1 June - 22 June 2021

FCG/YCP Webinar Series III

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SCI’s Fine Chemicals Group and Young Chemists’ Panel

Online Webinar 15.00 - 16.15 BST

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The SCI’s Fine Chemicals Group and Young Chemist’s Panel are pleased to invite you to join our programme of webinars to support constant development and inspire chemists in industry and academia. This series of online sessions will be held weekly during June 2021 and will encompass a range of topics, demonstrating high quality chemistry in a format accessible worldwide. Talks from industrial and academic speakers will be jointly contributing on exciting developments in catalysis, biocatalysis, continuous flow processing and medicinal chemistry. 

Sign up for what promises to be an engaging series of talks!

Further information and videos from the previous webinar series are available here.


Tuesday 1 June

Topic: Catalysis
Talk 1:
Title tbc
Prof Hosea Nelson, UCLA
Talk 2:
Title tbc
Katherine Wheelhouse, GSK

Tuesday 8 June

Topic: Biocatalysis/Covid
Talk 1:
Engineered Ribosyl-1-Kinase Enables Concise Synthesis of Molnupiravir, an Antiviral for COVID-19
John McIntosh, MSD
Talk 2:
Hydroxylating drugs; not too late in the game for enzymes?
Dr Julia Shanu-Wilson, Hypha Discovery

Tuesday 15 June

Topic: Flow
Talk 1:
Enhancing the Efficiency of Organometallic Transformations Using Microreaction Technology
Prof Oliver Kappe, University of Graz, Austria
Talk 2:
Flow Chemistry in Drug Discovery as a tool to escape from flatland
Dr Jesus Alcazar, Janssen Pharmaceutical

Tuesday 22 June

Topic: Medchem/synthesis
Talk 1:
Discovery of Novel Small Molecule Modulators of TNFα Binding and Signalling
Dr Anne Foley , UCB
Talk 2:
Title tbc
Dr Chloe Townley, Astex


SCI members: Free
SCI student members : Free
Non-members: £50 

Please note that fees are for the four webinars and cannot be changed to accommodate one or two webinars.

Corp Partners and SMEs
Employees of SCI Corporate and SME Partner organisations are entitled to attend these webinars free of charge. If you work for an SCI Corporate or SME Partner organisation and are not yet registered as an SCI member, contact membership@soci.org prior to registering for this event to upgrade your account.

Not sure if your organisation is an SCI Corporate or SME Partner?  Please see a list here or contact us to find out more: membership@soci.org

Sign-up for SCI membership today and you can attend FCG/YCP Series III free of charge. Your membership entitles you to a range of benefits including free or discounted access to our calendar of upcoming events, such as the following organised by SCI’s Fine Chemical Group and Young Chemists’ Panel:
What’s New in Immunotherapies 2021
New Approaches in Medicinal Chemistry 2021

If you need any assistance to sign-up for membership, please contact membership@soci.org

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