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The Protein Society is taking its Annual Symposium to Montréal in 2017, and we are going to do everything possible to make sure you can get there, including:


  • Low-cost rooming options at the Hotel Bonaventure for as low as $189 CAD plus tax, per night.


  • Travel awards
    • Hans Neurath Outstanding Promise Travel Awards*- $500 grant and up to $1,500 for travel expenses
    • Finn Wold Travel Awards and Protein Science Young Investigator** Travel Grants – up to $400 for domestic and $800 for international travel expenses

Membership Has Its Privileges
The Protein Society membership has many benefits, including:


  • Registration discounts for 2017 members. Undergraduate members can register for free!


  • Abstract fees as low as $15 for student members and $30 for all other members.
  • Many opportunities to network at the Education & Mentoring mixers, Symposium activities, and local events.

2017 Protein Society Membership
Members save far more than the cost of Symposium registration, so become a 2017 member now and receive a full year’s worth of benefits!
  • Access Protein Science Journal
  • Save as much as $300 on your 2017 Symposium registration (full-career members).
  • Submit or sponsor an abstract for the 31st Annual Symposium.
  • Apply for a $500 Member Mini Grant to fund your local protein science workshop or networking event.
  • Nominate a colleague in 2017 for one of seven prestigious Protein Society Awards 
  • Vote in Society elections (or stand for election yourself).

Preliminary Program & Awards
The Annual Symposium features 12 research sessions that span the full spectrum of disciplines, methods, sectors, and fields involved in the investigation of proteins. 
Two speaking slots are available in each session for early-career researchers, to be selected from submitted abstracts. Click here to review the preliminary Speakers & Sessions .

A highlight of the Annual Symposium will be the Plenary Awards session, featuring talks from the 2017 winners, to be announced in February, 2017. In addition to the seven prestigious Protein Society Awards, it includes the presentation of the 2017 Protein Science “Best Paper” Awards (also to be announced in February), Poster Competition winners, and the presentation of the 2017 Hans Neurath Outstanding Promise Travel Awards.*


*sponsored by The Hans Neurath Foundation
**sponsored by Wiley