Best Practices for Small to Mid-Size Companies to Advance Drug Discovery Programs

November 5, 2020
11 am to 12 pm EST

Webinar Description:

Having the ability to scale with research needs is pivotal to success. Understanding when the time comes to automate processes can be challenging. This webinar will discuss data management practices small to mid-size biotech, and pharmaceutical companies should utilize to optimize drug discovery research programs. Learn how integrated technology to capture and analyze chemical and biological data can successfully enhance the discovery research workflow and enable shorter design cycles.

Certara’s D360 and Collaborative Drug Discovery’s CDD Vault discovery subject matter experts will provide an overview of an integrated platform to efficiently capture, manage, analyze, and visualize chemical and biological data. A demonstration of a seamless process workflow of collecting data, project creation, self-service data queries and analysis enabled through one-click access will be reviewed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to scale drug discovery research
  • Understand how to streamline data capture and analysis
  • Tips to shorten the design, make, test, analyze cycles


David Lowis, DPhil
Executive Director Science Informatics

Dr. David Lowis leads Certara’s scientific informatics group and has responsibility for the D360 scientific informatics platform. For the last 15 years, he has led the design and development of D360 data access, analysis, and collaboration software, expanding from small molecule discovery into biologics and pre-clinical research domains. Dr. Lowis gained his Doctor of Philosophy degree from Oxford University and holds a 1st class Honors degree in chemistry.

Charlie Weatherall
Director of Customer Engagement
Collaborative Drug Discovery

Charlie Weatherall is Collaborative Drug Discovery’s Director of Customer Engagement. He attributes his customer dedication to his Southern tradition of always offering a helping hand and the fact that he began his career as an end-user of scientific data management applications and has never forgotten what it's like to "be the customer." Charlie has over 30 years of experience working with industry-leading scientific software companies such as MDL, SciTegic, Accelrys, CambridgeSoft, IDBS, and now Collaborative Drug Discovery.

Cost: No Cost!