Gordon Research Conferences

with two vice-chairs from the MPI CEC

CEC Directors Serena DeBeer and Walter Leitner are the vice-chairs of two meetings at this year's Gordon Research Conferences (GRC). Serena DeBeer is the vice-chairwoman of the Metallocofactors Conference, which will take place from 10 to 15 June 2018 at Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts.

In addition, Prof. DeBeer together with Prof. Yang (University of California, USA) is organizing the Power Hour during the conference. This is an informal gathering for interested participants and is designed to help address the challenges women face in science. This meeting supports the professional growth of women in the scientific community by providing an open forum for discussion and mentoring.

Walter Leitner is vice- chairman of the Green Chemistry GRC, July 29 - August 3,2018 in Castelldefels/Spain. Next year, the CEC directors will take over the chairmanship of the respective conference.

The Gordon Research Conferences provide an international forum for the presentation and discussion of frontier research in the biological, chemical, and physical sciences, and their related technologies. They have been established in the late 1920s and nowadays attract up to 30.000 participants in over 300 conferences world wide. (www.grc.org)

The registration for the GRCs are open:

https://www.grc.org/metallocofactors-conference/2018/

https://www.grc.org/green-chemistry-conference/2018/