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Cambridge Healthtech Institute's 18th Annual Drug Discovery Chemistry is a dynamic conference for medicinal and biophysical chemists working in pharma, biotech, and academia. Focused on discovery and optimization challenges of small molecule drug candidates, this event provides many exciting opportunities for scientists to create a unique program to hear presentations most suited to one's personal interests by going back and forth among concurrent tracks.

New for 2023 is coverage of targeting transcription factors, plus greatly expanded coverage of protein degraders, molecular glues, and artificial intelligence for early drug discovery. While most speakers will be invited, if you would like to be considered for a podium presentation, please submit a speaker proposal by September 23 for priority consideration.

2023 Health and Safety

2022 Plenary Keynotes

Gabriel Lander, PhD

Using Cryo-EM to Explore the Allosteric Regulation of Molecular Glues

Gabriel Lander, PhD

Professor, Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology, Scripps Research Institute

Laura L. Kiessling, PhD

Lysine Mapping for Covalent Ligand Discovery

Laura L. Kiessling, PhD

Novartis Professor of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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About the Event

In-person benefits of Drug Discovery Chemistry include:

  • Recapture the power of serendipitous face-to-face connections with colleagues and technology providers who share similar interests and challenges
  • Connect and schedule 1:1 meetings with the right attendees based on CHI’s matching algorithm that aligns areas of mutual interest and expertise
  • Join speakers live and in-person while watching others on-demand at your convenience
  • Take advantage of our flexible registration policy that allows you to easily transfer between in-person & virtual participation
  • Connect in-person with sponsors and exhibitors under responsible safety and social distancing protocols
  • Access in-person exhibit booths, posters, and networking roundtables
  • PLUS, all of the Virtual benefits as your In-Person registration includes Virtual access