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Tuesday 19 October
20 October
DAY 1Room 3ARoom 3BHall 1BHall 1CRoom 11B - WorkshopCareers Zone, Main Exhibition Hall
DAY 2
All times shown are British Summer Time (GMT+1)
DAY 1Room 3ARoom 3BHall 1BHall 1CRoom 11B - WorkshopCareers Zone, Main Exhibition Hall
DAY 2
08:00 Event Registration 2021-10-19 08:00:002021-10-19 08:45:00Europe/LondonEarly Career Professional WelcomeSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgEarly Career Professional Welcome
Early Career Professional Welcome
08:00 (45 mins)
Dr Lisa Stott, Sosei Heptares   
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08:45 2021-10-19 08:45:002021-10-19 10:10:00Europe/LondonELRIG - Opening SessionSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgELRIG - Opening Session
ELRIG - Annual Review - Visons & Values
08:45 (10 mins)
Mrs Melanie Leveridge, GSK  

ELRIG - Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Guiding Principals
08:55 (5 mins)
Clare Viney, Vitae  

ELRIG - Lifetime Achievement Award - A Career In Drug Discovery
09:00 (20 mins)
Steve Rees, AstraZeneca  
08:45
08:50 08:50
08:55 08:55
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10:10 Refreshment Break 10:10
10:15 10:15
10:20 10:20
10:25 10:25
10:30 10:30
10:35 10:35
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10:45 10:45
10:50 2021-10-19 10:50:002021-10-19 11:00:00Europe/LondonNew Approaches in Infection BiologySession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgNew Approaches in Infection Biology
Chairs: Dr David Pallin, CRL  Prof Adrian Goldman, U. Helsinki  
2021-10-19 10:50:002021-10-19 11:00:00Europe/LondonDiagnostic Testing and Biomarkers - The New Normal? - sponsored by Ziath LtdSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgDiagnostic Testing and Biomarkers - The New Normal? - sponsored by Ziath Ltd
Chairs: Nick Clare, Synthego  Dr Emily Adams, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Mologic   
2021-10-19 10:50:002021-10-19 11:00:00Europe/LondonInnovations in Chemistry to Discover New Medicines: Approaches to Drugging RNASession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgInnovations in Chemistry to Discover New Medicines: Approaches to Drugging RNA
Chairs: Dr Wesley Blackaby, Servier   Oliver Rausch, Storm Therapeutics Ltd  
2021-10-19 10:50:002021-10-19 11:00:00Europe/LondonAlzheimer’s Research UKSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgAlzheimer’s Research UK
Chairs: John Isaac, Janssen Neuroscience  Dr David Reynolds, AstronauTx Ltd  
2021-10-19 10:50:002021-10-19 11:50:00Europe/LondonWorkshopSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgWorkshop
Gaining a career in industry: Learning tips and tricks from the inside
10:50 (60 mins)
Dr Allan Jordan, Sygnature Discovery  
10:50
10:55 10:55
11:00 2021-10-19 11:00:002021-10-19 12:00:00Europe/LondonNew Approaches in Infection BiologySession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgNew Approaches in Infection Biology
Neuropilin-1 facilitates SARS-CoV2 cell entry and infectivity
11:00 (30 mins)
Dr Maria Anastasina, University of Helsinki  
2021-10-19 11:00:002021-10-19 12:00:00Europe/LondonDiagnostic Testing and Biomarkers - The New Normal? - sponsored by Ziath LtdSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgDiagnostic Testing and Biomarkers - The New Normal? - sponsored by Ziath Ltd
Q-POCTM, a paradigm shift in rapid multiplex molecular diagnostics
11:00 (30 mins)
Jonathan OHalloran, QuantumDx  
2021-10-19 11:00:002021-10-19 12:00:00Europe/LondonInnovations in Chemistry to Discover New Medicines: Approaches to Drugging RNASession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgInnovations in Chemistry to Discover New Medicines: Approaches to Drugging RNA
Discovery of risdiplam (evrysdi) - A medicine for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy
11:00 (30 mins)
Dr Hasane Ratni , F. Hoffmam-La Roche  
2021-10-19 11:00:002021-10-19 12:00:00Europe/LondonAlzheimer’s Research UKSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgAlzheimer’s Research UK
Alzheimer’s Research UK and its support for translational research.
11:00 (30 mins)
Sara Imarisio, ARUK  
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12:00 2021-10-19 12:00:002021-10-19 12:30:00Europe/LondonNew Approaches in Infection BiologySession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgNew Approaches in Infection Biology
Functional analysis of Bartonella pathogenicity factors might contribute to novel therapeutic concepts
12:00 (30 mins)
Prof Volkhard Kempf , Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main  
2021-10-19 12:00:002021-10-19 12:30:00Europe/LondonDiagnostic Testing and Biomarkers - The New Normal? - sponsored by Ziath LtdSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgDiagnostic Testing and Biomarkers - The New Normal? - sponsored by Ziath Ltd
A luminescent reporter cell line for authentic SARS-CoV-2 infection and neutralising antibody activity
12:00 (30 mins)
Dr Nick Matheson, University of Cambridge  
2021-10-19 12:00:002021-10-19 12:30:00Europe/LondonInnovations in Chemistry to Discover New Medicines: Approaches to Drugging RNASession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgInnovations in Chemistry to Discover New Medicines: Approaches to Drugging RNA
mRNA Lightning platform for the discovery of selective small molecule mRNA regulatory drugs
12:00 (30 mins)
Dr Iris Alroy, Anima Biotech  
2021-10-19 12:00:002021-10-19 12:30:00Europe/LondonAlzheimer’s Research UKSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgAlzheimer’s Research UK
Identification of tool compounds targeting the SRSF1-dependent nuclear export of pathological C9ORF72-repeat transcripts
12:00 (30 mins)
Miss Lianne Van Beek, CRL  Dr Tennore Ramesh, Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN)  
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12:30 Refreshment Break 2021-10-19 12:30:002021-10-19 13:30:00Europe/LondonWorkshopSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgWorkshop
Chairs: Dr Lilian Hunt, EDIS, Wellcome Trust  

Inclusive research and experimental design
12:30 (60 mins)
Dr Lilian Hunt, EDIS, Wellcome Trust  
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14:00 2021-10-19 14:00:002021-10-19 14:45:00Europe/LondonNew Approaches in Infection BiologySession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgNew Approaches in Infection Biology
Targeting the human RED-SMU1 splicing complex as a basis for host-directed anti-influenza therapy
14:00 (30 mins)
Dr Nadia Naffakh, Institut Pasteur, CNRS  
2021-10-19 14:00:002021-10-19 14:45:00Europe/LondonDiagnostic Testing and Biomarkers - The New Normal? - sponsored by Ziath LtdSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgDiagnostic Testing and Biomarkers - The New Normal? - sponsored by Ziath Ltd
Diagnostics for epidemics, pandemics and neglected tropical disease
14:00 (30 mins)
Dr Emily Adams, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Mologic   
2021-10-19 14:00:002021-10-19 14:35:00Europe/LondonInnovations in Chemistry to Discover New Medicines: Approaches to Drugging RNASession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgInnovations in Chemistry to Discover New Medicines: Approaches to Drugging RNA
Dynamic RNAs and Structure-Guided Small Molecule Drug Discovery
14:00 (30 mins)
Dr Isaac Kimsey, Nymirum   Yang Zheng, Nymirum  
2021-10-19 14:00:002021-10-19 14:45:00Europe/LondonAlzheimer’s Research UKSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgAlzheimer’s Research UK
Small molecule inhibitors of carboxylesterase Notum to potentiate Wnt signalling
14:00 (30 mins)
Dr Nicky Willis, UCL DDI  
2021-10-19 14:00:002021-10-19 14:45:00Europe/LondonWorkshopSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgWorkshop
Chairs: Anita Ramanathan, Word Cortex  

Exceptional Science Presentations: How to Effectively Communicate the Value of Your Work
14:00 (45 mins)
Anita Ramanathan, Word Cortex  
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14:35 Tecan UK Ltd
2021-10-19 14:35:002021-10-19 14:40:00Europe/LondonTecan UK LtdSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.org
14:35
14:40 Domainex
2021-10-19 14:40:002021-10-19 14:45:00Europe/LondonDomainexSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.org
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14:45 2021-10-19 14:45:002021-10-19 15:15:00Europe/LondonNew Approaches in Infection BiologySession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgNew Approaches in Infection Biology
Studies of the membrane-bound pyrophosphatase as a potential drug target against protist parasites
14:45 (30 mins)
Dr Keni Vidilaseris, University of Helsinki  
2021-10-19 14:45:002021-10-19 15:15:00Europe/LondonDiagnostic Testing and Biomarkers - The New Normal? - sponsored by Ziath LtdSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgDiagnostic Testing and Biomarkers - The New Normal? - sponsored by Ziath Ltd
EMERGING DIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGIES IN CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY
14:45 (30 mins)
Dr Alex Van Belkum, Biomeirieux  
2021-10-19 14:45:002021-10-19 15:15:00Europe/LondonInnovations in Chemistry to Discover New Medicines: Approaches to Drugging RNASession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgInnovations in Chemistry to Discover New Medicines: Approaches to Drugging RNA
Small activating RNAs from concept to Phase 2 clinical trial
14:45 (30 mins)
Prof Nagy Habib , MiNA Therapeutics  
2021-10-19 14:45:002021-10-19 15:15:00Europe/LondonAlzheimer’s Research UKSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgAlzheimer’s Research UK
Development of eIF2B modulators for the treatment of neurodegenerative disease
14:45 (30 mins)
Dr Duncan Scott, Alborada Drug Discovery Institute, Cambridge  
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15:15 Refreshment Break 15:15
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15:45 2021-10-19 15:45:002021-10-19 16:30:00Europe/LondonNew Approaches in Infection BiologySession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgNew Approaches in Infection Biology
Developing inhibitors that block adhesin-collagen interactions
15:45 (30 mins)
Prof Dirk Linke, University of Oslo  
2021-10-19 15:45:002021-10-19 16:30:00Europe/LondonDiagnostic Testing and Biomarkers - The New Normal? - sponsored by Ziath LtdSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgDiagnostic Testing and Biomarkers - The New Normal? - sponsored by Ziath Ltd
Computer literate? Novel AI based reading of lateral flow devices
15:45 (30 mins)
Daniel Wise, Excalibur Healthcare  
2021-10-19 15:45:002021-10-19 16:15:00Europe/LondonInnovations in Chemistry to Discover New Medicines: Approaches to Drugging RNASession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgInnovations in Chemistry to Discover New Medicines: Approaches to Drugging RNA
Drugging RNA Modifying Enzymes – METTL3 Inhibitors as a novel therapeutic strategy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
15:45 (30 mins)
Dr David Hardick, Storm Therapeutics  Dr Konstantinos Tzelepis , The Milner Therapeutics Institute  
2021-10-19 15:45:002021-10-19 16:30:00Europe/LondonAlzheimer’s Research UKSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgAlzheimer’s Research UK
Gene editing to treat expanded CAG/CTG repeat disorders
15:45 (30 mins)
Vincent Dion, Cardiff Dementia Research Institute  
2021-10-19 15:45:002021-10-19 16:45:00Europe/LondonWorkshopSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgWorkshop 15:45
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16:15 2021-10-19 16:15:002021-10-19 16:30:00Europe/LondonTechnology SpotlightsSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgTechnology Spotlights 16:15
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16:30 2021-10-19 16:30:002021-10-19 17:00:00Europe/LondonNew Approaches in Infection BiologySession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgNew Approaches in Infection Biology
Inhibition of bacterial virulence as an alternative to antibiotic treatment: Pseudomonas aeruginosa elastase as a target for antivirulence therapy
16:30 (30 mins)
Dr Martin Everett, Antabio  
2021-10-19 16:30:002021-10-19 17:00:00Europe/LondonDiagnostic Testing and Biomarkers - The New Normal? - sponsored by Ziath LtdSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgDiagnostic Testing and Biomarkers - The New Normal? - sponsored by Ziath Ltd
How to build a mobile lab for genomic surveillance of viral outbreaks
16:30 (30 mins)
Dr Joshua Quick, Institute of Microbiology and infection, University of Birmingham  
2021-10-19 16:30:002021-10-19 17:00:00Europe/LondonInnovations in Chemistry to Discover New Medicines: Approaches to Drugging RNASession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgInnovations in Chemistry to Discover New Medicines: Approaches to Drugging RNA
X-reactivation as an approach to treating Rett Syndrome
16:30 (30 mins)
Prof Jeannie Lee, Harvard  
2021-10-19 16:30:002021-10-19 17:00:00Europe/LondonAlzheimer’s Research UKSession at Drug Discovery 2021 After the Storm: Re-connect, Re-invent, Re-imagine https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2374OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgAlzheimer’s Research UK
Novel Therapeutic Targets for Treatment of Neurodegeneration
16:30 (30 mins)
Paul Brennan, Oxford DDI   
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17:00 Networking & Posters 17:00
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