Time Speaker/Session
07:30 AM Symposium Registration Opens – Refreshments in Exhibition Hall
Opening Remarks
08:45 AM Welcome to the Symposium – Opening Remarks: Raj Rajur, CreaGen Inc., Chair, Medicinal Chemistry NESAC
Morning Session Chair: Paul Greenspan, Takeda
09:00 AM Serge Ruccolo, Merck
Title: Powering Enzymes with Electricity in Biocatalytic Cascades
09:50 AM Stewart Fisher, C4 Therapeutics
Title: Targeted Protein Degradation: Navigating the Challenges of Degrader Optimization
10:40 AM Networking break in the Exhibition Hall with refreshments & food
11:10 AM Alison Frontier, Professor of Chemistry, University of Rochester
Title: Stereocontrolled Cascade Cyclizations for Organic Synthesis
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch Break – On Your Own
Afternoon Session Chair: Brian Aquila (Alkermes)
02:00 PM Stuart Schreiber, Professor of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Harvard University
Title: The rise of molecular glues and bifunctional compounds
02:50 PM Emily Balskus, Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University
Title: Deciphering the human microbiome with chemistry
03:40 PM Networking break in Exhibition Hall with refreshments & food
04:10 PM
Keynote Presentation: Sir Richard Roberts, Nobel Laureate, New England Biolabs.
Title: Fact and Fiction about GMOs
05:00 PM
Closing remarks and opening of Social Event – NESACS: Scott Edmonson (Nimbus Therapeutics)
Social Event & Networking
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM Social Networking with refreshments & food in the Exhibition Hall

Registration Link: https://nemedchem.org/conference/

Plus: Vendor Exhibition Hall and Networking Reception:

For additional details, please contact any of the Organizing Committee:

Raj Rajur (rrajur@creageninc.com); Mark Ashwell (mashwellmail@gmail.com); Dan Elbaum (ddelbaum@msn.com); Blaise Lippa (Blaise.Lippa@morphictx.com); Andrew Scholte (Andrew.Scholte@sanofi.com); Adrian Hobson (adrian.hobson@abbvie.com); Paul Greenspan (Paul.Greenspan@takeda.com); Brian Aquila ((Brian.Aquila@alkermes.com); Peter Fuller (peter.fuller@merck.com);

 Scott Edmondson (scott.edmondson@nimbustx.com); Mala Gopalsamy (ariamala.gopalsamy@astrazeneca.com); Yun-Ding (yun.x.ding@gsk.com); Kap-Sun Yeung (kapsun.yeung@bms.com); Sara Buhrlage (saraj_buhrlage@dfci.harvard.edu);


Directions to the Royal Sonesta Hotel: GPS Location: 40 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142

Phone: (617) 806-4200


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