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DRA symposium

Chemical biology, the manipulation of biological systems using the products of synthetic chemistry, is a fast moving, constantly expanding field. Drug discovery has been particularly influenced by progress in chemical biology.


14:00 Welcome
14:05-14:50 Spotlighting the functional responsivity & druggability of the local interactome in living systems
Yimon Aye, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
14:50-15:35 De novo protein domains to target protein disorder
Joseph Rogers, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
15:35-15:55 Coffee break
15:55-16:40 Biology and applications of IgG hexamers dynamically assembled at the cell surface
Rob de Jong, Genmab, Netherlands
16:40-17:25 Next generation bioconjugates for intra- and extracellular targeting
Christian Hackenberger, FMP Berlin, Germany

The symposium is organized on behalf of the graduate programme in pharmaceutical sciences, Drug Research Academy, by Prof. Kristian Strømgaard, Prof. Stephan Pless and Assoc. Prof. Joseph Rogers, Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

The symposium is free of charge and open for attendance by all interested parties. It is not necessary to pre-register.