Cresset User Group Meeting 2019 to showcase new applications, science, customer case studies and hands-on software workshops

May 22, 2019

Enabling chemistry teams to design better molecules

Posted by Cresset

Cambridge, UK – 22 May 2019 – Cresset, innovative provider of outstanding software for molecule discovery, is pleased to announce the program for its User Group Meeting on 20th – 21st June.

“Users of Cresset applications will present scientific case studies and insights into how computational chemistry has helped transform their research,” says Dr Robert Scoffin, Cresset CEO. “In addition, Cresset scientists will preview Torx™, a collaborative platform for small molecule discovery and design, present our latest scientific developments and run software workshops to help chemistry teams design the best molecules as efficiently as possible. Whether you are new to Cresset, have been with us from the beginning, or are just intrigued to find out more about the solutions we offer, I hope you can join us.”

Registration is open to computational, medicinal and synthetic chemists, and those wanting to efficiently design the best molecules.

June 20 • Scientific program

Cresset presentations:

  • Torx™: Connected Chemistry
  • Introducing PickR: Generate Diverse R-groups for Hit Finding Libraries
  • Cresset Science: The Future Today
  • What’s New in the Cresset Desktop Applications: FlareForgeSpark

Invited presentations:

  • Design at AbbVie in the 21stCentury, Mike Hoemann, AbbVie Inc., USA
  • Blazing Light: Combining Computational and Phenotype-based Drug Discovery to Restore Vision, Breandán Kennedy, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Drug Repurposing: Computational and Cell-based Approaches, Richard Head, University of South Australia, Australia
  • A Tale of Hide and Seek: Hit to Drug Candidate, Inhee Choi, Institut Pasteur, South Korea
  • Unique Insights into GPCR Allosteric Modulators Through the Application of Orthogonal Techniques Spanning Multiple Timescales, Zara Sands, UCB, Belgium
  • Experiences in Establishing a Computational Chemistry Platform for Medicinal Chemistry Designers at Cancer Research UK – Manchester Institute, Rae Lawrence, CRUK MI, UK

June 21 • Hands-on software workshops for computational and medicinal chemists

·        Web-based collaborative 3D design

·        Using electrostatics in structure-based design with Flare

·        Become a Flare™ power-user with Python extensions

·        Designing new molecules in Flare

·        Python in Flare™ for developers

·        Become a power-user of Spark

·        Machine learning for ligand-based design with Forge

·        Forge and Spark™ tips and tricks

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