Crash Course: Small-Molecule Screening/ Drug Discovery Ecosystem


Small-Molecule Screening/
Drug Discovery Ecosystem

Organized jointly by:
Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine (IQB)
Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ)
Princeton University Department of Chemistry

Monday, March 25 | 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Proteomics Building, Room 120
Busch Campus

Participation is free but space is limited!

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Co-Chairs: Stephen K. Burley, Tom Muir, and X. F. Steven Zheng

1:00–1:15 pm

Welcome/Drug Discovery and Development Paradigm
David Kimball, Ph.D., Interim Vice President
Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED): Rutgers

1:15–1:45 pm   

Introduction/Crash Course Objectives
Stephen K. Burley, M.D., D.Phil. - IQB, CINJ: Rutgers
X. F. Steven Zheng, Ph.D. – CINJ: Rutgers

1:45–2:15 pm

Accessing Relevant Structures in the Protein Data Bank
Stephen K. Burley, M.D., D.Phil. – Protein Data Bank: Rutgers/UCSD

2:15–2:45 pm

Princeton Small-Molecule Screening
Hahn Kim, Ph.D. – Chemistry: Princeton

2:45–3:15 pm

Group Photo (outside building weather permitting)

3:15–3:45 pm

Rutgers Surface Plasmon Resonance Fragment Screening
Nilgun E. Tumer, Ph.D. – Plant Biology: Rutgers

3:45-4:15 pm

Rutgers Molecular Design and Synthesis Laboratory
David Augeri, Ph.D. – Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, ORED: Rutgers

4:15–4:45 pm

Targeting the oxPPP: discovery and characterization of cell active inhibitors of G6PD
Jon Ghergurovich, Ph.D. Candidate – Chemistry: Princeton

4:45–5:00 pm

Accessing the Ecosystem/Acknowledgements/Closing Remarks
Stephen K. Burley, M.D., D.Phil.

5:00-6:00pm Reception



For visitors, parking is available in Lots A, B, and C opposite 679 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway, NJ 08854 (Directions). Visitors must register their vehicles before the event here.

Faculty, Staff, and Students must park only in lots they are authorized to park in.

Coffee and Tea will be available in the Proteomics Building 1st Floor Lobby throughout the meeting.

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