North Jersey Section
American Chemical Society

Dec 3, 2015 – Innovation in Drug Discovery 2015

The Organic Topical Group's 2015 Symposium

NJACS-OTGInnovation in Drug Discovery

Date:  Thursday, December 3, 2015
Time:  Check-in & breakfast at 8:30 AM. Symposium begins at 9:20 AM
Venue: The Palace at Somerset Park
       333 Davidson Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873
       [ directions | register | flyer | OTG homepage ]

Presentations

Nils Lonberg

Nils Lonberg (BMS)

Targeting the Immune System for Cancer Therapy

Alexander Ruchelman

Alexander Ruchelman (Celgene)

Apremilast: From Discovery to Commercialization

Mike Kress

Mike Kress (Merck)

Contemporary Process Chemistry Solutions: Good Enough is Never Good Enough

Peter Senter

Peter Senter (Seattle Genetics)

Antibody Drug Conjugates: From Preclinical Research to an Approved Drug and Beyond

Seth Herzon

Professor Seth Herzon (Yale University)

Synthetic and Translational Studies of the Diazofluorene Antitumor Antibiotics

Dennis Liotta

Dennis Liotta (Emory University)

The Role of CXCR4 Modulators in Controlling HIV Entry, Stem Cell Mobilization and Certain Types of Cancer

Program Agenda

8:30 am Breakfast and Registration
9:20 am Introductory Remarks
9:30 am Professor Dennis Liotta (Emory University)

The Role of CXCR4 Modulators in Controlling HIV Entry, Stem Cell Mobilization and Certain Types of Cancer

10:20 am Alexander Ruchelman (Celgene)

Apremilast: From Discovery to Commercialization

11:10 am Coffee Break
11:30 am Mike Kress (Merck)

Contemporary Process Chemistry Solutions: Good Enough is Never Good Enough

12:20 pm Lunch
1:10 pm Nils Lonberg (Bristol-Myers Squibb)

Targeting the Immune System for Cancer Therapy

2:00 pm Professor Seth Herzon (Yale University)

Synthetic and Translational Studies of the Diazofluorene Antitumor Antibiotics

2:50 pm Coffee break
3:10 pm Peter Senter (Seattle Genetics)

Antibody Drug Conjugates: From Preclinical Research to an Approved Drug and Beyond

4:00 pm Concluding Remarks

Organizing Committee

  • Amjad Ali, (Co-Chair, Merck) [ email ]
  • Ken Fraunhoffer (BMS) [ email ]
  • Eric Mertz (Merck) [ email ]
  • Steve Silverman (Merck) [ email ]
  • Lawrence Williams (Co-Chair, Rutgers) [ email ]
 

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  • Registration fee is $100.00 (which includes breakfast and lunch)
  • Deadline for registration and payment: November 20, 2015 Deadline extended to December 2nd
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