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MarBEF/ROSEMEB training course on Chemical Methods in Marine Ecology

Location: CNR-Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry Naples (Italy)
Event Type: Training Course
Event Date: 2007-09-12    
End Date: 2007-09-15

Event Description:
We are pleased to announce that a Training Course on “Chemical methods in marine ecology” will be held in Naples (Italy) from 12th – 15th September, 2007. The classes will host traditional and emerging subjects of marine ecology, with the focus of modern chemical methods currently used to study inter- and intra-specific interactions mediated by secondary metabolites in benthic and planktonic communities.

Basic and applied aspects of the Training Course on “Chemical methods in marine ecology” include the role of low-molecular weight compounds in marine ecosystem functioning, the development of research tools devoted to defence and conservation of marine environments, and the application for pharmaceutical and cosmaceutical industry. Major themes are on Isolation and Structure Elucidation, Modern Mass Spectrometry and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Methodologies, Biosynthesis and Bioassays.

Lessons and practical classes will be held at the “CNR - Istituto di Chimica Biomolecolare” , via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078, Pozzuoli, Naples, Italy.

Angelo Fontana
CNR- Istituto di Chimica Biomolecolare”
via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078, Pozzuoli, Naples, Italy
Tel. : +39 0818675096
Fax : +39 0818041770


The registration deadline for this course is June 30th, 2007. Enrolment is limited to 22 to ensure ample opportunity for active participation. The registration fee is 360 Euros before June 30 and 450 Euros after June 30. Registration fees include admission to lessons and practical sessions, two lunches, didactic and tutorial material.

Please click Registration Form for printable form and fax or e-mail it to the office (+39 081 8041770) with your payment.
The registration fee must be paid by bank transfer made directly to “Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - Incassi giornalieri da altre dipendenze”.

Banca Nazionale del Lavoro
P.le Aldo Moro 7, Roma
Account number: 218155
In case of international transfer, please use:
IBAN: IT57S0100503392000000218155 and/or Bank connection (Swift Code): BNL IITRR
For Italian applicants, please use:
NAZIONALI: S 01005 03392 000000218155
CAB: 03392
ABI: 1005
Proteo 3152

Please quote “ICB CDS 019 – registration fee for applicant name”...

Payments must be free of bank charges to the receiver.

The courses are structured with lessons in the morning from 9,00 to noon and practical classes in the afternoon. On-line programme will be available by September 1st, 2007

This training course is endorsed by MarBEF under the usual conditions. This means that each MarBEF member-institute can book the costs of travel, subsistence and fee for 1 participant to the course up to a maximum of 1,000 € on their MarBEF account.

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Event programme:

Collaborators and organisers:

· Angelo Fontana, Course Coordinator
· Maria Letizia Ciavatta
· Ernesto Mollo
· Emiliano Manzo
· Marianna Carbone
· Giuliana d’Ippolito
· Dominique Melck
· Antonio Maiello
· Francesco Castelluccio
· Antonella Aiello, Administrator


· Adele Cutignano
· Margherita Gavagnin
· Julia Kubanek
· Andrea Motta
· Georg Pohnert
· Giovanna Romano

Website url:

Registration form:

Registration fee: 

Relevant costs that should be taken by MARBEF:  

Possibility for day-care centres (facilities for children): No

MarBEF supported event: Yes

Event within Framework of MARBEF: (none)

Maximum number of participants: 

External participants (non MARBEF) allowed: Yes

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