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Welcome!  The International Society of Chemical Ecology (ISCE) is organized exclusively for scientific purposes, and specifically to promote the understanding of interactions between organisms and their environment that are mediated by naturally occurring chemicals. Research areas include the chemistry, biochemistry and function of natural products, their importance at all levels of ecological organization, their evolutionary origin, and their practical application.

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Annual Meeting: Stellenbosch, South Africa
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The rescheduled 36th annual meeting of the ISCE will be held from 5-10 September 2021 in Stellenbosch, South Africa, hosted by Drs. Jeremy Allison (Canadian Forest Service), Christian Pirk (University of Pretoria), Francois Roets (Stellenbosch University) and Bernard Slippers (FABI - University of Pretoria).

The meeting venue will be in Cape Town / Stellenbosch, and the theme of the conference is "Chemical Ecology and Sustainable Development". Please see the official meeting website for updates on registration dates and submission deadlines.

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Recent News

21 April 2021:

Registration is now open for the 36th Annual ISCE Meeting; the meeting will be held virtually, but registrants may indicate their interest in attending in person if restrictions allow. Please visit the official meeting website for more information.

15 April 2021:

The ISCE is accepting applications for Student & Postdoc Travel Awards for the 36th Annual ISCE Meeting, due by 1 May 2021. These awards may offset travel costs or virtual registration fees. [view awards]

13 April 2021:

The 17th Symposium on Insect Plant relationships (SIP2021) is open for registration, and will be held virtually from 25-30 July 2021. Visit the meeting website for more details. [view meetings]

4 April 2021:

The ISCE firmly condemns recent acts of hate and violence toward Asians. See here for a full statement from the society.

2 April 2021:

A postdoctoral position is available at the University of Göttingen to study the chemical ecology of a bacterial pathogen of sugar beets and its insect vector. [view listing]

26 March 2021:

Five doctoral positions are available at the International Max Planck Research School in Jena, Germany, to study ecological applications of molecular, chemical, and neurobiological techniques. [view listing]

23 March 2021:

The Département des sciences naturelles at the Université du Québec en Outaouais invites applications for a tenure-track position in ecological biochemistry. [view listing]

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