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

EFMC-YMCS Virtual Event 2020

The meeting will take place virtually on September 10-11, 2020 - so be sure to save the date! 

The programme of this virtual event will include:

  • Keynote lectures by 
    • Prof. Pablo Rivera Fuentes (EPF LAUSANNE, Switzerland)
    • Prof. Angela Russell (UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, United Kingdom)
  • Oral Communications by invited prize winners from national young medicinal chemist meetings in Europe
  • Soft-skills trainings given by the EFMC-YSN (Young Scientists Network)


  • Kristina GONCHARENKO, Spirochem, Switzerland (Chair)
  • Chiara BORSARI, University of Basel, Switzerland 
  • Piia KOKKONEN, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
  • Caroline LANTHIER, University of Caen Normandy, France
  • Leire Iralde LORENTE, University of Siena, Italy
  • Michele MARI, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy
  • Brieuc MATAGNE, EFMC & LD Organisation, Belgium
  • Matic PROJ, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Matt TOZER, Consultant, United Kingdom
  • Mary WHELDON, University of Dundee, United Kingdom
  • Pauline ZIPFEL, University of Caen Normandy, France
  • Clemens ZWERGEL, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
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