XXIV EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry
Manchester, UK August 28
THE NAUTA AWARD FOR PHARMACOCHEMISTRY
Prof. François Diederich
ETH Zürich, Switzerland
By awarding the Nauta Award, the EFMC acknowledges and recognizes outstanding achievements in the advancement of Medicinal Chemistry and the development of international organizational structures in Medicinal Chemistry.
The EFMC is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2016 Nauta Award for outstanding achievements in the field of Medicinal Chemistry is Prof. François DIEDERICH.
THE UCB-EHRLICH AWARD for EXCELLENCE IN MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
Prof. Paul Hergenrother
University of Illinois, United States
The EFMC awards the UCB-Ehrlich Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry to a young scientist for outstanding research in the field of Medicinal Chemistry in its broadest sense.
The EFMC is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2016 UCB – Ehrlich Award for outstanding research into natural products and chemical biology is Professor Paul HERGENROTHER.
THE PROUS INSTITUTE - OVERTON AND MEYER AWARD FOR NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN DRUG DISCOVERY
Prof. Jan Steyaert
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
To encourage innovation and investigation in technological development related to drug discovery, the EFMC awards the Prous Institute – Overton and Meyer Award to the author of discovery, evaluation or use of new technologies.
The EFMC is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2016 Prous Institute - Overton and Meyer Award for New Technologies in Drug Discovery is Professor Jan STEYAERT.
The Selection Committees are proud to announce the names of the winner and the most meritorious runners-up of the EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Industry and the EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia.
EFMC PRIZE FOR A YOUNG MEDICINAL CHEMIST IN INDUSTRY
Jean Quancard, Novartis Pharma, Switzerland
Nicolas Desroy, Galapagos, France
Anne Valade, UCB, Begium
“The EFMC Prize for Young Medicinal Chemist in Industry” acknowledges and recognizes an outstanding young medicinal chemist (<12 years after PhD) working in industry within Europe. The Prize is given annually and consists of a diploma, € 1.000 and an invitation for a short presentation at an EFMC symposium.
EFMC PRIZE FOR A YOUNG MEDICINAL CHEMIST IN ACADEMIA
Frank Boeckler, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Germany
Nathaniel Martin, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Sylvia Ortega Gutierrez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
“The EFMC Prize for Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia” was established by the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC) to acknowledge and recognize an outstanding young medicinal chemist (<12 years after PhD) working in academia within Europe. The Prize is given annually and consists of a diploma, € 1.000 and an invitation for a short presentation at an EFMC symposium.
Dr Michael Sofia
Arbutus Biopharma, Canada
The Prize (USD 10 000) has been established by a generous gift from the Chemical Works of Gedeon Richter, Plc. (Budapest, Hungary) to acknowledge the key role that medicinal chemistry plays toward improving human health.