MCS-ICS  Medicinal Chemistry Section of the Israel Chemical Society  

17th Annual Meeting of The Medicinal Chemistry Section - Israel Chemical Society, Tel-Aviv University, Event Postponed to June 2021


17th Annual Meeting of MCS-ICS
Advances in Medicinal Chemistry

Porter Building
Department of Environmental Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Date:    Postponed to June 2021

17th Annual  Meeting of The Medicinal Chemistry Section - Israel Chemical Society,  Tel-Aviv University, Event Postponed to June 2021

Keynote Lectures:
Daniel Rauh          Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova 
  (Technical U. at Dortmund)          (U. of Kentucky)

       Invited Speakers:
   ​           Anat Elman                           Shai Rahimipour              Zeev Gross           Amiram Goldblum             Ehud Gazit
              (Volcani Center)                                  (BIU)​                               (Technion) ​                          (HUJI)                                (TAU)​                                 
Organizing Committee:
Dr. F. Grynszpan (Ariel University)
Dr. A Raveh (
BLAVATNIK CENTER for Drug Discovery)
Executive Board: 
Prof. E. Yavin (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Prof. M. Fridman (Tel-Aviv University)


08:30-08:50   Gathering and registration
08:50-09:00   Opening remarks

Session 1

  Chair – Liraz Chai (HUJI)
09:00-09:45   Keynote - Daniel Rauh (Technical U. at Dortmund) – Barry Cohen Awardee
    Chemical Oncology - Converging Cancer Genetics, Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry
09:45-10:15  Shai Rahimipour (BIU)
    Towards Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease
10:15-10:45   Flash Talks: X3 (8 min each+2 min Q)
10:45-11:15   Coffee Break

Session 2

  Chair - Barak Akabayov (BGU)
11:15-11:45   Amiram Goldblum (HUJI)
    Sense and Common Sense in Silico
11:45-12:15   Ehud Gazit (TAU)
    Metabolite Self-assembly as a Therapeutic Target
12:15-12:30   Ayelet Ofarim (CAS, Arad-Ophir)
    Cannabis-Based Formulation
12:30-13:00   Flash Talks: X3 (8 min each+2 min Q)
13:00-14:30   Lunch & Poster Session

Session 3  

  Chair – Mindy Levine (AU)
14:30-15:00   Zeev Gross (Technion)
    Protein-Coated Nanoparticles for Selective Uptake and Killing of Cancer Cells
15:00-15:30   Anat Elman (Vulcani Center)
    Harnessing Phytochemicals to Protect the Brain
15:30-15:55   Coffee Break

Session 4

  Chair - Sergey N. Semenov (WIS)
15:55-16:10   Pavel Mykhailiuk (Enamine)
    Photochemical Synthesis of Novel Aza-heterocycles for Medicinal Chemistry
16:10-16:55   Keynote - Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova (U. of Kentucky)
    Understanding and Overcoming Tuberculosis Drug Resistance


  Closing remarks (Awards - best posters and selected flash talks)

Directions to Venue:
 The Porter School of Environmental Studies building is located on George Wise Street, across from campus Gate 14 (outside the campus). Find us easily using Waze or Google Maps
 Click here for a map of the campus
 Public Transport
The campus is served by numerous bus routes:
Egged routes: 572, 575, 222 ,271, 270, 274
Dan routes:  7,  25, 45, 289
Kavim routes: 94, 95, 137, 454, 464, 474, 500
Metropolin routes: 604
(Bus schedules and routes are subject to change. Please check with the bus companies for the latest information.)
The university railway station is within walking distance from campus, or you can catch Dan bus routes 7, 45 or 289 to and from the station, or walk up the "Science Promenade" that leads to the building.
Please note that visitors cannot access the campus with private cars.
Students and visitors are encouraged to use one of the many parking lots adjacent to the campus (the closest one - Engineering/ Social Work parking lot on George Wise Street).
There's an option to park at the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History 12 Klausner Street, Tel Aviv (under the museum building).