2016 and 2017 BMCS Lectureship
Following its successful launch in 2014, the new call for the BMCS Lectureship attracted another very strong response. The next holders of the Lectureship will be Prof. Stuart Conway (University of Oxford) in 2016-2017 and Dr Jamie Scott (Astra Zeneca) in 2017-2018. Both lecturers will deliver about six lectures at UK universities and other institutions during the year, together with a public interest lecture at Burlington House.
CHOOSE THE RIGHT CHANNEL: 5th RSC / SCI symposium on Ion Channels as Therapeutic Targets - 14th-15th March 2016 at The Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Cambridge, UK
The objective of the symposium is to showcase the most recent advances in ion channel science and to promote scientific interaction between scientists with a shared interest in the field of ion channel drug discovery.
Find out more: http://www.rsc.org/events/detail/19110/5th-rsc-sci-symposium-on-ion-channels-as-therapeutic-targets
GO WITH THE FLOW!: RSC / SCI symposium on Continuous Flow Technology III - 14th-16th March 2016 at Robinson College, Cambridge, UK
The meeting is directed at individuals with a curiosity into what Flow is and how it may benefit them or their organisations (covering aspects from microfluidics to production scale manufacture) and those people already involved in the area (by highlighting the latest developments and cutting edge research to further stimulate activity).
Find out more: http://www.rsc.org/events/detail/18985/continuous-flow-technology-iii
9th RSC BMCS Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Postgraduate Symposium at the Department of Chemistry, The University of Cambridge on 11th December 2015
The Oral Presentation Winner was Kathryn Price from the University of Liverpool for her talk on ‘Antimalarial Drug Discovery: Exploring the MEP Pathway’. In addition to a cheque for £300, Kathryn also received an expenses paid invitation to give an oral presentation at 3rd ‘Young Medicinal Chemists Symposium’ in Manchester on 1st and 2nd September 2016.
For a full report see http://www.rsc.org/Membership/Networking/InterestGroups/BMCS/