EFMC-YMCS Virtual Event 2020

Virtual 7th EFMC Young Medicinal Chemists’ Symposium

 Online    September 10-11, 2020

Programme


Morning Session

Session Chair:

Prof. Dennis GILLINGHAM
UNIVERSITY OF BASEL, Basel, Switzerland

10:00

Opening Ceremony

Dr Yves P. AUBERSON
NOVARTIS & EFMC, Basel, Switzerland

10:10

KL01 - Trialkylphosphines in Chemical Biology

Prof. Pablo RIVERA FUENTES
EPF LAUSANNE, Lausanne, Switzerland

EFMC-YMCS Competition Presentation Session I

10:40

OC01 - Design and Synthesis of Chemical Tools to Probe the Function of Trim33
Winner of the young medicinal chemist meeting in United Kingdom

Ms Jessica REYNOLDS
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, Oxford, United Kingdom

11:00

OC02 - Chemical Genetics Strategy to Profile Kinase Target Engagement Reveals Role of FES in Neutrophil Phagocytosis
Winner of the young medicinal chemist meeting in The Netherlands

Dr Tom VAN DER WEL
LEIDEN UNIVERSITY, Leiden, The Netherlands

11:20

OC03 - Advanced Building Blocks from The Chemical Universe Database GDB and Their Use to Create Potent Janus Kinase Inhibitors
Winner of the young medicinal chemist meeting in Switzerland

Mr Kris MEIER
UNIVERSITY OF BERN, Bern, Switzerland

11:40

End of Morning Session

Afternoon Session

Session Chair:

Dr Christina LAMERS
UNIVERSITY OF BASEL, Basel, Switzerland

16:00

Introduction of Afternoon Session

16:05

Communicating Your Science Effectively
EFMC-YSN Soft skills Training (1)

Dr David PERALTA
CHEMMEDCHEM/CHEMISTRY EUROPE, Weinheim, Germany

EFMC-YMCS Competition Presentation Session II

16:45

OC04 - Targeting the αvβ6 RGD Integrin: from Computational Drug Design to Preclinical Applications
Winner of the young medicinal chemist meeting in Italy

Dr Francesco SAVERIO DI LEVA
UNIVERSITY OF NAPLES FEDERICO II, Naples, Italy

17:05

OC05 - Structurally Simple, Readily Available Peptidomimetic 1-Benzyl-5-Methyl-4-(N-Octylamino)Pyrimidin-2(1H)-One Exhibited Efficient Cardioprotection in a Myocardial Ischemia (MI) Mouse Model
Winner of the young medicinal chemist meeting in Israel

Dr Elena TRIFONOV
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH), North Bethesda, United States

17:25

OC06 - How Sugar-Based Bactericides Can Help the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance: Synthesis and Mechanism of Action of Neutral Amphiphilic Deoxy Glycosides
Winner of the young medicinal chemist meeting in Portugal

Dr Catarina DIAS
CIPAN, Vala do Carregado, Portugal

17:45

End of Day 1

Morning Session

Session Chair:

Dr Christina LAMERS
UNIVERSITY OF BASEL, Basel, Switzerland

10:00

Opening Day 2

10:10

KL02 - Discovery of Small Molecules to Manipulate Cell Fate In Vivo: Towards New Therapies for Degenerative Diseases

Prof. Angela RUSSELL
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, Oxford, United Kingdom

EFMC-YMCS Competition Presentation Session III

10:40

OC07 - Targeting Orphan Nuclear Receptors in Neurodegeneration and Beyond
Winner of the young medicinal chemist meeting in Germany (DPhG)

Dr Daniel MERK
GOETHE UNIVERSITY FRANKFURT, Frankfurt, Germany

11:00

OC08 - Interrogating the Lactate Dehydrogenase Tetramerization Site Using (Stapled) Peptides
Winner of the young medicinal chemist meeting in Belgium (SRC)

Dr Léopold THABAULT
UCLOUVAIN - LOUVAIN DRUG RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Brussels, Belgium

11:20

OC09 - Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Pyrazolo[3,4-d]Pyrimidine-based Protein Kinase D Inhibitors
Winner of the young medicinal chemist meeting in Belgium (KVCV)

Mr Philippe GILLES
KU LEUVEN, Heverlee, Belgium

11:40

End of Morning Session

Afternoon Session

Session Chair:

Prof. Dennis GILLINGHAM
UNIVERSITY OF BASEL, Basel, Switzerland

16:00

Introduction of Afternoon Session

16:05

What if funding wasn't a barrier to innovation?
EFMC-YSN Soft skills Training (2)

Dr Virginia BALLOTTA
CATALYZE, Basel, Switzerland

EFMC-YMCS Competition Presentation Session IV

16:45

OC10 - Design, Synthesis and Preliminary Biological Testing of Novel Thiazole Bioisosteres of Goniofufurone
Winner of the young medicinal chemist meeting in Serbia

Ms Sanja DJOKIC
UNIVERSITY OF NOVI SAD, Novi Sad, Serbia

17:05

OC11 - Synthesis and Evaluation of QS-7-Based Vaccine Adjuvants
Winner of the young medicinal chemist meeting in Croatia

Dr Dani SKALAMERA
UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB, Zagreb, Croatia

17:25

OC12 - Synthesis of Aurora B Kinase Inhibitors from Simplified Analogs of Marine Metabolites for Cancer Therapy
Winner of the young medicinal chemist meeting in France

Ms Charlotte JUILLET
CNRS, Gif sur Yvette, France

17:45

EFMC-YMCS Prize Ceremony, Best Poster Prizes Ceremony and Closing

Dr Yves P. AUBERSON
NOVARTIS & EFMC, Basel, Switzerland

18:00

End of Day 2