Spring 2017 Meeting – Registration Open

The UKQSAR committee is pleased to announce that the Spring 2017 meeting will be held at Syngenta, Jealott’s Hill, Berkshire on 26 April 2017. Registration is FREE, however if you subsequently cannot attend please let the committee ( know  as spaces are limited.

Please register  for this event by entering your details here

Proposed Agenda

Speaker Time Title
***Registration*** 08:30
***Opening Remarks*** 09:45
Stephanie Ashenden

University of Cambridge

10:00 Innovation in Small-Molecule-Druggable Chemical Space: Where are the Original Modulators of New Targets and New Bioactive Molecular Frameworks Published? A Comparison between Patents and Scientific Literature
Jack Scannell

UBS Investment Research

10:30 Damn the compass, full steam ahead: Decision theory and drug discovery
***Coffee*** 11:00
Matt Segall


11:30 Overcoming Psychological Barriers to Good Decision-Making in Drug Discovery
Paul Leeson

Paul Leeson Consulting Ltd.

12:00 Impact of Physicochemical Properties on Oral Drug Dose & Hepatotoxicity
***Poster Flash Presentations*** 12:30
***Lunch*** 12:45
Leen Kalash

University of Cambridge

14:00 Rational Design of Multi-target ligands at A1R, A2AR and PDE10A with Therapeutic Potential for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Josh Meyers


14:30 Mapping the 3D Structures of Small Molecule Binding Sites
***Coffee*** 15:00
Chris Radoux


15:30 Fragment Hotspot Maps: A CSD-derived Method for Hotspot identification
Joanna Zarnecka

Liverpool John Moores University

16:00 Optimization of shape fingerprints for protein-ligand systems
***Final Remarks*** 16:30
***End*** 16:45