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Symposium on Drug Discovery

Activity by N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Nov 25, 2011   |   Sri Lanka Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): The symposium is being organized by CCS Alumni from the University of Texas Arlington, US in association with the CCS Alumni Association

The First International Symposium on Drug Discovery, January 8th, 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The seminar series addresses the Research and Development process of new therapeutics in the pharmaceutical industry and challenges it faces today.

The Drug discovery process and Research opportunities for Sri Lankan scientists - The seminar series addresses the Research and Development process of new therapeutics in the pharmaceutical industry and challenges it faces today. Prior to commercialization, new drugs must undergo series or steps ranging from basic laboratory research to clinical studies.

Chemists involvement in this process is vitally important for orchestrated development of new targeted drugs. This seminar series not only provides understanding of drugs development process but also offer broader outlook of research opportunities available to chemists in Sri Lanka.

 

 Speakers:

Kevin Schug, PhD, University of Texas, Arlington, USA

Frank Foss, PhD, University of Texas Arlington, USA

Brad Pierce, PhD, University of Texas, Arlington, USA

Roshan Perera, PhD, University of Texas, Arlington, USA

Luo Yuan, PhD, UT South Western Medical Centre, USA

Pavan Ligala, Pfizer, USA

Mahinda Wickramaratne, PhD, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Nirmali Wickramaratne, PhD, Sabaragamuwa, University, Sri Lanka

Sirimal Premakumara, PhD, Industrial Technology Institute, Sri Lanka

Candida Perera, PhD, Cornorstone Pharma, USA

Anura Danthanarayana, PhD, Formerly at Alcon Labs, USA

Janitha Liyanage, PhD, Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, Sri Lanka

S. Sotheeswaran, PhD, Institute of Chemistry Ceylomn

 

Contact:

Institute of Chemistry Ceylon

341/22, Kotte  Rd. Welikada, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka

Fax/ Tel 94 11 2863154, 4615230

ichemc@sltnet.lk


Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, seminars, educational materials, workshops Audience: students, professional chemists, women chemists, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, secondary schools, high schools, decision makers, tertiary education
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