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Scientific Program

Tuesday May 14

Morning: Workshop

Chairman: Dr Robert Scoffin
12.30 Lunch and registration
13.00 Upcoming features and future horizons
Dr Mark Mackey, Chief Scientific Officer, Cresset
13.20 Ligand-based virtual screening: How can we do better?
Rajeshri Karki, Novartis
13.40 Using field based chemistry methods to understand sequence-specific protein-DNA interactions Daniel Barr, Utica College
14.00 The trend to outsource computational chemistry
Dr Martin Slater, Director of Consulting, Cresset
14.20 Afternoon break and networking
Chairman: Dr Mark Mackey
14.50 New drugs from old compounds
Dr Robert Scoffin, Chief Executive Officer, Cresset
15.10 Drug hunts with Spark: case studies from the literature and current campaigns to develop immunokinase inhibitors
Dr Alfred M Ajami, DCAM Pharma Inc.
15.30 Performance of XedEx and other conformational search algorithms on flexible scaffolds
Dr Patrick McCarren, The Broad Institute
15.50 Identification of a novel inhibitor of HIV-1 entry using scaffold-hopping and bioisosteric replacement
Dr Simon Cocklin, Drexel University
16.10 Chairman’s closing remarks
16.30 Close

The program is open to change.