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September 10-11, 2020Basel, Switzerland

Covid-19 update: The meeting is currently still planned. The situation is being monitored carefully and any changes will be communicated immediately.

The EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium is an initiative of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC). This short symposium has the aim of:

  • creating a network of young European investigators in Medicinal Chemistry
  • stimulating young European investigators in Medicinal Chemistry to share their scientific work with peers and inspiring leaders in the field
  • creating competition and excellence in Medicinal Chemistry within Europe by selecting the European Champion in Medicinal Chemistry

The Programme of the 7th EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium will include:

  • keynote lectures by inspiring leaders in the field
    • Dr Hasane RATNI (F. HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE LTD, CH)
    • Prof. Pablo RIVERA FUENTES (EPF LAUSANNE, CH)
    • Prof. Angela RUSSELL (UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, UK)
  • oral communications by invited prize winners from national young medicinal chemist meetings in Europe
  • 20 flash poster presentations selected from submitted abstracts
  • a poster session open to any young researcher submitting an abstract
  • prizes
    • Presentation Prize sponsored by EFMC & Idorsia
    • Flash Poster Prize sponsored by MDPI
    • 3 Poster Prizes sponsored by ChemMedChem
    • Public's Choice Prize sponsored by Roche

An optional programme of Soft-Skills Training Sessions will be given by the EFMC-YSN (Young Scientists Network).

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Organised by:
  • Division for Medicinal Chemistry & Chemical Biology (DMCCB) (Switzerland)
  • European Federation of Medecinal Chemistry (EFMC)