September 4th - 9th, 2012
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YSP & FEBS Fellows Meeting | Venue

Young Scientists Program - YSP2012 / 12th YSF

The Young Scientist Program 2012 will take place at the Elba Costa Ballena Hotel ( in Costa Ballena beach (Cádiz), 1 hour drive from Seville. It is located in a privileged beachfront spot, bordering on a golf course resort and very close to the renowned seaside towns of Rota, Sanlúcar, Chipiona, Jerez or Puerto de Santa Maria.


A delightful stroll through the gardens leads directly to the beach, the golf course, the paddle tennis court or the pools.

Elba Costa Ballena Hotel offers accommodation in comfortable single and double rooms, all of them have private terrace or balcony with beautiful views overlooking the sea, the golf course or the superb gardens.

Most likely you will have to share the room with one other participant of the YSP2012. Single rooms are available only at your own expense.

All rooms offer direct-dial telephone / internet, air conditioning, mini-bar, interactive T.V., safe deposit, complete bathroom: bathtub, hairdryer, etc.


The Conference Hall where the seminars and oral communications will take place, called La Barrosa, is the largest room at Elba Costa Ballena Hotel. It is fully equipped with computers, data projectors and benefits from natural lights and marvellous private terraces, a perfect setting for the coffee breaks.

The Poster Sessions will take place at La Victoria meeting room immediately after lunch.

Free wireless broadband is available all over the hotel area, including at the rooms.


In your spare time you will have free access to the gym and the pool.

Moreover, the beach is located less than 100 meters from the hotel so remember to bring your swimsuit!

Abstract submission deadline extended to
7 June
Sevilla is... Visit us!
Science in School
NMR in biology
Hinary B

Key Information

How to Reach Seville - Congress Venue
(Seville Convention Center - FIBES. Avda. Alcalde Uruñuela, 1 - Sevilla)

How to Reach FIBES (address, commuter train to FIBES, bus line...)

How to Reach your hotel in Seville (See the IUBMB-FEBS Seville 2012 Hotels at Google Maps)

Abstract Search

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Three Poster Sessions will take place throughout the Congress. To see more information and the detailed calendar sessions, please click here.

Biochemistry in Gastronomy

Saturday, September 8, 13:30 – 14:30
Venue: Auditorium
Andoni Luis Aduriz, Chef, Mugaritz
Presented by: Unai Ugalde
For more information, click here.