Postgraduate Symposium XI: biological and medicinal chemistry symposium for postgraduates

8 December 2017 09:00-20:00, Cambridge, United Kingdom

The RSC-BMCS (Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector) will host its eleventh postgraduate symposium for PhD students and post-doctoral workers researching in biological or medicinal chemistry and related areas.  Researchers working in these areas are invited to participate.

Outline Programme
Registration will open at 9 am, and talks will start at 10 am.

The day will consist of 11 oral presentations (8 students, 3 keynotes) plus a flash poster section.  Each 20-minute student talk will be followed by 10 minutes for questions.  Throughout the day, there will be keynote talks from industrial and academic chemists.  A buffet lunch will be provided to accompany the poster session.

Those who are interested in presenting relevant PhD or post-doctoral work are asked to submit a half-page abstract by Friday, 15th September in addition to registering. Those selected by the BMCS committee to give oral presentations will be notified by 3rd November.

Submit abstracts to Dave Alker by 15th September using the abstract template.

Travel expenses will be reimbursed to speakers.

This event is FREE, but all attendees were required to register as soon as possible and no later than by Friday, 1st December.   

The BMCS judges will award prizes to some participants. There will be prizes of £300 for the best oral presentation and of £150 for the best poster. These will be celebrated at the end of the day.

Sponsors and Supporters
We are grateful to our confirmed supporters, and sponsors are sought to support this event.
Sponsorship & supporting organisations
University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EW, United Kingdom

  • Dave Alker David Alker Associates, United Kingdom
  • Ashley Jarvis Domainex, United Kingdom
  • Gordon Saxty Fidelta, Croatia
  • John Skidmore University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Anthony Coyne University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

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