39th IUPS Congress 
Marvels of Life - Integration and Translation

CNCC, Beijing, China, August 20-24, 2021

Warmest Invitation from

The Chinese Association for Physiological Sciences (CAPS)


April 1, 2019

Dear Physiologists,

We are pleased to announce that the 39th Congress of the International Union of Physiological Sciences, IUPS-2021 will be held in Beijing, China, at the China National Convention Center from August 20 to 24, 2021, hosted by The Chinese Association for Physiological Sciences (CAPS).
With the congress theme “Marvels of Life – Integration and Translation”, IUPS-2021 will provide a perfect opportunity for physiologists from around the world to gather and share latest discoveries in all fields of modern physiology. A great opportunity, not only to understand integration of physiological principles in the science of life and how they can be translated into techniques and tools to improve health outcomes but also to visit an exciting country and –especially for the young scientists -  to  create and extend scientific networks.
We invite you and your colleagues to nominate speakers for the Plenary and Keynote Lectures at the Congress covering hot spots of physiological research. Nominations are accepted at the Congress Website ( in the period from April 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019.  All nominations will be duly considered by the International Scientific Program Committee (ISPC, see list of members below). Announcement of the selected Plenary Speakers and Keynotes Speakers will be made before the end of 2019.
Queries related to the preparation and submission of nominations can be directed to Ying-Shing Chan ( or Ulrich Pohl (, Co-Chairs of the ISPC of the IUPS-2021 Congress.
For your information, the call for proposals for Symposia and Workshops will be issued in the second half of 2019.

Sincerely yours,

Ying-Shing Chan  &  Ulrich Pohl
Co-Chair, ISPC of the IUPS-2021 Congress