MEDI Division Announcements
Submit Abstracts for Fall ACS in Washington, DC
Abstract submission is open for the Fall ACS National Meeting, in Washington, D.C. The deadline for MEDI abstracts is extended to April 3. To submit your abstract, go to maps.acs.org.
To apply for student travel grants, click here.
Chemical Computing Group is offering student travel grants in the amount of $1,150 for student presentations (in oral or poster format) that include a computational chemistry component. Click here for details.
Winter Newsletter now available!
The Winter 2017 edition of the Med Chem Division's newsletter, Reaction Times, is now available. Click here to get your copy, hot off the electron presses!
Spring ACS in San Francisco
The Spring ACS meeting will be held in San Francisco, April 1-6, 2017. The MEDI Abstracts booklet is available as a .pdf file here. MEDI programming includes Macrocycles and Cyclopeptides; Factors Influencing Oral Bioavailability; Allosteric Kinase Ligands & Phosphatase Modulators; Residence Time, Not Just Affinity; Kinase Inhibitors for Immunoinflammatory Diseases; Misfolded Proteins in Neurodegenerative Diseases; Antibiotic Drug Discovery; Drug Discovery for ALS; Targeting Epigenetic "Writers" and "Erasers."
31st Annual ResMedResMed: Residential School on Medicinal Chemistry and Biology in Drug Discovery is a week-long graduate level course organized to provide an accelerated program for medicinal chemists, biologists and other industrial and academic scientists who wish to broaden their knowledge of drug discovery and development. It will take place June 12-16, 2017, at Drew University. For information, go to www.drew.edu/resmed.
ACSMEDI-EFMC Medicinal Chemistry Frontiers 2017
MEDI and EFMC announce that registration is now open for the ACS MEDI-EFMC Medicinal Chemistry Frontiers 2017 meeting in Philadelphia PA, June 25-28. Early registration rates are available until May 1. Discounted rates are available to students, postdocs and academicians. This meeting features 8 scientific sessions and nearly 30 talks from an international group of speakers and two poster sessions. The meeting website is http://wizard.musc.edu/frontiers2017.html. This site includes information and attractive lodging rates at the newly renovated venue (Downtown Sheraton, 17th Street Philadelphia), registration information, scientific program, speakers, poster submission, exhibitor information, social events and symposium banquet.
Join the Division
Dr. John Macor explains why you should join the ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry. Regular membership is $25 per year (students $10), and it includes Medicinal Chemistry Reviews, an outstanding ~600 page volume providing timely and critical reviews of important topics in medicinal chemistry. If you are already convinced, click here to join!
2018 National Medicinal Chemistry Symposium
The 2018 National Medicinal Chemistry Symposium will be held in Nashville, Tennessee! Co-chairs are Dr. Craig Lindsley, Vanderbilt University, and Dr. Maria Blanco, Sage Therapeutics. Watch www.nmcs.info for details.