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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Honorary Chairman’s Report to the 49th Annual BMCS AGM held on 5th March 2021

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Faced with tremendous uncertainties, we have nevertheless continued to drive forward with our many strands of activity, to the best of our collective abilities, demonstrating impressive flexibility, adaptability, and determination. Constrained by the pandemic, we have reformatted many of our longstanding meetings and continued…

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Forthcoming Events

2021 JunThe BMCS Mastering MedChem VI
2021 Sep21st RSC / SCI Medicinal Chemistry symposium
2021 Sep4th RSC-BMCS / RSC-CICAG Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry
2021 Nov3rd RSC / SCI Symposium on Antimicrobial Drug Discovery
2021 DecPostgraduate Symposium XV
2022 Feb5th New Perspectives in DMPK
2022 MarFragments VIII: 8th Fragment-based Drug Discovery
2022 Apr33rd Medicinal Chemistry in Eastern England (Hatfield symposium)
2023 Jun3rd Anglo-Nordic Medicinal Chemistry

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.

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

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

RSC Membership & Professional Community

Supporting and connecting individuals and organisations across the world