Enzymology is a key interest of many of the members of the Division of Biological Chemistry. There are several national and regional conferences that highlight advances in our understanding of enzyme structure, function and mechanism. Please check the links below for the most up-to-date information.

26th Enzyme Mechanisms Conference

January 2-6, 2022 – Loews Ventana Canyon, Tucson, AZ. The 27th Winter Enzyme Mechanisms Conference will be held in Tucson, AZ on January 2-6, 2022. The conference will begin with a reception Sunday evening and conclude with a banquet Wednesday evening. The General Sessions will be held during the mornings and evenings of Monday and Tuesday… Read More


Pacifichem Symposium on Reactivity and Mechanism in Chemical and Synthetic Biology

December 16-21, 2021 – Honolulu, HI. The application of physical organic chemistry and mechanistic thinking to the investigation of biological systems provides a strong intellectual framework for understanding the molecular logic of the chemical transformations that occur in living organisms. In turn, these ideas have driven methodological advances in protein engineering, drug discovery, in the… Read More


Past Conferences

20th International Symposium on Flavins and Flavoproteins

July 11-15, 2021 – Graz, Austria. The 20th International Symposium on Flavins and Flavoproteins will take place July 12-16, at Technische Universtät Graz in Graz, Austria. From spectroscopy, synthesis and catalytic mechanisms, through enzyme engineering, evolution and signalling, to human medicine. Flavins feature in essentially all aspects of biological chemistry, making this a broad meeting… Read More


11th Southeast Enzyme Conference

April 10, 2021 – Atlanta, GA (ONLINE). The Southeast Enzyme Conference (SEC), a one-day annual event, will take place Saturday, April 10, 2021 Online. The conference will feature eight talks by faculty, post-doctoral scholars, and graduate and undergraduate students selected from submitted abstracts. The conference will include two poster sessions to facilitate discussion and collaborative… Read More


40th Midwest Enzyme Chemistry Conference

October 24, 2020 – Online from Arlington, TX. The MECC provides a convenient, inexpensive, and invaluable forum for scientific exchange and collegial interactions among researchers working at the forefront of enzymology and its interface with biomedical and pharmaceutical science. This one-day conference is held annually in the Chicago area. The MECC attracts academic and industrial… Read More


6th International Conference on Cofactors (Postponed to 2021)

May 3-6, 2020 – College Station, TX. The Sixth International Conference on Cofactors will take place at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center in College Station, TX from May 3rd to May 6th, 2020. Session topics include Pyridoxal phosphate, NAD, Porphyrin-based cofactors, Iron-Sulfur clusters, Radical-SAM enzymes, New cofactor chemistry, Flavins – new themes, Cofactor… Read More


Trends in Enzymology and Biocatalysis

May 27-31, 2019 – Rome, Italy. This advanced course provides an opportunity for graduate students, post-docs and junior faculty to interact with an outstanding panel of speakers, all of whom are experts in their field. Over four days our speakers will provide a refresher on the traditional approaches to the study of enzymes, introduce you… Read More