PepTalk 2017 draws record attendance!

1,300 participants from around the world convened in San Diego for the 16th annual PepTalk: The Protein Science Week.

We have already received numerous comments praising the work that was done at the event, but we would still like to hear from you on more specific questions to help us deliver new ideas, and develop the agenda and schedule. If you would like to share your feedback, or give input for next year’s event, please contact Mary Ann Brown at

Thank you to all of our speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors for your support and contributions, and to all the delegates for your participation. The success of this event is largely due to the dedicated participants that return with us year after year.

About PepTalk

PepTalk: The Protein Science Week is one of the largest annual gatherings of protein science researchers in the world. In its 16th year, PepTalk attracts nearly 1,300 experts from academia, biotech and pharma who come together for one week of intensive learning and networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships.

This event covers a wide spectrum, from upstream protein R&D science to downstream biologics. And, whether you’re a world-renowned researcher or a current graduate student, PepTalk has something to offer:

Conference Programs feature keynote presentations, case studies and new unpublished data from top influential leaders in academia and industry.

Short Courses (3 hours) offer a unique, intimate setting to delve into a particular topic. Each course provides a great introduction for those who are new to a particular discipline or a helpful refresher for those who want to brush up on their knowledge or expand their horizons.

Training Seminars (1.5 days) offer an even deeper exploration of a specific topic and allow you to enhance your knowledge and gain insight and perspective.

Student Fellowships grant those entering the industry an opportunity to present their latest research and receive critical feedback for development and collaboration.

Exhibit Hall provides face-to-face networking with Technology & Service Providers ready to share their latest products and services.

2017 Pipelines & Agendas

Buzz Session