Chemical Computing Group is pleased to announce that the next UGM and Conference North America will take place June 25-28 in Montreal, Canada. REGISTRATION is now open.
Our annual scientific meeting will be a 4-day event, consisting of workshops, scientific presentations, and a poster session as well as social activities including receptions and a conference dinner. The scientific presentations will take place on June 27-28.
TUESDAY, June 25 - Workshops
MOE project / database management / specialized protein families / project search
Molecular Surfaces and Maps / Ligand Interactions / Docking / Ligand Optimization / Ligand Selectivity / Protein Alignments and Superposition
MOE databases / Calculated Descriptors / Fingerprints / QSAR Modeling / Binary QSAR / Similarity Searching / Consensus Modeling
SVL Concepts / Scripts for Moe/Batch / Test New Ideas/Hypotheses / Customize MOE / Programming Techniques / Window Toolkit / Descriptors and Fingerprints / Interactive Problem Solving
Macromolecular repository / 3D query searching / pocket similarity / display electron density / central repository / Specialized protein databases
Structure preparation / Non-natural amino acids / Conformational searching / Distance restraints / Peptide-protein docking / Protein-ligand interaction fingerprints
WEDNESDAY, June 26 - Workshops & Poster Session
Pharmacophore Modeling / Docking / Fragment-based Design / Scaffold Replacement / R-Group Screening / Project Search / Protein-Ligand Interaction Fingerprints
Protein Engineering / Protein Properties / Developability / Hot Spot Analysis / Antibody Modeling / Humanization / Molecular Surfaces
MOEsaic / R-Group Profiles and Analysis / MMP Analysis / Similarity and Substructure Searching / Descriptor Calculations / Conformational Searching / Molecular Alignments / Pharmacophore Modeling and Searching
Sequence and structure alignments / Template selection / Building and refining homology models
Protein Alignments and Superposition / Loop and Linker Modeling / Homology Modeling / Protein- Protein Docking / Protein Solubility Analysis / 2D Hot Spot Mapping / PLIF / Biologics QSAR Modeling
MOE Databases / Descriptors / Fingerprints / QSPR Modeling / Pharmacophore Modeling / Template-Forced Docking / Scaffold Replacement / MedChem Transformations
Opening Reception & Poster Session
THURSDAY, June 27 - Scientific Presentations
Helping Victims, Reforming Perpetrators using Rational Design
Roy Vaz, Consultant, Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, UCSF
StructureTracker: A Design Platform for Drug Discovery Projects
Scott Rowland, Associate Scientific Fellow, Takeda
Free or Not-So-Free: Affinity Predictions for Protein-Ligand Interactions
Essam Metwally, Associate Principal Scientist, Merck
Molecular Modeling in Designing Chimeric Protein Degraders
Yilin Meng, Senior Scientist, Pfizer
Water: Essential for Life and by Extension Drug Discovery
Daniel McKay, Investigator, Novartis
Simulating Allosteric Motions to Understand Role of hMLKL Protein in Necroptosis
Govinda Bhisetti, Principal Investigator and Head of Computational Chemistry, Biogen
Cocktail & conference dinner
FRIDAY, June 28 - Scientific Presentations
Structure Based Design of Potent Selective Inhibitors of Protein Kinase D1 (PKD1)
JW Feng, Director of Discovery Data Science, Denali Therapeutics
Modeling Protein Properties using pH-dependent Conformational Sampling
John Gunn, Senior Research Scientist, Chemical Computing Group
Learning from Antibody Structures
Xuan Hong, Computational Chemist, GlaxoSmithKline
High Throughput in Silico Antibody Characterization, Selection and Optimization
Yves Fomekong-Nanfack, Associate Director, Head of S-3D, EMD Serono
There will be a number of hands-on MOE workshops on various application areas on June 25-26.
Workshops sessions will be held at the . Course titles will be announced in the coming weeks.
If you are interested in presenting a poster during the meeting, please include your poster title and abstract on your registration form. Presenters of accepted posters will receive a 25% discount on early / regular registration.
Accommodation and travel arrangements are the responsibility of attendees.
If you would like to stay at the venue hotel, Le Saint-Sulpice Hotel,
please make your hotel reservations as early as possible (availability is limited) directly with the hotel:
When making your reservation by email or phone, please mention the name "Chemical Computing Group."
The special group rate of $244 CAD, plus taxes, per night stay in a deluxe suite expires on May 24, 2019.
- The rate is per night, per suite, single or double occupancy
- Complimentary high speed internet and Wi-Fi access in all suites and meeting rooms
- No charge for children under 12 years who stay with their parents
- $25.00 per additional person will be added to the account (maximum 4)
Le Saint-Sulpice Hotel
414 Rue Saint Sulpice
H2Y 2V5 Canada
Before April 24, 2019, conference fees are $300 USD,
rising to $400 USD after this date.
Registration provides attendees with full access to all workshop sessions,
scientific presentations, meals and social functions. Attendees presenting an accepted poster will receive a 25% discount on early / regular registration.
If you would be interested in presenting a talk or a poster, please contact
Raul Alvarez at .
We look forward to welcoming you in Montreal this coming