Spring Meeting 2012

The UKQSAR Spring Meeting was held at Novartis at their Horsham site. The date of the meeting was Wednesday 25th April 2012.

The agenda for Wednesday’s meeting is listed below, with registration starting at 9am, the talks at 10am and the close of meeting should be by just after 4pm. Please remember to bring a photo id with you to show security as this will help to get you through security as quickly as possible.. Any posters will be put up for you so simply leave them at the registration desk when you arrive.

09:00 – 09:50   Coffee & Registration

09.50 – 10.00   Welcome

10.00 – 10.35   Peter Gedeck (Novartis) “Statistical scoring functions: where QSAR meets molecular modeling” [Slides]

10.35 – 11.10   Phil Biggin (Oxford) ” Towards understanding the mechanism of Pgp – insight from simulations ”

11.10 – 11.45   Anna Vulpeti    (Novartis) “Fluorine Local Environment: From Screening to Drug Design” [Slides]

11.45 – 12.00   Poster adverts


13.30 – 14.05   Simon Richards (Lilly) “How KNIME can empower a Medicinal Chemist at the bench” [Slides]

14.05 – 14.40   Andrew Leach (GSK) (Please contact Andrew if you wish to discuss his presentation)

Afternoon Break

15.00 – 15.35   Dave Cosgrove (AZ) “Using a general Markush structure to derive Free-Wilson Analyses” [Slides]

15.35 – 16.05   Michael Carter (Southampton) “QM/MM – Free Energy Calculations” [Slides]

Meeting close