Winner Chemistry competition

08 Dec 2020

We are happy to announce the winners of our Chemistry Competition

During the opening ceremony of the (online) CHAINS conference on 8 December, we announced the winners. This year we have two!

The winning workshop is:

'Artificial Intelligence for Natural Product Drug Discovery' 

Marnix H. Medema - Wageningen University/Leiden University
Gerard van Westen - Leiden University
Anna Hirsch - Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland
Roger Linington - Simon Fraser University
Serina L. Robinson - Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

This proposal was very well received by the evaluation committee:
'Goals are excellent fit with Lorentz Center setting, commendable attention to teaching goals as well and inclusion by inviting all participants as co-author of envisaged outcome publication. Excellent program also for virtual and hybrid options.' 

And the runner up:

'Electrifying Chemistry: From Fundamentals to Industrial Applications'

Amanda Garcia – University of Amsterdam

Ning Yan – University of Amsterdam
Timothy Noël – University of Amsterdam
Siegfried R. Waldvogel - Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz
Elena Pérez-Gallent - TNO Delft

Comments of the evaluation committee:
'Hot and timely topic in chemistry! Various and diverse elements of program (lectures/tutorial/group activities/poster competition). Excellent diversity of participants (gender, geogr, junior/senior), industrial participation helps direct implementation of ideas!'


We congratulate the winners and we look forward to organize these high quality workshops with them in 2021.


For more information about our Chemistry program see the Chemistry Competition or contact Anna Tudos.


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