These sessions will address both basic and applied science topics that appeal to the range of participants working in the fields of Matrix Biology, Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology, Glycobiology, Structural Biology, Pharmacology, Biotechnology and Medicine.

The Organizing Committee has put together an outstanding group of internationally recognized experts as invited speakers. Open slots for talks will include selected short talks and confirmed registered speakers as well. The lectures and tutorials will provide you with an update of important new knowledge covering key areas of the field. Young Travel Fellowships and Young Investigator Awards will also be available upon application/selection procedure for graduates and fellows up to 5-years after their PhD.

Traditionally, the most important goal of the FEBS-MPST Meetings is to bring together scientists from life sciences on an important and rapidly developing scientific field and to create the environment for a superb science, warm collegiality, an all-around rewarding experience and social events during this special time of year.

We are looking forward to welcome you in Greece for an exciting and memorable scientific meeting.

Nikos Karamanos

Chairman of the Organizing Committee


posticon FEBS Letters Poster Prize

Published: Tuesday, 14 March 2017 08:16 Print Email

FEBS Letters are delighted to award one Poster Prize that is accompanied by a 200 Euro Award at the FEBS Advanced Lecture Course - Matrix Pathobiology, Signaling and Molecular Targets.


FEBS Letters Poster Prize Awardee of FEBS-MPST 2017


1) P56: Heparanase regulates macrophage M1 polarization and tubular cells crosstalk after kidney ischemia/reperfusion injury

1Bellin G., 1Zaza G., 1Masola V., 1Granata S., 2Secchi M.F., 3Dall’Olmo L., 4Vischini G.,1Lupo A., 4Gambaro G., 2Onisto M.

1Renal Unit, Department of Medicine, University/Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy

2Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy

3Azienda ULSS3 Serenissima-San Giovanni and Paolo Hospital, Venice, Italy

4Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Columbus-Gemelli Hospital Catholic University, School of Medicine Rome, Italy


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