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NESACS Meeting – Dec 2023

December 7 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Symposium

“AI and Machine Learning in Drug Discovery”

Organized by the Medicinal Chemistry Section

of the Northeastern Section, American Chemical Society

Sponsored By

Thursday – December 7th, 2023

Novartis Cambridge

220 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

3:00 pm – Welcome

Raj Rajur, Medicinal Chemistry Program Chair

CreaGen, Woburn, MA

 

3:10 pm – Introductory Remarks (Moderator)

Muneto Mogi, Lauren Monovich, Jose Duca

Novartis, Cambridge, MA

 

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm – Mike Fortunato, Ph.D.

Novartis, Cambridge, MA

Title: “AI/ML for drug design: Democratizing design of synthesizable virtual compounds”

 

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm – Leela Dodda, Ph.D.

Nimbus Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA

Title: “Rapid identification of HPGD inhibitors using physics-based machine learning methods”

 

4:45 pm – 5:00 pmBreak

 

5:00 pm – 5:45 pm – Taylor Quinn, Ph.D.

AstraZeneca, Waltham, MA

Title: “Accelerated discovery of a carbamate scaffold Cbl-b inhibitor using generative models and structure-based drug design”

 

5:45 pm – 6:30 pm – Pat Walters, Ph.D.

Relay Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA

Title: “There’s no free lunch, but you can get a discount – applying active learning in drug discovery”

 

6:30 pm – 6:40 pm – Thank you by Sonja Strah-Pleynet, NESACS outgoing Chair.

 

6:40 pm – 7:00 pm – Social hour and networking

 

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Dinner

 

Organizing Committee:

Mark Ashwell; Scott Edmondson; Brian Aquila; Blaise Lippa; Andrew Scholte; Peter Fuller; Michelle Lamb; Sara_Buhrlage; Yun Ding; Adrian Hobson; Paul Scola; Paul Greenspan; Lauren Monovich. Raj Rajur

 

NESACS BOARD MEETING

The Board Meeting will be held from 4:30-5:30 PM.

 

PUBLIC IS INVITED

 

YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO ATTEND THE SYMPOSIUM:  THERE IS NO REGISTRATION FEE

TO ATTEND THE SYMPOSIUM, DINNER RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. PUBLIC IS INVITED

 

Registration and Dinner Reservations should be made no later than 11:30 PM, Friday, December 1st, 2023. Reservations are to be made using Eventbrite:  https://NESACS-AI-medchem2023.eventbrite.com

  • Members, $30; Non-members, $35; Retirees, $20; Students, $10.
  • If you wish to join us for this meeting and not eat dinner, please select “Seminar only”.

  

Directions and Parking information

 

Please use Google Maps: 220 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge Massachusetts 02139.

MBTA: closest stop is Central Square on the Red Line. No discounted parking is available.

 

Registration or other questions? Please contact: Dr. Lauren Monovich lauren.monovich@novartis.com or Raj Rajur  rrajur@creageninc.com

 

Details

Date:
December 7
Time:
3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://NESACS-AI-medchem2023.eventbrite.com

Organizer

MedChem Group
View Organizer Website

Venue

Novartis (Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research)
220 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
+ Google Map

Details

Date:
December 7
Time:
3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Categories:
,
Website:
https://NESACS-AI-medchem2023.eventbrite.com

Organizer

MedChem Group
View Organizer Website

Venue

Novartis (Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research)
220 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
+ Google Map