IIIrd Meeting of the Slovenian Biochemical Society

with International Participation


Portoroz, Slovenia

September 25-29, 1999

(September 10) A list of poster presentations and poster preparation guidelines (includes poster numbers, presentation dates)

(September 7) The list of all presentations (lectures and posters) on the meeting

(September 6) Extended guidelines for preparation of conference papers (important for invited speakers only)

(August 31) FINAL programme

(March 17) 2nd Announcement on-line.


The meeting will be held in the Bernardin Hotels, comprised of Grand Hotel Emona (poster sessions and the majority of accomodation), Bernardin Hotel (plenary lectures) and Villas Park Hotel, all located at Bernardin (halfway between the towns of Piran and Portoroz) on the Slovenian coast. Approximately 130 participants are expected to participate at this meeting and to present their latest results from different fields of biochemistry.

This page will present all relevant news related to the meeting and will be updated regularly.

Important dates:
1st announcement will be presented in early November 1998.
2nd announcement and call for abstracts is planned for late February 1999.
Application deadline will be June 15, 1999.

Organising Committee:

Tom Turk (president)
Katarina Golobic (secretary)
Bojan Sedmak (treasurer)
Gregor Anderluh
Marko Dolinar
Kristina Sepcic
Darja Stanic

Scientific Board:

Dr. Tamara Lah, president
Prof. Dr. Nils Brunner, Denmark
Doc. Dr. Marina Dermastia
Prof. Dr. Peter Dovc
Prof. Dr. Franc Gubensek
Dr. Roman Jerala
Prof. Dr. William R. Kem, USA,
Prof. Dr. Radovan Komel
Prof. Dr. Zeljko Kucan, Croatia
Dr. Janko Kos
Prof. Dr. Peter Macek
Prof. Dr. Roger Pain
Dr. Miroslav Radman, France
Prof. Dr. Gordon Rule, USA
Doc. Dr. Borut Strukelj
Prof. Dr. Anthony J. Trewavas, UK
Prof. Dr. Vito Turk
Prof. Dr. Matjaz Zorko


- Structure and function of proteins
- Biosynthesis and regulation of proteins
- Biomembranes and signal transduction
- Gene structure, function and evolution
- Gene expression and regulation
- Molecular basis of diseases

Round tables:

- Education
- Terminology in biochemistry and molecular biology


Participants from abroad can check the travel information for Slovenia. Portoroz is the major tourist resort on the Slovenian coast and is located 145 km from Ljubljana airport, 70 km from Trieste airport (Italy) and 125 km by road from Ljubljana. There are regular bus connections between Portoroz and Ljubljana (and other Slovenian towns) or Trieste (Italy). The nearest railway station is Koper/Capodistria (25 km) with a regular bus connection to Piran and Portoroz.
Actual weather in Portoroz.

Bernardin is the site of a former benedictine monastery of which ruins of the church are preserved on the square above the Bernardin Hotel. It is situated half-way between the Portoroz tourist resort and the pictoresqe town of Piran, the birthplace of the famous composer and violin-player Giusepe Tartini. Today Bernardin is the site of two large hotels, Bernardin*** (next to the small boat harbor) and Grand Hotel Emona***** (leaned onto the cliff). Both towns (Piran and Portoroz) are within 10 min. walk from both hotels.

The address of the conference centre is:

Hoteli Bernardin
Obala 2
SI-6320 Portoroz

phone:  +386 66 4750 000
fax:        +386 66 76 481

Address of the organising committee:

Doc. Dr. Tom Turk
Department of Biology
Biotechnical Faculty
University of Ljubljana
Vecna pot 111
SI-1000 Ljubljana

tel.: (+386 61) 123 33 88
fax: (+386 61) 273 390

E-mail: Tom.Turk@uni-lj.si

Send Email to the organising committee. 

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Last updated September 10, 1999.                                     Send comments to Marko.Dolinar@IJS.SI.

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