Blog of Jonathan A. Eisen, Professor at U.C. Davis.
Monday, January 09, 2012
SPAM conference anyone
Just got this email. Could be a real conference but am sick of getting SPAM advertising it. I note - the emails look a lot like the ones I get from Bentham publishers. I wonder if they are working together or just use the same email service?
Department of Evolution and Ecology
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology University of California Davis Genome Center University of California Davis Davis
It is our great pleasure to announce the "4th International Conference on DrugDiscovery and Therapy" (4th ICDDT 2012) to be held in Dubai, UAE, from February 12th-15th, 2012, with Dr. Ferid Murad, Nobel Laureate and Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS as the conference Co-Presidents.
The 4th ICDDT is CME accredited by the Ministry of Health in which each medical specialist will earn up to maximum 18 hours of CME credits.
This event will represent an exciting series of conferences that have already attracted 22 Nobel Laureates to the previous three events. This four day event will feature recent findings from leading industrial, clinical and academic experts in the field, in the form of lectures and poters. Several Nobel Laureates including Prof. Jean-Marie Lehn (France), Prof. Michel Hurtmut (Germany), Prof. Robert Huber (Germany), Prof. Harald zur Hausen (Germany), Prof. Ferid Murad (USA), Prof. Mario Molina (USA) have already confirmed their participation in the 4th ICDDT along with several hundred top scientists and researchers from all over the world.
Abstracts for consideration as Invited or Session Lectures, and Poster Presentations can be submitted athttp://www.icddt4-01.com Alternatively, a maximum one-page length abstract written in English can be submitted to us by e-mail at email@example.com All submitted abstracts received will be reviewed on the basis of scientific merit, novelty and practical application. Due to the limited slots available, only the best abstracts will be selected. The abstracts of the conference and a selection of the proceedings will be published in a high Impact Factor journal by an international publisher. We suggest that all interested participants to register and book their hotel in Dubai as early as possible.
Please join us in sunny Dubai for both work and enjoyment in February 2012 to explore a plethora of information on current research in drug discovery and therapy and to network with fellow academics and industrial researchers.
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION TO PRESENT LECTURE / POSTER: JANUARY 15, 2012
An associated exhibition will take place during the conference. Exhibitors and interested sponsors should contact the marketing department firstname.lastname@example.orgTo support this conference, you can download the conference poster from herehttp://www.icddt4-01.com/posterand post it on the public notice board.
We look forward to your participation at this important conference.