EFMC-YMCS 2021

8th EFMC Young Medicinal Chemists’ Symposium

 Virtual Event    September 9-10, 2021

Keynote Lectures

KL01 - Powerful New Tools for Augmented Medicinal Chemistry

Dr Werngard CZECHTIZKY
Dr Werngard CZECHTIZKY
ASTRAZENECA, Mölndal, Sweden
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KL03 - Covalent Inhibitors - From Discovery to Functionalization

Dr Nir LONDON
Dr Nir LONDON
THE WEIZMANN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE, Rehovot, Israel
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KL02 - Discovery of Risdiplam (Evrysdi): A Medicine for the Treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Dr Hasane RATNI
Dr Hasane RATNI
F. HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE LTD, Basel, Switzerland
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Oral Communications

OC05 - Novel Hdac6-Selective Inhibitor for Glioblastoma Treatment
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Croatia

Dr Maja BEUS
Dr Maja BEUS
INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH, Zagreb, Croatia
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OC08 - Structure Elucidation of Artificial, Self-Assembling Squalene-Conjugates and Β-Peptides
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Hungary

Dr Dora BOGDAN
Dr Dora BOGDAN
SEMMELWEIS UNIVERSITY, Budapest, Hungary
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OC16 - ITH15004, A Novel Blood-Brain Barrier-Permeable P2X7 Antagonist: From Drug Design to Pharmacological Applications
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Spain

Dr Francesco CALZAFERRI
Dr Francesco CALZAFERRI
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE (CNRS), Montpellier Cedex 5, France
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OC11 - Taming Multiple Contiguous Chiral Centers Through Dynamic Kinetic Resolution
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Slovenia

Dr Andrej Emanuel COTMAN
Dr Andrej Emanuel COTMAN
FACULTY OF PHARMACY, UNIVERSITY OF LJUBLJANA, Ljubljana, Slovenia
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OC10 - A Mating Mechanism to Generate Diversity for the Darwinian Selection Of DNA-Encoded Synthetic Molecules
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Switzerland

Mr Lluc FARRERA SOLER
Mr Lluc FARRERA SOLER
UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA, Geneva, Switzerland
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OC15 - deepSIBA: Chemical Structure-Based Inference of Biological Alterations Using Deep Learning
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Greece

Dr Christos FOTIS
Dr Christos FOTIS
NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS, Athens, Greece
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OC17 - Far-Red Fluorescent DNA Binder Allows Host-Pathogen Interaction Studies of Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Germany (GDCh)

Dr Benedikt  HEINRICH
Dr Benedikt HEINRICH
LABORARZTPRAXIS, Bad Vilbel, Germany
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OC18 - New 5-Arylideneimidazolones in the Ongoing Battle Against Bacterial and Cancer Multidrug Resistance
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Poland

Ms Aneta KACZOR
Ms Aneta KACZOR
JAGIELLONIAN UNIVERSITY, Kraków, Poland
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OC14 - Cleistanolate Analogues: Synthesis, Citotoxicity and SAR Study
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Serbia

Ms Jelena KESIC
Ms Jelena KESIC
FACULTY OF SCIENCES, NOVI SAD, SERBIA, Novi Sad, Serbia
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OC06 - Design and Synthesis of Brain Penetrant P38-Alpha Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Germany (DPhG)

Dr Pierre KOCH
Dr Pierre KOCH
UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG, Germany
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OC03 - Towards the Development of ACSL4 Selective Inhibitors to Prevent Ferroptosis in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Belgium (SRC)

Mr Romain MARTEAU
Mr Romain MARTEAU
LOUVAIN DRUG RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium
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OC07 - Metatacs: A Strategy for Metastasis Prevention Through Targeted Fascin Degradation
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in United Kingdom

Ms Sarah MEMARZADEH
Ms Sarah MEMARZADEH
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW, Glasgow, United Kingdom
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OC12 - Modulators of Coactivator-Associated Arginine Methyltransferase 1 (CARM-1): There and Back Again
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Italy

Dr Ciro MILITE
Dr Ciro MILITE
UNIVERSITY OF SALERNO, Fisciano, Italy
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OC13 - Hydroxamic Acid-Functionalized Peptide Microarrays for the Study of Zn(II)-Dependent Histone Deacetylases
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Denmark

Dr Carlos MORENO YRUELA
Dr Carlos MORENO YRUELA
UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN, Copenhagen, Denmark
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OC19 - Phosphorylation-Inducing Chimeric Small Molecules
Winner of the Trainee Pre-Conference Forum at the virtual 9th Annual Conference of the International Chemical Biology Society

Dr Dhanushka MUNKANATTA GODAGE
Dr Dhanushka MUNKANATTA GODAGE
BROAD INSTITUTE OF MIT AND HARVARD, Cambridge, United States
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OC09 - Intracellular Receptor Modulation: Intracellular Ligands for Chemokine Receptors
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in The Netherlands

Dr Natalia ORTIZ ZACARIAS N.V.
Dr Natalia ORTIZ ZACARIAS N.V.
LACDR, LEIDEN UNIVERSITY, Leiden, The Netherlands
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OC02 - Design and Synthesis of Dual Inhibitors Of DYRK1A/CLK1 Kinases Involved in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in France

Mrs Clementine PESCHETEAU
Mrs Clementine PESCHETEAU
ICOA, ORLEANS, France
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OC04 - Small Organic Molecules to Trigger the Activity of NK Cells
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Portugal

Dr Pedro PINHEIRO
Dr Pedro PINHEIRO
INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TÉCNICO, Lisboa, Portugal
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OC01 - Design and Synthesis of Novel Benzothiazole-Piperazine Propanamide Derivatives for Multi-Targeted Approach in Alzheimer's Disease Treatment
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Turkey

Ms Bengisu TURGUTALP
Ms Bengisu TURGUTALP
YEDITEPE UNIVERSITY, Istanbul, Turkey
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Soft-Skill Training Lecture

Preparing a Funding Proposal: Setting Yourself up for Success

Dr Kaycie BUTLER
Dr Kaycie BUTLER
BUTLER SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATIONS, Lausanne, Switzerland
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