Latest News

10/06-08- The programme has been updated. Download the programme in pdf format

09/06-08- Further details for travel added to the site. Download the important travel information document

09/06-08- Click HERE to see the conference venue and hotels on Google maps. Or download it in jpg format

27/05-08- A detailed programme has now been published

13/05-08- Details for the conference proceedings are now available

27/03-08- Online registration is now open


Important Dates

Request for Support: 20th April Abstract Submission: 30th April
Support notification: 30th April
Early Registration: 13th May
Hotel Reservation: 13th May
Cancellation: 13th May



1st Announcement
2nd Announcement
Conference Poster


The Institute of Nuclear Research (ATOMKI) of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences will be organizing the 2008 Annual Conference on Radiation Damage in Biomolecular Systems (RADAM 2008) in Debrecen (pdf), Hungary from 13th-15th June, 2008. The Centre of Arts and Humanities and Sciences of the University of Debrecen and the Faculty of Medicine of the Medical and Health Center of the University of Debrecen are co-organizers of the conference.

RADAM 2008 is a continuation of the conference series, launched in 2004, as the major conference of the European Science Foundation (ESF) Cooperation in Science & Technology (COST) Action in Physics P9 - Radiation Damage in Biomolecular Systems. This series of conferences seeks to promote the dissemination and exchange of scientific knowledge in the field of radiation effects in biomolecules.

With this announcement we would like to encourage the broadest participation of the worldwide RADAM community. The scientific program will cover the most recent developments in the broader field of RADAM physics. RADAM 2008 will take place from the 13th to the 15th of June 2008 at the Headquarters of the Debrecen Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

We look forward to seeing you in Hungary in June 2008.

CLICK HERE to see the SPONSORS of this meeting

Session Topics

  • Electron and Biomolecular Interactions
  • Ions and Biomolecular Interactions
  • Radiation Damage in Physiological (Cellular) Environments
  • Theoretical Developments for Radiation Damage
  • Track Structure in Cells

The conference starts in the morning of the Friday 13th, and ends on Sunday 15th in the early afternoon.

  • Reception: Friday 13th June
  • Organ Concert: Saturday 14th June
  • Tour of Debrecen: Sunday afternoon 15th June
  • Conference dinner: Sunday 15th June
  • On Monday 16th June a full day excursion to Eger is being organized, which is one of the most picturesque cities in Hungary, located in the centre of a traditional vine producing area.
  • On Wednesday 18th June the 4th Conference on Elementary Processes in Atomic Systems (CEPASí08) starts in Cluj, Romania, only 220 km from Debrecen.


There will be limited funds available to support active participants, young scientists and students presenting talks or posters. The deadline for support applications is April 20. Requests should be submitted via e-mail to the , Dr. Erika Bene. Applicants will be notified about the support decision by April 30.