Drug Discovery Chemistry is a dynamic conference for medicinal chemists working in pharma and biotech. Focused on discovery and optimization challenges of small molecule drug candidates, this event provides many exciting opportunities for scientists to create a unique program by going back and forth between concurrent meeting tracks to hear presentations most suited to one's personal interests.

The 2015 event will feature:

  • More than 100 presentations
  • 500+ high-level participants
  • 70+ posters
  • New this year: Posters automatically
    entered into Poster Competition
  • Interactive roundtable, breakout & panel discussions
  • “Track-hop” between concurrent meetings
  • Exclusive exhibit & poster viewing hours
  • Dedicated networking opportunities
  • 10 interactive short courses

Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities

Participating as a sponsor or exhibitor provides
excellent exposure and networking with more
than 500 high-level decision makers!

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Plenary Keynotes

Brian K. ShoichetChemotype Coverage in Fragment, Phenotypic, & Deorphanization Screens

Brian K. Shoichet, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California, San Francisco

Harren JhotiFragment-Based Drug Discovery: A Fifteen Year (Re-)Evolution

Harren Jhoti, Ph.D., President & CEO, Astex Pharmaceuticals

Short Courses

Make the most of your time in San Diego by adding on one or more short courses*. Topics include trends in physical properties, GPCRs, molecular interactions, designing peptide therapeutics, immunology, macrocycles, fragment-based design, and targeted covalent inhibitors. * separate registration required for short courses