RICT 2024

58th International Conference on Medicinal Chemistry

Interfacing Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery

 Bordeaux, France    July 3-5, 2024

Plenary Speakers

Gut Feeling: Illuminating Atypical Stress-sensing Mechanisms in the Gut Empowers New Therapeutic Opportunities

Prof. Yimon AYE
Prof. Yimon AYE
ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
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Prof. Jeffrey BODE
Prof. Jeffrey BODE
ETH ZURICH, Zürich, Switzerland
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Modern Modelling Techniques to Aid Structure-Based Drug Design

Dr Massimiliano BONOMI
Dr Massimiliano BONOMI
INSTITUT PASTEUR, Paris, France
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How Degraders Work: Molecular Recognition and Design Principles

Prof. Alessio CIULLI
Prof. Alessio CIULLI
UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE, Dundee, United Kingdom
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Toward a Holistic Drug Discovery Approach - How Chemical Biology & Novel Technologies Support the Identification & Development of Drug Candidates

Dr Uwe GRETHER
Dr Uwe GRETHER
F. HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE, Basel, Switzerland
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Expanding the Chemical Toolbox of E3 Ligase Ligands for PROTAC Design

Prof. Michael GUTSCHOW
Prof. Michael GUTSCHOW
UNIVERSITY OF BONN, Bonn, Germany
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Advancements in Drug-like Cyclic Peptides: A Pathway to Orally Available KRAS Inhibitor

Dr Satoshi HASHIMOTO
Dr Satoshi HASHIMOTO
CHUGAI PHARMACEUTICAL, Kanagawa, Japan
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Prof. Akane KAWAMURA
Prof. Akane KAWAMURA
NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY, Newcastle, United Kingdom

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Dr Angela MACKAY
Dr Angela MACKAY
NOVARTIS, Basel, Switzerland
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Recent Advances in DNA-Encoded Library Technologies at GSK

Dr Lisa MARCAURELLE
Dr Lisa MARCAURELLE
GSK, Cambridge, United States
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The Discovery of a GPCR Antagonist as Clinical Candidate for Autoimmune Diseases

Dr Emmanuel MEYER
Dr Emmanuel MEYER
IDORSIA PHARMACEUTICALS LTD, Allschwil, Switzerland
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Tools and Tactics for Targeting RNA with Small Molecules

Dr Jay SCHNEEKLOTH
Dr Jay SCHNEEKLOTH
NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE, Frederick, United States
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Vaccines, Antibody Therapies and Diagnostics Based on Synthetic Carbohydrates

Prof. Peter H. SEEBERGER
Prof. Peter H. SEEBERGER
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE OF COLLOIDS AND INTERFACES, Berlin, Germany
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Exploring PTM Chemical Biology for Drug Discovery

Prof. Edward TATE
Prof. Edward TATE
IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON, London, United Kingdom
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Molecular Switches for Gene Control

Prof. Olalla VÁZQUEZ
Prof. Olalla VÁZQUEZ
PHILIPPS-UNIVERSITÄT MARBURG, Marburg, Germany
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Prof. Bert WINDHORST
Prof. Bert WINDHORST
VU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Short Lectures

Discovering Novel Inhibitors of Wild-type and Acquired Drug-resistant Mutant Forms of c-MET

Dr Gavin W. COLLIE
Dr Gavin W. COLLIE
ASTRAZENECA, Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Dr Werngard CZECHTIZKY
Dr Werngard CZECHTIZKY
ASTRAZENECA, Mölndal, Sweden

Cryo-EM at Astrazeneca: Enabling SBDD in Challenging Multiprotein Targets

Dr Taiana MAIA DE OLIVEIRA
Dr Taiana MAIA DE OLIVEIRA
ASTRAZENECA PLC, Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Induced-Volatolomics, a New Research Field in Chemical Biology

Dr Pauline POINOT
Dr Pauline POINOT
IC2MP, Poitiers, France
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Discovery of Novel Small Molecules Binders of Soluble Mutant HTT & Derivatization into PROTACs

Dr Geoffrey SCHWERTZ
Dr Geoffrey SCHWERTZ
UCB BIOPHARMA, Braine l'Alleud, Belgium
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Small-Molecule Inhibitors of RNA-binding Proteins Regulating m6A RNA Methylation

Dr Peng WU
Dr Peng WU
MAX-PLANCK-INSTITUTE OF MOLECULARE PHYSIOLOGY, Dortmund, Germany
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