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September 21, 2017
 
08:00-08:30
Morning Coffee
Registration (check-in and badge pick-up)
08:30-10:00
Analyzing Antibody-Antigen Complexes and Property Predictions
Opening, preparing & annotating protein complexes / Calculating protein properties & Patch Analyzer application / Analyzing protein contacts at Fab-antigen interface / Molecular surface & maps / Virtual mutagenesis with Protein Builder & Design
10:00-10:30
Morning Break
10:30-12:00
Antibody Homology Modeling and Structural Bioinformatics
Template & loop searching with Antibody Modeler / Building homology models of the Fv domain / Identifying & removing glycosylation sites / Antibody Database Project Search panel – Viewing antibody structure statistics / Building humanized Fab models
12:00-13:00
Workshop Lunch
13:00-13:25
Registration (check-in and badge pick-up)
13:25-13:30
Opening Remarks
13:30-14:15
Experimental and Computational Biophysics: Protein Interactions with a View to Biopharmaceutical Developability 
Christopher Roberts, Professor, University of Delaware
14:15-14:45
AbVance: increasing the coverage and variety of antibody structural space to enable faster and better decision-making in antibody drug discovery 
Richard Norman, Consultant Project Manager, Pistoria Alliance
14:45-15:15
In-silico prediction of concentration-dependent viscosity curves for monoclonal antibody solutions 
Dheeraj Tomar, Postdoctoral Fellow, Pfizer
15:15-15:45
Prediction of Protein-Protein Binding Sites and Epitope Mapping 
Essam Metwally, Senior Scientist, Chemical Computing Group
15:45-16:15
Afternoon Break
16:15-16:45
Data matters: how do we take advantage of increasing amount of experimental data and computational power 
Yifan Song, CSO and Co-Founder, Cyrus Biotechnology
16:45-17:15
Multipole Moment based Coarse-Grained Model for Prediction of the Self-Association and Viscosity Behavior of Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibodies 
Tom Patapoff, Scientist, Genentech
Benjamin Walters, Scientist, Genentech
17:15-18:00
Developability for Biologics and Approaches to Formulation Design 
Bernhardt Trout, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
18:00-18:05
Closing Remarks
18:05-19:00
Social Reception