Postgraduate Symposium XI

biological and medicinal chemistry symposium for postgraduates

 

Friday, 8th December 2017

Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK

 

Registration is open

 

Downloads and Links

Symposium announcement

Online registration form

Abstract template - closing date is 15th September

 

Travel information

RSC webpage

 

Synopsis

The RSC-BMCS (Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector) will host its eleventh postgraduate symposium for PhD students and post-doctoral workers researching in biological or medicinal chemistry and related areas.  Researchers working in these areas are invited to participate.

 

Outline Programme

Registration will open at 9 am, and talks will start at 10 am.


The day will consist of 11 oral presentations (8 students, 3 keynotes) plus a flash poster section.  Each 20-minute student talk will be followed by 10 minutes for questions.  Throughout the day, there will be keynote talks from industrial and academic chemists.  A buffet lunch will be provided to accompany the poster session.

 

Confirmed guest speakers are:

    to be confirmed

 

09.00

Registration and refreshments

09.50

Welcome, opening remarks and housekeeping announcement

 

 

First session - Chairman:

10.00

 

10.30

 

11.00

 

11.30

Student flash presentations (prior to lunchtime poster competition)
20 presentations each of two minutes

12.15

Lunch and poster session

 

 

Second session - Chairman:

13.30

 

14.00

 

14.30

 

15.00

 

15.30

Refreshments

 

 

Third session - Chairman:

16.00

 

16.30

 

17.00

 
17.30 

18.00

Closing remarks

18.10

Wine mixer

18.30

Presentation of prizes

20.00

Close

 

Abstracts

Those who are interested in presenting relevant PhD or post-doctoral work are asked to submit a half-page abstract by Friday, 15th September in addition to registering. Those selected by the BMCS committee to give oral presentations will be notified by 3rd November.

 

Submit abstracts to Dave Alker by 15th September using this template.

 

Travel expenses will be reimbursed to speakers.
 

Registration

This event is FREE, but all attendees were required to register as soon as possible and no later than by Friday, 1st December.  

 

Online registration is available here.

 

Venue

Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EW

Directions to the venue may be found here.

 

Prizes

The BMCS judges will award prizes to some participants. There will be prizes of 300 for the best oral presentation and of 150 for the best poster. These will be celebrated at the end of the day.

 

Sponsors and Supporters

We are grateful to our confirmed supporters:

Sponsors are sought to support this event.

 

Organising Committee

Dave Alker, David Alker Associates
Anthony Coyne, University of Cambridge

Ashley Jarvis, Domainex
John Skidmore, University of Cambridge
Gordon Saxty, Fidelta
 

Event Contact

For sponsorship and other enquires, please contact Dave Alker.

 

Registration is open