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FEB 21 - 22 2018

Drug Discovery 2018

Drug Discovery 2018 is now available On-Demand until May 22nd, 2018! 

Despite the rapid pace of scientific advances that garner a better understanding of a myriad of diseases on their molecular level, modern drug discovery is a long, complex process. As to be expected, the course of action for researching and developing new medicines is growing in difficulty and length. It is in this landscape that LabRoots is proud to announce its newest addition to the virtual event line up – Drug Discovery 2018!

Produced on a new, more robust platform, you can watch, learn and connect during this conference on mobile devices easier than ever before. Equipped with gamification and point system, you can now move around the entire event earning points for a chance to win one of LabRoots most popular shirts.

Industry leaders from around the world join together and discuss the advancements, challenges and successes of discovery and developing new medicines during this free, two-day event.

Topics discussed included:

  • GPCR Drug Discovery
  • Biomarkers in Early Stage Drug Development
  • Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine
  • Emerging Trends

Continuing Education

By participating in this virtual event and watching webcast presentations, you can earn Free Continuing Education (CE) and/or Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits. To earn educational credits, you must view an entire presentation. Following the presentation, you must click on the educational credit link provided for that particular speaker and follow the required process. Once you have completed the process, you will receive a certificate for the educational credit.
 

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Speakers
  • Shuji Ogino, MD, PhD, MS

    Chief, Program in MPE Molecular Pathological Epidemiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Professor of Pathology and Epidemiology, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Janaki Veeraraghavan, PhD

    Biologist, CDRH/OIR/DMGP, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sophia Antimisiaris, PhD

    Professor, University of Patras & Institute of Chemical Engineering FORTH/ICE-HT
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Joseph M Beechem, PhD

    Senior Vice President of Research and Development, NanoString Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Larisa Cavallari, Pharm. D.

    Associate Professor & Director, Center for Pharmacogenomics, University of Florida College of Pharmacy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sylvain Chemtob, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FAAP, FCAHS

    Professor of Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Optometry and Pharmacology, Université de Montréal, Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology, McGill University, Université de Montréal
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Katherine Chiappinelli, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, & Tropical Medicine at The George Washington University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Michael Davies, MD, PhD

    Deputy Chairman and Associate Professor in the Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mark Dunnenberger, PharmD

    Director, Pharmacogenomics at NorthShore University HealthSystem
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Matthew Eddy, PhD

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Scripps Research Institute
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Agnete Fredriksen, MSc, PhD

    Chief Scientific Officer, Vaccibody AS
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Annette Gilchrist, PhD

    Associate-Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Midwestern University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Damien Gruson, PhD

    Professor, Head of the Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Alexander MacKerell, PhD

    Grollman-Glick Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Director, Computer-Aided Drug Design Center, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Colleen Niswender, PhD

    Professor of Pharmacology, Director of Molecular Pharmacology, Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD

    Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Martin Shaw

    Business Development Manager at AroCell AB
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sid Topiol, PhD

    Chief Scientific Officer, 3D-2drug LLC
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Alejandro Villagra, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Thomas Webster, PhD

    Professor and Department Chair, Chemical Engineering, Art Zafiropoulo Chair in Engineering, Affiliated Faculty, Bioengineering, Northeastern University, College of Engineering
    BIOGRAPHY

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Posters

Agenda
  • FEB 22, 2018 1:30 PM PST
    Annette Gilchrist, PhD
    Associate-Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Midwestern University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 22, 2018 12:00 PM PST
    Sid Topiol, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, 3D-2drug LLC
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 22, 2018 10:30 AM PST
    Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD
    Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 22, 2018 9:00 AM PST
    Mark Dunnenberger, PharmD
    Director, Pharmacogenomics at NorthShore University HealthSystem
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 22, 2018 9:00 AM PST
    Michael Davies, MD, PhD, Joseph Beechem, PhD
    Sponsored By: NanoString Technologies
    Michael Davies, MD, PhD
    Deputy Chairman and Associate Professor in the Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    BIOGRAPHY
    Joseph M Beechem, PhD
    Senior Vice President of Research and Development, NanoString Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 22, 2018 7:30 AM PST
    Janaki Veeraraghavan, PhD
    Biologist, CDRH/OIR/DMGP, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 22, 2018 6:00 AM PST
    Agnete Fredriksen, MSc, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, Vaccibody AS
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 21, 2018 1:30 PM PST
    Alexander MacKerell, PhD
    Grollman-Glick Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Director, Computer-Aided Drug Design Center, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 21, 2018 12:00 PM PST
    Colleen Niswender, PhD
    Professor of Pharmacology, Director of Molecular Pharmacology, Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 21, 2018 12:00 PM PST
    Larisa Cavallari, Pharm. D.
    Associate Professor & Director, Center for Pharmacogenomics, University of Florida College of Pharmacy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 21, 2018 10:30 AM PST
    Annette Gilchrist, PhD, Martin Shaw, Thomas Webster, PhD
    Annette Gilchrist, PhD
    Associate-Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Midwestern University
    BIOGRAPHY
    Martin Shaw
    Business Development Manager at AroCell AB
    BIOGRAPHY
    Thomas Webster, PhD
    Professor and Department Chair, Chemical Engineering, Art Zafiropoulo Chair in Engineering, Affiliated Faculty, Bioengineering, Northeastern University, College of Engineering
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 21, 2018 9:00 AM PST
    Martin Shaw
    Business Development Manager at AroCell AB
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 21, 2018 9:00 AM PST
    Matthew Eddy, PhD
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Scripps Research Institute
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Transcriptomic Analysis of a Botanical Complex for the Topical Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis
    FEB 21, 2018 9:00 AM PST
    Joe Sherrill, PhD
    Senior Scientist, Global Biosciences, Bioinformatics Group, The Procter & Gamble Company
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: QIAGEN
  • FEB 21, 2018 7:30 AM PST
    Shuji Ogino, MD, PhD, MS
    Chief, Program in MPE Molecular Pathological Epidemiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Professor of Pathology and Epidemiology, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 21, 2018 6:00 AM PST
    Alejandro Villagra, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine
  • FEB 21, 2018 6:00 AM PST
    Alejandro Villagra, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 21, 2018 7:30 AM PST
    Shuji Ogino, MD, PhD, MS
    Chief, Program in MPE Molecular Pathological Epidemiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Professor of Pathology and Epidemiology, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Transcriptomic Analysis of a Botanical Complex for the Topical Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis
    FEB 21, 2018 9:00 AM PST
    Joe Sherrill, PhD
    Senior Scientist, Global Biosciences, Bioinformatics Group, The Procter & Gamble Company
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: QIAGEN
  • FEB 21, 2018 10:30 AM PST
    Annette Gilchrist, PhD, Martin Shaw, Thomas Webster, PhD
    Annette Gilchrist, PhD
    Associate-Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Midwestern University
    BIOGRAPHY
    Martin Shaw
    Business Development Manager at AroCell AB
    BIOGRAPHY
    Thomas Webster, PhD
    Professor and Department Chair, Chemical Engineering, Art Zafiropoulo Chair in Engineering, Affiliated Faculty, Bioengineering, Northeastern University, College of Engineering
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 21, 2018 12:00 PM PST
    Larisa Cavallari, Pharm. D.
    Associate Professor & Director, Center for Pharmacogenomics, University of Florida College of Pharmacy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 22, 2018 6:00 AM PST
    Agnete Fredriksen, MSc, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, Vaccibody AS
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 22, 2018 9:00 AM PST
    Mark Dunnenberger, PharmD
    Director, Pharmacogenomics at NorthShore University HealthSystem
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Biomarkers in Early Stage Drug Development
  • FEB 21, 2018 9:00 AM PST
    Martin Shaw
    Business Development Manager at AroCell AB
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 22, 2018 7:30 AM PST
    Janaki Veeraraghavan, PhD
    Biologist, CDRH/OIR/DMGP, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 22, 2018 9:00 AM PST
    Michael Davies, MD, PhD, Joseph Beechem, PhD
    Sponsored By: NanoString Technologies
    Michael Davies, MD, PhD
    Deputy Chairman and Associate Professor in the Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    BIOGRAPHY
    Joseph M Beechem, PhD
    Senior Vice President of Research and Development, NanoString Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • GPCR Drug Discovery
  • FEB 21, 2018 9:00 AM PST
    Matthew Eddy, PhD
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Scripps Research Institute
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 21, 2018 12:00 PM PST
    Colleen Niswender, PhD
    Professor of Pharmacology, Director of Molecular Pharmacology, Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 21, 2018 1:30 PM PST
    Alexander MacKerell, PhD
    Grollman-Glick Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Director, Computer-Aided Drug Design Center, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 22, 2018 10:30 AM PST
    Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD
    Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 22, 2018 12:00 PM PST
    Sid Topiol, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, 3D-2drug LLC
    BIOGRAPHY
  • FEB 22, 2018 1:30 PM PST
    Annette Gilchrist, PhD
    Associate-Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Midwestern University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Emerging Trends
Speakers

  • Shuji Ogino, MD, PhD, MS
    Shuji Ogino, MD, PhD, MS
    Chief, Program in MPE Molecular Pathological Epidemiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Professor of Pathology and Epidemiology, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Janaki Veeraraghavan, PhD
    Janaki Veeraraghavan, PhD
    Biologist, CDRH/OIR/DMGP, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sophia Antimisiaris, PhD
    Sophia Antimisiaris, PhD
    Professor, University of Patras & Institute of Chemical Engineering FORTH/ICE-HT
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Joseph M Beechem, PhD
    Joseph M Beechem, PhD
    Senior Vice President of Research and Development, NanoString Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Larisa Cavallari, Pharm. D.
    Larisa Cavallari, Pharm. D.
    Associate Professor & Director, Center for Pharmacogenomics, University of Florida College of Pharmacy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sylvain Chemtob, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FAAP, FCAHS
    Sylvain Chemtob, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FAAP, FCAHS
    Professor of Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Optometry and Pharmacology, Université de Montréal, Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology, McGill University, Université de Montréal
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Katherine Chiappinelli, PhD
    Katherine Chiappinelli, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, & Tropical Medicine at The George Washington University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Michael Davies, MD, PhD
    Michael Davies, MD, PhD
    Deputy Chairman and Associate Professor in the Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mark Dunnenberger, PharmD
    Mark Dunnenberger, PharmD
    Director, Pharmacogenomics at NorthShore University HealthSystem
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Matthew Eddy, PhD
    Matthew Eddy, PhD
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Scripps Research Institute
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Agnete Fredriksen, MSc, PhD
    Agnete Fredriksen, MSc, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, Vaccibody AS
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Annette Gilchrist, PhD
    Annette Gilchrist, PhD
    Associate-Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Midwestern University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Damien Gruson, PhD
    Damien Gruson, PhD
    Professor, Head of the Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Alexander MacKerell, PhD
    Alexander MacKerell, PhD
    Grollman-Glick Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Director, Computer-Aided Drug Design Center, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Colleen Niswender, PhD
    Colleen Niswender, PhD
    Professor of Pharmacology, Director of Molecular Pharmacology, Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD
    Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD
    Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Martin Shaw
    Martin Shaw
    Business Development Manager at AroCell AB
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sid Topiol, PhD
    Sid Topiol, PhD
    Chief Scientific Officer, 3D-2drug LLC
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Alejandro Villagra, PhD
    Alejandro Villagra, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Thomas Webster, PhD
    Thomas Webster, PhD
    Professor and Department Chair, Chemical Engineering, Art Zafiropoulo Chair in Engineering, Affiliated Faculty, Bioengineering, Northeastern University, College of Engineering
    BIOGRAPHY
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  • Annette Gilchrist

    An Associate Professor with Midwestern University, Dr. Annette Gilchrist has a PhD in Immunology from the University of Connecticut Health Center and a MS in Biochemistry from the University of Connecticut. Previously, she was with Cue Biotech and Caden Biosciences, companies she ...

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  • Martin Shaw

    Between 1994-2015 he worked at EKF Diagnostics in Wales (formerly Argutus Medical) where he introduced and promoted a wide range of novel kidney and liver tests, including important biomarkers that are now being evaluated by the IMI (Innovative Medicines Initiative) and FDA as ...

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