EFMC-Young Scientists Network

Crossing boundaries to Build Strong Networks for Early Career Researchers!

The aim of the EFMC-YSN is to inspire, connect and provide opportunities to medicinal chemists and chemical biologists in their Early Career. 

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Our activities

EFMC-YSN MedChemBioOnline

This series of webinars has been created to meet the current needs of our scientific community to continue interacting and sharing ideas and innovation, as well as providing early career scientists with opportunities to listen to outstanding scientists and expand their knowledge. 

The programme of this virtual 2 hours event will mix:

  • Keynote lecture by an inspiring leader in the field
  • Soft-skill training 
  • Round table discussion
Our next events will be announced soon!


  • Nadia AHMAD, Charles River, United Kingdom
  • Piia BARTOS, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
  • Chiara BORSARI, University of Basel, Switzerland (Chair)
  • Laia JOSA-CULLERE, Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC), Spain
  • Etienne J. DONCKELE, Monte Rosa Therapeutics, Switzerland
  • Kristina GONCHARENKO, Zifo RnD Solutions, Switzerland 
  • Caroline LANTHIER, University of Antwerp, Belgium (Treasurer)
  • Michele MARI, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy (Secretary)
  • Brieuc MATAGNE, EFMC & LD Organisation, Belgium
  • Sean MCKENNA, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • Matic PROJ, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Filipa RAMILO GOMES, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Switzerland
  • Luc VAN HIJFTE, Symeres & EFMC, The Netherlands (EC Sponsor) 
  • Clemens ZWERGEL, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Questions? Reach out to us at ysn@efmc.info

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