Havana Conference Center, Varadero, Cuba, from 25 to junio 29, 2017
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First Cuban Symposium on NFkB

About the workshop

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the First Cuban NF-kB Symposia to be held between June 26th and 28th 2017 at Melia Marina Varadero, Habana, Cuba

This exciting new Symposia will focus on the regulation of the NF-κB pathway in immunity and cancer, genome-wide functions of NF-kB subunits, regulation of NF-κB subunits by PTMs and novel means to target this pathway. Many spaces are available for invited talks, with poster sessions each day


March 15th, 2017



              Neil Perkins                           Maribel G. Vallespi                              Sankar Ghosh

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact myself or any of the organizing committee members.Looking forward to seeing you in the beautiful beach of Varadero.

Lesley Stark - On behalf of the Organizing Committee



There will be transport provided from Havana to Varadero on June 25th followed by a Cuban focused opening ceremony. The symposia will start at 9:00 on Oct 26th 2017, with conference and poster sessions each day. There will be a “wild” beach party on the night of the 28th. Departure back to Havana will be after lunch on June 29th.




Accommodation is at the conference venue- the Melia Marina Varadero Hotel. This is a new five star, ALL-INCLUSIVE hotel, located in the Varadero Gaviota Marina, at Varadero beach, Matanzas Province, Cuba. The Hotel has modern apartments and rooms with great views over the Marina. It has 5 restaurants (International, Latin, Italian, French and Oriental), with a Panoramic VIP breakfast and a beach grill, many bars and first class services. It is equipped with a Convention Center and many spacious rooms for meetings. Prices below are per person (not room) per night.

To make a hotel reservation contact Miss Indira Utria (iutria@finlay.edu.cu)


Most of the talks at the symposia will be selected from submitted abstracts. There will also be poster sessions each day.

Full Instructions to Write Abstracts:Authors should provide their abstract in Word format (Single space). Title: In Black and capital letter, Arial 12; Abstract text in Arial 10. Authors: Last name and first letter of the name using comas between every author (in black, Arial 10). The name of the author who will present the work should be underlined e.g. Rodeiro I,Menendez R, Remirez D. Institutions, Addresses and E-mail must be indicated (below the names and before the abstract text). Abstracts should be clear and precise. They should contain a brief introduction, materials and methods, results and conclusions. 300 words maximum.  Clearly indicate whether an oral or poster presentation is preferred.

Foreign delegates must send their abstracts by E-mail to: Dr. Lesley Stark, E-mail: Lesley.Stark@ed.ac.uk. When sending the abstract, please, indicate the Congress (IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY or VACCIPHARMA),

.The Organizing Committee will have the right of choosing oral presentations.

 English is the Congress official language. Translation services will be not available.

The Organizing Committee of First Cuban Symposia of NFkB 2017 will inform authors via E-mail about the acceptance of abstracts not later than one month after the deadline.