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After a successful move to the East Coast, Mastering Medicinal Chemistry returns to Boston June 2015! Once again, this well-established and popular annual event will showcase informative, high quality case studies and successful strategies to tackle the problems facing the medicinal chemistry landscape. The 2015 program will include case studies, panel discussions and intimate, collaborative roundtable discussions from senior executives and leading scientists around hot topics in medicinal chemistry and medicinal chemistry strategy.

Who should attend: Vice Presidents, Directors and Senior Scientists working in Medicinal Chemistry, Discovery Chemistry, Drug Research and Technologies and Small Molecule Drug Discovery

Topics will include, but are not limited to: 

  • The Future Role of Medicinal Chemistry: Pre-competitive/collaborations, outsourcing models
  • The Role of Small Molecules in Cancer Immunotherapy/Tumor Immunotherapy
  • Modulators: Allosteric GPCR, (PAMs NAMs)
  • Activators/Correctors
  • Covalent and Irreversible Inhibitors
  • Evolving the Kinome in Drug Discovery: Pseudokinases, intermediate kinase states as drug targets, exocylic/secreted kinases & alternate RNA splicing, selectivity
  • Emerging Gene Families beyond GPCR and Kinases – Solute Carriers, Ion Channels, Serine Hydrolase
  • Water in Drug Discovery: Computational & next generation design
  • Hit Generation and Discovery Technologies – DNA encoded libraries, synthetic biology of natural products
  • Reproducibility of Published Data & Medicinal Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry & Phenotypic Screening: Deconvolution, lead optimization, working with biologists, natural products

If you would like to submit a proposal to give a presentation at this meeting, please click here.

The deadline for submission is November 14, 2014. 

All proposals are subject to review by the Scientific Advisory Committee to ensure the highest quality of the conference program. Please note that due to limited speaking slots, preference is given to pharmaceutical and biotech companies, regulators and those from academia. Additionally, vendors/consultants who provide products and services to these biopharmaceutical companies are offered opportunities for podium presentation slots based on a variety of Corporate Sponsorships. 

For questions or suggestions about the meeting, please contact:
Edel O’Regan, Ph.D.
Vice President, Conferences
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
T: (+1) 781-972-5423

For sponsorship and exhibit sales information including sponsored podium presentations, contact:
Joseph Vacca
Associate Director, Business Development
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
T: (+1) 781-972-5431

WPC Colocated Event 

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The exhibit hall has sold out the past four years, so please contact us early to reserve your place. To customize your sponsorship or exhibit package for 2015, contact:

Joseph Vacca
Associate Director, Business Development