24 May 2017

What Medicinal Chemists need to know about Biology

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SCI's Young Chemists' Panel

SCI, London UK

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Synopsis
2017 will see the first instalment of an exciting and informative new series of conferences entitled What Medicinal Chemists Need to Know About Biology. It is envisaged that this series will run annually with the aim of helping bridge the gap between medicinal chemistry and biology by aiding chemists in understanding the features and challenges of the biological aspects of pharmaceutical research. 
The opening one-day event will cover broad topics such as the druggable genome (i.e. the selection of targets that are appropriate for pharmaceutical intervention) and the development and interpretation of in vitro biological assays. It will also feature case studies on three different classes of target: enzymes, GPCRs and ion channels. Experienced speakers from leading pharmaceutical companies will deliver informative lectures with emphasis on Q&A and other interactive elements to maximise learning opportunities.
Attendees
The event is aimed at organic chemists (graduate or PhD) working within a pharmaceutical research environment and students thinking about a career in this sector. Participants are provided with a booklet containing the material presented.
Programme

Event - 24 May 2017

Day Schedule
9:15
Registration and refreshments
9:55
Welcome and introduction
10:00
The Druggable Genome: Past, Present and Future Peter Joyce, Vertex
10:55
Understanding and Interpreting in vitro Assays, Part 1: Biochemical Basics Oliver Mace, UCB
11:45
Refreshment break
12:10
Understanding and Interpreting in vitro Assays, Part 2: Functional Fundamentals Oliver Mace, UCB
13:00
Lunch
14:00
Ion Channel Pharmacology Assays - What's the Number? Stephen Hess, Evotec
14:55
Running a GPCR Programme: Pharmacology and Screening Considerations Linda Kitching, Proximagen and Sarah Nickolls, GSK
15:50
Refreshment break
16:20
The Correct Cascade is Crucial: Two Case Studies from AZ Jamie Scott, AstraZeneca
17:15
Final Q&A round table
17:25
Closing statements
17:30
Wine reception

Venue and Contact

SCI

14/15 Belgrave Square
London 
SW1X 8PS

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Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org


Fees

Early bird fees before Monday 24 April 2017

One day fee

GB£115 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Member 
GB£40 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Student Member
GB£170 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..Non-Member

Two days fee

GB£200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Member 
GB£70 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Student Member
GB£300 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..Non-Member

SCI Platinum Corporate Members receive 25% off the above rates

Standard fees after Monday 24 April 2017

One day fee

GB£140 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Member 
GB£50 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Student Member
GB£205 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Non-Member

Two days fee

GB£240 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Member 
GB£85 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Student Member
GB£360 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Non-Member

SCI Platinum Corporate Members receive 25% off the above rates

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