MedChem Symposium

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Organized by
Dr. Ben Pratt, Dr. Mark Tichenor, Dr. David Wallace - San Diego Section of the American Chemical Society
Dr. Emmanuel Theodorakis - UCSD Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

 

Register here!

TIME AGENDA
8:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Opening Remarks: Emmanuel Theodorakis
9:05 AM Dr. Pei-Pei Kung, Pfizer
"Use of Ligand- and Property-Based Design Strategies in Medicinal Chemistry. Identification of an EZH2 Inhibitor Development Candidate"
9:50 AM Dr. Keary Engle, The Scripps Research Institute
"Programmed Functionalization of Alkenes via Directed Nucleometalation”
10:35 AM Coffee Break
10:50 AM Dr. Paul Sprengeler, eFFECTOR Therapeutics
“Identification of eFT508, an Oral, Potent and Highly Selective Inhibitor of Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Interacting Kinase (MNK) 1 and 2, via a Disciplined, Iterative Structure-Based Drug Design Strategy”
11:35 AM Dr. Yitzhak Tor, University of California San Diego
“New Isomorphic Fluorescent Nucleosides for Biophysical and MedChem Applications"
12:20 PM Lunch
1:20 PM Jeff Smith, The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
“Proteasome Inhibitors: A Single Cure for Multiple Kinetoplastid Diseases”
2:05 PM Dr. Laurent Gomez, Dart NeuroScience
“Discovery of Selective Phosphodiesterase 2 (PDE2a) Inhibitors for the Treatment of Memory Disorders”
2:50 PM Symposium Conclusion

REGISTRATION:

http://www-chem.ucsd.edu/graduate-program/Events/medchem/registraton.html
Register online by Friday, July 7th and food will be provided.

 

DIRECTIONS:

http://www-chem.ucsd.edu/graduate-program/Events/medchem/directions.html

 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

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 Speakers:

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Dr. Pei-Pei Kung (Pfizer)

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Dr. Keary Engle (TSRI)

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Dr. Paul Sprengeler

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Dr. Yitzhak Tor (UCSD)

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Jeff Smith (The Genomics Institute)

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Dr. Laurent Gomez (Dart NeuroScience)