Drug Discovery Latin America

Venue: Berlin

Location: Berlin, Germany

Event Date/Time: Feb 26, 2009 End Date/Time: Feb 27, 2013
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The purpose of this meeting is to review the status of drug discovery activities in Latin America and to assist it's future development. Business and research leaders from both developed markets and BRIC countries will bring their knowledge and experience to share. Participants will be encouraged to network and explore partnering opportunities.

Specific topics will include but are not limited to:
• Tropical Disease Drug Development
• Small Molecule and Natural Products Screening
• Drug Development in Academic Institutes
• Partnering Opportunities in Emerging Markets

Keynote Speakers:
Ralph Garippa, Director, High Content Screening, Roche Screening

John Watson, Director, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, Promega

Chiwai Wong, Principal Investigator, Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Jeremy Caldwell, Director of Cell Based Screening, Novartis Research Foundation

Paul Morril, Co-Founder, Execute Technologies

Joao Viola, Head, Division of Cell Biology, National Cancer Instute of Brazil


Additional Information

Oral Presentation Submission Deadline: 27 August 2008 http://www.selectbiosciences.com/conferences/DDLA2009/Submission.aspx