13th International Congress on Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins (ICAPP)
- 2013-05-02 10:39:47
- 2013-10-05 ~ 2013-10-07
- Galveston Convention Center, Galveston, Texas, USA
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The 13th International Congress on Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins (ICAPP)
October 5-7, 2013
Galveston, Texas, USA
Honorary President: Dr. Gert Lubec, Vienna Medical University, Vienna, Austria
President: Dr. Guoyao Wu, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Co-President: Dr. C. Andy Hu, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Co-President: Dr. E. Lichar Dillon, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
Dr. Enzo Agostinelli, “Sapienza” University of Rome and CNR, Rome, Italy
Dr. Francois Blachier, INRA, Paris, France
Dr. John T. Brosnan, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada
Dr. E. Lichar Dillon, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
Dr. C. Andy Hu, University of New Mexico School of medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Dr. Lin Li, Vienna Medical University, Vienna, Austria
Dr. Miro Smriga, International Council of Amino Acid Science, Brussels, Belgian
Dr. Guoyao Wu, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA (Chair)
Dr. Yulong Yin, The Chinese Academy of Science, Changsha, China
The 13th International Congress on Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins (ICAPP) will be held between October 5-7,
2013 at Galveston, Texas, USA. Scientific topics to be included in this conference will include biochemistry,
biomedicine, chemistry, food science, immunology, nutrition, physiology, pharmacology, reproduction, and
toxicology of amino acids, peptides, and proteins, as well as genetics and bioinformatics related to their synthesis,
catabolism, and utilization in humans and other animal species.
If you have not done so, please send titles and abstracts of your presentations to Dr. Guoyao Wu by e-mail (email@example.com) before June 1, 2013.
Abstracts should contain a maximum of 250 words (including the title) and no cited references. Abstracts of the Conference will be published in "Amino Acids" (www.springer.com.00726) if their presenters register for the
meeting no later than June 1, 2013. Please follow the Journal's requirements for abstracts.
Online registration (https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu; Keyword Search: ICAPP): $525 before or on July 30, 2013;
$625 after July 30, 2013. On-site registration fee: $650 (October 5-7, 2013).
This service is provided by Texas A&M University.
1. Log into https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu
2. Enter ICAPP as Keyword for the Conference and Click "Search". You will see the following: "13th International Congress on Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins (ICAPP)"
3. Click "More Details" and then "Enroll Now"
4. Fill in Contact Information and select "Conference Fee" or "Sponsorship Only"
5. Click "Continue".
6. Follow prompted instructions to complete fund transfer via check, credit card or wire transfer.
Please contact Ms. Valerie Weber (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any question about payment to the ICAPP account at Texas A&M University.
Location: Galveston Convention Center, Galveston, Texas, USA. The Galveston Island Convention Center is a non-smoking facility. Galveston is a beautiful coastal city located on the Galveston Island in Texas, USA.
To view the elegant Gulf front Galveston Island Convention Center visit:
For additional information about Galveston, Texas, visit: www.galveston.com
Hotel: GUEST ACCOMODATIONS AT DISCOUNTED RATES (October 3 - October 8, 2013)
Room Single Rate Double Rate Reservation
San Louis Hotel $169 $169 Only by phone (800-392-5937 or 409-744-1500)
Hilton Resort $149 $149 By phone or online (see below)
Holiday Inn Resort $139 $139 By phone or online (see below)
ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE: Check-In time is after 3:00 p.m. Check-Out time is prior to 12:00 p.m.
RESERVATION CUT-OFF DATE: The “cut-off date” for accepting reservations into this group block is
September 10, 2013. Reservation requests and/or name/date change requests received after 5:00 p.m. local time at
Hotel on the cut-off date will be accepted based on rate and/or category availability.
Option 1 (Individual Call-in Option): All guests may make their reservations by calling our Reservations
Department directly Hilton - 877-425-4753 (toll free), San Luis Hotel – 409-744-1500 and Holiday Inn – 409-740-
3581. In order to obtain your special group rate, the guests need to identify themselves as being with International
Conference on Amino Acids. The Hilton requires a first night’s deposit of room and tax or credit card, per room, to
guarantee individual reservations. The Hotel accepts all major credit cards as a guarantee. Guests may cancel
individual reservations up to 72-hours prior to arrival without penalty to the individual. Cancellations received
inside of 72-hours of arrival will forfeit first night room and tax deposit. All guests will be required to provide either
a credit card imprint or cash deposit upon check-in.
Option 2: On-line reservation is available at The Hilton and Holiday Inn Resort.
Hilton Galveston Island Resort (5400 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas, USA 77551):
Group Name: Texas A&M Conference on Amino Acids; Group Code: TAAA
Check-in: 03-OCT-2013; Check-out: 09-OCT-2013.
Phone Number: 409-744-5000
Holiday Inn Resort on the Beach (5002 Seawall Blvd, Galveston Island, Texas, USA 77551):
Group code: ICA
Phone Number: 409-740-5303; 800-445-0090
Transportation from Houston IAH airport or Houston Hobby airport to Galveston, Texas, USA: You can take
flights to the Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH; ~65 miles from Galveston) or Houston Hobby Airport (30
miles from Galveston). Arrangements will be made with Clearlake Shuttle for meeting participants to travel from the
Houston IAH or the Houston Hobby airport to the Galveston Hotels.
Preliminary Program (updated on April 26, 2013)
October 5, Saturday (9:00 AM - 12:00 noon)
Chair: Guoyao Wu, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA
Fuller W. Bazer, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Reproductive Biology
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA
"Amino acids, peptides and proteins as histotroph in embryo development: discoveries
and important roles in reproductive health"
Teresa A. Davis, Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics
USDA/ARS, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
"Amino acid signaling: mechanisms and translational relevance in medicine and nutrition"
Gert Lubec, M.D., University Professor
Fellow of Royal Society (U.K.)
Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
"Proteomics: limitations and postulates"