XIXth Symposium on Chemistry of Nucleic Acid Components

June 8 - 13, 2025, Czech Republic

Český Krumlov



Participants are cordially welcome to attend the 20th Symposium on Chemistry of Nucleic Acid Components. It is a traditional (since 1969) conference covering synthetic, bioorganic and medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, chemical biology and nanotechnology of nucleobases, nucleosides, nucleotides and nucleic acids. The programme will consist of plenary lectures, "Emerging younger investigator" invited lectures, short oral presentations and a poster session.

Please stay tuned for further info about the new registration and deadlines later.


Michal Hocek

Organizing committee of the 20SCNAC


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Michal Hocek

Invited Speakers

Shankar Balasubramanian

(Univ. of Cambridge, UK)

Cynthia Burrows

(The Univ. of Utah, USA)


Thomas Carell

    (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, DE)

Hanadi Sleiman

(McGill, CA)

Natalia Tretyakova

(Univ of Minnesota)

Naoki Sugimoto

(Konan FIBER)

Hiroshi Abe

(Nagoya University)


Emerging Young Investigator invited speakers

Willem A. Velema

(Radboud Univ.)


Kerstin Gopfrich

(Heidelberg Univ.)


Michael J. Booth

(University College London)




Registration & deadlines

The application form will be available soon. The registration will be opened only to confirmed and accepted participants selected from the applicants. Due to the limited capacity of the venue, the registration will be restricted to ca. 150 regular participants. Please make sure you meet the deadlines for the application to be fully considered.

The conference fee will be all-inclusive: transport from Prague to the venue and back, accommodation in a 5* hotel (Hotel Růže or neighboring hotel Old Inn), all meals including conference dinner, coffee breaks, wine and refreshments during poster session, proceedings and access to the scientific sessions.


Book of abstracts will contain short abstracts of all presentations (1-2 pages for lectures, 1 page for posters). For preparation of abstracts, please follow the instructions and use the template.

Unlike in previous conferences of this series, the Book of abstracts is not intended as ISBN-containing proceedings and will not be excerpted to secondary sources (WoS, Scopus etc.). The publication of the abstract should not be taken as pre-publication of the results presented.

The organizers will select oral communications and poster presentations from submitted abstracts. Only upon acceptance of the presentation and participant, the registration will be opened to selected applicants. Please make sure to meet the deadlines to be fully considered. After the deadline of February 20, some poster presentations and/or participations without presentation still may be allowed (subject to availability of free capacity in the venue) but the organizers cannot guarantee it.


Please do not hesitate to contact us after you have exhausted all self-help options:

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Michal Hocek

for scientific matters



Zuzana Boháčová

for organizational matters