[Bio-software] eCheminfo Community of Practice InterAction Meeting, October 14-17, Philladelphia - Latest Advances in Drug Discovery Informatics

Robby via bio-soft%40net.bio.net (by Rob.Reedijk from douglasconnect.com)
Wed Sep 3 18:31:36 EST 2008

I am posting details for the eCheminfo Community of Practice
InterAction Meeting in October 2008 in Bryn Mawr, Philadelphia.
Please note that abstracts are still being accepted for posters.
Latest Advances in Drug Discovery Informatics

eCheminfo Autumn Community of Practice InterAction Meeting October
14-17, 2008 Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Philadelphia, USA

Conference Link:

Themes: Cheminformatics, Bioinformatics, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug
Discovery Innovation, Structure-based Drug Design, Screening, Docking,
Structural Biology, Predictive Toxicology, Predictive ADME,

Program Summary
Docking & Scoring, chaired by Chaya Duraiswami (GlaxoSmithKline)
Application of MM-PBSA Free Energy Methods in Drug Discovery, chaired
by Judith Lalonde (Bryn Mawr College)
Accurate Calculation of pKas, chaired by Paul Labute (Chemical
Computing Group)
In Silico-based Chemogenomics, chaired by Fabrice Moriaud (MEDIT)
PDB Ligands: Analysing their Structure & Binding Data, chaired by Marc
Nicklaus (National Institutes of Health)
Predictive ADME, chaired by Anthony E. Klon (Pharmacopeia Drug
Predictive Toxicology, chaired by Artem Cherkasov (University of
British Columbia)

Pre-Conference Workshop, 13 October
Best Practices Virtual Screening Workshop chaired by Barry Hardy
(Douglas Connect)

John Irwin (UCSF), Georgia McGaughey (Merck), Johannes H. Voigt
(Schering Plough), Lance Westerhoff (Quantum Bio), Zsolt Zsoldos
(SimBioSys), Alexey Ornufriev  (Virginia Tech), David Case (Rutgers
University), Rommie Amaro (USCD), Peter Coveney (Univ. College
London),  Anna Kohlmann (Ariad Pharmaceuticals), Scott Brown (Abbott),
Emil Alexov  (Clemson University), Jens Erik Nielsen (University
College Dublin,  Ireland), Darren Flower (Jenner Institute, UK), Maja
Mihajlovic (City
College of New York), Michael Keiser (UCSF), Brian Marsden (University
of Oxford, UK), Alex Tropsha (UNC), John Westbrook (Rutgers), Howard J
Feldman (CCG), Igor V. Filippov (NCI), Raul Cachau (ATP, SAIC-
Frederick), Vincent T. Moy (University of Miami), Paul Hawkins
(OpenEye), Yulia Borodina (NCBI), Gerhard Wolber (Inte:Ligand,
Austria), Marc Nicklaus (NCI), James P. Snyder (Emory), Anne Chaka
(NIST), Esther Kellenberger (Univ. Strasbourg, France), Renxiao Wang
(SIOC, Shanghai, PR China), Jim Dunbar (University of Michigan), Janna
Wehrle (NIGMS),  Anton Hopfinger (University of New Mexico), Heidi
Einolf (Novartis), Yojiro Sakiyama (Pfizer), Olga Obrezanova (BioFocus
DPI, UK), Anthony E. Klon (Pharmacopeia), Artem Cherkasov (University
of British Columbia,  Canada), Ann Richards (US EPA), Curt Breneman

CFP  **Abstracts are still being considered for posters**
Poster Session
All InterAction Meeting registrants are eligible to present a
Conference Poster. The Poster Sessions will take place in the evenings
in Thomas Great Hall on campus, where refreshments and dinner are also
served. Poster Abstracts (300-500 words) with Title, Institution,
Authors and Contact Information should be submitted to barry.hardy -
douglasconnect.com  Abstracts will be considered based on date of
submission and quality, and will be reviewed and accepted as they are
received. To be considered for the formal program, they should be
submitted as soon as possible.

Program: Dr. Barry Hardy, eCheminfo Community of Practice, Douglas
Connect. Tel: +41 61 851 0170. barry.hardy -[at]- douglasconnect.com

Registration Enquiries: Nicki Douglas, Douglas Connect, Baermeggenweg
14, 4314 Zeiningen, Switzerland. Tel: +41 61 851 0461. echeminfo -

 More information at:

InnovationWell Program

eCheminfo Program

Rob Reedijk
eCheminfo Community of Practice

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