Conference Postponed Due to COVID-19

We hope that all of you are doing fine despite this exceptional COVID-19 situation. We have decided to postpone the CSBC conference to next year. The conference will be arranged at the same place (Spa hotel Rauhalahti, Kuopio) from Wednesday 9th of June to Friday 11th of June 2021. We really hope that you are able to attend the conference despite the changed date.

If you have already registered, the registration is automatically valid for the next year’s conference but if you prefer cancelling the registration, we will return the participation fee to your account. All the registered attendees are contacted via e-mail. If you have registered but haven’t been contacted do not hesitate to contact us at

These web-pages will be updated about the upcoming event!

On behalf of the organizing committee,

Juri Timonen & Tuulia Tynkkynen

FEBS National Lecture award to Professor Finnbar O’Harte

Federation of European Biological Societies (FEBS) has nominated Professor Finnbar O’Harte (Ulster University, UK) as a recipient of FEBS National Lecture award. The award will be presented at Chemical Sciences in Biological Challenges Symposium at Kuopio, Finland, June 3-5, 2020. Professor O’Harte has made fundamental contributions in development of stable peptide analogues for therapy of Type 2 diabetes and obesity. In the symposium he will deliver a talk “Apelin-13 peptide analogues versus incretin mimetics for alleviating metabolic dysfunction in diabetes: A comparative study”