Fancy a trip to Dubai?

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Subject: 5th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DRUG DISCOVERY AND THERAPY

              February 18th – 21st, 2013 (Dubai, UAE)

The abstracts of the conference and a selection of the proceedings will be published in a high Impact Factor journal by an international publisher.

REALLY! Great. I should submit an abstract straight away then. What’s that? Which journal? Oh, but it has an impact factor? A high impact factor. Like 30? Like 10? Like 1? Like 0.1? Because conference proceedings and abstracts that have not been subject to anonymous peer review are always published in high impact factor journals. Yes, they are. Also:

Discover Dubai & Drug Discovery! Registration to the conference also includes:

[….]

5. Visit to shopping centres

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Superb. What conference on drug discovery is complete without a visit to shopping centres? Can it really be true that, over the last 5 years, 26 Nobel laureates answered “Yes, I do fancy a trip to Dubai”?

Goodbye.

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