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June 28 – July 2, 2020Urbino, Italy

ESMEC 2020 is special, celebrating the 40th edition!

The mission of the ESMEC is to provide participants, PhD students and junior researchers from both academia and industry, with the most recent advances in the field of medicinal and organic chemistry, pharmacology, molecular biology and analytical/ structural chemistry. This idea is aimed to reflect the current scenario of medicinal chemistry being a truly transdisciplinary approach, where the advances in knowledge are driven by the medicinal chemist’s ability to translate into new molecular concepts and into novel molecular entities the amount of information created by molecular medicine, pharmacology, molecular biology, systems biology.

This year the scientific programme includes the following topics:

  • Proteolysis Targeting Chimera (Protac): From Medicinal Chemistry to Clinical Trials
  • Sustainable Chemistry Approaches To Lead Discovery and Chemical Processes
  • Medicinal Chemistry’s Response To the Burden of Antibiotic Resistance
  • Market Watch: New Drug Approval in 2019 and Synthetic Strategies

ESMEC Alumni Award

The ESMEC Alumni Award will be given to an outstanding European researcher in the field of Medicinal Chemistry who has participated in the school either as an oral or poster presenter.
 
The prize consists of a diploma, a medal and an invitation to give a presentation at ESMEC 2020.

Deadline for nomination submissions: March 31st, 2020
 
Applicants are invited to fill in the enclosed form and to send the CV and a Proof of Participation with an oral or poster communication (Esmec Certificate of Participation and/or Abstract presented) by e-mail, stating in the subject box “ESMEC Alumni Award”, to both:
 
Prof. Marco Macchia
e-mail: marco.macchia@unipi.it     
                               
Lucia Bedini
 
Grants
 
The European School of Medicinal Chemistry (ESMEC) and the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC) offer 13 (10 + 3) scholarships for the participation to the 40th edition of the school, scheduled from June 28 to July 2, 2020.

The scholarships, covering the registration fee and the full board accommodation, will be assigned to PhD students attending PhD courses in European Universities (excluding Italian Universities).

A Committee formed by members of the School’s Scientific Committee, Dr Antoni Torrens (representative of EFMC), Prof. Stefania Butini and Prof. Marco Macchia, will carry out the selection on the basis of the candidate scientific CV and research project.

Applicants are invited to fill in the enclosed form and to send the CV, a motivation letter and the abstract of the research project, by e-mail, stating in the subject box “ESMEC Grant Application”, within April 6th, 2020 to both:

Prof. Marco Macchia
e-mail: marco.macchia@unipi.it                                     

Lucia Bedini

For more information visit: www.esmec.eu Fellowships section

Organised by:
  • Division of Medicinal Chemistry of the Italian Chemical Society (Divisione di Chimica Farmaceutica - Società Chimica Italiana, DCF-SCI) (Italy)