EFMC-YMCS 2021

8th EFMC Young Medicinal Chemists’ Symposium

 Virtual Event    September 9-10, 2021

Programme

Indicated times are in CEST timezone.



DAY 1 - Morning Session

09:30

Opening Ceremony

09:40

Powerful New Tools for Augmented Medicinal Chemistry

Dr Werngard CZECHTIZKY
ASTRAZENECA, Mölndal, Sweden

YMCS Competition Presentation - Session 1

10:10

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
YEDITEPE UNIVERSITY, Istanbul, Turkey

10:30

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
ICOA, ORLEANS, France

10:50

OC03 - Towards the Development of ACSL4 Selective Inhibitors to Prevent Ferroptosis in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Belgium (SRC)

Dr Romain MARTEAU
LOUVAIN DRUG RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium

11:10

Networking Break

11:20

OC04 - Small Organic Molecules to Trigger the Activity of NK Cells
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Portugal

Dr Pedro PINHEIRO
INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TÉCNICO, Lisboa, Portugal

11:40

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

Dr Maja BEUS
INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH, Zagreb, Croatia

12:00

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
UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG, Germany

12:20

Flash Poster Presentations (Odd numbers)

12:40

End of Morning Session

13:30

Poster Session 1 & Networking

DAY 1 - Afternoon Session

15:45

Round Table Discussion: "The Stories Behind the Medicinal Chemists"

YMCS Competition Presentation - Session 2

16:45

OC07 - Metatacs: A Strategy for Metastasis Prevention Through Targeted Fascin Degradation
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in United Kingdom

Ms Sarah MEMARZADEH
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW, Glasgow, United Kingdom

17:05

OC08 - Structure Elucidation of Artificial, Self-Assembling Squalene-Conjugates and Β-Peptides
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Hungary

Dr Dora BOGDAN
SEMMELWEIS UNIVERSITY, Budapest, Hungary

17:25

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.
LACDR, LEIDEN UNIVERSITY, Leiden, The Netherlands

17:45

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 Luc FARRERA SOLER
UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA, Geneva, Switzerland

18:15

End of Day 1

19:00

EFMC-YSN Virtual Networking Event

DAY 2 - Morning Session

09:30

Opening Day 2

09:40

Discovery of Risdiplam (Evrysdi): A Medicine for the Treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

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

YMCS Competition Presentation Session 3

10:10

OC11 - Taming Multiple Contiguous Chiral Centers Through Dynamic Kinetic Resolution
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Slovenia

Dr Andrej Emanuel COTMAN
FACULTY OF PHARMACY, UNIVERSITY OF LJUBLJANA, Ljubljana, Slovenia

10:30

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
UNIVERSITY OF SALERNO, Fisciano, Italy

10:50

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
UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN, Copenhagen, Denmark

11:10

Networking Break

11:20

OC14 - Cleistanolate Analogues: Synthesis, Citotoxicity and SAR Study
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Serbia

Ms Jelena KESIC
FACULTY OF SCIENCES, NOVI SAD, SERBIA, Novi Sad, Serbia

11:40

OC15 - deepSIBA: Chemical Structure-Based Inference of Biological Alterations Using Deep Learning
Winner of the Young Medicinal Chemist Meeting in Greece

Dr Christos FOTIS
NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS, Athens, Greece

12:00

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

Mr Francesco CALZAFERRI
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE (CNRS), Montpellier, France

12:20

Flash Poster Presentations (Even numbers)

12:40

End of Morning Session

13:30

Poster Session 2 & Networking

DAY 2 - Afternoon Session

16:00

Preparing a Funding Proposal: Setting Yourself up for Success

Dr Kaycie BUTLER
BUTLER SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATIONS, Lausanne, Switzerland

YMCS Competition Presentation Session 4

16:45

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
LABORARZTPRAXIS, Bad Vilbel, Germany

17:05

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
JAGIELLONIAN UNIVERSITY, Kraków, Poland

17:25

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
BROAD INSTITUTE OF MIT AND HARVARD, Cambridge, United States

17:45

Covalent Inhibitors - From Discovery to Functionalization

Dr Nir LONDON
THE WEIZMANN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE, Rehovot, Israel

18:15

Prize Ceremony & Closing

18:30

End of Event