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Program - Thursday 27 July

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Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology Division

Room Plenary Hall 2-3
8:30 8.30am: Plenary
Professor Oliver Einsle
Spemann Graduate School of Biology and Medicine Freiburg, Germany
5 mins travel time
Room Room 109
  Session 1
Chair: Peter Scammells
9:35 Inhibitors of HIV-1 maturation
Nick Meanwell
10:20 Synthesis of 6,6,6-trifluoro-L-fucose as a Metabolic Inhibitor of Fucosyltransferase 8
Nicole McKenzie
10:35 Target Identification following a Phenotypic Screen for Mycobacterium Tuberculosis H37Rv
Angela Di Capua
10:50 Morning tea (25 mins)
Room Room 109
  Session 2
Chair: Sally-Ann Poulsen
11:15 The re-emergence of natural products in the genomics era
Ronald Quinn
11:55 Novel drug targets and lead molecules from sphingolipid biosynthesis
Bernard Flynn
12:20 Modulation of Alternative Splicing Using Small Molecules
Jonathan Morris
12:40 Structural factors affecting the bioavailability of saponins in herbal extracts
Joanne Blanchfield
13:00 Lunch (60 mins)
Room Room 109
Session 3
Chair: Lenka Munoz
14:00 "All Bugs are Shallow": Open Source Methods in Drug Discovery
Matthew Todd
14:20 Stereoselectively fluorinated molecules: Synthesis, conformations and biological applications
Luke Hunter
14:40 Biological Studies of Bismuth-NSAIDs. Potential for Bowel Cancer Chemoprevention?
Carolyn Dillon
15:00 Development and biological evaluation of photoactivatable small molecule microtubule-targeting agent
Ramzi Abibassi
15:15 The Development of New Treatments for Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
Lisa Barbaro
15:30 Coffee break (25 mins)
Room Room 109
  Session 4
Chair: Joanne Blanchfield
15:55 Non-kinase targets of protein kinase inhibitors
Lenka Munoz
16:35 Venoms to Drugs
Paul Alewood
5 mins travel time
Room Plenary Hall 2-3
8:30 5pm: Plenary
Dr Alexander Makarov
Thermo Fisher Scientific Bremen, Germany