About BM

The Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Division (BM) of the Canadian Society for Chemistry comprises over 800 members interested in the interface between chemistry and biology or medicine.  We organize the Biological and Medicinal (BM) scientific program of the annual conference of the CSC, sponsor research awards, and support scientific meetings. View the BM division’s charter.

BM executives

Executive members at large:

CIC Virtual

This seminar series is hosted monthly on Thursdays at 2:00 PM ET. 

BM awards​

The Melanie O’Neill Young Investigator Award in Biological Chemistry is presented to a scientist residing in Canada who has made a distinguished contribution to biological chemistry while working in Canada. Details on the award and how to apply can be found here.

The Bernard Belleau Award is presented to a scientist residing in Canada who has made a distinguished contribution to the field of medicinal chemistry through research involving biochemical or organic chemical mechanisms. Details on the award and how to apply can be found here.

The Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Lectureship Award (formerly the Teva Canada Limited Biological and Medicinal Chemistry (BMC) Lectureship Award) is presented to a scientist who has made a distinguished contribution to the field of biological or medicinal chemistry within the past five years of the initial nomination deadline date while working in Canada. Details on the award and how to apply can be found here.