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8th Summerschool "Medicinal Chemistry", Sept 21-23, 2016 des DFG-Graduiertenkollegs GRK 1910 "Medicinal Chemistry of Selective GPCR Ligands"


Detailed programm                                    Flyer of the event

Speakers and Lecture titles

Wilhelm Amberg

AbbVie Deutschland GmbH & Co KG, Ludwigshafen, Germany

Crossing the Blood Brain Barrier: Mission (Im)-possible?! 

- Balancing Properties favorable for CNS Drugs -

Annette Beck-Sickinger

University of Leipzig, Germany

Peptide Drugs to Target GPCR– State of the Art and Innovative Applications

Peter Bernstein

University of Delaware, USA

Inflammation: A new look at one of the oldest recognized diseases

Dirk Hellwig

University of Regensburg, Germany

Theragnostics: Radioactive receptor ligands in diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine

Michael Hennig

leadXpro AG, Villingen, Switzerland
Structure based lead discovery for challenging membrane protein targets

Clemens Lamberth

Syngenta Crop Protection AG, Stein, Switzerland

Scaffold Hopping Approaches in the Agrochemical Lead Optimization

Stefan Laufer

University of Tuebingen, Germany

Raising the Gold Standard: Design & Development of Highly Selective JAK3 Probe

Ralph Lipp

Lipp Life Sciences LLC, Indianapolis, USA

Reducing the Impact of Attrition in Discovery and Early Drug Development

Hans Matter

Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH, Frankfurt a.M., Germany

Multidimensional Compound Optimization Combining Target Activity and ADMET Properties

Alexander Pautsch

Boehringer, Biberach, Germany

Protein Crystallography in Drug Discovery

Olaf Prante

Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Germany
Sweetening Pharmaceutical Radiochemistry by F-18-fluoroglycosylation

Kurt Ritter

Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH, Frankfurt a. M., Germany
An Introduction to Cancer Immunotherapy

Holger Stark

University of Duesseldorf, Germany

Histamine H3 Receptor Ligands – From Pharmacological Tools to Drugs


Timo Stellfeld

Bayer Healthcare, Germany

Discovery and Optimization of a Novel SMYD2 Chemical Probe

Patrick Vanderheyden

Vrije Universiteit Bruessel, Belgium

Receptor-residence time: a meaningful parameter of receptor-ligands?

Beili Wu

Shanghai Institute of MateriaMedica (SIMM), CAS, Shanghai, China

Structural studies of human purinergic receptor P2Y1R

Registration and Fees

Registration fee: Participants from academic institutions € 65.00
  Industrial participants € 280.00

Fees are due at the time of registration. If fees are paid in advance, but after September 5th, we kindly ask participants to show proof of payment when claiming their tickets and congress papers at the registration desk. Credit cards will not be accepted.

Early registration including application for funding: before August 15th, 2016

Late registration: until September 4th, 2016

Please, use our online registration form.


By bank transfer (free of bank commission) to the following account:
Bayerische Landesbank Muenchen BLZ 700 500 00
IBAN: DE42700500000001279276
Subject, line 1: 7207078 Summer School
Subject, line 2: Your registration code

Submission of abstracts

Scientific contributions, preparation and submission of abstracts

The participants (registration required) are invited to present posters (maximum poster size: A0 oversize, 90 cm width x 120 cm height).

Online abstract submission is required before
August 31st, 2016 (EXTENDED !!!)

Submit an abstract

Preparation of the abstracts

Abstracts must be submitted in English and formatted as follows:

  • one page only
  • Paper format: DIN A4, 21 cm x 29.7 cm, portrait format; white paper
  • Upper margin: 5.8 cm; lower margin: 7.3 cm; left and right margin: 4.0 cm each
  • Font size not smaller than 12 pt
  • Top: title (first letter upper case, then lower case); next line: authors (name, followed by initials of first name(s)); next line: affiliation and address; next line: empty; abstract (text)

The preferred format for uploading is Abobe Acrobat (pdf), MS Word (doc or docx) and the Rich Text Format (rtf) are also possible.

A template and an abstract sample are available under the following links:

Abstract Template (doc, MS Word)

Abstract Sample (pdf, Adobe Acrobat)

Accommodation and Reservations

To arrange your hotel accommodation for the time of your stay, online reservation (German version) - online reservation (English version) is available under: http://www.regensburg.de/tourismus/Home/3854

In case of any problem, please, contact the tourist office:

Regensburg Tourismus GmbH
Roter Herzfleck 2
D-93047 Regensburg
Tel:  ++49  941 507 4414
Fax: ++49  941 507 1919
Tourist Information of the City of Regensburg

How to get to the venue

The conference venue is located in the building of the Faculty of Chemistry (lecture hall H44).

Arrival by bus

  • From main station (Albertstraße/D.-Martin-Luther-Straße, 2 min from main station): 
    • Take line 6 (direction 'Klinikum') to the University (bus stop‚ "Universität") or line 11 (direction "Burgweinting") to the University (bus stop "Universität"), then follow the signs to the Chemistry building (H44).
  • City bus tickets for the duration of the conference will be provided free of charge at the registration desk upon request.

Arrival by train

  • IC/ICE or regional train to Regensburg main station 
  • From main station (Hauptbahnhof) to university:
    - The university is located 25-30 min walking
       distance from the station.
    - Taxi stand: in front of the station
    - City bus from main station to university see
       "arrival by bus".

Arrival by car

  • From Nuremberg or Passau via A3: follow signs to Regensburg, take exit 'Klinikum/Universität' (A3)
  • From Munich or Berlin via A 93: change to A3 at 'Autobahnkreuz Regensburg', direction Passau, then take exit 'Klinikum/Universität' (A3).
    The university is located  very close to A3 (see map below)

Arrival by plane

  • Nuremberg Airport: take the subway or the bus to Nuremberg main station (10-15 min), then take the train to Regensburg (about 1 hour). Trains to Regensburg are leaving from Nuremberg every hour.

  • Munich Airport:

option 1 - take the Postbus (6 times a day) - can be prebooked via https://www.postbus.de or www.lufthansa.com

option 2 - take the shuttle bus to Freising main
station, then take the train to Regensburg (about 70 minutes).
Trains to Regensburg are leaving from Freising every hour.

option 3 - take the Airportliner airport shuttle.

  • Frankfurt/Main Int. Airport: take the train (about 3.5 hours) to Regensburg main station (Hauptbahnhof). Trains to Regensburg are leaving every hour.


Organizers and contact information

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DFG-Graduiertenkolleg GRK 1910

"Medicinal Chemistry of Selective GPCR Ligands"

Institute of Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Armin Buschauer
University of Regensburg
93040 Regensburg


Office Summer School 2016
Mrs. Karin Reindl
Institute of Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry
University of Regensburg
93040 Regensburg
Phone: +49-941-943-4823
Fax:     +49-941-943-4820


Travel grants:
Limited funds are available for participants travelling from abroad who will need financial aid to cover a part of their expenses. In this case a poster presentation is required. Please send an email application to the Summer School Office.

Travel Grants Application Form

(Deadline for application: August 15th, 2016)


Funding of the Summer School by the following institutions/companies is gratefully acknowledged:
Non-profit organisations:

DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

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DPhG - Deutsche Pharmazeutische Gesellschaft e.V.

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Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

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GDCh - Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V., Fachgruppe Medizinische Chemie

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University of Regensburg

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Vielberth Foundation, Regensburg

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abbvie, Ludwigshafen, DE

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Bayer-Health Care, Berlin, DE

Bayer Health Care

Boehringer Ingelheim, Biberach, DE

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Sanofi Aventis, Frankfurt, DE


Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, DE


syngenta, Stein, CH


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