12th EFMC-YSN MedChemBioOnline

Covalent Chemical Probes and Drugs

 Virtual Event    June 21, 2022

In this 12th edition of the MedChemBio Online series, the Young Scientists Network (YSN) of the European Federation of Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology (EFMC) offers an exciting programme around the topics of Covalent Chemical Probes and Drugs.

The MedChemBioOnline is a series of webinars aiming to meet the current needs of our scientific community to continue interacting and sharing ideas and innovation, as well as providing early career scientists with opportunities to listen to outstanding scientists and expand their knowledge.

The 12th EFMC-YSN MedChemBioOnline will take place on June 21 from 17:00 to 19:15 CEST. The programme of the webinar will be as follow:

  • What Makes Drug Discovery Teams Successful?
    Dr Mark Murcko (Dewpoint Therapeutics, United States) 
  • The Discovery of Covalent Hits using DNA-Encoded Library Technology 
    Dr Andreas Schoop (WuXi AppTec, Germany) 
  • Covalent Inhibitors Targeting the Protein Kinases’ Cysteinome
    Dr Matthias Gehringer (University of Tübingen, Germany) 
  • Round Table Discussion: "Designing Irreversible Inhibitors: Advantages and Challenges"
    Dr Simona Cotesta (Novartis, Switzerland)
    Dr Matthias Gehringer (University of Tübingen, Germany)
    Prof. Nir London (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
    Prof. Rui Moreira (University of Lisbon, Portugal)

Registration to the event is free and open to all thanks to the generous support of WuXi AppTec.

As a global company with operations across Asia, Europe, and North America, WuXi AppTec provides a broad portfolio of R&D and manufacturing services that enable global pharmaceutical and healthcare industry to advance discoveries and deliver groundbreaking treatments to patients.