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1st Belgian peptide group meeting – Brussels, 9-10 February 2012

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SILVIA BALDINA
chimica oggi/Chemistry Today
silvia@teknoscienze.com

Chimica Oggi/Chemistry Today journal is pleased to provide a report to its readers about the first Belgian Peptide Group Meeting (http://www.bpgm.be).
Belgium hasn’t held a peptide meeting since the successful series of meetings on Peptide and Protein Mimetics organized by Prof. G. Van Binst, stopped in 2001.
Therefore this meeting was a good opportunity for the Belgian peptide groups to meet and present their research. A majority of 60 percent of the presentations were made by Belgian peptide scientists. The aspiration of the organizers was however to also have a significant international component. The remaining 40 percent of the presentations came from international speakers, which nicely reflects the composition of the audience. The larger part of the non-Belgian d