EFMC-ISMC 2021

XXVI EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry

 Virtual Event    August 29-September 2, 2021

EFMC Awards

THE NAUTA PHARMACOCHEMISTRY AWARD FOR MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL BIOLOGY

Prof. Ad P. Ijzerman
Leiden University, The Netherlands

By awarding the Nauta Award, the EFMC acknowledges and recognizes outstanding achievements in the advancement of Medicinal Chemistry and the development of international organizational structures in Medicinal Chemistry.

The EFMC is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2020 Nauta Award for outstanding achievements in the field of Medicinal Chemistry is Professor Ad P. Ijzerman.

 

THE UCB-EHRLICH AWARD for EXCELLENCE IN MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY

Dr Malin Lemurell
AstraZeneca, Sweden

The EFMC awards the UCB-Ehrlich Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry to a young scientist for outstanding research in the field of Medicinal Chemistry in its broadest sense.

The EFMC is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2020 UCB – Ehrlich Award for outstanding research into natural products and chemical biology is Dr Malin Lemurell.

 

THE PROUS INSTITUTE - OVERTON AND MEYER AWARD FOR NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN DRUG DISCOVERY

Prof. Gisbert Schneider
ETH Zürich, Switzerland

To encourage innovation and investigation in technological development related to drug discovery, the EFMC awards the Prous Institute – Overton and Meyer Award to the author of discovery, evaluation or use of new technologies.

The EFMC is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2020 Prous Institute - Overton and Meyer Award for New Technologies in Drug Discovery is Professor Gisbert Schneider.

EFMC Prizes

The Selection Committees are proud to announce the names of the winner and the most meritorious runners-up of the EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Industry and the EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia.

EFMC PRIZE FOR A YOUNG MEDICINAL CHEMIST IN INDUSTRY

Giuseppe Cecere, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Switzerland
Julien Lefranc, Bayer, Germany
Anneli Nordqvist, AstraZeneca, Sweden

The EFMC Prize for Young Medicinal Chemist in Industry acknowledges and recognizes an outstanding young medicinal chemist (<12 years after PhD) working in industry within Europe. The Prize is given annually and consists of a diploma, € 1.000 and an invitation for a short presentation at an EFMC symposium.

EFMC PRIZE FOR A YOUNG MEDICINAL CHEMIST IN ACADEMIA

Yimon Aye, EPFL, Switzerland
Andrea Ablasser, EPFL, Switzerland
Christoph Rademacher, University of Vienna, Austria

The EFMC Prize for Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia was established by the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC) to acknowledge and recognize an outstanding young medicinal chemist (<12 years after PhD) working in academia within Europe. The Prize is given annually and consists of a diploma, € 1.000 and an invitation for a short presentation at an EFMC symposium.

IUPAC-RICHTER Prize

Dr John E. Macor
Sanofi, United States

The Prize (USD 10 000) has been established by a generous gift from the Chemical Works of Gedeon Richter, Plc.  (Budapest, Hungary) to acknowledge the key role that medicinal chemistry plays toward improving human health.

Klaus Grohe Prize

Prof. Stephan A. Sieber
Technical University of Munich, Germany

The Klaus Grohe Foundation, which is administered by the GDCh (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker/German Chemical Society), has established the Klaus Grohe Prize, one of the most highly endowed prizes for medicinal chemistry in Europe. The prize, which has a value of 50.000€ will be awarded every two years from 2020 onwards.