RICT 2016

Interfacing Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery

52nd International Conference on Medicinal Chemistry
52èmes Rencontres Internationales de Chimie Thérapeutique

 Caen, Normandy, France    July 6-8, 2016

The French Medicinal Chemistry Society (Société de Chimie Thérapeutique - SCT) is pleased to invite you to Caen (Normandy), France on July 6-8, 2016 for the 52nd edition of the International Conference on Medicinal Chemistry (RICT 2016).

Prof. Patrick Dallemagne, head of the Local Organising Committee will welcome you in the city of William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy and King of England.

The congress will be devoted to Interfacing Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery and the main topics will be:

  • Approaches for Target Identification-Validation
  • Biomarkers – Innovative Diagnostic Approaches, Tools
  • Molecular Diversity
  • Chemoinformatics in and for Drug Discovery
  • Therapeutic Interventions Targeting the Nervous System
  • Case Studies (all targets and therapeutic indications included)

During the meeting, the SCT will award  the P. Ehrlich Lecture Prize to Prof. Jean-Daniel Brion (University Paris-Sud, France) for his outstanding contribution to medicinal chemistry. Furthermore, the Pierre Fabre Award Therapeutic Innovation will be attributed to Dr Alain Wagner (University of Strasbourg, France) for his contribution to therapeutic innovation.

In addition, a poster session will provide the opportunity for all participants to present their current results. “Best poster” prizes will also be attributed.

The scientific programme of RICT 2016 will start on Wednesday at 09:00 and will end on Friday at 13:30.

Additionally you will be able to appreciate the climate of the beautiful Normandy and visit the famous Mont-Saint-Michel, its wild coast with its lighthouses, the D-Day historic sites and beaches, the green countryside (here the highland named Norman Switzerland) or the lovely Alabaster seaside with the famous Etretat beach.
Caen is located at 230 kilometers from Paris and easily accessible by car, train, plane or even by boat (Caen - Ouistreham harbour).
We invite you to read the editorial of the symposium, edited by Prof. Jean Martinez (University of Montpellier).

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