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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: Bengaluru, India
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The 38th annual meeting of the ISCE will take place from 23-27 July 2023 in Bengaluru, India, hosted by Dr. Renee M. Borges of the Indian Institute of Science. The theme of the conference will be Chemical Ecology in the Anthropocene, emphasizing the effects of climate change and anthropogenic chemicals on chemical communication.

More information about the meeting, including its venue, symposia, and key dates and may be found at the official meeting website as it becomes available.

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Recent News

2 March 2023:

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]

1 March 2023:

The first issue of the 2023 ISCE newsletter is available, and voting is open for the 2023 officer election through May 1st. Please log into your account to vote. [view newsletters]

9 February 2023:

A one-year postdoc position is available in the Department of Biology at Lund University to work on the chemosensory receptor genes in arthropods. [view listing]

5 February 2023:

The French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food, and the Environment (INRAE) in Versailles, France, is offering a permanent scientist position to work on insect chemical ecology. [view listing]

3 February 2023:

The Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University is offering a postdoctoral position to study biological nitrification inhibitors in wheat. [view listing]

1 February 2023:

A PhD assistantship is available at Bielefeld University to study the predator-related chemical cues used by gastropods. [view listing]

17 January 2023:

Apex Bait Technologies is seeking a chemical ecologist with expertise in control of insect pests. [view listing]

21 November 2022:

A postdoctoral position is available with Agriodor to study semiochemical-based methods of controlling thrips. [view listing]

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