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First Symposium on Synthesis & Drug Discovery at Kingston University, London

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Time: 10.00am - 7.00pm
Venue: John Galsworthy Building 0003 and 2002, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
Price: Multiple prices

First Symposium on Synthesis & Drug Discovery at Kingston University, London

Kingston University are proud to hold this first symposium on organic synthesis and drug discovery, featuring several world-class speakers, from Kingston University, Imperial College London, Liverpool ChiroChem, Oxford University, Birmingham University and Bath University.

This event will host a number of talks of interest to industrialists, academics and organic chemists, medicinal chemists, pharmaceutical scientists and biologists. The event will interest students, since the focus is on learning about how drugs are discovered, hear from industry speakers, including possible career trajectories and have the opportunity to enter the event's poster competition.

  • 10:00 - Arrival & Refreshments
  • 10:30 - Welcome 
  • 10:45 - "Targeting transcription for therapy" (Professor Matt Fuchter - Imperial College London) 
  • 11:25 - "Visible-light Activated Anti-Tumour Agents" (Professor Fawaz Aldabbagh – Kingston University)
  • 12:05 - "Fragment Library Vector Efficiency: Reaching molecular space other fragments can't reach" (Dr Paul Colborn – Liverpool ChiroChem)
  • 12:45 - Lunch and Posters
  • 14:00 - "Chemistry for regenerative medicine: discovery of small molecules to stimulate cell fate in vivo." (Professor Angela Russell - Oxford University)
  • 14:40 - "LGX - A rapid, simplified test for the rapid detection of Staphylococcus aureus" (Dr Adam LeGresley, Kingston University)
  • 15:20 - "Matrix signals in stem cell differentiation and beta cell function" (Dr Natasha Hill, Kingston University)
  • 16:00 - Poster Session and Coffee
  • 16:30 - "Serendipitous synthesis of nitrogen containing heterocycles and their activity against drug-resistant tuberculosis" (Professor John Fossey, Birmingham University) 
  • 17:10 -  "Fluorescent Chemosensors and Imaging Agents" (Professor Tony James, Bath University)
  • 17:50 - Closing remarks and Poster Prize 
  • 18:00-19:00 - Networking

To enter into the poster competition please download and complete the 'Conference Poster Template' and email the completed poster to Dr Stephen Wren S.Wren@kingston.ac.uk

Booking is essential to attend this event.

For further information about this event:

Contact: Dr Stephen Wren
Email: S.Wren@kingston.ac.uk

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