ACSMEDI-EFMC Medicinal Chemistry Frontiers 2023

The symposium aims to build and sustain bridges between the European and American Medicinal Chemistry communities, and to showcase a specific regions and its medicinal chemistry activities. The meeting traditionally attracts around 300 participants, from industry and academia.


The Program will Include

  • Three high quality plenary lectures
  • Nine sessions on key topics in Medicinal Chemistry
    • Enabling Chemistries for Chemical Biology Research
      Chair: Prof. Daniel Harki, University of Minnesota, US
    • Advances in Targeted Protein Degradation
      Chair: Prof. Terry Moore, University of Illinois, US
    • A Focus on Early Career Investigators
      Chair: Dr Melissa Grenier-Davies, GlaxoSmithKline, US
    • Chemical Modulation of RNA
      Chair: Dr Darby Schmidt, Sonata Therapeutics, US
    • Computational Approaches to Identify and Target Cryptic and Allosteric Pockets
      Chair: Dr Malin Lemurell, AstraZeneca, SE
    • Drug Targets in GPCR Signalling
      Chair: Prof. György Keseru, Research Centre for Natural Sciences (RCNS), HU
    • Getting Out of the Starting Block: New Hit Finding and Chemotype Advancement Methods
      Chair: Dr Carolyn Dzierba, BMS, US
    • Organic Synthesis Impacting Medicinal Chemistry & Chemical Biology
      Chair: Prof. Rui Moreira, University of Lisbon, PT
    • Proximity-inducing Molecules and their Therapeutic Applications
      Chair: Dr Amit Choudhary, Broad Institute, US
  • An extensive social program to maximise networking opportunities
  • A poster session and an exhibition


Confirmed Speakers Include

  • Dr Maria DUCA, UNIVERSITY OF CÔTE D’AZUR, Nice, France
  • Dr Mark P. FARRELL, UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS, Lawrence, KS, United States
  • Dr Fleur M. FERGUSON, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, San Diego, CA, United States
  • Dr Fabio LIMA, NOVARTIS, Basel, Switzerland
  • Prof. Christa MÜLLER, UNIVERSITY OF BONN, Bonn, Germany
  • Dr Justin RETTENMAIER, JNANA THERAPEUTICS, Boston, MA, United States
  • Dr Tiago RODRIGUES, UNIVERSITY OF LISBON, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Prof. Edward TATE, IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON, London, United Kingdom
  • Prof. Christina WOO, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, MA, United States



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