Registration Fees
Before March 22, 2019
GBP 180.

After March 22, 2019
GBP 280.
The fees give attendees full access to all workshop training sessions, scientific presentations, meals and receptions.

Steve Maginn
+44 1223 422320

Raul Alvarez
+1 514 393-1055

UK Office:
St Johns Innovation Centre
Cowley Road,
Cambridge CB4 0WS
FAX: +44 1223 422318

UGM & Conference 2019

May 21-24, 2019  |   Oxford, UK  |  Saïd Business School and Macdonald Randolph Hotel

Chemical Computing Group is pleased to announce that the next CCG European UGM and Conference will take place May 21-24 in Oxford, UK.

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 May 23-24 at the Macdonald Randolph Hotel, Oxford.

Poster submission will open in November 2018. Presenters of accepted posters will receive a 25% discount on early / regular registration.

  • Andrew Anighoro, Senior Scientist Research Informatics, Evotec (UK)
  • Michael Charlton, Head of Drug Discovery, Oxford Drug Design
  • Ben Cossins, Principal Scientist, UCB
  • Ronald Knegtel, Research Fellow / Molecular Modelling, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Martin Kotev, Senior Scientist Research Informatics, Evotec (France)
  • Hans Matter, Senior Scientist, Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH
  • Mike Mazanetz, Director, NovaData Solutions
  • Olga Obrezanova, Senior Principal Scientist, Lonza Biologics plc
  • Lewis Vidler, Senior Research Scientist, Eli Lilly

TUESDAY, May 21 - WorkshopsDAY 1
11:00Registration Open
13:00-16:00Protein Alignments, Superpositions, Homology Modeling and Loop Modeling
Homology modeling / Loop Modeling / Loop Conformational Searching / Sequence Alignments / Structure Superposition / Multimer alignments and superpositions
13:00-16:00Introduction to SVL
SVL Concepts / Scripts for Moe/Batch / Test New Ideas/Hypotheses / Customize MOE / Programming Techniques / Window Toolkit / Descriptors and Fingerprints / Interactive Problem Solving

WEDNESDAY, May 22 - Workshops & Poster SessionDAY 2
09:00-12:00Antibody Modeling and Protein Engineering in MOE
Protein Engineering / Protein Properties / Developability / Hot Spot Analysis / Antibody Modeling / Humanization / Molecular Surfaces
09:00-12:00Advanced Structure-Based Drug Design
Pharmacophore Modeling / Docking / Fragment-based Design / Scaffold Replacement / R-Group Screening / Project Search / Protein-Ligand Interaction Fingerprints
13:00-16:00Biologics: Protein Alignments, Modeling and Docking
Protein Alignments and Superposition / Loop and Linker Modeling / Homology Modeling / Protein- Protein Docking / Protein Solubility Analysis / 2D Hot Spot Mapping / PLIF / Biologics QSAR Modeling
13:00-16:00Ligand-Based Drug Design and SAR Analysis
R-Group Profiles and Analysis / MOEsaic / MMP Analysis / Descriptor Calculations / Conformational Searching / Molecular Alignments / Pharmacophore Modeling and Searching / Diversity Analysis
18:00-20:30Opening Reception & Poster Session

THURSDAY, May 23 - Scientific PresentationsDAY 3
08:30-17:00Scientific Presentations
19:00-22:00Conference Dinner at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History 

FRIDAY, May 24 - Scientific PresentationsDAY 4
08:30-15:45Scientific Presentations
15:45-17:00Closing Reception

There will be a number of hands-on MOE workshops on various application areas on May 21-22. Please note that the workshops sessions will be held at the Saïd Business School of Oxford University.

Before March 22, 2019, conference fees are GBP 180, rising to GBP 280 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
Steve Maginn at .

We look forward to welcoming you in Oxford this coming May!