The EFMC is pleased to announce the 2024 call for nominations for the title of "Honorary Fellows".

This life-long title and associated medal aim to recognise the individuals who have provided outstanding support to the EFMC and contributed in strengthening the position of medicinal chemistry, chemical biology or related fields in Europe.

Nominations can be submitted until January 31, 2024, and should include:

  • Brief curriculum of the nominee.
  • Statement of the documented facts supporting the nomination, summarisingscientific achievements and support of EFMC activities. (maximum two pages)
  • Two seconding nomination letters.

Self-nominations are not accepted. There are no age restrictions, and nominees may have an academic or industrial background. Nominees should be European resident or have spent a considerable proportion of their career in Europe.

The award ceremony will take place during the opening of the XXVIII EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ISMC 2024), scheduled to take place in Rome, Italy on September 1-5, 2024. Appointed Honorary Fellows will be invited to attend the meeting and receive their recognition on stage.

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David Spichiger, SCS