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16th SCI-RSC Medicinal Chemistry Symposium

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16th SCI-RSC Medicinal Chemistry Symposium

16th SCI-RSC Medicinal Chemistry Symposium

Churchill College, Cambridge, UK
11-14 September 2011
Organised by SCI's Fine Chemicals Group and RSC's Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector


The organisers cordially invite you to the 16th SCI-RSC Medicinal Chemistry Symposium, Europe's premier biennial Medicinal Chemistry event, focussing on first disclosures and new strategies in medicinal chemistry. Reflecting current trends in medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical research, the theme of the conference will be The Path Forward: Collaboration or Competition? The scientific programme features lectures on Enzyme Inhibitors, Ligands for Receptors and Ion Channels plus a Hot Topic late breaker session. In addition the meeting has a number of talks addressing key Enabling Processes and Technologies for the future of Medicinal Chemistry. There will also be Poster Sessions with a number of posters selected for Short Talks..


Scientific programme includes...........

Strategies to success - H-PGDS inhibitors for the treatment of inflammatory disorders
Sukanthini Thurairatnam, sanofi-aventis, USA

Discovery of next generation glucokinase activators
Mike Waring, AstraZeneca

Inhalation by design
Paul Glossop, Pfizer

Bromodomains a new class of epigenetic targets for small molecule drug discovery
Jason Witherington, GSK

GPCR Structure based drug design using stabilised receptors(StaRs)
Miles Congreve, Heptares

GS-9350: a novel pharmacoenhancer
Lianhong Xu, Gilead Sciences

Call for Paper

The poster session is an important part of the meeting and contributions from the whole field of medicinal chemistry are invited: a number of conference places will be reserved for poster presenters. Detailed procedures and deadlines for submission of poster and lecture abstracts will be given in the second circular. To receive the second circular, or request further information, please register with the secretariat at Also Presentations are invited from potential contributors to the late breaker session, contributors should highlight this in their communications to the Secretariat.

Sponsorship & Exhibition

Churchill College is an ideal venue for an exhibition. All refreshments, lunches, the exhibition and posters are situated in a single area, ensuring excellent access to delegates throughout the meeting. If you are interested in sponsoring this event please contact for further information and costs.

For more information, please contact:

Conference Team
T: +44 (0)20 7598 1561
F: +44 (0)20 7235 7743

Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, seminars, chemistry education, networking, workshops, hands-on activities, educational materials, demonstrations, publications Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, industrial chemists, general public, universities, post graduate students, teachers, decision makers, research scientists, women chemists, tertiary education, educational institutions
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