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Date: Wed Feb 4 14:56:39 2009
Subject: 09.06.04 CHI's Structure-Based Drug Design
Dates: June 4-5,2009
Venue: Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge, Massachusetts USA

Topics of discussion include:
- Target Structure-Guided Drug Discovery
- Feeding SBDD with Biochemical and Biophysical Information
- Ligand-Based Predictions Applied to Drug Design
- SBDD and Computational Chemistry Methods: A Marriage of Innovation
- SBDD of Pharmacological Chaperons

Distinguished Faculty:
Alex Aronov, Ph.D., Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Xavier Barril, Ph.D. , ICREA Research Universitat de Barcelona

Alex Burgin, Ph.D., deCODE Biostructures

Miles Congreve, Ph.D., Heptares Therapeutics Ltd.

José Duca, Ph.D., Schering Plough Research Institute

Stefan Geschwindner, Ph.D., AstraZeneca R&D Mölndal

Ajay N. Jain, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

Paul Labute, Ph.D., Computing Group (CCG)

Dr. Richard J. Law, Evotec AG

Brian B. Masek, Ph.D., Tripos International

Mark Murcko, Ph.D., Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Sander Nabuurs, Ph.D., Radboud University Nijmegen

Enrico O. Purisima, Ph.D., National Research Council of Canada

Dagmar Ringe, Ph.D., Brandeis University

Suo-Bao Rong, Ph.D., Pfizer Global R&D

Tomi Sawyer, Ph.D., AILERON Therapeutics; Editor-in-Chief, Chemical Biology & Drug Design

Andrew D. Scott, Ph.D., Pfizer Global Research and Development

Suresh Singh, Ph.D., Vitae Pharmaceuticals

Raymond C. Stevens, Scripps Research Institute

Gergely Toth, Ph.D., Elan Pharmaceuticals

Marcel Verdonk, Ph.D., Astex Therapeutics, Ltd.

Markus Wagener, Ph.D., Schering-Plough Research Institute

W. Patrick Walters, Ph.D., Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Plus! Pre-Conference Workshop, Wednesday, June 3
Designing Kinase Inhibitors*

Topics Discussed:
- Challenges of Crystal Structures
- X-Ray Crystallography
- Target Immobilized NMR Screening
*Separate registration is required.

Arrive early to attend...
Protein Kinase Targets
June 1-3

Interested in Sponsorships and Exhibit Opportunities?
Katelin Fitzgerald
Manager, Business Development
Tel: 781-972-5458
E-mail: kfitzgerald(0)

Special Pricing is Available to Attend Both the Structure-Based Drug Design and Protein Kinase Conferences.

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