Events

Postgraduate Symposium XV – Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Symposium for Postgraduates 2021

Event
Postgraduate Symposium XV – Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Symposium for Postgraduates

Date
Friday, 10th December 2021

Place
Virtual

Downloads and Links
For details of abstract submission and registration, click here
Twitter hashtag – #CamPostGrad21

Synopsis
This virtual meeting will comprise a webinar featuring oral and poster presentations from PhD students and post-doctoral workers researching in biological or medicinal chemistry.  In addition, the agenda will feature invited keynote speakers from industry and academia.

Posters with audio commentaries will be hosted on a dedicated webpage. There will be an opportunity for registered delegates to interact with the poster presenters on the day of the webinar via the Grapevine platform.

Who should attend
This conference will be of interest to PhD students, post-doctoral workers, academics and industry workers.

Call for Abstracts
If you are interested in presenting your relevant PhD or post-doctoral work as a talk or poster, in addition to registering, please submit a single-page abstract  in Microsoft Word format using this link. Only one abstract per person, please. The deadline for abstract submission is Monday, 27th September. Those selected by the Organising Committee to give oral or poster presentations will be notified by Friday, 29th October.

Prizes

The judges will be awarding prizes of £500 for the best oral presentation and £250 for the best poster. These will be announced at the end of the webinar.

Outline Programme
Posters with recorded audio commentaries will be available online from Monday, 6th December.

The webinar on Friday 10th December will consist of ten oral presentations delivered live (eight postgraduate and two keynote). Each 15-minute postgraduate talk will be followed by 5 minutes for questions. In each session there will also be a 20-minute keynote talk from an industrial or academic chemist.

There will be an opportunity for registered delegates to interact with the poster presenters between webinar sessions via the Grapevine platform.

Registration Now Open
For more information, follow this link.

Registration Fees
Registration is free, due to the generosity of our industrial sponsors. To secure your place at this popular event, please register by no later than Friday, 26th November 2021. Places will be allocated on a “first come, first served” basis.

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To join the RSC in order to qualify for discounted registration fees at all RSC events, please follow this RSC link.

Sponsors
We are grateful to our sponsors listed below for their support.

 

AstraZeneca logo

 

Charles River logo

 

Domainex logo

 

Evotec logo

 

 

NS-MC logo

 

Vernalis Research - a HitGen Company

 

Vertex logo

Organising Committee
Dave Alker (Treasurer), David Alker Associates
Ashley Jarvis, Evotec
Katherine Jones, Charles River
John Skidmore, University of Cambridge
Gordon Saxty, NS-MC Consulting and Fidelta
Mary Wheldon, University of Dundee
Douglas Williamson (Chair), Vernalis Research

Secretariat Contact and Further Information
Dr Dave Alker, David Alker Associates, UK
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