7th RSC / SCI symposium on GPCRs
in Medicinal Chemistry
Monday-Wednesday, 10th-12th September 2018
Aptuit, Verona, Italy
Registration is closed
Twitter hashtag - #GPCRsVerona
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Call for Abstracts
Applications for poster presentations were welcome. Posters were displayed throughout the meeting and applicants indicated whether they wished to be considered for a flash oral presentation when submitting an abstract (two minutes, single slide), and the flash presentation programme may be found here. The closing date was 11th July.
The closing date for oral abstracts submissions was 2nd January.
Programme Where presentation titles are highlighted in this colour, you may download a .pdf of the slides
Registration, Fees and Bursaries
Registration is closed.
Registration fees included Monday evening's dinner and Tuesday evening's vineyard visit and dinner.
In the event of cancellation by 27th August, 80% of the registration fee paid will be refunded. Cancellations must be received in writing. Refunds will not be possible from 28th August onwards, although substitutions are possible at any time.
Accommodation, Dinners and Social Activities
For all accommodation requests (including last-minute bookings), we suggested using the 24-hour service provided by Verona Booking, using this weblink.
The registration fees included dinners on Monday and Tuesday evening and vineyard tour.
Monday: Meet atRistorante San Matteo Church for dinner (choice of pizza or pasta), dessert, drinks and networking.
Venue and Travel
Aptuit (an Evotec company), 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 was 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 and Aerobus tickets may be bought via 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 rates will be quoted for each individual journey. Public taxis may cost a little less on average, but rates may vary depending on journey time / traffic.
Mobile +39 (0)3403 210021
at time of taxi booking
The exhibition was fully booked.
Exhibition packages were available, priced at:
Each exhibition package included stand space measuring 3 m wide x 2 m deep (including table), electrical and wi-fi access, and full attendance at the technical programme, poster sessions, Monday evening dinner, and Tuesday evening vineyard visit and dinner.
Special thanks to Aptuit and Evotec for supporting this event. Additional sponsors were welcomed.
We are grateful to the MDPI, who are our media partner.
We are grateful to EFMC and COMS for supporting this event
Papers invited for Special Issue of "Applied Sciences" (published by MDPI)
A special issue entitled “Selected Papers from 7th RSC/SCI Symposium on GPCRs in Medicinal Chemistry” is expected to select excellent papers presented at the symposium regarding the development of GPCR drug discovery. The main goal of this Special Issue is to collect the cutting-edge scientific knowledge relevant to drug design on a wide range of GPCRs.
We invite investigators interested in this area to contribute their original research articles to this Special Issue. Potential topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
Dr Hugo Gutiérrez de Terán
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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