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9th Summer School „Medicinal Chemistry“, Sept 19-21, 2018 organized by the DFG Research Training Group 1910 „Medicinal Chemistry of Selective GPCR Ligands“ .


This year’s summer school is dedicated in memoriam Prof. Dr. Armin Buschauer, to honor his scientific work and life.


Detailed Program                                  

Speakers and Lecture titles

Roland Seifert - "Armin Buschauer: Forscher, Lehrer, Mentor und Vorbild"(Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, D)
Annette Beck-Sickinger - "Peptide ligands to target GPCRs" (Universität Leipzig)
Gert Fricker (Universität Heidelberg)
Peter Gmeiner - "Structure-guided design of selective GPCR ligands: scope and limitations" (Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, D)
Stefan Laufer (Universität Tübingen, D)
Peter Ruth (Universität Tübingen)

Oliver Reiser - "Unnatural amino acids and neuropeptide Y - The adventures of a synthetic organic chemist in medicinal chemistry" (Universität Regensburg)


Registration is expected till September 1st. Even though there is no registration fee, formal registration is mandatory, due to logistic reasons. On-site registration is not possible.


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 15th, 2018

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 and lower margin: 3.0 cm; left and right margin: 2.5 cm each
  • Font size: 12 pt
  • 1st paragraph: Title of the abstract (bold face, centered)
  • 2nd paragraph: Author(s) of the work, main author first (normal face, centered)
  • 3rd paragraph: Adress of the author(s) (italic, centered)
  • 4th paragraph: empty
  • 5th paragraph: Content of the abstract
  • Graphics: Please insert images as tif, jpg or png.
  • Foot Notes: If you submit the abstract as Word file (doc or docx), please do not use Word foot-notes. Write the foot-notes as normal text at the end of your abstract. 

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 either line 6 (direction 'Klinikum'), 11 (direction" Herm.-Höcherl-Str.") or x4 (direction "BMW Tor 2") from the central station 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"

Prof. Dr. Joachim Wegener
Universität Regensburg
Universitätsstraße 31

93053 Regensburg


Office Summer School 2018

Phone: +49-941-943-4547




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.

Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

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

University of Regensburg

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Vielberth Foundation, Regensburg

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