Postgraduate Symposium XII

biological and medicinal chemistry symposium for postgraduates

 

Friday, 7th December 2018

Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK

 

Registration is open

 

Downloads and Links

Symposium announcement

Abstract template - closing date is 17th September

Online registration - closing date is 30th November

 

Travel information

RSC webpage - to be uploaded

 

Synopsis

The RSC-BMCS (Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector) will host its twelfth 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.

 

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 keynote talks from industrial and academic chemists.  A buffet lunch will be provided to accompany the poster session.

 

Confirmed guest speakers are:

    Alex Alanine, Bactevo
    Nadia Ahmad, Vertex

 

09.00

Registration and refreshments

09.50

Welcome, opening remarks and housekeeping announcement

 

 

First session - Chairman:

10.00

 

10.30

 

11.00

 

11.30

Student flash presentations (prior to lunchtime poster competition)
22 presentations each of two minutes

12.15

Lunch and poster session

 

 

Second session - Chairman:

13.30

 

14.00

 

14.30

 

15.00

 

15.30

Refreshments

 

 

Third session - Chairman:

16.00

 

16.30

 

17.00

 
17.30 

18.00

Closing remarks

18.10

Wine mixer

18.30

Presentation of prizes

20.00

Close

 

Abstracts

Those who are interested in presenting relevant PhD or post-doctoral work are asked to submit a single page abstract by Monday, 17th September in addition to registering. Those selected by the BMCS committee to give oral presentations will be notified by 27th October.  Download an abstract template here.

 

Travel expenses will be reimbursed to speakers.
 

Registration

This event is FREE, but all attendees are required to register as soon as possible and no later than by Friday, 30th November.  

 

Venue

Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EW

Directions to the venue may be found here.

 

Prizes

The BMCS judges awarded prizes to some participants. There will be prize 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:

Additional sponsors are sought to support this event.

 

Organising Committee

Dave Alker, Chemistry Recruitment Consultant
Anthony Coyne, University of Cambridge

Ashley Jarvis, Evotec
John Skidmore, University of Cambridge
Gordon Saxty, Fidelta
 

Event Contact

For sponsorship and other enquires, please contact Dave Alker.

 

Registration is open