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EFMC Honorary Fellows

2021 EFMC Honorary Fellows: Call for nominations

The EFMC is pleased to announce the 2021 call for nominations for the title of "Honorary Fellows".

This life-long title and associated medal aim to recognize the individuals who have provided outstanding support to the EFMC and contributed in strengthening the position of medicinal chemistry, chemical biology or related fields in Europe.

Nominations can be submitted until January 31, 2021, and should include:

  • Brief curriculum of the nominee.
  • Statement of the documented facts supporting the nomination, summarizing scientific achievements and support of EFMC activities.
    (maximum two pages)
  • Two seconding nomination letters.

Self-nominations are not accepted. There are no age restrictions, and nominees may have an academic or industrial background. Nominees should be European resident or have spent a considerable proportion of their career in Europe.

The award ceremony will take place during the opening of the XXVI EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ISMC 2021), scheduled to take place in Basel, Switzerland from August 29-September 2, 2021. Appointed Honorary Fellows will be invited to attend the meeting and receive their recognition on stage.

Awardees will be announced in the course of Spring 2021.

2020 EFMC Honorary Fellows

The EFMC wishes to recognise the immense contribution of those who have contributed to strengthening the position of medicinal chemistry in Europe, through a major contribution to the service of the EFMC.

The first recipients have created and nurtured the mission and vision of EFMC during its first 50 years. All are former Presidents but have been contributors beyond expectations, and remain active supporters of EFMC. Congratulations and thanks to:

  • Prof. Henk Timmerman (VU University, The Netherlands)
  • Prof. Ferran Sanz (University Pompeu Fabra, Spain) 
  • Prof. Roberto Pellicciari (TES Pharma, Italy) 
  • Prof. Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna, Austria) 
  • Prof. Uli Stilz (Novo Nordisk, United States) 
  • Prof. Koen Augustyns (University of Antwerp, Belgium)

Additionally, due to his contribution in launching the series of EFMC-YMCS events, we are happy to recognize also:

  • Prof. Chris De Graaf (Sosei Heptares, United Kingdom)

The official ceremony will take place during the opening of the XXVI EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ISMC 2021), scheduled to take place in Basel, Switzerland from August 29-September 2, 2021.