The BMCS Mastering MedChem VI

29 - 30 June 2021, United Kingdom


Introduction
A Virtual Symposium - Tuesday and Wednesday the 29th and 30th June, two afternoon sessions

Synopsis
Mastering Medicinal Chemistry VI is the latest in an ongoing series of conferences intended to provide expert advice and guidance to new practitioners in the field of drug discovery. It has been said that "there are two types of drug discovery programmes: those that hit serious problems and those that are going to hit serious problems". 

Anticipating and preparing for such problems thus accelerates the delivery of new medicines: this event will feature presentations from experienced 'drug-hunters' in both industry and academia, who will talk about the challenges faced in modern drug discovery, and will share best practice common to all successful medicinal chemists.

Features of the Meeting
The meeting will include:
• Two afternoon sessions
• Relevant trade exhibition
• Poster display throughout the meeting

Call for Posters
Posters are invited for display throughout the meeting. The closing date for abstract submission is 4th June 2021. 

Confirmed Speakers
Sam Butterworth, Manchester University
Chris Murray, Astex Pharmaceuticals
Al Dossetter, MedChemica Ltd
Suzannah Harnor, University of Newcastle
Rhona Cox, AstraZeneca, Sweden
Silvia Gonzalez-del Valle, GlaxoSmithKline, Spain

Registration, Students and Bursaries
Registration is not yet open. Reduced-price fees will be available for undergraduate and post-graduate students, and some RSC BMCS student bursaries will be available (closing date for bursary application will be 17th May 2021).   

Exhibition and Sponsorship
Those companies wishing to exhibit should apply early to avoid disappointment. Sponsors are encouraged to support this event, which will help us to offer inexpensive registration fees to young chemists.
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United Kingdom

Committee
  • Nadia Ahmad (chair) Charles River, United Kingdom
  • David Alker Chemistry Recruitment Consultant, United Kingdom
  • Gordon Saxty Fidelta, Croatia
  • Joe Sweeney Lancaster University, United Kingdom

Organised by
RSC's Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector
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