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Cross Disciplinary abstracts
Animal abstracts
Cell abstracts
Plant abstracts
SEB+ abstracts

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Welcome to the Society for Experimental Biology’s flagship annual meeting where you will join around 800 colleagues from across the globe. A stimulating programme awaits you, with a wide range of topics, multiple streaming during all four days and eminent speakers from within our community. 

In addition to the inspirational programme, we have lined up a host of social events and other activities – including our not to be missed Conference Dinner. Famous for its piers, seafront and beach, Brighton’s ever-present herring Gull population and its startling starling murmurmation provides us with a perfect place to meet.


Plenary Lectures Keynote speakers

We are delighted to announce that the plenary lecturers for SEB Brighton 2016 have been confirmed:

Bidder Lecture

'Tribute to Prof. Roger Wooledge' Prof Chris Barclay (Griffith University, Australia), Prof Di Newham (King’s College London, UK) and Prof Nancy Curtin (Imperial College London, UK)

Woolhouse Lecture

'Understanding Kranz Anatomy in Maize with a View to Engineering C4 Rice'
Prof. Jane Langdale (University of Oxford, UK)

Cell Lecture

'Synthetic biology: Life redesigned'
Prof James Collins (Harvard University, USA)

I’m a plant ecophysiologist, turned molecular biologist/biochemist, turning zoologist. A major highlight has been the annual SEB conference. I really enjoy the fun atmosphere that is created when people from such diverse background get together, and I don’t know any other plant scientist who knows as many “fish people” as I do. Dr Elizabeth Neilson, Postdoctoral Fellow,  Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


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