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The 18th FEBS Young Scientists' Forum (YSF) will start on Wednesday July 4th, 2018 with an inspiring opening lecture on a general biochemistry topic and a welcome dinner. The scientific programme over the following couple of days will provide opportunities for all participants to present their research as oral presentations and/or posters, and we are also looking forward to fascinating talks from our keynote speakers, covering a broad range of biological research. In addition, for part of Thursday July 5th a 'Careers Roundtable' will provide a forum to learn about and discuss early-career options, as well as providing advice on key skills. Over the course of the YSF there will be plenty of opportunities for participants to enjoy making new international connections and getting to know each other. For a social programme, we have planned a boat trip with a dinner on board, providing an exceptionally beautiful view of Prague's old bridges. The YSF will close on Saturday July 7th, 2018, when we will transfer to the FEBS Congress.

The preliminary schedule for the 18th YSF is set out below; details will be provided over the coming weeks.

18th YSF Organizing Committee

 Preliminary Schedule

Wednesday, July 4

14:0017:00 Arrival and Registration
17:0017:45 Opening Remarks
17:4518:45 Opening Lecture  Eric Westhof, France 
'Translation control: the third genetic code'
19:00 Welcome Dinner

Thursday, July 5

09:0010:00 Keynote Lecture 1 
10:0011:00 Symposium 1
11:0011:30 Coffee Break
11:30–12:30 Keynote Lecture 2
12:3014:00 Lunch Break
14:0015:30 1-min Poster Presentations
15:3018:00 Poster Session
18:00 Social Programme and Dinner

Friday, July 6

09:0010:00 Keynote Lecture 3A
Keynote Lecture 3B 
10:0011:00 Symposium 2
11:00–11:30 Coffee Break
11:3012:30 Symposium 3
12:3014:30 Lunch Break
14:3016:00 Career Skills: Round Table Session Part I
16:00–16:30 Coffee Break
16:3018:00 Career Skills: Round Table Session Part II
18:00  Social Programme and Dinner

Saturday, July 7

09:0010:00 Keynote Lecture 4 
10:0011:30 Symposium 4 
11:3012:00 Closing Remarks
12:00 Lunch

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