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Philadelphia Drug Discovery Forum: Biacore User Day

Scientific Seminar
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Gather with fellow Biacore™ users to discover exciting new research and applications while networking with peers from academia and industry.

  • Listen to presentations on the latest applications in biomolecular interactions.
  • Learn about exciting new Biacore Insight software capabilities and the new ÄKTA™ go instrument.
  • Share best practices and solve your challenges by engaging face-to-face with GE experts.


9:00 AM  - 9:40 AM
Registration and Breakfast 
9:40 AM  - 10:15 AM
Welcome and Life Sciences Update
GE Healthcare Life Sciences  
10:15 AM  - 10:50 AM
From Characterization to Manufacturing of Biologics; Application of Biacore
Rajeev Boregowda, Ph.D., Scientist II, Celgene
10:50 AM  - 11:25 AM
Targeting Mutation-Associated Neoantigens Using Antibodies as Therapeutics
Katie Wright, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University
11:25 AM  - 12:00 PM
Epitope Binning Analysis for Further Differentiation of Therapeutic Antibodies and Diagnostic Reagents
Olof Karlsson, Senior Scientist, GE Healthcare Life Sciences  
12:00 PM  - 1:30 PM  
Lunch and Product Showcase 
1:30 PM  - 2:05 PM  
Inhibitor Development for Co-Factor Independent Phosphoglycerate Mutase, a Key Enzyme in the Parasite Glycolytic Pathway
Mahesh Aitha, Ph.D., Research Scientist, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), National Institute of Health
2:05 PM  - 2:40 PM    
SPR Binding Studies of Small Molecule Inhibitors of PRMT5 with Distinct Binding Modes
Rebecca Eells, Ph.D., Associate Director of Biophysics, Reaction Biology Corporation
2:40 PM  - 4:00 PM    
Closing Remarks and Networking

The Wistar Institute
3601 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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