|CCL 05.12.06 Protein Engineering, San Diego, CA|
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Date: Sat Oct 22 17:34:14 2005
Subject: 05.12.06 Protein Engineering, San Diego, CA
Protein Engineering Defining the Next Generation of Biotherapeutics December 6-8, 2005 - San Diego Convention Center - San Diego, CA http://www.ibclifesciences.com/ IBC's Protein Engineering conference focuses on new protein pharmaceutical platforms and scientific strategies that need to be designed for efficient activity optimization against any specific target, and also for manufacturing, formulation and delivery. Presentations demonstrate how half-life, formulation, shelf-life, safety and non-immunogenicity requirements must be built into the product platform upfront so that every new product lead will have these properties, minimizing the need for additional testing in humans. Highlights include how: * Avidia uses avimers to create inhibitors to block IL-6 * Compound Therapeutics developed AdNectin as an agonist to VEGFR-2 * Molecular Partners AG developed DARPins for diagnostic and therapeutic applications * Dyax engineered Kunitz domain-based drug candidates that are in clinical and preclinical testing * Genencor constructed fusion proteins between fragments of tumor specific antibodies and -lactamase 2005 Scientific Advisory and Organizing Board James W. Larrick, M.D., Ph.D., Managing Director, Panorama Research Institute Andreas Plckthun, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, University of Zrich, Switzerland Robert Balint, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, CytoDesign, Inc Bassil Dahiyat, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Office, Xencor Willem 'Pim' Stemmer, PhD, Founder, Avidia, Inc., and Founder and VP R&D, Microproteins, Inc. Learn from World-Renowned Experts from these Organizations * Avidia Inc. * Biolex * Biorexis Pharmaceutical Corporation * Biosite Discovery * BioTech Studio LLC * Borean Pharma A/S, Denmark * Caltech * CEA, France * CSIRO Molecular and Health Technologies, Australia * Compound Therapeutics * CytoDesign, Inc * DiscoveRx Corp. * Dyax Corp. * EvoGenix, Australia * Genencor Intl., Inc. * Glycofi * Integrigen * Johns Hopkins University * Molecular Partners, Switzerland * Nektar * Panorama Research Institute * Syntonix Pharmaceuticals * The Carnegie Institution of Washington * The Scripps Research Institute * Trinity BioSystems, Inc. * University of California, San Francisco * University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology * University of Zrich, Switzerland * XencorNOTE THAT E-MAIL ADDRESSES HAVE BEEN MODIFIED!!!
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