The Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector aims to further the interests of all members of the RSC, both industrial and academic, involved in the pursuit and understanding of biologically active molecules.

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Chief Scientific Adviser receives Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize 2021

Sir Patrick Vallance at the 21st RSC/SCI Medicinal Chemistry Symposium Picture: BMCS

14 September 2021

Sir Patrick Vallance, UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser, today received the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2021, on behalf of all British scientists and clinical researchers involved in the fight against COVID-19.

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Forthcoming Events

Aims

BMCS aims to further the interests of all members of the RSC involved in the pursuit and understanding of biologically active molecules.

Activities

Organisation of scientific meetings and symposia.

Recognition and reward for outstanding achievements in biological and medicinal chemistry.

Support for educational activities in the UK through grants and bursaries.

Get Involved

Existing RSC members can join the BMCS by updating their details in the “My communities and subscriptions” tab of the online RSC membership area. To find out more about joining the RSC click here.

We are always looking for new committee members who are keen to get involved and to help organise our activities.

Education Support

The RSC BMCS are delighted to do what we can to support students, as they start on the road that will see them becoming the next generation of chemistry experts who we will depend upon. Our Education Support group takes responsibility for our educational activities.

Atomic model sets (funded by an RSC BMCS Enhanced Equipment grant) helping St Marylebone School students to visualise the transfer of electrons when forming ions.

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