HUPOST Editor: Ben Garcia | Staff Editor: Michele O'Bright | September 2022
The deadline to register for HUPO 2022 at discounted early rates has been extended to September 9, 2022.

Join us for exciting, educational and engaging lectures and abstract presentations by world renowned speakers as well as a wide variety of excellent networking opportunities.
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HUPO is re-opening the opportunity for abstract submissions for HUPO 2022! Abstract submissions (for poster presentations only) is now open and will close September 23, 2022. A fantastic opportunity to present your research results that were previously not available during the first call for abstract submissions.

The HUPO 2022 Congress Team is grateful to have received so many applications for the HUPO 2022 Travel Awards. We are pleased to have been able to extend over 50 travel awards to students and postdoctoral researchers for their participation in HUPO 2022 Congress.

Browse the program and start planning your schedule
Join us for HUPO 2022 from December 4-8, 2022 for four days of extraordinary business and networking, including an Opening Ceremony, Plenary Sessions, Concurrent Sessions, and Pre-Congress Training Courses and Workshops, HPP Day, as well as the HUPO Awards Ceremony and Closing Plenary Session.

HUPO 2022 will be officially opened by the 2020 & 2021 Award Winners:
  • Ben Collins
  • Benjamin Garcia
  • Fuchu He
  • Karin Rodland
  • Melvin Park
  • Oliver Raether
  • Tadashi Yamamoto
  • Ying Ge
  • Nicolle H. Packer
  • Stephen Pennington
  • Ole Vorm

Many exciting Plenary Sessions have been developed by the Congress Organizing Committee (COC). Please find below, two of the outstanding speakers you will meet in Cancún, México.
Ileana Cristea, Henry L. Hillman Professor in Molecular Biology at Princeton University.
Session: The Virus Microenvironment: Intra- and Inter-Cellular Communication during Infection
Date: December 5th -17:15
Sameer Velankar, Postdoctoral Researcher, Oxford University, UK, 1997-2000. At EMBL-EBI since 2000.
Session: AFDB and its Impact
Date: December 5th - 09:15
Meet these and many other renowned speakers throughout the Congress - See full program here
Call for Executive Committee Nominations
Nominations are now open for HUPO Executive Committee positions. This is an opportunity to lead the future of an important scientific organization and work with an enthusiastic global team to promote and represent proteomics.

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Human Proteome Organization consists of seven officers as follows: President, Immediate Past President or President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary General, Treasurer and two Members-at-Large. There is also an Early Career Researcher (ECR) representative that sits on the Executive Committee; however, this position is not considered an officer.

All positions, except the Secretary General which is appointed by the President then ratified by Council, are to be elected by the vote of HUPO Council. A person elected to an Executive Committee position who is not a Council member shall serve as ex-officio on the Council. All officers must be active HUPO members and serve a two-year term, unless otherwise delegated by Council.

Executive Committee nominees must be active HUPO members and scientists from the public or private sector with professional experience in the educational, research, or commercial activities related to the purposes of HUPO.

The following Executive Committee positions will be elected by Council vote for a two-year term, commencing in January 2023:
  • Treasurer (2023-2024)
  • Secretary General (2023-2024) – appointed by President Elect, ratified by Council
  • Member-at-Large (2023-2024)
  • Member-at-Large (2023-2024)

The Executive Committee should represent a regional and gender balance.

SELF-NOMINATION FORM and more details found here.

Submission deadline is October 15, 2022.

Human Proteome Project (HPP) News
Celebrating Outgoing and Welcoming Incoming B/D-HPP Executive Committee Members
With the recent refresh of the HUPO Biology/Disease-driven Human Proteome Project (B/D-HPP) Executive Committee, we took the opportunity to get the thoughts of several members of the committee who completed their tenure:

  • Dr. Fernando Corrales
  • Dr. Eric Deutsch
  • Dr. Gil Omenn
  • Dr. Frank Schmidt

They have all given their valuable time and leadership to the HUPO mission and have been critical to the continued growth of the B/D-HPP initiatives and the continued adoption of proteomics advances toward understanding pressing questions in health and life sciences. We asked them what they would like to share with the HUPO community on this occasion. Click here to see what they said....
Recent Developments in MSstats Ecosystem:
A collection of statistical methods for general scalable quantitative analysis of proteomic experiments

The MSstats ecosystem is a family of open-source R/Bioconductor packages implementing statistical methods for quantitative mass spectrometry-based proteomic experiments. Here we review its recent developments, as well as advances in previously available methods and implementations.

HUPO B/D-HPP Single Cell Initiative Webinar
Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

See our exciting program information below and mark your calendar!

All times are US Eastern Time.
  • 10:00 am Matthias Mann, "Ultra-high sensitivity for precision oncology"
  • 10:30 am Erwin Schoof, "Leveraging advanced latest-generation acquisition and MS instrument architecture for improving single cell proteomics experiments"
  • 11:00 am Roman Zubarev, "Since cell proteomics - some considerations from the chemical proteomics point of view"
  • 11:30 am Claudia Ctortecka, "Variations of the proteoCHIP - a high-throughput sample preparation approach for single-cell proteomics"
  • 12:00 pm Jing Zhou, "Enhancing single cell proteomics and tissue proteome mapping with ion mobility filtering"
  • 12:30 pm Ryan Kelly, "Advanced separations and data acquisitions strategies for in-depth single-cell proteomics"
  • 13:00 pm Closing remarks

Join the HUPO Early Career Researcher Initiative for a Panel Discussion on Starting Your Own Lab!

Have you ever wondered how to go about starting your own lab and what this process entails? Join the HUPO ECR Initiative on September 14th, 2022, at 4PM GMT for our online panel discussion, How to Start Your Own Lab. We have three wonderful panelists:

  • Dr. Ling Hao (George Washington University, USA)
  • Dr. Ben Collins (Queen's Belfast University, UK)
  • Dr. Lennart Martens (Ghent University, Belgium).

Register for free using the link below and start preparing your questions!
The HUPO Early Career Researcher Initiative Welcomes a New Member: Livia Rosa
The HUPO Early Career Researcher (ECR) Initiative is delighted to welcome a new member, Dr. Livia Rosa, further expanding the representation of proteomics scientists from all over the world!
Click here  to have a look at her biography and get to know Livia a little better.
Congratulations to the Finalists of the HUPO Early Career Researcher 3-Minute Thesis Competition!
The art of the 3-minute thesis presentation is no easy feat to master. This made the submissions from Ph.D. students, for the HUPO Early Career Researcher 3-Minute Thesis Competition, all the more impressive! Thank you to all our participants and a big congratulations to our seven finalists:
  • Daniel Menyhart, University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • Rethabile Mokoena, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Tarryn Radomsky, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Xiao Liang, Westlake University, China
  • Vincent Albrecht, Max Planck Institute, Germany
  • Erin Humphries, Children’s Medical Research Institute, Australia
  • Jolene Duda, University of Minnesota, USA
Our finalists will present their 3-minute thesis videos at the HUPO 2022 World Congress in Cancun, Mexico (December 4-8, 2022). The first-place winner will receive a cash prize of USD$300 and two runner-ups will each take home USD$100. You won’t want to miss this action!
Each month a member of HUPO is highlighted. A diverse group of researchers representing different career stages, disciplines, geographical locations, and ethnicities will be invited to submit a profile for the monthly highlight. This initiative will improve visibility of HUPO members, advertise research and enhance the HUPO community. This month we are featuring:
Tiannan Guo, Hangzhou China

What is your current position and location?
I am a Principal Investigator and Associate Professor at Proteomic Big Data Lab of School of Life Sciences at Westlake University, located in Hangzhou, China. I am also the Director of iMarker Lab at Westlake Laboratory for Life Science and Biomedicine, and an associate faculty member of Center for Infectious Disease Research and Research Center for Industries of the Future at Westlake University.
How did you get started in the field of proteomics?
Actually, I was intent on becoming a clinician before delving into academic research. Everything changed in 2006 when protein systems first fascinated me when I learned about Gleevec, a drug directed at the BCR-ABL fusion protein for chronic myeloid leukemia. Invention of this drug enabled about 99% of the patients to be cured, turning a previously fatal diagnosis into a chronic disease. I thought then it would be useful to find more drug targets for more types of cancer, which would require understanding the abnormal proteins associated with each disease.

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