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Tuesday 4 October
5 October
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DAY 1Auditorium 1Auditorium 2Auditorium 3Auditorium 4ELRIG Tech Theatre - supported by DDWLearning Zone
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08:00 Registration
2022-10-04 08:00:002022-10-04 08:45:00Europe/LondonEarly Career Professional (ECP) Meet & GreetSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgEarly Career Professional (ECP) Meet & Greet
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2022-10-04 09:10:002022-10-04 09:30:00Europe/LondonELRIG Annual ReviewSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgELRIG Annual Review
Chairs: Catherine Kettleborough, LifeArc, The Accelerator  Sanj Kumar, ELRIG  
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2022-10-04 09:30:002022-10-04 09:35:00Europe/LondonConference Welcome and Keynote IntroductionSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgConference Welcome and Keynote Introduction
Chairs: Katie Chapman, VC funded Biotech Company   Simon Chell, AstraZeneca  Jon Hutchinson, GlaxoSmithKline  Simon Ward, University of Cardiff  
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2022-10-04 09:35:002022-10-04 10:20:00Europe/LondonKeynote PresentationSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgKeynote Presentation

New technologies for the design and characterisation of nanotechnology mediated therapeutics
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Molly Stevens, Imperial College London  
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2022-10-04 10:20:002022-10-04 10:40:00Europe/LondonLangton Howarth- Understanding the needs of talent acquisition departments to start a career in a life-science corporations: Ask an Expert!’Session at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgLangton Howarth- Understanding the needs of talent acquisition departments to start a career in a life-science corporations: Ask an Expert!’
Chairs: Chris Luche, Sanger Institute  Sue Ward, Illumina  
2022-10-04 10:20:002022-10-04 10:40:00Europe/LondonDDW - Taking your first steps towards liquid handling automation - Sponsored by SPT LabtechSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgDDW - Taking your first steps towards liquid handling automation - Sponsored by SPT Labtech
Chairs: Anne Hammerstein, SPT Labtech  
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2022-10-04 11:05:002022-10-04 12:45:00Europe/LondonHigh Content Imaging in Drug DiscoverySession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgHigh Content Imaging in Drug Discovery
Chairs: Sian Lewis, MSD  Michael Howell, The Francis Crick Institute  

Session Introduction
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Sian Lewis, MSD  Michael Howell, The Francis Crick Institute  

High Content Imaging as an enabling tool for early drug discovery
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John Bassett, MSD  

Accelerating Drug Discovery with Cell Painting
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James Pilling, AstraZeneca  
2022-10-04 11:05:002022-10-04 12:45:00Europe/LondonOvercoming Challenges and New Directions in Medicinal ChemistrySession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgOvercoming Challenges and New Directions in Medicinal Chemistry
Chairs: Allan Jordan, Sygnature Discovery  Sarah Skerrat, CHARM Therapeutics  

Session Introduction
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Allan Jordan, Sygnature Discovery  Sarah Skerrat, CHARM Therapeutics  

Discovery and validation of in vitro and in vivo probes for human DNA Polymerase theta (Polθ)
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Robert Heald, Artios Pharma  

The COVID Moonshot – from open science collaboration in fragment screening to drug candidate and beyond to Pandemic Preparedness
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Ed Griffen, MedChemica Ltd  

ML/AI:  Opportunities, Impact and Future Directions in Drug Design
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Sarah Skerrat, CHARM Therapeutics  
2022-10-04 11:05:002022-10-04 12:45:00Europe/LondonCell & Gene Therapy Sponsored by MiltenyiSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgCell & Gene Therapy Sponsored by Miltenyi
Chairs: Chris Herring, Adaptimmune  Claire Dobson, AstraZeneca  

Session Introduction
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Chris Herring, Adaptimmune  Claire Dobson, AstraZeneca  

TCR Evolution, revolution: How Adaptimmune is developing innovative TCR T-cell therapies to treat solid tumors
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Jo Brewer, Adaptimmune Limited  

From Stem-Cells to T-Cells: Next-Generation DNA NanoVectors -an Alternative Non-Integrating DNA Vector Platform for Regenerative Medicine and Immunotherapy
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Richard Harbottle, German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ)  
2022-10-04 11:05:002022-10-04 12:45:00Europe/LondonDrug Discovery and Development in COPDSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgDrug Discovery and Development in COPD
Chairs: Anna Morgan, Physiology & Pharmacology, Kingston University  Simon Pitchford, King's College London  

Session Introduction
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Anna Morgan, Physiology & Pharmacology, Kingston University  Simon Pitchford, King's College London  

The burden of unmet needs in COPD
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Wisia Wedzicha, Imperial College London  

Novel drug targets in COPD
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Ian Adcock, Imperial College London  

Use of Imaging for preclinical evaluation of drugs for the treatment of COPD
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Anna Morgan, Physiology & Pharmacology, Kingston University  
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2022-10-04 12:45:002022-10-04 13:45:00Europe/LondonCytek Bio Workshop - Full Spectrum Profiling (FSP)™, adaptable solutions to deep immunophenotyping using the Cytek Aurora: a practical walkthroughSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgCytek Bio Workshop - Full Spectrum Profiling (FSP)™, adaptable solutions to deep immunophenotyping using the Cytek Aurora: a practical walkthrough
2022-10-04 12:45:002022-10-04 13:05:00Europe/LondonDDW - The role of AI and automation in personalised medicine: How can AI help in the post drug discovery process.Session at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgDDW - The role of AI and automation in personalised medicine: How can AI help in the post drug discovery process.
Chairs: Yahya Anvar, OKRA.ai  
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2022-10-04 13:20:002022-10-04 13:40:00Europe/LondonDDW - Data handling and choosing the right informatics systems for your lab requirements - Sponsored by CDDSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgDDW - Data handling and choosing the right informatics systems for your lab requirements - Sponsored by CDD
Chairs: Samantha Kanza, University of Southampton  
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2022-10-04 14:00:002022-10-04 15:10:00Europe/LondonHigh Content Imaging in Drug DiscoverySession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgHigh Content Imaging in Drug Discovery

Phenonaut; a tool for multiomic data integration, analysis, prediction, and inference
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Steven Shave, University of Edinburgh & GSK  

Life beyond the pixels: single-cell analysis using deep learning and image analysis methods
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Peter Horvath, Biological Research Centre, Szeged  
2022-10-04 14:00:002022-10-04 15:10:00Europe/LondonOvercoming Challenges and New Directions in Medicinal ChemistrySession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgOvercoming Challenges and New Directions in Medicinal Chemistry

Optimising proteolysis-targeting chimeras (PROTACs) for oral drug delivery - Design tips and tricks
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Jamie Scott, AstraZeneca  

New Approaches to the Synthesis and Application of DNA-Encoded Libraries
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Jessica Graham, Newcastle University  Harriet Stanway-Gordon, Newcastle University  
2022-10-04 14:00:002022-10-04 15:10:00Europe/LondonCell & Gene Therapy Sponsored by MiltenyiSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgCell & Gene Therapy Sponsored by Miltenyi

Pin-point™ – A Modular Base Editing System Driving Cell and Gene therapies
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Michael Anbar, Horizon Discovery, a PerkinElmer company  

Armouring CAR-T cells therapy against the immunosuppressive microenvironment in solid tumour
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Romain Lara, AstraZeneca  
2022-10-04 14:00:002022-10-04 15:10:00Europe/LondonDrug Discovery and Development in COPDSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgDrug Discovery and Development in COPD

Preclinical translational models for investigating drugs for the treatment of COPD
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Simon Pitchford, King's College London  

Use of human tissues to investigate drugs for the treatment of COPD
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Luigino Calzetta, University of Parma   
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2022-10-04 14:15:002022-10-04 15:00:00Europe/LondonBioStrata - How life science marketers can leverage automation to achieve more with lessSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgBioStrata - How life science marketers can leverage automation to achieve more with less
Chairs: Paul Avery, BioStrata  
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2022-10-04 15:15:002022-10-04 15:35:00Europe/LondonSingular Talent - Growing your company through great story tellingSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgSingular Talent - Growing your company through great story telling
Chairs: Tom Froggatt, Singular Talent  
2022-10-04 15:15:002022-10-04 15:35:00Europe/LondonDDW - Accelerating Drug Discovery: Getting to the right molecule smarter & faster with automation- Sponsored by Bio RadSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgDDW - Accelerating Drug Discovery: Getting to the right molecule smarter & faster with automation- Sponsored by Bio Rad
Chairs: Zoe Hughes-Thomas, GSK  
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2022-10-04 15:45:002022-10-04 17:00:00Europe/LondonHigh Content Imaging in Drug DiscoverySession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgHigh Content Imaging in Drug Discovery

Morphological trajectory inference: Tracking cell state transitions and the impact of small-molecule perturbations
15:45 (30 mins)
Rebecca Hughes, University of Edinburgh  

Quantitative high-throughput screening of single cancer cell phenotypes in 3D matrices
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Vicky Bousgouni, Institute of Cancer Research  
2022-10-04 15:45:002022-10-04 17:00:00Europe/LondonOvercoming Challenges and New Directions in Medicinal ChemistrySession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgOvercoming Challenges and New Directions in Medicinal Chemistry

Targeting the template: A novel therapeutic strategy for prion diseases
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Heulyn Jones, Cardiff University  

Audience Lead Panel Discussion with Q&A
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Allan Jordan, Sygnature Discovery  Sarah Skerrat, CHARM Therapeutics  
2022-10-04 15:45:002022-10-04 17:00:00Europe/LondonCell & Gene Therapy Sponsored by MiltenyiSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgCell & Gene Therapy Sponsored by Miltenyi

Unlocking a revolutionary class of in vivo reprogramming therapies through systematic, unbiased identification of the key cell switches controlling cell fate
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Louise Modis, Mogrify  

Next Generation Platforms for Human Gene Therapy
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Aravind Asokan, Duke University   
2022-10-04 15:45:002022-10-04 17:00:00Europe/LondonDrug Discovery and Development in COPDSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgDrug Discovery and Development in COPD

Early experimental medicine studies for investigating new drugs for COPD
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Dave Singh, University of Manchester  

Publishing in the British Journal of Pharmacology
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Charles Whalley, British Pharmacological Society  
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2022-10-04 17:00:002022-10-04 19:00:00Europe/LondonNetworking Event - Poster Session 18.30 - 19.00Session at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgNetworking Event - Poster Session 18.30 - 19.00
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2022-10-04 17:15:002022-10-04 18:15:00Europe/LondonEarly Career Professionals: Careers in drug discovery - Network like a BossSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgEarly Career Professionals: Careers in drug discovery - Network like a Boss
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2022-10-04 19:00:002022-10-04 19:30:00Europe/LondonELRIG’s Celebration of Drug Discovery, sponsored by Synthego, at The Fox, ExCelSession at Drug Discovery 2022: driving the next life science revolution https://www.myeventflo.com/eventflo.asp?evID=2423OnlineSanj Kumar, ELRIGinfo@elrig.orgELRIG’s Celebration of Drug Discovery, sponsored by Synthego, at The Fox, ExCel
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