Australian Medicinal Chemistry Conference Dec 96

Tracy Nero tracy at austin.unimelb.edu.au
Thu Jul 4 01:59:38 EST 1996

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                        8-11 DECEMBER, 1996,
        Monash University, Clayton 3168, Victoria, Australia

The conference will cover all aspects of medicinal and agricultural
chemistry with a focus on:

o students and new researchers
o emerging research areas in medicinal and agricultural chemistry
o the interaction between medicinal chemists, pharmacologists and industry. 

Papers are invited for both lecture and poster sessions. The meeting will 
be held in conjunction with the ASCEPT (Australian Society of Clinical and
Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists) and APPS (Australian
Physiological and Pharmacological Society) conferences. 

There will be a joint social mixer and workshop on the initiation of 
research/industry interactions on sunday evening.  Monday morning 
will feature a joint session on mass screening and combinatorial chemistry, 
followed in the evening by a joint poster session and wine tasting. 

Invited Speakers Include:		Preliminary Session Topics Include:
o Dr George Fleet - glycochemistry, 	o  agrochemistry
  herbicides,tuberculosis 		o  glycobiology and glycochemistry
  (Oxford University, UK)		o  toxins
o Dr David Manallack - metalloproteins, o  anti-infectives
  neural networks (Chiroscience, UK)	o  enzyme inhibitors
o Dr Lia Addadi - biomineralization	o  QSAR methods
  (Weizman Institute, Israel)		o  automated methods of  
o Dr Shiela Unkles - fungal enzymes	   synthesis and screening
  (Monash University, Aus) 		o  DNA and drugs       	
o Dr Ron Quinn - mass screening   	o  medicinal chemistry teaching 
  (Griffith University, Aus) 		   
o Dr John Bremner - medicinal chemistry       		
  teaching (Uni. of Wollongong, Aus)	Social Events:
o Dr Mohan Venkataraman - DNA drugs	o  mixer sunday evening
  (ISIS Pharmaceuticals, USA)		o  wine tasting and mixer after
o Dr Paul Rowland - drug		   poster session monday evening
  development (Medeval Ltd., UK)	o  conference dinner at Kenloch
o Dr Damon Ridley - chemical		   restaurant in the Dandenong Ranges
  databases (Uni. of Sydney, Aus)     (dinner cost for accompanying person $60)
o Prof Colin Masters - prions,
  Alzheimers disease 
  (Uni. of Melbourne, Aus)
o Prof William Denny - cancer research
  (Auckland University, NZ)
Student Scholarships:	10 scholarships of $250 will be available to interstate 
			students presenting either a talk or poster

Deadlines:   Abstract  30th Sept., 1996   Registration  8th Nov., 1996

Registration Costs:			
		On or before 8th Nov	After 8th Nov	 
RACI Member	     	$300	     	$400	 
non-RACI Member		$375		$475	
Reciprocal Society
Member			$300		$400
RACI Student		$100		$200
non-RACI Student 	$140		$240

NOTE 1:	Above costs are all in AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS
NOTE 2:	All social mixers,the conference dinner, workshop, morning & afternoon  
	teas and boxed lunches are included in the registration cost

To receive the conference circular and registration form contact:
o  the conference organiser Dr Mick Gould, Conference Associates Pty Ltd,
   13 Jeffrey St, Mt Waverly, Victoria, Australia 3149.
   Ph: (03) 9887-8003	   Fax: (03) 9887-8773
   email: ca at netwide.com.au

o  Dr. Margaret Wong, Department of Applied Chemistry,Swinburne University of
   Technology, Hawthorn,Victoria, Australia 3122.
   Ph: (03) 9214-8542       Fax: (03) 9819-0834
   email: marg at chem1.chem.swin.edu.au

o  Web page http://www.chem.swin.edu.au/ma/mconf.html
   (registration forms will be available from the web site at a later date)

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