Drug discovery visual

We are pleased to invite you to an online Drug Discovery symposium organised by the Centre for Drug Discovery Science (CDDS) and the Centre for Advanced Therapeutics (CAT) for Postgraduate students of Genes, Drugs and Stem Cells – Novel Therapies and other Faculty of Medicine MRes programmes.

The Symposium will take place across two afternoons; Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th February 2022 from 13:55 – 16:45, with drug discovery technologies on Thursday, and disease targets on Friday. Topics include drug delivery technologies, state of the art encoded libraries for screening, and drug discovery case studies from COVID to cystic fibrosis.

Keynote Speakers:

Our keynote speakers include Dr Dafydd Owen (Pfizer), who led the team which discovered the anti-coronaviral drug PAXLOVID, and Bali Pulendran, a world-renowned expert on vaccine and adjuvant mechanisms and design.