2nd Severo Ochoa Conference: «Ligating the Ubiquitin Family: Physiology, Disease, and Future Directions»

(Severo Ochoa Conferences)
The SEBBM, in collaboration with the Carmen and Severo Ochoa Foundation, launch the Severo Ochoa Conferences, which will deal monographically with research topics on the frontier of knowledge and will be coordinated by leading people in these fields.
Datos del evento
Fecha: 24/06/2024 25/06/2024
Lugar: Bizkaia Aretoa UPV/EHU
Abandoibarra Etorb., 3, 48009 Bilbao (Spain)
Precio: €175 (SEBBM members) / €200 (non-members) / €300 (companies)

We are excited to announce the Second Severo Ochoa Conference with the theme «Ligating the Ubiquitin Family: Physiology, Disease, and Future Directions.» The conference will take place on June 24th and 25th, 2024, at the Bizkaia Aretoa venue in Bilbao. This event is organized by the SEBBM in collaboration with the Fundación Carmen y Severo Ochoa and co-organized by the COST Action ProteoCure.

We have a fantastic lineup of confirmed invited speakers, including Ivan Dikic (GUF), Cristina Mayor-Ruiz (IRB Barcelona), Simona Polo (IFOM), Tim Clausen (IMP), Helen Walden (University of Glasgow), and Jordi Torres-Rosell (IRB Lleida). There is space available for selected speakers in the program. Additionally, we will have poster sessions, and a subset of posters will be chosen for short talks.

Registration will remain open until April 30th, with a limited number of spots available. SEBBM members will enjoy a reduced registration fee.

Local organizers:
Rosa Barrio (CIC bioGUNE), Alicia Alonso (UPV/EHU), Nerea Osinalde (UPV/EHU)

Scientific committee:
Emilio Lecona (CBMSO), James D Sutherland (CIC bioGUNE), Rosa Barrio (CIC bioGUNE).

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Registration for the 2nd Severo Ochoa conference

1. Registration

To register you must complete the online registration form and make a transfer, with the data indicated in section 2.

Abstract Submission deadline: April 30th

Registration deadline: April 30th

Registration payment deadline May 30th

1.1. Registration fees
SEBBM members€175

The registration fee includes:

  • Access to the Scientific Programme.
  • Congress Material
  • Presentation of a poster, prior approval by the scientific committee.
  • Picnic lunches.
  • Conference dinner.
1.2. Pay:

Make a transfer to the account listed below. In the concept you must indicate your «name and surname – Severo Ochoa Conference». Your registration space will not be confirmed until payment is received.

Account holderSpanish Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
IBANES20 0049 5817 8628 1022 5149
EntityBank Santander

2. Abstract Submission

Please, follow the template provided as an example and this guidelines:

  • Use Times New Roman 12 pt
  • Title should be in bold
  • The first author should be the presenting author
  • Indicate affiliations using superscript numbers
  • Abstract main body: please, keep the length to about 200 words
  • An acknowledgment section may be added
  • References section may be added and references listed by numbers
Download abstract template

3. Possible accommodations

Accommodations of various price ranges are available in Bilbao, all conveniently accessible via public transportation or within walking distance from the venue.

3.1. Hotel Abando. Calle Colón de Larreategui 9, 48001 Bilbao (17 min to venue)

Limited to 20 roomsBOOKING ID: 214320
Phone+34 944 236 200
Room typeFee
Double room for single use with breakfast (VAT included)€115
Double room for double use with breakfast (VAT included)€135

The rate is per room per night, from June 23 to 25, 2024 (1 or 2 nights). Reservation and direct payment to the hotel for each client.
Offer limited to 20 rooms and for reservations made until April 22, 2024.

3.2. Some others examples are indicated (walking times indicated below). Estimated prices are provided for reference purposes, and we anticipate that it may be possible to negotiate better arrangements with the hotels in some cases.

  • Residencia Universitaria Blas De Otero
    Calle Cortes 38, 48003 Bilbao (22 min to venue). Single bed (breakfast included) 67,50€; Double bed (breakfast included) 85,50€
  • Residencia Universitaria Resa San Mamés
    Calle Gurtubay 1, 48013 Bilbao (22 min to venue). Double bed (breakfast included) 125€
  • Casual Mardones (*)
    Calle Jardines 4, 48005 Bilbao (26 min to venue). Single Room 75€; Double Room 80€
  • Ibis Bilbao Centro (*)
    Calle General Concha 28, 48010 Bilbao (18 min to venue). Double Room 107€
  • Ibis Budget Bilbao City (*)
    Calle Zankoeta 9, 48013 Bilbao (23 min to venue). Single Room 88€; Double Room 93€
  • BYPILLOW San Mamés (**)
    Calle Luis Briñas 15, 48013 Bilbao (18 min to venue). Single Room 84€; Double Room 94€
  • NH Bilbao Deusto (***)
    Calle Francisco Maciá 9, 48014 Bilbao (10 min to venue). Double Room 128€
  • Hotel Abando (****)
    Calle Colón de Larreategui 9, 48001 Bilbao (17 min to venue). Single Room 102€; Double Room (breakfast included) 140€
  • Hotel Ercilla de Bilbao (****)
    Calle Ercilla 37-38, Bilbao, 48011 Bilbao (12 min to venue). Double Room 142€
  • Hotel Silken Indautxu (****)
    Plaza Bombero Etxaniz s/n, 48010 Bilbao (16 min to venue). Single Room (breakfast included) 120€; Double Room (breakfast included) 135€
  • Barceló Bilbao Nervión (****)
    Paseo Campo Volantin 11, 48007 Bilbao (19 min to venue). Single Room (breakfast included) 155€; Double Room (breakfast included) 170€
  • Hotel Melia Bilbao (*****)
    Calle Leizaola Lehendakariaren 29, 48011 Bilbao (6 min to venue). Single Room (breakfast included) 230€; Double Room (breakfast included) 248€

2nd Severo Ochoa Conference program

Monday, 24 June 2024
12:30-13:15Registration and posters setting
14:15-14:30Welcome from the organizers

Session 1 Ubiquitin and ubiquitin-likes in physiology

14:30-15:15Invited Speaker: Jordi Torres-Rosell (IRB Lleida)
15:15-15:45Invited Speaker: Simona Polo (IFOM, Italy)
15:45-16:00Selected Speaker
16:00-16:20Speed poster presentations (4x)
16:20-16:50Coffee break | POSTER SESSION | Group Picture

Session 2 Ubiquitin and ubiquitin-likes in disease

16:50-17:10Speed poster presentations (4x)
17:10-17:25Selected Speaker
17:25-17:55Invited Speaker: Helen Walden (Univ Glasgow, UK)
17:55-18:25‘The EMBO Keynote Lecture’ by Ivan Dikic (GUF, Germany)
20:30Conference Dinner

Tuesday, 25 June 2024

Session 3 New tools in ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like research

09:00-09:30Invited Speaker: Andrea Geist (Merck, Germany)
09:30-10:00Invited Speaker: Matthias Muhar (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)
10:00-10:15Selected Speaker
10:15-10:35Speed poster presentations (4x)
10:55-11:30Coffee break | POSTER SESSION

Session 4 New applications in Biomedicine

10:35-10:55Speed poster presentations (4x)
11:30-11:45Selected Speaker
11:45-12:15Invited Speaker: Cristina Mayor-Ruiz (IRB Barcelona)
12:15-13:00Closing lecture Speaker: Tim Clausen (IMP, Austria)
13:00-13:15Concluding remarks | Prizes | Farewell
13:15-14:15Lunch & departure