MCS-ICS  Medicinal Chemistry Section of the Israel Chemical Society  

The Program Schedule of 14thAnnual MCS-ICS Meeting is Online

The Program Schedule of 14thAnnual MCS-ICS Meeting is Online The 14th Annual Meeting of the Medicinal Chemistry Section of the Israel Chemical Society (MCS_ICS) will be held in the Weizmann Institute of Science (Rehovot) at the David Lopatie Conference Center, June 7th, 2017.
Please mark your calendars accordingly to make sure you don’t miss out this one-day symposium focused on recent advances and development in Medicinal Chemistry

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An excellent list of selected speakers from academia and industry will introduce their latest and exciting researches.
This year we will have five selected flash talks form graduate students and postdocs as well as poster awards to encourage students to participate and present their research. In addition, we will have two keynote speakers:
Prof. Brian Shoichet from UCSF and Dr. Bruce Lefker from Pfizer. Prof. Shoichet be awarded the Barry Cohen Prize during the event.

Deadline for abstract (poster/flash talks) submission: CLOSED
Deadline for early registration: CLOSED



The Chorafas Institute for Scientific Exchange

08:30-08:50 Gathering and registration
08:50-09:00 Opening remarks

Session 1

Chair - Eylon Yavin (HUJI)
09:00-09:45 Keynote - Brian K. Shoichet (UCSF)
  New chemotypes for new biology against under- and over-studied GPCRs
09:45-10:15 Rony Seger (WIS)
  Targeting the nuclear translocation of ERK1/2 as an anti-cancer treatment.
10:15-10:45 Timor Baasov (Technion)
  New perspectives of designer aminoglycosides: Potential for treatment of human genetic diseases and as anti-parasites
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break

Session 2

Chair - Galia Blum (HUJI)
11:15-11:45 Bilha Fischer (BIU)
  A Multifunctional Biocompatible Drug Candidate Effectively Delays the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease in 5XFAD Mice
11:45-12:30 Flash talks
12:30-13:00 Michael Meijler (BGU)
  Chemical Communication between Species: Tales of Love and War
13:00-14:30 Lunch & Poster Session

Session 3

Chair - Berta Strulovici (G-INCPM)
14:30-15:15 Keynote - Bruce Lefker (Pfizer / G-INCPM)
  Validation of Novel Biological Targets: A Medicinal Chemists View
15:15-15:30 Ayelet Ofarim (CAS, Arad - Ophir Ltd.,)
  Designer Drugs – from Research Lab to the Streets
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

Session 4

Chair - Yifat Berkov (Enzymotec)
16:15-16:45 Raphael Nudelman (TEVA)
  Chemical Toxicology in the Pharmaceutical Industry
16:45-17:15 Maayan Gal (Migal)
  Discovery and development of PPIs by computational and biophysical tools


Awards and closing remarks

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