Scientific Program

The 1st Medicinal Chemistry Conference Ireland is a one-day event which will be held in the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (Trinity College Dublin) on July 1st, 2016.

(Lectures will be held in the Tercentenary Hall, TBSI; lunch and wine reception at Knowledge Exchange, TBSI)

Scientific Program

9.00: Introduction and welcome

9.15-10.15: Prof. Francesco Peri (University Milano Bicocca, Chemistry): “Toll-Like Receptor Activation and Function in Health and Disease: an Integrated Chemical-Biology Approach”

10.15-11.15: Prof. Carmen Galan (University of Bristol, Chemistry): “Novel Synthetic Glyco-Tools for Drug Discovery”

11.15-11.30: Coffee break

11.30-12.30: Dr Pascale Clement  (Director of Science and Technology, Catalent Pharma Solutions): “Accelerating Oral Drug Development Through Systematic Early Technology Selection”

12.30-13.40: Poster session and lunch

13.40-14.40: Dr Andrea Brancale (Cardiff University, Pharmacy): Tribute to the late Prof. Chris McGuigan

14.40-15.40: Dr. Simon Macdonald (Director of Medicinal Chemistry, GSK, Stevenage, UK): “Integrin Antagonists for Fibrotic Diseases”

15.40-15.55: Coffee Break

15.55-16.55: Prof. Mari-Luz Lopez-Rodriguez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Chemistry): “Chemistry for Drug Target Identification and Validation

16.45-17.45: Prof. Mary Meegan (Trinity College Dublin, Pharmacy): “Biological Evaluation in vitro of Azetidin-2-one Derivatives as Potential Anti-Cancer Agents”

17.55: Final remarks, poster awards presentation and wine reception

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