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FoodEnTwin Winter School 2020

Dear colleagues, we are glad to announce

FoodEnTwin Winter School 2020

Proteomics: From sample preparation to practical aspects

CFebruary 5th – 8th, 2020, 

University of Belgrade-Faculty of Chemistry, 

Belgrade, Serbia


The Winter school is dedicated to PhD students, a post-doctoral scientists, or a junior researchers, who would like to gain basic training in proteomics. 

The Proteomics Winter school will provide an excellent opportunity for researchers from different fields related to proteomics to learn and share information on research, theories and especially practical aspects of proteomics. 

It will provide a space to exchange ideas and knowledge, as well as to enable communication, networking and promote international collaborations. It offers students and young researchers the opportunity to acquire new knowledge and practical skills related to proteomics, discuss problems, and obtain advice from experts, and in that way intends to support them in their scientific work.


The Winter school offers interesting lectures, dealing with theoretical and experimental aspects in proteomics, as well as practical training, presented by established scientists and experts. 

Sample preparation

Mass spectrometry analysis and instrumentation


Guided analysis of own sample


Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic (University of Belgrade-Faculty of Chemistry, Serbia), 

Danijela Apostolovic (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden), 

Katarina Smiljanic (University of Belgrade-Faculty of Chemistry, Serbia), 

Dragana Stanic-Vucinic (University of Belgrade-Faculty of Chemistry, Serbia), 

Jelena Radosavljevic (University of Belgrade-Faculty of Chemistry, Serbia), 

Karin Hoffmann-Sommergruber (Medical University of Vienna, Austria),

Andrea Urbani (University Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and Fondazione Santa Lucia – IRCCS, Rome, Italy; President of European Proteomics Association), 

Paola Roncada (University ‘Magna Græcia’, Catanzaro, Italy). 

General Information

Number of attendees without fees is limited to 50 (40 from Serbia and 10 from abroad) and all applicants must apply via procedure described below. Accommodation and financial support covering the travel are available for 10 junior researchers and PhD students. Accommodation will be provided for maximum 4 nights (as of February 4th) and travel costs will cover a maximal amount of 350 EUR per person. The priority will be given to junior researchers/PhD students applying from FoodEnTwin consortium. 

Number of applicants accepted for practical training sessions: 50

Number of applicants that will be accepted for theoretical sessions: 125

Registration fee: 



FoodEnTwin grant holder – 10 participants

Free of charge plus accommodation and travel 

Attendance to theoretical sessions and practical training – 50 participants

Free of charge

Attendance to theoretical sessions – 125 participants

25 EUR

Application procedure:

1) Fill in and sign application form (can be downloaded here)

Required attachments: 

  1. CV and a list of publications. 

  2. Motivation letter  (max 1500 characters)

  3. Evidence of employment as junior researcher or PhD student (provided by institution administration /office)


  1. Research proposal (max 1 A4 page) – only if you want to analyze your own sample during the practical training

3) Send all documents together in one email to:

Only complete applications will be considered for financial support.

Application deadline for grants and practical training: November 15th 2019.

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