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April 11/2019 - 11th Day of Life Sciences hosts Hydroxyanthracene Derivatives Symposium

Analysis, Safety, Quality and Efficacy in Herbal Medicinal Products

This year’s ICBT Day of Life Sciences is taking place on April 11th 2019. It's organised by the Phytopharmacy and Natural Product Research Group is dedicated to the Hydoxyanthracene Derivatives – a topic specially selected on the occasion of the 70th birthday of Prof. Beat Meier for honouring his outstanding scientific achievements in phytochemical analysis for the European Pharmacopoeia and the Swiss Pharmacopoeia as well as for various industrial applications.

The Hydroxyanthracene Derivatives Symposium will feature cutting-edge contributions about analysis, quality, safety and efficacy of this interesting phytochemical substance class. It will also provide a platform for dialogue and scientific knowledge transfer for participants from industry, regulatory bodies, academia or education.

Confirmed speakers

Call for posters – Abstracts for poster presentations linked with the topic of hydroxyanthracene derivatives are welcome and should be submitted by using this template (DOC 144,2 KB) until March 29th, 2019. Email:

Scientific Lead – Dr. Evelyn Wolfram, Head of Phytopharmacy and Natural Products Research Group, Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Wädenswil (CH)

ZHAW Wädenswil, Campus Grüental, Aula (GA203), Grüentalstrasse 14, CH 8820 Wädenswil (see map) (PDF 1,2 MB)

SMGP: 8h (continuing education)
FPH: 50 credits (ID-No.: 1-1015858-30-2019-P50.00)


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