17 June 2021

What's new in immunotherapies 2021

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SCI’s Fine Chemicals Group

Online webinar - 14.00 – 17.30 BST

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Synopsis
Immunotherapy is a hot-topic field of research that has generated significant scientific interest and fuelled industrial innovation.

It has been demonstrated that small, drug-like molecules can be highly effective modulators of immune response pathways and that their molecular properties can be fine-tuned to enable excellent cell permeability and bioavailability. This makes them ideal for use in the treatment of chronic conditions such as autoimmune and inflammation-related diseases. Excitingly, this approach also offers the possibility to treat cancer by harnessing the body’s own immune system to fight tumours.

This meeting will offer a broad introduction to those new to the topic and showcase recent innovations by academic and industrial scientists in this exciting and rapidly expanding field.
Attendees
The event is targeted at research students, researchers, academic and industrial scientists engaged in all aspects of research into small molecule immunotherapy, and those interested in broadening their knowledge in this growing field.
Programme

17 June 2021

14.00
Welcome and introduction
14.05
In vitro assays for immunotherapy drug discovery programs; overview and emerging areas
Dr Rhoanne McPherson, Concept Life Sciences
14.35
Optimisation of Mer/Axl kinase inhibitors for immuno-oncology
Dr William McCoull, Associate Director AstraZeneca
15.05
Break
15.20
The discovery of BD2 selective BET inhibitors
Emmanuel Demont, GSK
15.50
Targeting ERAP1 Inhibition To Alter Tumor Visibility And Trigger Differentiated T Cell Responses
Dr Peter Joyce, Grey Wolf Therapeutics
16.20
Panel Discussion
17.00
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Fees
Before early bird - Ends 23 May 2021
SCI member - £25.00
Non-member - £50.00
Student member- £15.00
After early bird
SCI member - £80.00
Non member - £100.00
Student member - £15.00

 

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Organising Committee
  • Tilly Bingham, SCI/ Concept Life Sciences
  • Nicola Chessum, SCI
  • Jayshree Mistry, SCI/ Modgraph Consultants
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