Poster Session at the 2013 Medicinal Chemistry Residential School

Sunday night saw the inaugural poster session at the 2013 RSC Medicinal Chemistry Summer School. In total 16 delegates presentPoster Session at the 2013 Medicinal Chemistry Residential Schooled their work on the evening. A broad spectrum of chemistry was discussed over a glass of wine and posters provided a great way to see the research interests of delegates. There were 2 poster prizes up for grabs – a 1 year subscription to MedChemComm  and a book from the RSC Books Drug Discovery Series.
On Monday morning, Andy Davis announced the winners; there was a tie for the MedChemComm sponsored Prize which was shared between:

  • Louis Allot ( University of Hull) for his work on PET imaging of nuclear receptor expression.
  • Kate Nicholson (University of Hull) for her work on synthesis and evaluation of novel coordination complexes as CXCR4 antagonists.

 Poster Session at 2013 Medicinal Chemistry Residential School

Delegates also had an opportunity to vote for their favourite poster, the winner of the “participants prize” went to Madura Jayatunga (University of Oxford) for his work on non-covalent and covalent inhibitors of the HIF1a-p300 interaction. Madura received the RSC Book PrizeNew Therapeutic Strategies for Type 2 Diabetes.

Thanks to our 2 judges Andy Davis and Roger Griffin; and of course everyone that took part!

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One Response to “Poster Session at the 2013 Medicinal Chemistry Residential School”

  1. LindaSDF says:

    Congratulations to all of them, but I gotta say…
    When I first saw the picture, without seeing exactly what they were holding, I thought they had won the “Ron and Hermione look alike” contest.

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