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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 and 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, previously to be in South Africa, will be held virtually due to the ongoing pandemic. The theme of the conference is "Chemical Ecology and Sustainable Development". Please see the official meeting website for more information.

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Recent News

20 June 2021:

The second issue of the 2021 ISCE newsletter is published and available for viewing online! [view newsletters]

7 July 2021:

A provisional program is now available for the 36th Annual ISCE meeting, which will be in an entirely virtual format. Please see the official meeting website for more details, and note the extended 26 July deadline for early registration. [view meetings]

29 June 2021:

A postdoctoral position is available at the University of Saint-Etienne to study the role of flower volatiles in plant-microbe interactions. [view listing]

24 June 2021:

A postdoctoral fellowship is available with the Robert Hanus Group at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry Prague to study the queen pheromones of termites. [view listing]

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]

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