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EVENTS

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Upcoming

7/12/2018 | CLP Core Crawl | Chemistry of Life Processes Institute | East Lobby, Silverman Hall, Evanston Campus | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

8/9/2018 | CLP Core Expo | Chemistry of Life Processes Institute | Atrium, Lurie Research Center, Chicago Campus | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

8/24/2018 | Peter Metz, PhD, Chair of Organic Chemistry I, Department of Chemistry and Food Chemistry, Technical University of Dresden, Germany | Ryan 4003, Evanston Campus | “Stereoselective Synthesis of Terpenoid Natural Products” | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | PlanIt Purple

8/29/2018 | The Chemical Impact on Life Sciences Colloquium & Scientific Poster Session, featuring Keynote speaker Joseph Moskal, PhD and Nischita Prasad | Dr. Moskal, Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Neurological Surgery (MED); Director of the Falk Center for Molecular Therapeutics, Northwestern University | “The Development of Rapastinel (Formerly GLYX-13)” | Prasad, Research Technology Specialist, MilliporeSigma | Pancoe Abbott, Evanston Campus | 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM | Scholar Applications Are Open! | PlanIt Purple

9/25/2018 | Steven Malcolmson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Duke University | “New Strategies for the Catalytic Enantioselective Synthesis of Chiral Amines and Other Challenging Scaffolds” | Ryan 4003, Evanston Campus | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | PlanIt Purple

 

Past Events

2018

5/15/2018 | Overview of Chemistry at Merck | Ryan 4003, Evanston Campus | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

5/8/2018 | Philip Low, PhD, Professor of Chemistry; Director of the Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery, Purdue University | Searle Conference Room, Lurie Research Center, Chicago Campus | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

4/24/2018 | 2nd Annual Aldrich Lecture and Drug Discovery Poster Session, featuring Gunda Georg, PhD, Professor and Head of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry; Director of Institute for Therapeutics Discovery and Development, University of Minnesota | “Drug Discovery in Academia: Minnelide for Pancreatic Cancer and BRD inhibitors for Cancer and Male Contraception” | Ryan 4003, Evanston Campus | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

4/12/2018 | Shaomeng Wang, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Medicinal Chemistry; Director of Cancer Drug Discovery Program; Co-Director of Molecular Therapeutics Program, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Michigan | “Targeting Protein Degradation for New Cancer Therapeutics” | Searle Conference Room, Lurie Research Center, Chicago Campus | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

 

2017

11/9/2017 | Jennifer Stockdill, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Wayne State University | Ryan 4003, Evanston Campus

11/6/2017 | 7th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair, featuring Keynote Speaker Christopher Henderson, MD, PhD, Vice President of Neurology Research at Biogen, Inc. | Prentice Women’s Hospital, Room L, 3rd floor, 250 E. Superior Street, Chicago

10/25/2017 | Cheminformatics and Bioinformatics in Drug Discovery Symposium | Baldwin Auditorium, Lurie Research Center, Chicago Campus

10/12/2017 | CAPS Minisymposium: Translational Programs in Drug Discovery | Baldwin Auditorium, Lurie Research Center, Chicago

9/12/2017 | Bobby Arora, PhD, Professor of Chemistry, New York University

8/21/2017 | BioProfessionals/NUPF Research Symposium: Current Research & Future Careers, featuring Meg Ruesch, PhD, Vice President at Pfizer

5/2/2017 | Joshua Pierce, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, North Carolina State University

4/4/2017 | Aldrich Lecture and Drug Discovery Poster Session, featuring Dirk Trauner, PhD, Professor of Chemistry, New York University

2/14/2017 | Simon Meek, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

2016

11/7/2016 | 6th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair featuring Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD | Prentice Women’s Hospital

10/11/2016 | Rudi Fasan, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester

9/30/2016 | Robin Yonggui Chi, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Chemistry & Biological Chemistry, Nanyang Technological University

9/28/2016 | Yimon Aye, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology and Department of Biochemistry, Cornell University

9/26/2016 | Charles D. Hurd Lecture with James P. Sullivan, PhD, Vice President, Discovery, AbbVie, Inc. | The Road to Scientific Innovation and Success: Trial, Error, and Commitment

4/28/2016 | The Medicinal Chemist of Tomorrow | Live Stream of ACS Webinar Drug Design & Delivery Symposium Series

4/26/2016 | Kevin Brown, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Indiana University | Metal-Catalyzed Alkene Functionalization: An Approach Towards Stereospecific Cross-Coupling

4/20/2016 | 20th Annual Drug Discovery Symposium, featuring Keynote Speaker Barbara Slusher, PhD, M.A.S., Professor of Neurology, Medicine, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Director, Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery

3/31/2016 | Modified Release Formulations for Solubility Starved Compounds, featuring Mengwei Hu, PhD, Merck & Co | Live Stream of ACS Webinar Drug Design & Delivery Symposium Series

3/7/2016 | Gary Schiltz, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Center for Molecular Innovation and Drug Discovery and the Department of Pharmacology | Rational Approaches to Cancer Discovery

3/1/2016 | Jon Clardy, PhD, Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School | Aligning Chemical Ecology and Drug Discovery

2/25/2016 | Long-Acting Injectable Medications: Strategies and Mechanistic Considerations, featuring Jules Remenar, PhD, Alkermes | Live Stream of ACS Webinar Drug Design & Delivery Symposium Series

2/24/2016 | Mary Watson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware | Transition Metal Catalysis of Nontraditional Electrophiles

1/28/2016 | The Importance of Drug-Target Kinetics in Drug Design, featuring Robert Copeland, PhD, Epizyme, Inc | Live Stream of ACS Webinar Drug Design & Delivery Symposium Series

 

2015

10/13/15 | Elizabeth Jarvo, PhD, Professor, University of California Irvine | Nickel-catalyzed stereospecific cross-coupling reactions and application in synthesis of anti-cancer agents

09/24/15 | Jeffrey Johnston, PhD, Professor of Chemistry at Vanderbilt University and researcher at the Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology| Genetics-Driven Psychiatry Drug Discovery | Minimalism in Organocatalysis: New Enantioselective Reactions Enabled by Bifunctional Brønsted Acid/Base Catalyst

06/15/15 | CMIDD & Dept of Pharmacology Seminar with Dr. James Barrow, PhD | Genetics-Driven Psychiatry Drug Discovery

05/28/15 | Paul Goudreau, Director, Global Market Access, Oncology, Merck & Co | Overview of the Drug Development Process – A Case Study

05/04/15 | Department of Pharmacology Seminar with Karl Scheidt, PhD, Co-Director CMIDD and Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacology | A Natural Product Renaissance: Synthesis as a First Step in Therapeutic Discovery

04/27/15 | Silas Cook, PhD, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Indiana University, The Search for Efficiency in Synthesis: From natural products to catalysis

 

2014

12/11/14 | 4th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair: Neurons that FIRE Together WIRE Together | Bryan Traynor, MD, PhD, Senior Investigator and Chief of the Neuromuscular Disease Research Section, Laboratory of Neuromuscular Disease

11/18/14 | Early Stage Drug Discovery Workshop

10/29/14 | ImageXpress Micro XLS Lunch ‘n Learn | An automated scope for your cell-based assays

10/21/14 | Life Technologies Seminar | Real-Time PCR and Digital PCR

10/19/14 | Alexander Radosevich, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University | Synthetic Atom Transfer and Bond Activation Methods Based on Catalytic P(III) – P(V) Cycling

10/09/14 | 19th Annual Drug Discovery Symposium, featuring Keynote Speaker Brian Shoichet, PhD, University of California, San Francisco

07/21/14 | Novartis Lecture in Organic Chemistry | Department of Chemistry

06/02/14 | James Sacchettini, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Chemistry, Texas A&M | Drug Resistance: Insights and Chemotherapeutic Strategies

05/22/14 | (CS)2: Chicago Symposium on Cell Signaling

5/20/14 | Drug Discovery Workshop

05/12/14 | Donald Watson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Delaware | Transition Metal-Catalyzed Methods for Introducing Heteroatoms into Hydrocarbon Frameworks

04/01/14 | TTP Labtech Dragonfly Product Demonstration

03/19/14 | Protein-Protein Interactions Symposium, featuring Andrew Binkowski, PhD, Argonne National Laboratory and Andrew Souers, PhD, AbbVie

03/12/14 | Biomarker Discovery and Validation by Automated Western Analysis, featuring Kevin Hickson, Automated Western Specialist