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EuPA achieves visibility - an activity report on the first three years

Dunn, M. J.
Gil, C.
Kleinhammer, C.
Lottspeich, F.
Pennington, S.
Albar, J. P.
Bini, L.
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Published in Journal of Proteomics. 2008, vol. 71, no. 1, p. 11-18
Abstract Plans for the European Proteomics Association (EuPA) were conceived and established during 2004 and 2005, and culminated in the formal inception of the organisation during the 4th HUPO World Congress held in Munich in 2005. The mission from the outset has been three-tiered and is to: i) strengthen the national Proteomics organizations in their efforts; ii) to co-ordinate and provide educational programs, and iii) to advance the networking of scientists through meetings, workshops and student exchange. Linked to the mission were objectives to emphasise the benefits and contributions of Proteomics to biological and industrial researchers, the general public and science policy makers in Europe. In addition, the EuPA set out to promote scientific exchange for all applications and technology development related to Proteomics, and coordinate joint activities of national Proteomics societies at the European level. To achieve these tasks an organisational structure was conceived whereby four Activity Committees (Conferences/Communications, Education, EuPA-HUPO-Interactions and Funding) were implemented and a General Council consisting of all member countries. The remarkable rise and progress the EuPA has achieved in this small time frame is reported here.
Keywords EuropeHistory, 21st Century*Proteomics/education/organization & administrationSocieties, Scientific/history/*organization & administration/trends
PMID: 18541470
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Research group Groupe de Protéomique biomédicale (635)
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DUNN, M. J. et al. EuPA achieves visibility - an activity report on the first three years. In: Journal of Proteomics, 2008, vol. 71, n° 1, p. 11-18. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:19161

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