The Molecular Graphics and Modelling Society (MGMS) is a registered UK charity (1104962) and was formed in 1981.Zoom committee meeting on 26th March 2021

There is an Annual General Meeting of the MGMS, held in the UK, at which annual reports of the Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer are presented. This meeting also sets the membership subscription rates for the next subscription year.

Organisation of the Society

University of Oxford
Chair of the MGMS
Phil Biggin
Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Oxford)
Secretary of the MGMS
Ewa Chudyk
University of Surrey
Treasurer of the MGMS
Brendan Howlin
Chemical Computing Group
Membership Secretary
Steve Maginn
University of Cardiff 
 Journal Editor,
Jamie Platts

Ordinary Committee Members

Hannah Bruce MacDonald
MSD, London
Irina Tikhonova
Queens University, Belfast
Irina Tikhonova
Jiayun Pang
University of Greenwich
Jiayun Pang
Richard Bryce
University of Manchester
Richard Bryce
University College London (UCL)
Shozeb Haider
Stuart Firth-Clark
Domainex Ltd
Stuart Firth-Clark

Michelle A. Sahai,
Roehampton University, London

Co-opted Committee Members

  • Adrian Mulholland, University of Bristol.
  • Ben Cossins, Exscientia.
  • Garrett M. Morris, University of Oxford.
  • Ian Wall, GSK.
  • Louise Birch, Eisai.
  • Val Gillet, University of Sheffield
  • Tim Clark, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität.

International Chapters

  • Link person to the MGMS German Chapter:  Tim Clark, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.
  • Link person for the Asia Pacific Region:  David Winkler, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS), Universities of Latrobe and Monash, Australia.
  • Link to The Association of Molecular Modellers of Australasia (AMMA) – The Australasia branch of MGMS.


The Society’s subscription year runs from January to December, with the AGM being held between April and September depending on the scientific meeting programme.

Further details of the work of the Charities Commission can be found on their website:

Chair’s Report

Here is the AGM 21 Chair’s Report.

Minutes of the 2020 AGM

Here are the AGM 2020 minutes.

Previous Year’s Reports & Minutes


Here are the Rules_and Constitution of the MGMS.