Graphic with scientific imagery and text: U-M Drug Discovery Symposium, September 21, 8:55 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Rackham Graduate School
8:55 AM to 4:45 PM | September 21, 2023

Annual U-M Drug Discovery Symposium

Rackham Graduate School, 915 E. Washington Street, Ann Arbor
Audience This is a public event.

Schedule 

  • 8:55 a.m. | Symposium welcome 
    Peter Toogood, Ph.D. 
    Director, Michigan Drug Discovery 
    Amphitheater, 4th floor, Rackham Graduate School
  • 9:00 a.m. | Research talk: Engineering strategies for modulating the gut microbiome and anti-tumor immunity
    James Moon, Ph.D. 
    J.G. Searle Professor, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, U-M College of Pharmacy; Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Medical School and College of Engineering; Professor of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering 
    Amphitheater, 4th floor, Rackham Graduate School
  • 10:15 a.m. | Research talk: Development of new targeted agents for epigenetic modifiers in leukemia
    Jolanta Grembecka, Ph.D. 
    Richard and Susan Rogel Professor of Cancer Therapeutics and Professor of Pathology, U-M Medical School
    Amphitheater, 4th floor, Rackham Graduate School
  • 11:30 a.m. | Coffee/snack  break 
    East Conference Room, 4th floor, Rackham Graduate School
  • 11:45 a.m. | Research talk: Cell painting for patient-centric disease modeling and drug discovery
    Jonny Sexton, Ph.D. 
    Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, U-M Medical School; Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy 
    Amphitheater, 4th floor, Rackham Graduate School
  • 1:00 a.m. | Networking lunch 
    Assembly Hall, 4th floor, Rackham Graduate School
  • 2:00 p.m. | Research talk: HLA allele-based design of drugs for bone erosion and other conditions
    Joseph (Yossi) Holoshitz, M.D. 
    Professor of Internal Medicine, U-M Medical School
    Amphitheater, 4th floor, Rackham Graduate School
  • 3:15 p.m. | Keynote presentation: Adventures in drug hunting
    Wendy Young, Ph.D.
    Biopharma Executive & Scientific Advisor 
    Amphitheater, 4th floor, Rackham Graduate School
  • 4:30 p.m. | Closing remarks 
    Peter Toogood 
    Amphitheater, 4th floor, Rackham Graduate School