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[Computational-biology] Drug Discovery & Development Autumn Community of Practice meeting (eCheminfo/InnovationWell)

Barry via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by barry.hardy from vtxmail.ch)
Thu Sep 27 10:50:45 EST 2007

The eCheminfo/InnovationWell Autumn Community of Practice meeting will
take place the week of October 15 at Bryn Mawr College, Philadelphia
to discuss latest research applications, methods and best practices in
drug discovery informatics, design and modelling.

The following conference sessions will be held:
16 October: Virtual Screening, chaired by Christopher Austin (NIH) and
Ajay Jain (UCSF)
16 October: Structural Biology, chaired by Max Cummings (Tibotec
17 October: Structure-based Drug Design, chaired by Jose Duca
17 October: Fragment-based Drug Discovery, chaired by Maria
18-19 October: Predictive ADME/Toxicology, chaired by Tony Hopfinger
(University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy)

Additional workshop activity on virtual screening best practices,
knowledge management in R&D and advances in predictive ADME and
toxicology will also be held.

Conference speakers include:
Stephen Burley (SGX Pharmaceuticals), Georgia McGaughey (Merck),
Charles Lesburg (Schering-Plough), Rick Beger (FDA), Marc Nicklaus
(NIH), Woody Sherman (Schrodinger), Daniel Cheney (Bristol Myers
Squibb), Paul Labute (Chemical Computing Group), Ajay Jain (UCSF),
Alan Cheng (Amgen), Tony Hopfinger (University of New Mexico), Anthony
Klon (Pharmacopeia Drug Discovery), Artem Cherkasov (University of
British Columbia), Dennis Pelletier (Pfizer), Chaohong Sun (Abbott),
Jose Duca (Schering-Plough), Terry Stouch (JCAMD), Natasja Brooijmans
(Wyeth), Gerard Kleywegt (University of Uppsala), Vladimir Poroikov
(Russian Academy of Sciences), Christoph Helma (in silico toxicology),
Ann Richard (EPA), Judy Madden (Liverpool John Moores University),
Julian Tirado-Rives (Yale), Heather Carlson (University of Michigan),
Joseph Tomaszewski (NCI), Joseph Contrera (FDA), Christopher Austin
(NIH), Jerome Hert (UCSF), Renate Sekul (Graffinity), Gunther Stahl
(Tripos), John W Liebeschuetz (CCDC), Wilfried Langenaeker (Silicos),
Zsolt Zsoldos (SimBioSys), Paul Hawkins (OpenEye Scientific Software),
François Delfaud (MEDIT), Anatoly Ruvinsky (University of Kansas),
Robin Taylor (CCDC), Eric Jamois (Strand Life Sciences), David Gilmour
(Tacit), Alex Heiphetz (Delta L Training), Frank Guerino (TraverseIT),
Salvatore Alesci (Wyeth), Darius Dziuda (CCSU), Laszlo Boros (Sidmap)
Fred Cohen (Fast Track Systems), Alex Tropsha (UNC), Dimitris
Agrafiotis, (Johnson & Johnson), Carl Elkin (Schering-Plough)

Poster Session
We will be running poster sessions in the evenings at the meeting with
themes: knowledge management in R&D (Tuesday), drug design (Wednesday)
and drug development and ADME/Toxicology (Thursday). Please send your
abstract of ca. 300-500 words  to eCheminfo -(at)- douglasconnect.com
for approval.

Program (pdf download): http://barryhardy.blogs.com/cheminfostream/files/eChemProgramBrynMawr07-web2.PDF

More information at http://echeminfo.com/COMTY_conferences

best regards

Barry Hardy, PhD
Douglas Connect
Tel: +41 61 851 0170
Blogs: http://barryhardy.blogs.com/cheminfostream/ ,

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