Biotech China 2014
2nd Annual Lead Discovery Summit 2008:--Primary & Secondary Screening
Corinthia Towers Hotel
Kongresova 1,
Prague, Czech Republic
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2nd Annual Lead Discovery Summit--Primary & Secondary Screening
Informa Life Sciences
http://www.informa-ls.com/lead-disc
Corinthia Towers Hotel
Kongresova 1,
Prague
Czech 

Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, December 2, 2008
08:30:00 Morning coffee & registration
09:00:00 Opening remarks from the Chair
09:00:00 JOINT PLENARY SESSION WITH COMPOUND LIBRARY DESIGN & SYNTHESIS
09:10:00 Decision criteria in cherry picking compounds from large collections for screening campaigns: What have been the most successful methods and why? Ansgar Schuffenhauer,
09:50:00 Virtual screening: How predictive is it of compound success in wet screening campaigns? Steve Muchmore,
10:30:00 Morning coffee in the exhibition hall
11:00:00 Cycle management and alignment of operational groups: Optimising discovery by reducing SAR cycle time Wilma Keighley,
11:40:00 High content analysis from a screening and chemistry perspective: How effectively can data be used to direct compound design and future screening campaigns? Philip Denner
12:20:00 Lunch in the exhibition hall
13:50:00 Comparison of results obtained from acoustic and manual dispensed plates: To what extent has acoustic dispensing improved the reproducibility of results? Karen Roberts,
13:50:00 "AUTOMATION, MINIATURISATION & HIGH THROUGHPUT SCREENING"
14:30:00 SCREENING PROTEIN-PROTEIN INTERACTIONS
14:30:00 The MAPPIT toolbox: Strategies to analyse molecular interactions in intact cells Jan Tavernier,
15:10:00 Afternoon tea in the exhibition hall
15:40:00 Session hosted by Cisbio
15:40:00 ADVANCES IN SCREENING GPCRS
16:10:00 b-arrestin recruitment assays for screening of G protein-coupled receptors Guido Zaman
16:50:00 PHENTOYPIC ASSAYS
16:50:00 Examination of the advantages afforded by and difficulties created by phenotypic screening: How do they weigh up? Jennifer Brogdon,
17:30:00 Closing remarks from the Chair
17:40:00 End of conference day one
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
08:30:00 Coffee in the exhibition hall
09:00:00 Opening remarks from the Chair
09:10:00 Phenotypic screening: advantages, difficulties and solutions Eric Kunkel,
09:10:00 "PHENOTYPIC ASSAYS"
09:50:00 "CELL TYPES"
09:50:00 Experience and data from the use of cryopreserved cells in screens: Maximising efficiency Peter Stacey,
10:30:00 Morning coffee in the exhibition hall
11:00:00 Comparison of results obtained with different cell types: Should we look to use more disease relevant cells at an earlier stage? Gareth J. Wayne,
11:40:00 Spotlight session
12:10:00 Are we ready to use human Embryonic Stem Cells in drug discovery? Paul D. Andrews,
12:50:00 Lunch in the exhibition hall
14:10:00 "FRAGMENT BASED DRUG DISCOVERY"
14:10:00 Plenary talk: Integrating fragment methods in structure-guided drug discovery Roderick Hubbard
14:50:00 Evaluation of assay formats for fragment based screening: Which techniques are the most robust and how can methodologies best be combined to provide accurate assessment of fragments?
15:30:00 Oral presentation from the winner of the poster session
15:45:00 Afternoon tea in the exhibition hall
16:05:00 "PLENARY: LEVERAGING CHEMISTRY & SCREENING TO INCREASE THROUGHPUT OF LEAD DISCOVERY"
16:05:00 Chemogenomics/Panel Screening Hugo Kubinyi,
16:45:00 Biological fingerprints: Acceleration of hit identification and decision making in drug discovery Wolfgang Jarolimek,
17:25:00 Closing remarks from the Chair
17:30:00 End of conference
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