14th Winter Conference – Provisional
on Medicinal & Bioorganic Chemistry

January 27th - 31st 2019

Steamboat Springs Resort, Colorado


Sunday, January 27th 2019

Structural and in-Silico Chemistry

Program Chair: Georgia McGaughey, Vertex

Meihua Tu Pfizer

The Role of Water Molecule in Ketohexokinase Inhibitor Design

Professor Tudor Oprea

Fundamentals of Al-driven Drug Discovery

Dr Clara Christ Bayer

Five years of Binding Free Energy Calculations at Bayer: Impact and Future Directions

Dr Ed Sherer Merck

Impact of Computational Chemistry Post Candidate Selection and Translating Lessons Learned back into Discovery

Drug Hunter Award

Program Chair: Daniel Flynn, Deciphera Pharmaceuticals

Josh Belinker LOXO

TRK Inhibitor LOXO-101 and back up LOXO-195

Networking Session

Welcome Reception

Monday, January 28th 2019

Photoredox Catalysis

Program Chair: Dan DiRocco, Merck

Dr Dani Schultz Merck
Dr Thomas Knauber Pfizer
Dr Kaid Harper Abbvie
Professor Corey Stephenson University of Michigan
Professor Tomislav Rovis University of Columbia

Medicinal Chemist’s Toolbox for Late Stage Functionalization

Program Chair: Guido Koch

Tuesday, January 29th 2019

Chemical Biology for Drug Discovery

Program Chair: Paola Castaldi, AstraZeneca

Laura Kiessling MIT
Christina Woo Harvard
Tim Rasmusson AstraZeneca
Andy Philips C4


Program Chair: Sarah Skerratt, Vertex

Wednesday, January 30th 2019

Recent Advances in Targeting Autophagy

General Session | …

Thursday, January 31st 2019



Program Chair: Professor Anthony Barrett, Imperial College

Professor Phil S. Baran The Scripps Research Institute

Networking Session

Poster Session & Pre-Dinner Drinks

Networking Session

Conference Dinner

Media Sponsors