Monthly Newsletter April 2016

EFMC-ISMC 2016 - XXIV EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry, August 28 - September 1, 2016, Manchester, UK

EFMC-ISMC 2016 will cover drug discovery advances in major therapeutic areas, including the treatment of pain, CNS disorders, anti-infectives, ophthalmology, cardiovascular diseases and oncology. The most recent advances in lead identification and optimization strategies, drug design and profiling technologies will be presented. The impact of biomarkers and imaging at the interfaces between chemistry, biology and experimental medicine will be illustrated. Particular emphasis will be put on first time disclosures, recent highlights in medicinal chemistry and the impact of novel organic synthesis in drug discovery.

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33rd Camerino-Cyprus Symposium: 'Receptor Chemistry: Reality and Vision'

The 33rd Camerino-Cyprus Symposium will be held in Camerino (Italy) from May 15 until 19, 2016.

EFMC Awards

The EFMC is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Awards:

  • Nauta Award for Pharmacochemistry
  • UCB-Ehrlich Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry
  • Prous Institute-Overton and Meyer Award for New Technologies in Drug Discovery

EFMC Prizes

The EFMC is proud to announce the names of the winner and the most meritorious runners-up of the EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia and in Industry.

Report on the 'STOA Working Breakfast on Solving Antibiotic Resistance'

EFMC, EuCheMS and the European Parliament´s STOA (Science and Technology Options Assessment) co-organised the STOA Working Breakfast on Solving Antibiotic Resistance, which took place in Brussels on April 28, 2016.

'New Talent: Europe themed issue' by MedChemComm has been published

This themed issue, guest edited by Professors Gerhard Ecker, Koen Augustyns and Uli Stilz, showcases some of the top research from emerging investigators from Europe. This issue covers medicinal chemistry research in its broadest sense, and showcases the strength of research being carried out by tomorrow's leaders in the field.

Link to the themed issue

News from the Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector (BMCS) of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

The Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector (BMCS) of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is pleased to announce:

  • Kinase 2016: 7th RSC / SCI symposium on Kinase Inhibitor Design on 16th May 2016, Nottingham, UK
  • 6th RSC / SCI symposium on GPCRs in Medicinal Chemistry on 13th to 15th June 2016, Aptuit, Verona, Italy



August 28- September 1, 2016
Manchester, United Kingdom
EFMC-ISMC 2016 - XXIV EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry


May 15-19, 2016
Camerino, Italy
33rd Camerino-Cyprus Symposium: "Receptor Chemistry: Reality and Vision"

July 1, 2016
Dublin, Ireland
1st Medicinal Chemistry Ireland Conference

July 6-8, 2016
Caen, France
RICT 2016 - 52nd International Conference on Medicinal Chemistry

September 4-8, 2016
Verona, Italy
21st EuroQSAR - 21st European Symposium on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship

September 11-14, 2016
Perugia, Italy
XXIV National Meeting in Medicinal Chemistry/NPCF10

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