7th NovAliX Conference

Biophysics in Drug Discovery 2019 | Asian Edition

Developing the Synergy between Biophysics and Medicinal Chemistry to Deliver Better Drugs

 Kyoto, Japan    November 13-15, 2019

Programme


12:30

Registration

13:45

Welcome Address

Session 1: Hot Topics

14:00

Oral Communication 01

14:15

Oral Communication 02

14:30

Oral Communication 03

14:45

Oral Communication 04

15:00

Oral Communication 05

15:15

IL01 - To be announced

Prof. Daniela RHODES
NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, Singapore, Singapore

15:45

Coffee Break

Session 2: FBDD

16:25

IL02 - PhABits – Shining New Light on Fragments Methodology for Tractability

Dr Michael HANN
GSK MEDICINES RESEARCH CENTRE, Stevenage, United Kingdom

16:55

IL03 - Ligand-Based Fluorine NMR Screening in Drug Discovery

Dr Anna VULPETTI
NOVARTIS, Basel, Switzerland

17:25

IL04 - Enabling Drug Discovery with Crude Reaction Mixture Screening

Dr Ben DAVIS
VERNALIS RESEARCH, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Keynote Speaker

17:55

KL01 - From Fragments to Pharmaceuticals

Dr Harren JHOTI
ASTEX THERAPEUTICS, Cambridge, United Kingdom

18:55

Welcome Reception

20:30

End of the Day

09:00

Registration

Session 3: Cryo-EM for Challenging Targets (GPCRs, Ion Channels...)

09:30

IL05 - Advancing Cryo-EM for Determination of G Protein-coupled Receptor Structure

Prof. Patrick M. SEXTON
MONASH UNIVERSITY, Parkville, Australia

10:00

Oral Communication 06

10:15

Oral Communication 07

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Oral Communication 08

11:15

Poster Session

12:15

Lunch & Networking

Session 4: Cryo-EM in Drug Discovery

14:00

IL06 - Advancing Drug Discovery in Pharma Using Cryo-EM

Dr Claudio CIFERRI
GENENTECH, South San Francisco, United States

14:30

Oral Communication 09

14:45

Oral Communication 10

15:00

Oral Communication 11

15:15

Coffee Break

Session 5: X-ray Crystallography / Cryo-EM Complementarity

15:45

IL07 - High-Throughput Macromolecular Crystallography in Drug Discovery: Evolving in the Midst of Revolutions

Dr Gerard BRICOGNE
GLOBAL PHASING LTD., Cambridge, United Kingdom

16:15

IL08 - Applying Hybrid Biophysical and Structural Methods to Study Allosteric Regulation

Dr Herbert NAR
BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM, Biberach, Germany

16:45

IL09 - Structural Studies of the Yeast Fatty Acid Synthase. The Discovery of a Novel and Overlooked Subunit

Prof. Holger STARK
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR BIOPHYSICAL CHEMISTRY, Göttingen, Germany

17:15

Posters & Drinks

18:45

End of the Day

19:30

Conference Dinner

09:00

Registration

Session 6: PROTACs

09:30

Oral Communication 12

09:45

Oral Communication 13

10:00

Oral Communication 14

10:15

Coffee Break

10:45

IL10 - Structure-biophysics Driven PROTAC Design for Degrading Undruggable Cancer Targets

Prof. Alessio CIULLI
UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE, Dundee, United Kingdom

11:15

Poster Prizes and Closing Remarks

11:45

End of the Conference