Our Best Shot - CHI’s Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

CHI has instituted a mandatory vaccination policy for all in-person participants across all our events. Learn more about our health and safety protocols.

Final Agenda Now Available

Taking place from April 18-21, 2022 in San Diego, Drug Discovery Chemistry is focused on discovery and optimization challenges of small molecule drug candidates, and is a dynamic in-person and online event for medicinal and biophysical chemists working in pharma, biotech, and academia.

In addition to leading researchers from academia, government, biotech, and healthcare, speakers from the following top pharma have confirmed their participation for April’s event, which will be available in-person to vaccinated attendees only: AbbVie, Amgen, Astex Pharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Biogen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol Myers Squibb, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, Novartis, and Pfizer.

Take advantage of our flexible registration policy that lets you easily transfer between in-person and/or virtual participation at any time. Lock in your early bird savings now, and change how you participate later! Bring a team to San Diego and save 25% with a group registration.

2022 Plenary Keynotes

Gabriel Lander, PhD

Using Cryo-EM to Explore the Allosteric Regulation of Molecular Glues

Gabriel Lander, PhD

Professor, Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology, Scripps Research Institute

Laura L. Kiessling, PhD

Lysine Mapping for Covalent Ligand Discovery

Laura L. Kiessling, PhD

Novartis Professor of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology



About Video

About the Event

In-person benefits of Drug Discovery Chemistry include:

  • Recapture the power of serendipitous face-to-face connections with vaccinated colleagues and technology providers who share similar interests and challenges
  • Connect and schedule 1:1 meetings with the right onsite and virtual attendees based on CHI’s matching algorithm that aligns areas of mutual interest and expertise
  • Join most speakers live and in-person while watching others on-demand at your convenience
  • Take advantage of our flexible registration policy that allows you to easily transfer between in-person & virtual participation
  • Connect in-person with sponsors and exhibitors under responsible safety and social distancing protocols
  • Access in-person and virtual exhibit booths, posters, and networking roundtables
  • PLUS, all of the Virtual benefits as your In-Person registration includes Virtual access