EFMC-YMCS 2014

1st EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium

 Lisbon, Portugal    September 12, 2014

Taros YMCS Presentation Prize

The Taros YMCS Presentation Prize will be awarded to the best oral presentation at the EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium (EFMC-YMCS), including lectures by invited prize winners from national young medicinal chemist meetings in Europe and oral communications selected from submitted abstracts. The Prize consists of a diploma, € 1.000 and an invitation for a short presentation at an EFMC symposium.

Duncan Hay (University of Oxford) received the Taros YMCS Presentation Prize for his presentation on “A chemical probe for the CBP/P300 Bromodomains”. The prize was awarded by Fabrizio Giordanetto on behalf of the prize sponsor Taros Chemicals.

Royal Society of Chemistry YMCS Poster Prize

The Royal Society of Chemistry YMCS Poster Prize will be awarded to the best poster presentation at the EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium (EFMC-YMCS). The Prize consists of a diploma, € 500 and free registration for an EFMC symposium.

Ramatoulie Camara (University of Hertfordshire) received the RSC YMCS Poster Prize for her presentation on “Design, synthesis and evaluation of inhibitors of the S100P/RAGE interaction as potential anti-pancreatic cancer agents”. The prize was awarded by Richard Kelly on behalf of the prize sponsor The Royal Society of Chemistry.

Roche YMCS Public's Choice Prize

The Roche YMCS Public's Choice Prize will be awarded to the best oral presentation or poster presentation at the EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium (EFMC-YMCS) chosen by the public. The Prize consists of a of a diploma and an iPad.

Laura Jennings (University of Oxford), received the Roche YMCS Public’s Choice Prize for her presentation on “Optimising in vivo proves for the BET Bromodomains”. The prize, based on the votes of YMCS participants, was awarded by Andrew Thomas on behalf of the prize sponsor Roche.