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Postgraduate Symposium

Due to COVID-19 this event has been postponed. Department of Chemistry University of Cambridge

Synopsis

The Chemistry Department of the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with the Chemical Information and Computer Applications (CICAG) of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), are organizing a Cheminformatics/Computational Chemistry Postgraduate Symposium to foster interactions between students and postdocs in the field with industry, which will take place at the Department of Chemistry on a date TBC The aim of the event is to share knowledge, build connections and inform students of career opportunities in the cheminformatics/computational chemistry/life science data analysis area (in the widest sense).

For students/post-docs

With this call we invite students and postdoc to submit an abstract of a maximum of 250 words for a plenary talk at the event (download abstract template), where you can display results from projects you have been undertaking during your phd/postdoc. The deadline for abstract submissions is TBC, and abstracts should be sent to Danilo Basili at db822@cam.ac.uk. All submissions will be peer-reviewed by the members of the CICAG Postgraduate Cheminformatics Day committee. Alternatively, there is the option to present a poster at the event, which will be open to all the participants. The attendance to the event will be free of charge and food and beverages will be provided by the companies. In addition, a number of travel grants will be made available. In addition, all registered companies will be able to advertise their vacancies on a job board, and a list of companies with contact details will be provided directly to all the participants via hand-outs.

For companies

With this call we invite companies to (a) Submit an abstract of a maximum of 250 words for a plenary talk at the event, which should be scientific and address research and development aspects undertaken within the company in the above field. The deadline for abstract submissions will be 6 April 2020, and abstract should be sent to Danilo Basili at db822@cam.ac.uk. All submissions will be peer-reviewed by the members of the CICAG Postgraduate Cheminformatics Day committee. Alternatively, (b) There is the option to present 2 minute 'flash presentations' with one slide, and/or to present a poster at the event, which will be open to all companies. All companies participating in the event are required to pay a £200 registration fee, which will make sure the event will be free for attendees, and to provide travel grants for a significant number of participants across the UK. All registered companies will be able to advertise their vacancies on a job board, and a list of companies with contact details will be provided directly to participants via hand-outs.

Travel Information

Chemical Structure Representation: What Would Dalton Do

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22 June 2017

Panel Session

How to join the group

When you renew your Royal Society of Chemistry membership you can choose “Chemical Information and Computer Applications Group” (group 86) as one of your groups to be a member of. If you have already submitted your form you can make a request to join a group via email (membership@rsc.org) or telephone (01223 432141).