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The 919th Meeting of the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society


Dec 08, 2011
Marriot Hotel One Burlington Mall Road Burlington, Massachusetts 01803

Joint Meeting: Northeastern Section, ACS and the Medicinal Chemistry Group

Symposium
Metabolic Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease
Organized by the Medicinal Chemistry Group of the Northeastern Section

3.00 pm Refreshments

3.30 pm Welcome
Raj (SB) Rajur, Medicinal Chemistry Program Chair, NESACS
CreaGen Biosciences, Inc., Woburn, MA

3.45 pm Introductory Remarks
Norton P. Peet, Director of Chemistry, Microbiotix, Worcester, MA

4.15 pm Preclinical Discovery of Apixaban, a Direct and Orally Bioavailable
Factor XA Inhibitor

Dr. Donald Pinto, Research Fellow, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Bristol-Myers Squibb Research & Development, Wallingford, CT

5.00 pm Discovering Novel Small Molecules by in vivo Screening in Zebrafish
Dr. Randall T. Peterson, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Scientific Director of the MGH Cardiovascular Research Center-CNY, Boston, MA

5:45 pm Social Hour

6:30 pm Dinner

7:30 pm Targeting Energy Metabolism in Brain Cancer
Dr. Thomas Seyfried, Professor of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

The Symposium is FREE. Dinner is by reservation ONLY. Payment should be made by Paypal: Members, $28; Non-members, $30; Retirees, $18; Students, $10.
Use the following link to logon to PayPal:
http://acssymposium.com/paypal.html select pay with credit or debit card option and follow the additional instructions on the page. Dinner reservations should be made no later than 12:00 noon on Thursday, December 1, 2011. Reservations not canceled at least 24 hours in advance must be paid.


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