20/01/2019 - 23/01/2019

What: Free participation and full board for three nights and three days*

When: 19:00, Sunday 20 January 2019 to 14:30, Wednesday 23 January 2019

Where: East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel, University of Nottingham, University Park campus, Nottingham, NG7 2RJ

Venue Details


Hosted by C1net (BBSRC-NIBB), this FREE, three-day conference will bring together academic and industrial partners to identify and address key challenges in the study of those organisms able to grow on C1 compounds and commercially exploit them as platforms for chemical manufacture. The programme will include talks from invited speakers from academia and industry, as well as from selected submitted abstracts and will showcase presentations from C1net POC grant winners.


Terry Papoutsakis (University of Delaware USA)
Volker Mueller (Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany)
Rolf Thauer (Max Planck Institute, Germany),
Arren Bar-Even (Max Planck Institute, Germany)
Bryan Tracy (White Dog Labs Inc. USA)
Sean Simpson (LanzaTech USA)
Lori Giver (Calysta, USA)
Byung-Kwan Cho (KAIST-Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
Wolfgang Buckel (Max Planck Institute, Germany)


Open to C1net members ONLY. So Join today!

Participation and full board are provided free of charge (thanks to BBSRC funding), but, with limitations on funding, attendance will be on successful application only with priority given to presenters.
A limited number of travel bursaries, up to £50 are available for young researchers (in first 5 years of research) on application.

*University of Nottingham delegates will be catered for on a day delegate plus conference dinner (on 22 January) basis, starting on 21 January 2019. Accommodation will not be provided.

Conference-4 Application Form



Application opens: 13 August 2018
Application closes: 30 November 2018
Abstract submission deadline: 12 November 2018





Talks will be selected from submitted abstracts and should be about 15 minutes long.

All posters will be accepted.  The maximum recommended poster size is A0 portrait (90 cm × 120 cm). Velcro tabs will be provided. The presenting author should stand by his/her poster for the whole length of the session.

Download our abstract template

Travel Advice

If you are travelling by train, the best way to get to the venue is by tram, which goes straight from the train station.  Make sure you purchase you ticket before you board the tram and ensure you get onto the TOTON LANE tram.  A single ticket will cost £2.30 from the machine.  Get off at the stop “Paddling Pool” on University Boulevard, near the West Entrance.  The walk to the venue will take about 15 minutes…
Nottingham Trams 

Alternatively you can get a taxi, which will cost around £8 – £10.

If you are travelling by car, use the link below to get directions.

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Arren Bar-Even
Matthias Beck
Wolfgang Buckel
In Seop Chang
Mohit Dalwadi
Alexander Grosse-Honebrink
Eun Yeol Lee
Thomas Millat
Sean Simpson
Jasbir Singh
Will Zimmerman