The Medicinal Chemistry Department seminars involve a mix of prominent researchers from both academic institutions and industry presenting research at the forefront of Medicinal Chemistry (broadly defined). They also include presentations from our own students (dissertation defenses & research seminars). The seminars are held remotely on Thursday, weekly at 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise stated. Select a semester from the drop-down menu below to browse the schedule. Remote Seminars for 2020-2021, Zoom links will be announced via e-mail. Please contact the department at COP-MedChemDept@med.umich.edu if you would like to be added to the MedChemSeminars e-mail announcement group.

View a list of all MedChem seminars

September 21, 2022
9:00am
Rackham Building
Nicholas Meanwell, PhD
Vice President, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Annual U-M Drug Discovery Symposium


October 13, 2022
4:00pm
2548 NUB
Adam Shuhendler, PhD
Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biomolecular Sciences; Scientist, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
University of Ottawa

Watching it all go bad: Exploiting dynamic reactivity for molecular imaging

Faculty Host: Peter Scott ( pjhscott@umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
October 27, 2022
4:00pm
2548 NUB
Mary Kay Pflum, PhD
Professor of Chemistry
Wayne State University

TBD

Faculty Host: Peter Toogood
November 3, 2022
4:00pm
2548 NUB
Erik Hembre, PhD
Associate Vice President Discovery Research and Technologies
Eli Lilly and Co.

Discovery of LY3154885, a Second Generation Human Dopamine D1 Receptor Positive Allosteric Modulator with an Improved Drug-Drug Interaction Risk Profile

Faculty Host: Peter Toogood
Speaker Abstract
November 10, 2022
4:00pm
2548 NUB
Larry Hamann, PhD
Co-Founder and CEO
Interdict Bio

TBD


November 10, 2022
2:00pm
Rackham 4th Floor East Conference Room
Nicholas Ragazzone
Medicinal Chemistry PhD Defense
College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan

TBD

Faculty Host: George Garcia ( gagarcia@umich.edu )
November 16, 2022
1:15pm
Virtual
Garrett Dow
Medicinal Chemistry PhD Defense
College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan

TBD

Faculty Host: George Garcia ( gagarcia@umich.edu )
November 17, 2022
4:00pm
2548 NUB
Gunda Georg, PhD
Regents Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Robert Vince Endowed Chair, McKnight Presidential Chair
University of Minnesota

Discovery and development of a novel contraceptive for men

Faculty Host: Martin Clasby
Speaker Abstract
November 28, 2022
10:00am
LSI Library
Rachel Torrez
Medicinal Chemistry PhD Defense
College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan

Structural and Functional Analysis of Human Dicer

Faculty Host: Amanda Garner ( algarner@umich.edu )
December 15, 2022
4:00pm
2548 NUB
Erika Taylor, PhD
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Wesleyan University

TBD

Faculty Host: Peter Toogood