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September 12, 2014Lisbon, Portugal

The EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium is an initiative of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC). This one-Day Symposium, organised in connection with XXIII EFMC-ISMC, 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 1st  EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium included:

  • Keynote lectures by Prof. Kelly CHIBALE (Universiry of Cape Town, South Africa) & Dr Alexander V. MAYWEG (F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Switzerland)
  • 8 oral communications by invited prize winners from national young medicinal chemist meetings in Europe
  • 4 oral communications selected from submitted abstracts
  • A poster session open to any young researcher submitting an abstract
  • Best Presentation & Poster Prizes
Organised by:
  • The Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector (BMCS) of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) (United Kingdom)
  • Société de Chimie Thérapeutique (France)
  • The Medicinal Chemistry Section of the Israel Chemical Society (Israel)
  • Division of Medicinal Chemistry of the Italian Chemical Society (Divisione di Chimica Farmaceutica - Società Chimica Italiana, DCF-SCI) (Italy)
  • Polish Society of Medicinal Chemistry (Poland)
  • Section Medicinal Chemistry, Royal Netherlands Chemical Society (KNCV) (The Netherlands)
  • Sociedad Española de Química Terapéutica (Spain)
  • Hellenic Society of Medicinal Chemistry (Greece)

September 17, 2015Antwerp, Belgium

The EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium is an initiative of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC). After the first edition organised in Lisbon in September 2014, which gathered 120 participants from 25 nations, the second edition will be organised in connection with Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry 2015, and took place in Antwerp (Belgium) on September 17.

The Programme of the 2nd EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium included:

  • An opening lecture given by Prof. Chas Bountra (University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
  • 11 oral communications by invited prize winners from national young medicinal chemist meetings in Europe
  • 3 oral communications selected from submitted abstracts
  • 20 flash poster presentations selected from submitted abstracts
  • A poster session open to any young researcher submitting an abstract
  • Prizes
Organised by:
  • Division of Medicinal Chemistry of the Italian Chemical Society (Divisione di Chimica Farmaceutica - Società Chimica Italiana, DCF-SCI) (Italy)
  • Division of Medicinal Chemistry of the Portuguese Chemical Society (Portugal)
  • Section Medicinal Chemistry, Royal Netherlands Chemical Society (KNCV) (The Netherlands)
  • Division of Medicinal Chemistry of the German Chemical Society (GDCh) (Germany)
  • German Pharmaceutical Society, Section of Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry (Germany)
  • Société de Chimie Thérapeutique (France)
  • Sociedad Española de Química Terapéutica (Spain)
  • The Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector (BMCS) of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) (United Kingdom)
  • Medicinal and Bioorganic Chemistry Division of Royal Flemish Chemical Society (KVCV) (Belgium)
  • Hellenic Society of Medicinal Chemistry (Greece)
  • Polish Society of Medicinal Chemistry (Poland)
  • Section for Medicinal Chemistry of the Slovenian Pharmaceutical Society (Slovenia)

September 1-2, 2016Manchester, United Kingdom

The EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium is an initiative of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC). After a succesful first edition organised in Lisbon in September 2014 and a second edition organised in Antwerp in September 2015, the third edition will be organised in connection with XXIV EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ISMC 2016), and will take place in Manchester (United Kingdom) on September 1-2, 2016.

 The Programme of the 3rd EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium will include:

 

  • keynote lectures given by David Rees (Astex Pharmaceutical, UK) and Anthony Wood (Pfizer, US)
  • 14 oral communications by invited prize winners from national young medicinal chemist meetings in Europe
  • 4 oral communications selected from submitted abstracts
  • 20 flash poster presentations selected from submitted abstractsA poster session open to any young researcher submitting an abstract
  • Prizes
    • EFMC-YMCS Presentation Prize sponsored by EFMC & Actelion
    • EFMC-YMCS Poster Prize sponsored by Sir Simon Campbell and RSC/MedChemCom
    • EFMC-YMCS Public's Choice Prize sponsored by Roche

The EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium is open to any scientist interested by the topics related to Medicinal Chemistry.

August 31 - September 1, 2017 Vienna, Austria

The EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium is an initiative of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC). After a succesful first edition organised in Lisbon in September 2014, a second edition organised in Antwerp in September 2015 and the third edition oranised in Manchester in September 2016, the 4th edition will be organised in connection with 7th EFMC International Symposium in Advances in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ASMC 2017), and will take place at the University of Vienna, Austria on August 31 and September 1, 2017.

 The Programme of the 4th EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium will include:

  • 2 keynote lectures given by Dr Christoph BOSS (Actelion Pharmaceutical, Switzerland) and Dr Peter NUSSBAUMER (Lead Discovery Center, Germany)
  • 14 oral communications by invited prize winners from national young medicinal chemist meetings in Europe
  • 4 oral communications selected from submitted abstracts
  • 20 flash poster presentations selected from submitted abstracts
  • a poster session open to any young researcher submitting an abstract
  • prizes
    • EFMC-YMCS Presentation Prize sponsored by EFMC & Actelion
    • EFMC-YMCS Poster Prize sponsored by Molecules (MDPI) and RSC/MedChemCom
    • EFMC-YMCS Public's Choice Prize sponsored by Roche

September 6-7, 2018Ljubljana, Slovenia

The EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium is an initiative of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC). After a successful first edition organised in Lisbon in September 2014, three further meetings have been organised in Antwerp (2015), Manchester (2016) and Vienna (2017). The 5th edition will be organised in connection with the XXV EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ISMC 2018), and will take place in Ljubljana on September 6-7, 2018.

The Programme of the 5th EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium will include:

  • 2 keynote lectures given by Dr Marton Csekei (Servier Research Institute of Medicinal Chemistry, Hungary) & Prof. Cristina Nevado (University of Zurich, Switzerlad)
  • 19 oral communications by invited prize winners from national young medicinal chemist meetings in Europe
  • 2 oral communications selected from submitted abstracts
  • 20 flash poster presentations selected from submitted abstracts
  • a poster session open to any young researcher submitting an abstract
  • prizes
    • EFMC-YMCS Presentation Prize sponsored by EFMC & Idorsia
    • EFMC-YMCS Poster Prize sponsored by Molecules (MDPI) and RSC/MedChemCom
    • EFMC-YMCS Public's Choice Prize sponsored by Roche

The EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium is open to any scientist interested by the topics related to Medicinal Chemistry.

Organised by:
  • European Federation of Medecinal Chemistry (EFMC)

September 5-6, 2019Athens, Greece

The EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium is an initiative of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC). After a successful first edition organised in Lisbon in September 2014, four further meetings have been organised in Antwerp (2015), Manchester (2016), Vienna (2017) and Ljubljana (2018). The 6th edition will be organised in connection with the EFMC International Symposium on Advances in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ASMC 2019), and will take place in Athens on September 5-6, 2019.

The Programme of the 6th EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium will include:

  • opening lecture given by Prof. K.C. NICOLAOU (Rice university, United States)
  • keynote lectures given by Prof. Stuart CONWAY (University of Oxford, United Kingdom) and Dr Cornelia ZUMBRUNN (Idorsia Pharmaceuticals, Switzerland)
  • 19 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
    • EFMC-YMCS Presentation Prize
    • EFMC-YMCS Poster Prize
    • EFMC-YMCS Public's Choice Prize
  • An optionnal programme of Soft-Skills Training Sessions given by the EFMC-YSN (Young Scientists Network)

The EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium is open to any scientist interested by the topics related to Medicinal Chemistry.

Organised by:
  • European Federation of Medecinal Chemistry (EFMC)
  • Hellenic Society of Medicinal Chemistry (Greece)