Meeting: 20th European Symposium on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships (EuroQSAR-2014), St. Petersburg
EuroQSAR-2014 will be held in St.-Petersburg, Russia on August 31st - September 4th, 2014. The deadline for oral talks' abstracts submission to the EuroQSAR-2014 is April 23rd, 2014. The meeting, entitled Understanding Chemical-Biological Interactions, will include 9 plenary lectures and 28 oral communications, which will be selected from the submitted abstracts and will focus on:
- Chemical-Biological Space: Representation, Visualisation and Navigation.
- Chemo- and Bioinformatics Approaches to Multi-Target (Q)SAR.
- Modeling of Protein-Ligand Interactions: Structure, Function and Dynamics.
- Assessing Ligand Binding Kinetics.
- Computational Toxicology in Drug and Chemical Safety Assessment.
- Translational Bioinformatics: From Genomes to Drugs.
- Emerging QSAR and Modeling Methods.
- (Q)SAR-Related European Initiatives.
- Employing Proper Statistical Approaches for QSAR Modeling and Best Publishing Practices.
- Opening Lecture - SAR, the Lifelong Learning for my Career Prof. Toshio FUJITA (KYOTO UNIVERSITY, Kyoto, Japan)
- From QSAR to MQSPR and Beyond: Predictive Materials Informatics Using a Blend of Heuristic and Physics-Based Methods
- Prof. Curt BRENEMAN (RENSSELAER EXPLORATORY CENTER FOR CHEMINFORMATICS RESEARCH, Troy, United States)
- Integrating Pharmacometrics into Drug Development Dr Roberta BURSI (GRÜNENTHAL, Aachen, Germany)
- Lead Discovery and Optimisation by Use of Interaction Kinetic Analysis Prof. Helena DANIELSON (UPPSALA UNIVERSITY, Uppsala, Sweden)
- Navigation in Chemical Space Towards Biological Activity Dr Peter ERTL (NOVARTIS INSTITUTE FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH, Basel,
- Computational Toxicology – An Essential Part of Drug Safety Dr Catrin HASSELGREN (ASTRAZENECA, Mölndal, Sweden)
- Ensemble-Based Drug Design, Combining Protein Structures and Simulations Dr Will PITT (UCB PHARMA, Slough, United Kingdom)
- The Metabolic Code
- Prof. Brian SHOICHET (UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, Toronto, Canada)
- Closing Lecture - Opportunities and Challenges in Therapeutics Discovery and Development Dr John C. REED (F. HOFFMAN-LA-ROCHE, Basel, Switzerland)
- On the Nature of Non-Classical Hydrogen Bonds and Aromatic Interactions Prof. Anna LINUSSON (UMEA UNIVERSITY, Umea, Sweden)
- Lessons Learned from the Invention of QSAR Can Inspire Other Breakthrough Discoveries Dr Yvonne C. MARTIN (MARTIN CONSULTING, Waukegan, United States)
- The Road Ahead: New Challenges for Computational Forecasts Prof. Tudor I. OPREA (UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, Albuquerque, United States)
- Molecular Design of Bivalent and Dual Action Drugs Prof. Nikolay S. ZEFIROV (MOSCOW STATE UNIVERSITY, Moscow, Russia)
More information you may find at the Symposium’s web-site: www.euroqsar2014.org