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LAS Faculty Research Symposium on Drug Discovery

Join us at the LAS Faculty Research Symposium on Drug Discovery on March 7, 2024, from 9 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Illinois Rooms, Student Center East (750 S. Halsted St.).

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Lunch and snacks provided for registered attendees!

PROGRAM

Session 1
9:00 – 9:40             Plenary 1: Paul Hergenrother (UIUC) – “New Strategies for Anticancer and Antibacterial Drug Disocovery”
9:40 – 10:20          Plenary 2: Matthew Disney (Wertheim UF Scripps) – “Sequence-Based Design of Small Molecules Targeting RNA”
10:20 – 10:40       LAS Drug Discovery Highlights 1: Alexander Adibekian
10:40-11:00          Coffee Break
11:00-11:50           Keynote talk 1: James Wells (UCSF)
11:50-12:10           LAS Drug Discovery Highlights 2: Wonhwa Cho

12:30-2 pm            Poster Session
12:10-1:30             Lunch

Session 3
1:40 – 2:00             UICentre & Drug Discovery: Paul Carlier & Tom Driver (UIC)
2:00 – 2:40             Plenary 3: Brian Shoichet (UCSF) – “Following the Rabbit Into Chemical Space”
2:40 – 3:20             Plenary 4: Christina Woo (Harvard) – “Reading and Rewriting Protein Modifications in Cells”
3:20 – 3:40            Coffee Break
3:40 – 4:00             LAS Drug Discovery Highlights 3: Yury Polikanov
4:00 – 4:50             Keynote 2: Dennis Liotta (Emory)

Reception
5:00 – 7:00             Reception (East Terrace)

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Date

Mar 07 2024

Time

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Location

Student Center East (SCE), Illinois Rooms, 3rd Floor
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