The Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) is an international scientific organization representing and promoting proteomics through international cooperation and collaborations by fostering the development of new technologies, techniques and training.
HUPO was launched on February 9, 2001. On that date, a global advisory council was officially formed that included leading global experts in the field of proteomics from the academic, government, and commercial sectors. Over the next 12 months, the council, in consultation with industry, identified major proteomics issues and initiatives that needed to be addressed by HUPO. Since its inception, HUPO has received substantial financial assistance from Genome Quebec, Montreal International, McGill University, the National Institutes of Health, and pharmaceutical companies, among others. In addition, it has benefited from considerable in-kind contributions of time and energy from HUPO Council members, research institutes, and pharmaceutical company partners around the world.
The HUPO Office Headquarters are located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
To define and promote proteomics through international cooperation and collaborations by fostering the development of new technologies, techniques and training to better understand human disease.
HUPO Initiatives are prominently showcased at each annual HUPO World Congress, which are held as per a three year rotation in the Americas, Asia/Oceania and Europe. The HUPO 2020 World Congress will take place from October 18 – 22, 2020 in Stockholm, Sweden.
We look forward to seeing you in Stockholm in October 2020!
The 19th Human Proteome Organization World Congress will bring together biopharma and biotech drug developments with a theme of ‘Clinical Proteomics for the Benefit of Patients’ for the first time involving Pharma industry in one of the foremost arena for the advancements of life sciences.
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