Virtual Arizona Center for Drug Discovery Symposium

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

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Join us via Zoom for the Arizona Center for Drug Discovery Symposium.

Plenary Speakers | Antibody Drug Discovery

  • John Delaney, PhD, director, Amgen Research.
  • Joe G. N. "Skip" Garcia, MD, endowed professor, Department of Medicine, UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
  • Guy Reed, MD, MS, dean, UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.

Afternoon Speakers | Small Molecule & Peptide Drug Discovery

  • Minying Cai, PhD, research professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, UArizona.
  • Eli Chapman, PhD, associate professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, UArizona College of Pharmacy.
  • Tally Largent-Milnes, PhD, assistand professor, Pharmacology, UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
  • Timothy Marlowe, PhD, director of Molecular Discovery Core; research assistant professor, UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.
  • Robin Polt, PhD, professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, UArizona
  • Elisa Tomat, PhD, associate professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, UArizona.
  • Lori Jean Van Orden, PhD, senior director of Preclinical Sciences, BlackThorn.

Program Timeline

Detailed Agenda (PDF)

  • Welcome & Introduction: 9:30 - 9:35 a.m.
  • Plenary Session | Antibody Drug Discovery: 9:35 - 11:05 a.m.
  • Break: 11:05 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Small Molecule & Peptide Drug Discovery Session: 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.
  • Break: 12:50 - 1:20 p.m.
  • Small Molecule & Peptide Drug Discovery Session cont.: 1:20 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Poster Session: 2:30 - 3:09 p.m.
  • Closing Remarks: 3:09 - 3:30 p.m.