Chemical Computing Group is pleased to announce that the next UGM and Conference Europe 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.
TUESDAY, May 21 - Workshops
Homology modeling / Loop Modeling / Loop Conformational Searching / Sequence Alignments / Structure Superposition / Multimer alignments and superpositions
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 Session
Protein Engineering / Protein Properties / Developability / Hot Spot Analysis / Antibody Modeling / Humanization / Molecular Surfaces
Pharmacophore Modeling / Docking / Fragment-based Design / Scaffold Replacement / R-Group Screening / Project Search / Protein-Ligand Interaction Fingerprints
Protein Alignments and Superposition / Loop and Linker Modeling / Homology Modeling / Protein- Protein Docking / Protein Solubility Analysis / 2D Hot Spot Mapping / PLIF / Biologics QSAR Modeling
R-Group Profiles and Analysis / MOEsaic / MMP Analysis / Descriptor Calculations / Conformational Searching / Molecular Alignments / Pharmacophore Modeling and Searching / Diversity Analysis
Opening Reception & Poster Session
Oxford Ghost Walk, departing from the Macdonald Randolph Hotel (optional)
THURSDAY, May 23 - Scientific Presentations
Computational approaches for target prediction in drug discovery
Andrew Anighoro, Senior Scientist Research Informatics, Evotec (UK)
In-silico fragment screening and hit-ID for PPI targets
Ben Cossins, Principal Scientist, UCB
Biomimetic glucose binding molecules
Andrew Chapman, Chief Scientific Officer, Carbometrics
Structure-led optimisation of T cell receptors
Catriona McMurran, Research Scientist, Immunocore
Understanding aggregation in biotherapeutics and human proteins: Insights from molecular simulations, data analyses and machine learning
Sandeep Kumar, Senior Research Fellow – Biotherapeutics, Boehringer Ingelheim
FRIDAY, May 24 - Scientific Presentations
Molecular dynamics search of cryptic pockets for allosteric modulation
Martin Kotev, Senior Scientist Research Informatics, Evotec (France)
NMR-assisted conformational analysis for drug-like molecules
Martin Packer, Computational Chemist, AstraZeneca
Computer-aided design of macrocycles for the treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Mike Mazanetz, Director, NovaData Solutions
Using Chemical and Biological Information in Drug Design - From Identifying Multi-Target Ligands to Understanding Compound Mode of Action
Andreas Bender, Reader in Molecular Informatics, Dept of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
There will be a number of hands-on MOE workshops on various application areas on May 21-22. Please note that Workshops sessions will be held at the Saïd Business School of Oxford University.
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.
Before April 01, 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