EFMC-Young Scientists Network

Building a strong network at the very early stage in your career is crucial.
Therefore, EFMC decided to create a new network for young scientists:
the EFMC-Young Scientists Network

The aim of the EFMC-YSN is to inspire, connect and provide opportunities to medicinal chemists and chemical biologists in their Early Career



Our actitivites

  • Networking activities
    • Open forum
    • “Meet & Greet” events for young people
    • Networking evenings at the EFMC-YMCS
  • Training activities
    • “Soft-skills” workshops
    • Career fairs
    • Mentoring programs
  • Support to young scientists
    • Travel grants to attend EFMC Events
    • YSN Prize for best PhD/Post-doc
    • Job & academic positions portal
  • Events & Meetings
    • YSN-Members assembly

EFMC-YMCS - A meeting for you!

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

  • opening lecture by Prof. K.C. NICOLAOU (Rice university, USA)
  • keynote lectures by:
    • Prof. Stuart CONWAY (University of Oxford, UK)
    • Dr Cornelia ZUMBRUNN (Idorsia Pharmaceuticals, CH)
  • oral communications by invited prize winners from national young medicinal chemist meetings in Europe
  • oral communications selected from submitted abstracts
  • flash poster presentations selected from submitted abstracts
  • a poster session open to any young researcher submitting an abstract
  • prizes

The event will also be the opportunity to develop your skills in attending free workshops on:

  • How to Boost Your Oral Presentation Skill, and Create a Good Slideshow
  • Tips for Successful Job Interviews, and the Importance of a Good Networking
  • How to Write a Good Scientific Paper & How an Editorial Office Work

Discounted fees are applicable for EFMC-YSN Members!

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