8th International Conference on
Drug Discovery and
Lead Optimization

October 21-23, 2024 | Boston, MA

Agenda

Conference generates new ideas to spice up your pipeline by bringing together world-renowned scientists.

Registration

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Global Coverage

Drug Discovery-2024 will be well-rounded, with participants primarily from academia, industry, and government entities.

Venue

Boston Marriott Newton Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton MA, 02466

What's embracing at the 2024 Drug Discovery Conference?

All participants from across the world are kindly invited by United Scientific Group (USG) to attend “Eighth International Conference on Drug Discovery and Lead Optimization" during October 21-23 at Boston, MA.

United Scientific Group (USG) successfully completed the First International Conference on Clinical Sciences and Drug Discovery in Baltimore, MD, USA during November 2-4, 2015 (CSDD-2015), Second Edition in Dundee, Scotland, UK during July 27-29, 2016 (CSDD-2016) and Third Edition in Reston, VA, USA during November 9-11, 2017 (CSDD-2017), The Fourth edition in San Francisco, CA during December 3-5, 2018 (Drug Discovery-2018) and Fifth meeting in Boston, MA, USA during November 21-23, 2019 (Drug Discovery-2019), Sixth edition as virtual during October 05-07, 2020 (Drug Discovery- 2020 Virtual) and Seventh International conference on Drug Discovery and Lead Optimization in San Francisco, CA, USA during November 1-3, 2023. USG is now proudly announcing the Eighth international conference on Drug Discovery and Lead Optimization.

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Keynotes

Jon-Clardy

Jon Clardy, PhD

Christopher T. Walsh Professor of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


Kenneth A. Jacobson

Kenneth A. Jacobson, PhD

John W. Daly Distinguished Scientist, Fellow, American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Thomas Burris

Thomas Burris, PhD

Dean’s Professor & Chair
Dept. of Pharmacodynamics Director of Genetics Institute
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Wolfgang Sadee

Wolfgang Sadee, Dr.Rer.Nat.

Prof. Emeritus, The Ohio State University, Prof. Emeritus, University of California San Francisco, CSO, Aether Therapeutics Inc., Austin, TX

Alexandros Makriyannis

Alexandros Makriyannis, PhD

Behrakis Chair of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Distinguished Professor, Northeastern University
Boston, MA


Philip A. Cole

Philip A. Cole, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


Ruben Abagyan

Ruben Abagyan, PhD

Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California
San Diego, CA


Barbara S. Slusher

Barbara S. Slusher, PhD, MAS

Professor, Neurology & Director, Johns Hopkins Dug Discovery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


Sean Ekins

Sean Ekins, PhD

CEO and Founder, Collaborations Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Raleigh, NC



Drug Discovery 2024

Scientific Sessions


Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics

Patient Stratification

Preclinical Studies

Therapeutic areas

Quality Assurance

Virtual chemistry

Nano-medicine

Drug Designing

Clinical Trials

Accelerated Drug Development

Target Selection and Validation

Prediction of Drugs’ Bioactivity

Improved Clinical Trial Design

Novel therapeutic strategies

Drug Combination Analysis

Novel Antibiotic Discovery

Compound Screening

Lead Optimization

High-throughput screening

Genomics and proteomics

AI & ML in Drug Discovery

Drug delivery Systems

Small- molecule Drugs

Medicinal Chemistry

Drug Repurposing

Business strategy

ADME/Tox

7

Past Conferences

783

Speakers

1400+

Attendees

180

Happy Clients

Schedule

Registrations and Badge Pickup

07:30 - 08:00

Boston, MA

Plenary Session

08:00 - 11:00

Boston, MA

Networking Break

11:00 - 11:15

Boston, MA

Keynote Session-I

11:15 - 13:00

Boston, MA

Group Photo followed by Networking Lunch

13:00 - 13:35

Boston, MA

Keynote Session -I

13:35 - 16:15

Boston, MA

Networking Break

16:15 - 16:30

Boston, MA

Poster Session

16:30 - 17:40

Boston, MA

Session-I

07:00 - 10:00

Boston, MA

Networking Break

10:00 - 10:15

Boston, MA

Session-I

10:15 - 12:55

Boston, MA

Networking Lunch & Poster Setup

12:55 - 13:25

Boston, MA

Session-II

13:25 - 16:10

Boston, MA

Networking Break & Poster Setup

16:05 - 16:20

Boston, MA

Session-II

16:20 - 17:40

Boston, MA

Poster Session

17:40 - 18:30

Boston, MA

Session-III

07:00 - 10:00

Boston, MA

Networking Break

10:00 - 10:15

Boston, MA

Session-III

10:15 - 12:55

Boston, MA

Networking Lunch & Poster Setup

12:55 - 13:25

Boston, MA

Session-IV

13:25 - 16:10

Boston, MA

Networking Break & Poster Setup

16:10 - 16:20

Boston, MA

Session-IV

16:20 - 18:00

Boston, MA

Departures

18:00

Boston, MA

Early Bird Registration

ACADEMICS & RESEARCHERS

$ 699
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INDUSTRY

$ 999
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$ 299
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