The “Journée Franco-Belges de Pharmacochimie award” 2017

We are delighted to announce that the “Journées Franco-Belges price”, awarding one talented researcher in the field of medicinal chemistry for his/her achievements in research in the field of medicinal chemistry in the broad sense will be attributed at the end of the symposium. The selection among the applicants will be made by a jury composed of members of the organizing committee. The price consists in 500€ and an invitation to give a talk at the next JFB event.

The candidate must hold a PhD (or should defend his PhD by the end of 2017) and be under the age of 35 at the time the application is submitted. The application will include (in a single PDF document) a detailed curriculum vitae and a confidential summary (maximum 5 pages) of the work done and/or currently under investigation together with a list of its published or accepted publications.

The deadline is Monday 21 August 2017 at noon.

Applications should be addressed to Prof. François Dufrasne (

Awards for the best poster and oral communications

Two awards, each of an amount of 250€, namely the “UCB best poster communication” and the “UCB best oral communication” will be awarded at the end of the symposium. The jury in charge of the selection will be composed of members of the organizing committee with researchers selected among the participants and one representative from UCB.

Also the open online journal « Pharmaceuticals » (MDPI) offers to the prize-winners of the best poster and oral presentations the possibility of a free publication of their research in the journal.