Highlights in Medicinal Chemistry III

GBP

SCI, London, UK
Tuesday 16 October 2018
Organised by SCI's Fine Chemicals Group

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This event runs back to back with Designing Safer Medicines III.  A discount is available for registering for both meetings.

Synopsis

This meeting aims to showcase vignettes of modern medicinal chemistry to bring new thinking to the subject, challenge perceptions and encourage scientific interaction between researchers. The short presentation format of the meeting also aims to provide a focussed forum to promote examples of medicinal chemistry excellence.

Attendees

This meeting is targeted at academic and industrial scientists engaged in all aspects of the drug discovery process and those interested in broadening their knowledge at the forefront of medicinal chemistry.

SCI Members attending this meeting are able to claim CPD points.

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Programme

09.20 Registration and refreshments
   
09.50 Opening remarks
   
09.55 Drug discovery beyond the rule of 5 - outer limits of oral absorption and insight into design at the extremes
Prof Jan Kihlberg, University of Uppsala, Sweden
   
10.35 Discovery of potent cyclophilin inhibitors based on structural simplification of sanglifehrin A
Dr Vicky Steadman, Eurofins - Selcia, UK
   
11.00 The development of an intracellular degradation probe for pirin protein
Dr Nicola Chessum, Institute of Cancer Research, UK
   
11.25 Refreshment break
   
11.45 Potency and patents, new arenas for matched molecular pair analysis
Dr Ed Griffen, MedChemica Ltd, UK
   
12.10 From fragment to candidate for a protein-protein interaction target
Dr Rhian Holvey, Astex, UK
   
12.35 Strategies for the design of brain penetrant kinase inhibitors
Dr Sarah Skerratt, Vertex, UK
   
13.00 Lunch and exhibition
   
14.00 Late breaker 1
   
14.25 Late breaker 2
   
14.50 Chemical strategies to achieve broad-spectrum antibacterial activity
Dr Alastair Parkes, Evotec, UK
   
15.30 Refreshment break
   
15.50 Late breaker 3
   
16.15 Discovery and application of 3-oxabicyclo[4.1.0]heptane, a non-nitrogen containing morpholine isostere, through predictive Quantum Mechanical modelling
Dr Heather Hobbs, GlaxoSmithKline, UK
   
16.40 Synthesis-driven chemical biology and medicinal chemistry
Prof Matt Gaunt, University of Cambridge, UK
   
17.20 Closing remarks
   
17.25 Networking and refreshments

Organising Committee

Sarah Major, SCI/ Evotec
Nigel Swain, SCI/ Heptares
Al Dossetter, SCI/ Mechemica Ltd
Iain Simpson SCI/ AstraZeneca

Exhibition and Sponsorship

An exhibition will take place alongside the conference during refreshment breaks for companies and related organisations who may wish to exhibit. For further information and prices, please email conferences@soci.org. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Bursaries

A limited number of bursaries are being offered to SCI student members to cover their registration fee. To apply for a bursary, please send an email to conferences@soci.org with the title "Highlights in Medicinal Chemistry III - bursary application"before Friday 21 September.

Venue

SCI
14/15 Belgrave Square
London
SW1X 8PS

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Delegate Fees

Early bird fees before Monday 3 September 2018

One-Day Fee   Two-Day Fee*  
SCI Member £100 SCI Member £175
SCI Student Member £35 SCI Student Member £60
Non-Member £130 Non-Member £235

*The Two-Day Fee includes attendance at 'Designing Safer Medicines III' on Monday 15 October and 'Highlights in Medicinal Chemistry III' on Tuesday 16 October

Standard fees after Monday 3 September 2018

One-Day Fee   Two-Day Fee*  
SCI Member £115 SCI Member £205
SCI Student Member £40 SCI Student Member £70
Non-Member £150 Non-Member £270

*The Two-Day Fee includes attendance at 'Designing Safer Medicines III' on Monday 15 October and 'Highlights in Medicinal Chemistry III' on Tuesday 16 October

SCI Platinum Corporate Members receive 25% off the above rates.

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For more information, please contact:

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Conference Team
T: +44 (0)20 7598 1561
E: conferences@soci.org

Sponsors

Evotec (UK) Ltd

AstraZeneca

Heptares

Vertex

Related Links

Fine Chemicals Group