18th EFMC Short Course on Medicinal Chemistry

Transformative Approaches in Medicinal Chemistry, with Applications in Cancer Research

 Oegstgeest (near Leiden), The Netherlands    April 21-24, 2024

Programme



14:30

Optional activity | Guided Tour of the Keukenhof

17:30

Registration

19:30

Dinner at the Hotel

21:00

Get Together at the Castle Bar

07:15

Breakfast

08:15

Opening Ceremony

Prof. Laura HEITMAN
UNIVERSITY OF LEIDEN, Leiden, The Netherlands
08:30

Title to be announced - Part 1

Prof. Mike WARING
NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Dr Hannah STEWART
NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
10:00

Coffee Break

10:30

Title to be announced - Part 2

Prof. Mike WARING
NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Dr Hannah STEWART
NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
12:00

Lunch

13:30

What Can We Learn from 20+ years of Fragment Based Drug Discovery and What Are the Future Opportunities? - Part 1

Dr Christopher JOHNSON
ASTEX PHARMACEUTICALS, Cambridge, United Kingdom
15:00

Coffee Break

15:30

What Can We Learn from 20+ years of Fragment Based Drug Discovery and What Are the Future Opportunities? - Part 2

Dr Christopher JOHNSON
ASTEX PHARMACEUTICALS, Cambridge, United Kingdom
17:00

Day End

18:30

Walking tour through Leiden

19:30

Dinner in Leiden

08:30

Enabling Drug Discovery Projects with Encoded Library Technologies - Part 1

Dr Frederic BERST
NOVARTIS INSTITUTES FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH, Basel, Switzerland
Dr Christoph DUMELIN
NOVARTIS INSTITUTES FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH, Basel, Switzerland
10:00

Coffee Break

10:30

Enabling Drug Discovery Projects with Encoded Library Technologies - Part 2

Dr Frederic BERST
NOVARTIS INSTITUTES FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH, Basel, Switzerland
Dr Christoph DUMELIN
NOVARTIS INSTITUTES FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH, Basel, Switzerland
12:00

Lunch

13:30

Design of Multifunctional Conjugates for the Targeting of Non-coding RNAs: Anticancer and Antimicrobial Applications

Dr Maria DUCA
UNIVERSITY OF CÔTE D'AZUR, Nice, France
15:00

Coffee Break

15:30

Activity Based Profiling as Tool in Medicinal Chemistry

Prof. Mario VAN DER STELT
LEIDEN UNIVERSITY, Leiden, The Netherlands
17:00

Day End

19:30

Dinner at the hotel

21:00

Get Together at the Castle Bar

07:00

Breakfast

08:30

General Considerations for Covalent Drug Discovery Exemplified with Acalabrutinib

Dr Gerjan DE BRUIN
ACERTA PHARMA, Oss, The Netherlands
10:00

Coffee Break

10:30

Discovery of zosurabalpin

Dr Patrizio MATTEI
ROCHE INNOVATION CENTER BASEL, Basel, Switzerland
12:00

Wrap up and Lunch