September 4th - 9th, 2012
Main sponsors
Partner Society

Congress Information | About Seville | Useful Information

Useful Information
·Capital of Spain:Madrid
·Language:Spanish (actually Castilian) throughout the country. Local languages in Spain include Galician in Galicia, Basque in the Basque Country, and Catalonian in Catalonia, Valencia, and the Balearic islands.
·Visa:No visa is necessary for citizens of other EU countries staying a maximum of three months. For citizens of other countries, a visa may be required.
·Emergency Numbers
(dial toll-free from any phone):
Emergency services Tel: 112
Ambulance/Ambulancia Tel: 061
Fire service/ Bomberos Tel: 080
National Police/Policía Nacional Tel: 091
(in case of serious crime)
Local Police/Policía Municipal Tel: 092
(for towns and cities)
Civil Guard/Guardia Civil Tel: 062
(for small towns and villages)
·Telephone Calls:To make an international call from Spain, dial 00 and then add the country code followed by the telephone number. To call Spain from abroad, the country code is 34.
·Business hours:The normal opening hours for shops:
Monday to Saturday: 10am - 1:30pm and 5pm - 8pm.
Large stores usually stay open all day from 10am to 10pm.
Most shops are closed on Sundays.
Most museums are open from Tuesday to Sunday, except public holidays.
·Banking facilities:All Spanish and most international banks have braches in the city.
Opening times: Monday to Friday: 9am - 2pm. Saturday: 9am - 1pm.
·Taxis:Taxis are easily identified in the cities as white cars with a green light on the roof. The light is lit when they are available. Prices are reasonable but make sure the meter is reset when you start your journey. Surcharges apply for airport pick-ups, items of luggage, journeys outside of city boundaries and after 10pm and at weekends.
·Tipping:Typically Spanish people leave a few coins after a meal but there is no 15% rule.
·Tap water:Tap water is of excellent quality and safe to drink. Most locals drink tap water.

Abstract submission deadline extended to
7 June
Sevilla is... Visit us!
Science in School
NMR in biology
Hinary B

Key Information

How to Reach Seville - Congress Venue
(Seville Convention Center - FIBES. Avda. Alcalde Uruñuela, 1 - Sevilla)

How to Reach FIBES (address, commuter train to FIBES, bus line...)

How to Reach your hotel in Seville (See the IUBMB-FEBS Seville 2012 Hotels at Google Maps)

Abstract Search

Find any Abstract with this application. Go now!

Three Poster Sessions will take place throughout the Congress. To see more information and the detailed calendar sessions, please click here.

Biochemistry in Gastronomy

Saturday, September 8, 13:30 – 14:30
Venue: Auditorium
Andoni Luis Aduriz, Chef, Mugaritz
Presented by: Unai Ugalde
For more information, click here.