Principal organizer:
Professor Davor Juretić
Physics Department, Faculty of Science,
University of Split, Nikole Tesle 12, 21000 Split, Croatia
Phone: +385 21 385 133
Fax: +385 21 385 431

Australian co-organizer:
Professor Frances Separovic
School of Chemistry, Bio21 Institute
University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
Phone: +61 3 8344 7137
Fax: +61 3 9347 5180


Split, 8 - 13 Aug. 2010

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Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the organizers it is our privilege to invite you to the Joint Australia-Croatia Workshop on Antimicrobial Peptides. The workshop will be held at the Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences (MedILS) in Split, Croatia, 8-13 Aug 2010, and is organized by the University of Split, Faculty of Science,with participation of MedILS. Together with several other local institutions, the two have recently established an international PhD programme in biophysics at the University of Split. The workshop is an official summer school for the students in the programme, with additional wider participation.

The workshop is not limited to Australian and Croatian researchers, but is open to researchers and post-graduate students from other countries and has broad scope with respect to membrane-active peptides. We would be very grateful if you would inform your friends and colleagues whom you think would be interested in the Workshop.

The total number of participants is limited to about forty. Since invited lecturers and local doctoral students already fill approximately half of the anticipated number of participants, we urge all interested researchers to express their interest promptly.

Davor Juretić  and  Frances Separovic

Workshop’s web page:

Presentation about Medils (5,5 MB pdf)

Sponsors: The support of the Biophysical Society of USA, European Biophysics Societies’ Association, Australian Peptide Association, Australian Society for Biophysics, Croatian Biophysical Society, European Peptide Society and International Union for Pure and Applied Biophysics is gratefully acknowledged. The National Foundation for Science, Higher Education and Technological Development of the Republic of Croatia ( grant and city of Split grant for this workshop is also gratefully acknowledged.

Travel Information

Medils and PMF

Please apply directly to EBSA Bursaries for support



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An earlier version of conference announcement (September 17th, 2009) can be found at the official MedILS web page: