Welcome to the home of the 32nd QOMSBOC

QOMSBOC 2022 will be a three-day (in-person!) event held at McMaster University from Friday, October 14 to Sunday, October 16, 2022.

Announcements (September 20th, 2022):

All questions should be directed to:


QOMSBOC is an annual symposium organized by synthetic and bioorganic research chemists in Quebec and Ontario, Canada.  Hosted by a different academic institution each year, QOMSBOC offers a forum to showcase cutting-edge research done by graduate students, undergraduate, and postdoctoral researchers.  The primary objective of QOMSBOC is to inspire and help to train the next generation of outstanding young organic chemists.

2022 Plenary Speakars

Dr. Claudio Sturino, adMare BioInnovations
Professor Marisa Kozlowski, University of Pennsylvania
Professor Scott Snyder, University of Chicago

Our thanks to our QOMSBOC 2022 sponsors

Featured Sponsors: 

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Enquiries about potential sponsorship should be directed to the QOMSBOC 2022 Chair, Dr. Jake Magolan (

Registration is open


Registration Fees:
Graduate, Undergraduate Students & Postdocs - $100

Academic Faculty - $150
Industrial Attendees - $200
Please feel free to register as a group! 


Abstract Submission is open

To submit an abstract please download the "Abstract Template" word
document and modify it. Change the filename to include your initials
at the beginning, and send the file as an email attachment
to as a single page word document.

In the text of your email please indicate whether you would prefer to give an oral presentation (20 minute talk) or a poster presentation. Note: Oral presentation slots are limited and will be reserved for graduate students,  while poster slots are open to all attendees!

The abstract submission deadline is Friday, September 23rd, 2022 at 11:59 pm EST. Please expect to receive email confirmation of the receipt of your abstract within two days of submission. 


Accommodation Options

Hamilton has various events happening the weekend of October 14th - 16th and hotels are filling quickly!

Here are the options we suggest:

QOMSBOC Reserved Rooms:

Towneplace Suites by Marriot Hamilton

(on the mountain - orange pin)

We have a block of rooms at a discounted rate

to be booked under QOMSBOC 2022.

Please send your room requests to to book using

subject line: QOMSBOC Hotel. 

These rooms will be reserved at this rate until

September 30th


Studio (2 Queens) - 10 available:

Single/Double Occupancy: $251+ tax

+ $10 per additional person (triple/quad)

Studio (King + Sofa bed) - 40 available:

Single/Double Occupancy: $239 + tax

+ $10 per additional person (triple/quad)


Parking is available on campus (more details to come!) or public transportation can be used. Hamilton's bus service (HSR website) utilizes the PRESTO card! 


Other Recommendations:

Airbnb - Hamilton

QOMSBOC 2022 Leadership

Director: Meghan Fragis, Graduate Student, McMaster University (

Chair: Dr. Jake Magolan, Associate Professor, McMaster University

Advisory Committee:

Dr. Anthony Rullo, Assistant Professor, McMaster University

Dr. James McNulty, Professor, McMaster University

Dr. Jarrod Johnson, Research Associate, McMaster University


COVID 19 Policies

This conference is held on the main campus of McMaster University and attendees must adhere to McMaster University policies.  McMaster strongly encourages vaccination and wearing maks indoors.  At present, these are not compulsary.