Final EuroKUP meeting : Sounio, Greece, March 30-April 1 2012

The final EuroKUP meeting took place in:
Hotel Aegeon Beach (, Sounio, Greece, March 30-April 1 2012. Local Host: Dr A Charonis ( The program and a picture from the meeting are provided in the attached files.

Training school on tissue proteomics

Joint raining schools on tissue proteomics will be conducted:

Organizers: Prof H Mischak (UK), Dr T Luider (NL), Prof M. Baumann (FIN)
Dates: May 1-3 (UK), May 14-16 (FIN, NL) 2012.
Further information: Please check the attached file for information on the venue and application process

Open call for STSM applications

EuroKUP offers funding for short term scientific missions for junior investigators.
More information on the application process can be found here.

Protocol for Urine Collection as recommended by HKUPP and EuroKUP

A Protocol for Urine Collection as recommended by the Human Kidney and Urine Proteome Project, HKUPP (, and the European Urine and Kidney Proteomics, EuroKUP, Initiatives has been added to the Protocols section. The protocol can also be downloaded directly from this page.


At the EuroKUP meeting in Nafplio, Greece, March 2009, major pitfalls in clinical proteomics research were discussed extensively, presentations slides from that meeting can be found here. Following this discussion, additional contributors from the scientific community were invited to join the generation of guidelines for scientific reporting of biomarker discovery findings. These recommendations are published in Sci.Transl.Med. 2, 46ps42(2010)

Short Term Scientific Mission, open call.

There is an open call for STSMs (travel grants for junior investigators; please visit: All candidates should send their applications to Dr. Sebastien Carpentier according to the attached guidance notes. An STSM section has been added to where we announce all the calls and where we report on the past calls (scientific reports under secure section).
The applications will be discussed and approved by the STSM committee and the EuroKUP MC.

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