11th International Meeting on Antimicrobial Peptides

September 2 - 4, 2024

King's College London, UK


Conference Co-Chairs

Alethea Tabor

University College London

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James Mason

King's College London

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Kai Hilpert

St. George's University of London

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Organising Committee

Continuing a Successful Series

IMAP 2024 is the 11th in a series of meetings building on the success of the previous meetings held in Trieste, Italy (IMAP 2023), Utrecht, Netherlands (IMAP 2019), Edinburgh, UK (IMAP 2018), Copenhagen, Denmark (IMAP 2017), Leipzig, Germany (IMAP 2016), London, UK (IMAP 2015), Graz, Austria (IMAP 2014), London, UK (IMAP 2013) and Leipzig, Germany (IMAP 2012 and IMAP 2008). Visit the Archive Page for details of some of the earlier conferences.

Registration and Abstract Submssion are now open.

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Contact us for information about sponsorship opportunities.

IMAP 2024 is held under the auspices of the Protein & Peptide Science Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry. We are also grateful to the European Peptide Society for financial support.


Antimicrobial Peptides (AMPs) and Host Defence Peptides (HDPs)

The 11th International Meeting on Antimicrobial Peptides (IMAP 2024) sees a return to the UK and this time will be hosted by King's College London (KCL).

The conference will cover both the antimicrobial activity of peptides as well as their role in regulation and modulation of the immune system.

Meeting Sponsor

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Invited Speakers

  • Rachel Ee, National University of Singapore Unravelling the roles of antimicrobial peptide nanonets in infection treatment and resistance prevention
  • Neeloffer Mookherjee, University of Manitoba The impact of the air we breathe on immunomodulatory host defence peptides
  • Guangshun Wang, University of Nebraska Medical Center The antimicrobial peptide database: history and use in peptide design

Scientific Programme

  • Mode of Action, Prediction and Design of AMPs
    - AMP structure and membrane interactions
    - AI / non-AI supported database mining
  • AMPs / HDPs in Immunomodulation
  • Lantibiotics
  • Applications of AMPs in Therapeutics and Biomaterials
    - AMP resistance
    - AMP nanomaterials
More details available on the programme & abstracts page.


Online registration is now open. Visit the registration page for details.

Abstract submission

Oral abstracts: May 1, 2024
Poster abstracts: July 15, 2024

Please visit the programme & abstracts page for more details and to download an abstract submission form.

Travel bursaries

We are pleased to offer a number of travel bursaries for PhD students and early-stage researchers. Please visit the programme & abstracts page for more details and to download an application form.

Travel bursary deadline: May 1, 2024