Symposium on Drug DiscoveryActivity by N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara | added on Nov 25, 2011 | Sri Lanka
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.
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
Institute of Chemistry Ceylon
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