RICT 2017

Drug Discovery & Selection

53rd International Conference on Medicinal Chemistry
53èmes Rencontres Internationales de Chimie Thérapeutique

 July 5-7, 2017    Toulouse, Occitanie (formerly Languedoc Roussillon Midi-Pyrénées), France

Conference Topics

  1. Immunotherapy-Oncology
    o Biological mechanisms involved in immunotherapy for cancer
    o High content screening
    o Biologics vs small molecules

  2. Emerging & Neglected Diseases
    o Target identification, validation
    o Phenotypic approaches
    o Exploring host pathogen interactions

  3. Breakthrough in Technologies for Drug Discovery
    o Towards high resolution (bio)physical methods
    o Understanding molecular interactions

  4. Tackling the Delivery of Biologics
    o Improving tissue & cellular penetration
    o Exploiting active transport mechanisms

  5. Access to Novel Molecular Entities
    o Highlights in synthetic approaches
    o Sources to harvest new chemical space

  6. Case Studies
    o Examples of “from bed to bench”, and back to bed
    o Repositioning
    o All targets & therapeutic areas