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Date: Mon Feb 20 10:57:28 2012
Subject: 12.06.26 CCG UGM & Conference, Montreal, Canada
CCG UGM & Conference
June 26-29, 2012
Montreal, Canada
http://www.chemcomp.com/ugm-2012.htm
CCG UGM & Conference will be taking place this summer in
Montreal - June 26-29, 2012. An exceptional group of speakers will
be participating. We hope you can make it to the meeting!

There will be workshops on June 26-27. A poster session and the
official Opening Cocktail for the conference will take place on June
27 (evening). Talks will be scheduled on June 28-29 with a gala
dinner/cocktail on June 28. The meeting will close on Friday June 29
at 4:00 pm with a wine & cheese reception. Early registration
ends March 30, 2012. Register online at
http://www.chemcomp.com/ugm-2012.htm

>>> PRELIMINARY DETAILS 

June 26-29, 2012 | Montreal, Canada | Le Saint-Sulpice Hotel
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WORKSHOPS
Tuesday & Wednesday - June 26-27
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- Pharmacophore in Drug Discovery
Overview | Query generation | Searching  | Use in docking and SBDD

- Binding Pocket Analysis
Solvent analysis | Hot spot identification |Non-standard interactions

- Protein Modeling
Structure preparation | Loop grafting | Conformational searching

- Structure-Based Drug Design
Ligand optimization in the pocket

- Scientific Vector Language
Overview & Programming concepts

- One-on-One Sessions
Q&A discussions with application scientists

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SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS
Thursday & Friday - June 28-29
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- Ali Zarrin, Immunology Discovery Group, Genentech
An Evolutionary Conserved PILRa Domain Mediates Its Interaction with
Diverse Sialylated Ligands
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- Diane Joseph-McCarthy, Associate Director, AstraZeneca
Computational Target Evaluation and Lead Generation Strategies
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- Igor Mochalkin, Senior Principal Research Investigator, EMD Serono
Synergistic Use of Computational Chemistry, Structural Biology and
Biophysics to Design Covalent Inhibitors of Kinases
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- James Fraser, QB3 Fellow, Department of Cellular and Molecular
 Pharmacology, UCSF
Some Like it Hot: Conformational Ensembles from Room Temperature
X-ray Crystallography
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- Jean-Francois Truchon, Research Scientist, Chemical Computing Group
Talk Title to be Announced
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- Jeff Blaney, Director, Computational Chemistry & Cheminformatics,
 Genentech
Talk Title to be Announced
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- Johannes Voigt, Associate Director, Merck
A Panel of Biological Activities Meets a Panel of Statistical
Methods and 1D2D3D Descriptors - in Silico Profiling of Compounds 
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- Jose Duca, Head, Computer-Aided Drug Discovery, Novartis 
Talk Title to be Announced
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- Lakshmi Narasimhan, Associate Research Fellow, Cancer
Computational Chemistry, Pfizer 
Conformational Analysis and Design of Cyclic Peptides Using LowModeMD 
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- Marti Head, Director, Comp Chem US, GlaxoSmithKline
Talk Title to be Announced
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- Paul Labute, President and CEO, Chemical Computing Group
Talk Title to be Announced
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- Rama Kondru, Associate Director, Dept. Head of Computational
Chemistry and Data Mining, Hoffmann-La Roche
Medicinal Chemists as Modelers - Tips, Tricks and Way Forward
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- Richard Dixon, Senior Research Scientist, Vertex
Leveraging Prior Knowledge for More Efficient Modeling
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- Ron Elber, Professor of Chemistry and Biotechnology, University of Texas
Milestoning A New Paradigm for Kinetic and Free Energy Calculations
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- Sandeep Kumar, Principal Scientist, Pfizer
Understanding Molecular Origins of Aggregation in Biotherapeutics
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- Scott Brown, Research Director, Computational Chemistry, Discovery
and Early Clinical Research, Sunovion
Talk Title to be Announced
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- Scott Rowland, Associate Scientific Fellow, Computational Chemistry,
 Millennium
Chemical Clustering and Similarity in MOE
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- Vijay Pande, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University 
New Cloud Computing Based Methods for Rapid Sampling of Chemical and
Conformational Space
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- Xiang Li, Principal Scientist, Boehringer Ingelheim
Storing and Mining Corporate Structural Data with PSILO

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MEETING details can be found online at: 
http://www.chemcomp.com/ugm-2012.htm

REGISTER AT: 
http://www.chemcomp.com/ugm-2012-register.htm
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> > COST:
$ 300 if registered by March 30, 2012 - $ 400 thereafter.
Registration fees give you access to all workshop sessions,
presentations, meals and receptions.
Registration fees are waived for all attendees presenting an accepted poster.

> > POSTERS:
Deadline is April 3, 2012. 
Please go to 
http://www.chemcomp.com/ugm-2012-register.htm
to submit your poster details. 

> > ACCOMODATIONS:
For information on accommodations, please go to:
http://www.chemcomp.com/ugm-2012-hotel.htm

For more information please contact: 
Shirley Peng
Marketing Assistant
Chemical Computing Group
1010 Sherbrooke St. W, Suite 910
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2R7
Tel: 514-393-1055×146 | Fax: 514-874-9538
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