Monash University Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Australia, licenses Cresset’s computational tools

Cambridge, UK – 25th November 2014 – Cresset, innovative provider of computational chemistry software and services, is pleased to announce that Monash University Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Australia’s leading pharmacy and pharmaceutical science educators and researchers, has licensed Cresset’s Forge and Spark software. These applications provide extensive capabilities in SAR analysis, ligand-based molecular design and bioisosteric replacement.

“Cresset’s software is used in the R&D departments of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. It is great to know that our students will be using the very same cutting edge tools for their molecular design and optimization work,” says Dr David Manallack, Senior Lecturer at Monash University. “Cresset’s software will enhance our teaching methods, helping us to prepare our students for frontline roles in drug discovery and development.”

“Cresset strongly supports academic research. We are delighted that Australia’s Monash University will be using Forge and Spark in their teaching programs,” says Dr David Bardsley, Cresset’s Commercial Director. “These world class tools will ensure an excellent grounding in modern drug discovery techniques for the next generation of Australia’s scientists.”

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