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Medicinal Chemistry Conferences

Medicinal chemistry is the science of drugs and pharmaceutical therapies. It includes the preparation and study of small molecules, substances, and macromolecules, of both natural and synthetic origin, that can be used to cure or ameliorate a disease condition. Medicinal chemistry draws from natural products chemistry, organic and inorganic synthesis, molecular modeling, and chemoinformatics, and blends in contributions from the related fields of biochemistry, physiology, enzymology, rheology, metabolism, and many others. The medicinal chemistry process begins with the discovery of a "hit" or a "lead", an initial molecule or substance that exhibits a desirable effect in response to a specific disease indication. Then begins a process of optimization in which the molecule or substance is modified methodically to determine which changes improve the activity, and in parallel to examine the properties of absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination (ADME) that define how the molecule or substance behaves in the organism. Related to the drug activity is the mode of administration, and the science and art of formulation is employed to ensure that the molecule or substance is stable prior to use, and then is incorporated into the organism in the most beneficial manner.

Medicinal Chemistry Conferences in 2015

23 - 28 August 2015
25th International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry Congress
Santa Barbara (US)

05 - 10 July 2015
Conference Cluster on Medicinal Chemistry
Novosibirsk (RU)

28 June - 02 July 2015
18th IUPAC International Symposia on Organometallic Chemistry Directed Towards Organic Synthesis (OMCOS 18)
Barcelona (ES)

22 - 26 June 2015
4th Beilstein Glyco-Bioinformatics Symposium - Unravelling Glycan Complexity
Potsdam (DE)

21 - 26 June 2015
Residential School: Medicinal Chemistry 2015
Loughborough (UK)

12 - 15 June 2015
19th International Conference on Cytochrome P450 (ICCP450)
Tokyo (JP)

19 - 23 May 2015
5th Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry (ICanBIC-5)
Parry Sound (CA)

25 - 29 January 2015
12th Winter Conference on Medicinal and Bioorganic Chemistry
Steamboat Springs (US)

11 - 16 January 2015
22nd Winter Fluorine Conference
St. Pete Beach (US)

11 - 15 January 2015
International Symposium on Bioorganic Chemistry (ISBOC-10)
Pune (IN)

Medicinal Chemistry Conferences in 2014

07 - 12 December 2014
RACI National Congress
Adelaide (AU)

28 October 2014
Pharmacologic Resolution of Inflammation as a Novel Therapeutic Approach
New York (US)

14 October 2014
Highlights in Medicinal Chemistry
London (UK)

10 - 12 October 2014
1st International Caparica Conference In Translational Nephrology & 18th Portuguese Symposium on Renal Diseases - I-IC2TN2014
Caparica (PT)

30 September 2014
Elucidating GPCR Functional Selectivity: Novel Opportunities for Drug Development
New York (US)

25 - 28 September 2014
3rd International Conference of Organic Chemistry (ICOC-2014)
Tbilisi (GE)

22 - 26 September 2014
The Problem of Origin of Life
Moscow (RU)

20 - 24 September 2014
8th Eurasian Meeting on Heterocyclic Chemistry (EAMHC-2014)
Tbilisi (GE)

15 September 2014
Click Chemistry in Biology and Medicine: New Developments and Strategies
New York (US)

08 - 10 September 2014
Metal ions in medical imaging - optical, radiopharmaceutical and MRI contrast - DD 15
York (UK)

07 - 11 September 2014
EFMC-ISMC2014 - XXIII International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry
Lisbon (PT)

07 - 10 September 2014
22nd Conference on Isoprenoids
Prague (CZ)

31 August - 04 September 2014
EuroQSAR 2014 - 20th European Symposium on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship
St. Petersburg (RU)

24 - 29 August 2014
ISOCS-26 - 26th International Symposium on the Organic Chemistry of Sulfur
Istanbul (TK)

24 - 28 August 2014
XVth International Meeting on Boron Chemistry (IME Boron XV)
Prague (CZ)

17 - 22 August 2014
SPEC 2014 - Shedding New Light on Disease
Krakow (PL)

07 - 10 August 2014
Challenges in Organic Chemistry (ISACS14)
Shanghai (CN)

06 - 10 July 2014
4th International Symposium on Organofluorine Compounds in Biomedical, Organic Materials and Agriculture Sciences
Bordeaux (FR)

06 - 09 July 2014
Balticum Organicum Syntheticum
Vilnius (LT)

02 - 04 July 2014
RICT2014 - Interfacing Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery
Rouen (FR)

18 - 22 June 2014
ISXB1 - 1st International Symposium on Halogen Bonding
Porto Cesareo (IT)

08 - 13 June 2014
16th Symposium on Chemistry of Nucleic Acid Components
Cesky Krumlov (CZ)

05 - 06 June 2014
Symposium Francophone de Synthèse Totale
Montpellier (FR)

01 - 05 June 2014
10th International Conference on Chemical Structures & 10th German Conference on Chemoinformatics
Nordwijkerhout (NL)

21 - 22 May 2014
Mastering Medicinal Chemistry
Boston (MA)

18 - 23 May 2014
V EWDSy - Fifth European Workshop in Drug Synthesis
Siena (IT)

11 - 13 May 2014
Towards New Therapeutics for Diseases of the Developing World
Madrid (ES)

23 - 25 April 2014
Drug Discovery Chemistry
San Diego (US)

24 - 25 April 2014
Fragment-Based Drug Discovery
San Diego (US)

24 - 25 April 2014
Kinase Inhibitor Chemistry
San Diego (US)

24 - 25 April 2014
Macrocyclics and Constrained Peptides Drug Discovery
San Diego (US)

23 - 24 April 2014
Anti-Inflammatories: Small Molecule Approaches
San Diego (US)

23 - 24 April 2014
Epigenetic Inhibitor Discovery
San Diego (US)

23 - 24 April 2014
Protein-Protein Interactions: Targeting PPIs for Therapeutic Interventions
San Diego (US)

17 - 19 April 2014
2nd International BAU Drug Design Congress
Istanbul (TK)

08 April 2014
SCT-SFNano Joint Meeting: When Medicinal Chemistry meets Nanomedecines
Paris (FR)

06 March 2014
Modern Synthetic Methods in Organofluorine Chemistry
London (UK)

02 - 05 March 2014
FLOHET-2014 Annual Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic Conference
Gainesville (US)

18 - 19 February 2014
Discovery Chemistry Congress
Barcelona (ES)

18 - 19 February 2014
ADME & Predictive Toxicology
Barcelona (ES)

12 - 17 January 2014
27th International Carbohydrate Symposium (ICS 2014)
Bangalore (IN)