3rd Annual Oxford Global Peptides Congress 2016 London

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  • Oxford Global Con­fer­ences are proud to announce the 3rd Annual Pep­tides Con­gress 2016 tak­ing place on 1819 April 2016, at the Novo­tel Lon­don West in Lon­don, UK. The event pro­vides a unique oppor­tu­nity for over 400 senior-​level bio­log­ics experts to net­work, exchange expe­ri­ences and engage in sci­en­tific dis­cus­sions about the cur­rent results and future chal­lenges of pep­tides research and ther­a­peu­tics. The con­fer­ence is co-​located with the 9th Annual Pro­teins & Anti­bod­ies Con­gress and 4th Annual Biosim­i­lars & Bio­bet­ters Con­gress.

    The pep­tides mar­ket rep­re­sents a rapidly expand­ing area of phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal research. The improved pep­tide syn­the­sis tech­nolo­gies, recent devel­op­ments in macro­cyclic and cell-​penetrating pep­tides and the unques­tion­able vast poten­tial of pep­tides in ther­a­peu­tics all under­pin the promis­ing future that has been fore­casted for the indus­try. Experts have also high­lighted that the global pep­tide ther­a­peu­tics mar­ket will reach $23.7 bil­lion by 2020.

    Con­firmed Speakers

    • Taiji Asami – Takeda
    • Ashok Bhan­dari – Chem­istry, Pro­tag­o­nist Therapeutics
    • Abhi­jit Bhat – Chem­istry, Ipsen
    • Kath­leen Far­ley – Pfizer
    • Joanna Hay – Novozymes
    • ChiChi Huang – Janssen
    • Ronald Jack­son – MedImmune
    • Bhagyashree Khunte – Pfizer
    • Janos T. Kodra – Novo Nordisk A/​S
    • Tomas Landh – Inno­va­tion Sourc­ing, Novo Nordisk A/​S
    • Aline Miller – Uni­ver­sity of Manchester
    • Les Miranda – Ther­a­peu­tic Dis­cov­ery, Amgen
    • Clau­dia Neri – Merck
    • Cliona O’Farrelly – Trin­ity Col­lege Dublin
    • John Robin­son – Uni­ver­sity of Zürich
    • Volker Schel­len­berger – Amunix
    • Nick Ter­rett – Ensem­ble Ther­a­peu­tics Corp.
    • Daniel Teufel – Bicy­cle Therapeutics
    • Eric Valeur – New Modal­i­ties & Lead Generation
    • Jörg Vollmer – Nex­i­gen GmbH
    • Thomas Vorherr – Pep­tide Dis­cov­ery, Novartis
    • Stef­fen Wein­bren­ner – Drug Dis­cov­ery, Polyphor Ltd
    • Mar­tin Will – LGCR Chemistry/​Analytics, Sanofi
    • Ada Yonath – The Helen and Mil­ton A. Kim­mel­man Cen­ter for Bio­mol­e­c­u­lar Struc­ture and Assem­bly, Weiz­mann Insti­tute of Science
    • Jing­tao Zhang – Merck

    Agenda

    Day 1 – Advances in Pep­tides Research and Technologies

    On day one our highly esteemed speak­ers will focus on the recent advance­ments in pep­tides research and tech­nolo­gies. Pre­sen­ta­tions will cover impor­tant areas such as novel for­mu­la­tion strate­gies for pep­tides, improved half-​life exten­sion meth­ods and updates in macro­cyclic, cell-​penetrating and cyclic pep­tides. Tech­no­log­i­cal advance­ments in pep­tide syn­the­sis, screen­ing and mod­i­fi­ca­tion will also be addressed.

    • Novel meth­ods for pep­tides screening
    • New tech­nolo­gies in pep­tides synthesis
    • Syn­the­sis of nat­ural pep­tides and their biosynthesis
    • Updates in cell-​penetrating pep­tides, cyclic and macro­cyclic peptides
    • Advances in pep­tides self-​assembly and macro­mol­e­c­u­lar assembly
    • Improv­ing pep­tide prop­er­ties: sta­bil­ity and half-​life extension
    • For­mu­la­tion strate­gies for peptides

    Day 2 – Case Stud­ies in Pep­tide Therapeutics

    On day two of the con­fer­ence del­e­gates will have the exclu­sive oppor­tu­nity to hear pre­sen­ta­tions cov­er­ing pep­tide ther­a­peu­tics. Our highly dis­tin­guished experts will dis­cuss the recent improve­ments in pep­tide drug deliv­ery sys­tems, util­is­ing pep­tides in the clinic and pep­tide drug con­ju­gates. Pre­sen­ta­tions will also extend to the excit­ing out­comes of antimi­cro­bial pep­tides research as well as pep­tide drug conjugates.

    • Updates in the pre­clin­i­cal and clin­i­cal development
    • Case stud­ies from ther­a­peu­tics: oncol­ogy, diabetes
    • Devel­op­ments in the phar­ma­col­ogy of peptides
    • Advance­ments in pep­tide drug deliv­ery systems
    • Pep­tide drug conjugates
    • Devel­op­ing suc­cess­ful pep­tide therapeutics
    • Util­is­ing pep­tides in the clinic
    • Antimi­cro­bial pep­tides and defensins
    • Har­mon­is­ing the guide­lines for pep­tide therapeutics

    Sub­mit a poster

    For atten­dees inter­ested in sub­mit­ting a poster, there are oppor­tu­ni­ties now avail­able. Your poster pre­sen­ta­tion will be located in the exhi­bi­tion room for two days along­side other posters from senior sci­en­tists work­ing in indus­try and academia.

    How to sub­mit your abstract

    We will require:

    • Poster title, Abstract (200 words or less)
    • Prin­ci­pal author, Organ­i­sa­tion, Mail­ing address
    • Email, Tele­phone, Fax
    • Addi­tional authors

    In order to secure your board space a fee of £250 plus VAT will be required. The poster should be pre­sented as A0 (841mm x 1189mm) por­trait size. To take advan­tage of this oppor­tu­nity you need to be reg­is­tered as a paid del­e­gate over the 2 days. We have lim­ited spaces avail­able, so please book soon!

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