7th RSC / SCI symposium on GPCRs
in Medicinal Chemistry
Monday-Wednesday, 10th-12th September 2018
Aptuit, Verona, Italy
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Abstract template - closing dates are 2nd January (oral) and 11th July (poster)
Call for Abstracts
Applications for oral and poster presentations are welcome. Posters will be displayed through the meeting and applicants may indicate whether they wish to be considered for a flash oral presentation when submitting an abstract (two minutes, single slide). Please download a template and send it to the secretariat by 2nd January (oral) or 11th July 2018 (poster).
Download an abstract template here.
Closing dates are 2nd January (oral) and 11th July (poster)
Trisubstituted cyclohexanes as dual antagonists of CCR2 and CCR5
Robert Cherney, BMS, US
Arthur Christopoulos, Monash University, Australia
Application of structure-based drug design to peptidergic GPCRs
Miles Congreve, Heptares Therapeutics, UK
Mining structural GPCR-ligand interaction maps to navigate medicinal chemistry space
Chris de Graaf, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL
Michael Hanson, GPCR Consortium, USA
Accommodation, Dinners and Social Activities
For all accommodation requests (including last-minute bookings), we suggest you use the 24-hour service provided by Verona Booking, using this weblink.
The registration fee will include dinners on Monday and Tuesday evening and vineyard tour.
Tuesday: Meet atRistorante San Matteo Church for dinner (choice of pizza or pasta), dessert, wine, beer and networking.
Students and Bursaries
Discounted rates will be offered to RSC and SCI student members, and some student bursaries will be available on application.
Venue and Travel
Aptuit, Via Alessandro Fleming 4, 37135 Verona, Italy, telephone +39 (0)45 821 8111. Directions may be found here.
Distances and Journey Times by Car from Aptuit:
Verona Villafranca airport, 7.5 miles, 15-20 minutes
Verona Porta Nuova railway station, 3.5 miles, 15-20 minutes
Verona city centre, 3.5 miles, 15-20 minutes.
Coaches provided by Conference
A coach service will be provided gratis between Verona city centre
(Giardini Pradaval location map) and Aptuit at the beginning and end of each day, and on a daily basis.
Transport between the Airport and Railway Station
Aerobus provides public transport between the city centre, the railway station and the airport, running every 20 minutes. Further information may be found on this weblink.
Public Bus to Aptuit
Bus lines 51 and 52 (urban lines), and 148 (extra-urban line)
Aptuit's preferred taxi supplier is Ready Car Service, who offer special rates when you quote “Aptuit-GPCR conference – please apply Aptuit rate”. To book online, please use this weblink, and to book by e-mail, please use this e-mail address.
Telephone +39 (0)45 505066
Fax +39 (0)45 505118
Mobile +39 (0)3497 589992 (24-hour service)
Ready Car Service Aptuit rates are:
- Verona city centre car: (3 people) 17.50€ minivan, (8 people) 23.50€
Mobile +39 (0)3403 210021
at time of taxi booking (not AmEx).
Exhibitors and Sponsors
Exhibition opportunities will be available.
Adrian Hall (co-chairman), UCB
Maggi Churchouse, 3 East Barn, Market Weston Road, Thelnetham, Diss IP22 1JJ, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)1359 221004
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