Welcome to the joint symposium of
Synthetic Chemistry, FinMedChem and FIPS!

The joint biannual symposium of the Finnish Synthetic Chemistry Society, the Medicinal Chemistry Committee of the Finnish Pharmaceutical Society (FinMedChem) and the Finnish Peptide Society (FIPS) will be held in Helsinki on August 24-27, 2015. The venue is the small hall (Pieni juhlasali) at the main building of the University of Helsinki (Fabianinkatu 33, Helsinki).

The main themes of the symposium are: emerging targets in CNS diseases, macrocycles in drug space, green chemistry and green medicinal chemistry, peptides as drugs and natural peptides.

General information for participants (pdf)

Abstract book 2nd edition (pdf)

Confirmed speakers:

Jan Deska (Aalto University, Finland)
Mikael Elofsson (Umeå University, Sweden)
Adyary Fallarero (NordForsk network, University of Helsinki, Finland)
André Heeres (SYNCOM Groningen, the Netherlands)
Marcel Jaspars (University of Aberdeen, UK)
Andreas Kirschning (Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany)
Alan P. Kozikowski (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Pirjo Laakkonen (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Annamaria Lilienkampf (University of Edinburgh​, UK)
Mohamed Marahiel (Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany)
Jean Martinez (Montpellier University, France)
Per-Ola Norrby (AstraZeneca R&D Mölndal, Sweden)
Eckhard Ottow (German Chemical Society, GDCh, Germany)
Hermen Overkleeft (Leiden University, the Netherlands)
Timo Repo (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Mart Saarma (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Anja Sandström (Uppsala University, Sweden)
John Sigurd Svendsen (Universitetet i Tromsø, Norway)
Tambet Teesalu (University of Tartu, Estonia)
Ilpo Vattulainen (Tampere University of Technology, Finland)