5th RSC-CPA International Symposium on Antibacterial Agents: Chemistry & Mechanism of Actions

25 August 2015, Lanzhou, China


Introduction
Antibiotic resistance poses a global threat. It will take people from many different scientific disciplines—and from across academia, industry and clinical practice—working together to develop solutions to this challenge. Chemistry is central not only to improving diagnostics, but also to understanding antibiotic resistance and its causes, developing new therapies and mitigation strategies. This is why Royal Society of Chemistry has made this a priority for its advocacy and community support activities in 2015. For more references, please read an online article on our website.
http://www.rsc.org/campaigning-outreach/global-challenges/health/#undefined


The Royal Society of Chemistry is jointly organising a Medicinal Chemistry symposia on Antibacterial Agents: Chemistry & Mechanism of Actions, comprising of two events, as detailed below. The symposia will focus on understanding mechanisms of antibacterial drug resistance, fighting superbugs, addressing the challenges, and proposing potential solutions for the discovery of new antibiotics. It will feature a mix of high-profile international speakers and Chinese speakers from both academia and industry, providing a platform for medicinal chemists to exchange research information, discuss challenges, promote collaborations, and facilitate the transfer of new technologies.

• 5th RSC-CPA Symposium on Antibacterial Agents: Chemistry & Mechanism of Actions
Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, 25 August 2015

The Royal Society of Chemistry is collaborating with the Chinese Pharmaceutical Association (CPA) to organise a symposium in Lanzhou as part of the 2015 China National Medicinal Chemistry Conference organised by the CPA. It is co-sponsored by Medicinal Chemistry Professional Committee of Chinese Pharmaceutical Association and the Royal Society of Chemistry. The local host and conference organiser in Lanzhou is Prof Rui Wang, Dean of the School of Basic Medical Sciences at Lanzhou University:
http://sklaoc.lzu.edu.cn/sklaoceng/lzupage/2012/06/15/N20120615153108.html

Also in this series:
• RSC-TJU Symposium on Antibacterial Agents: Chemistry & Mechanisms of Action
Tianjin University, Tianjin, 27 August 2015

This symposium at Tianjin University is free to attend. For the registration link and more details for this symposium, please go to the website:
http://www.rsc.org/events/asia/china

This will be a satellite symposium to the above RSC-CPA symposium in Lanzhou, co-organised by the Royal Society of Chemistry and the School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology at Tianjin University. This one day event includes 4 international speakers who will also speak at the CPA symposium and 4 local speakers who will speak only in Tianjin. The local host in Tianjin is Prof Jay Siegel, Dean of the School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology at Tianjin University. This symposium will be part of the 120th anniversary celebration of Tianjin University—the first modern university in China. Prof Jay Siegel:
http://www.tju.edu.cn/pharm/people/Faculty/professor/js/201308/t20130815_175556.html

Registration is now open via the 'book now' link at the top of this page.
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Lanzhou University

Lanzhou University, 222 Tianshui South Road, Lanzhou, 730000, China

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Royal Society of Chemistry, Chinese Pharmaceutical Association (CPA) and Lanzhou University
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