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[Computational-biology] CFP - Latest Advances in Drug Discovery Informatics: eCheminfo 2009 InterAction Meeting; Philadelphia Oct 09. Bursary Awards available.

Robby via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by Rob.Reedijk from douglasconnect.com)
Wed Feb 11 15:20:39 EST 2009

This is the first announcement for this year’s meeting.  While it is
several months away, deadline for abstract submission is February 28
and the bursary award application deadline is March 31.

This annual community of practice meeting is taking place for the
fifth time and brings together a unique combination of pharmaceutical
and healthcare industry experts, principal investigators and
researchers from the academic and government sectors, and leaders from
innovative enterprises.  The smaller and more intimate meeting format
pursued has fostered the type of collaboration not always found at
large conferences.

Latest Advances in Drug Discovery Informatics
eCheminfo 2009 InterAction Meeting
October 13-16, 2009
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Philadelphia, USA

Conference Link:

Themes: Cheminformatics, Bioinformatics, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug
Discovery Innovation, Structure-based Drug Design, Fragment-based
Screening, Free Energy Methods, Structural Biology, Systems Biology,
Predictive Toxicology, Predictive ADME, Chemogenomics, Binding
Energies, PDB Ligands

Format: Seminars, Roundtables, Presentations, Panel Q&As, Discussions,
Break-out Workshops, Web-supported. Evening Poster sessions,
networking, social activities.

This meeting will take place concurrently with the InnovationWell 2009

Call for Papers:
Abstracts (300-500 words) should be submitted by February 28, 2009,
and be accompanied by a short biography and photo of the presenting
author (300-500 words). Abstracts approved by the scientific
organizing committee will be selected for scheduling on the conference
program. Authors will be notified of acceptance as soon as a review of
submitted materials takes place and at the latest by 31 March 2009.
Abstracts for posters will continue to be accepted for review through
31 August 2009.  Please visit http://www.douglasconnect.com/ for
submission guidance.

A pre-conference best practices workshop will take place 12 October

Bursary Awards
Bursary Awards will be used to support the attendance of a selection
of academic investigators at the meeting and workshops. Applicants can
be working in any area of research related to drug discovery.
Application deadline 31 March 2009.

Program: Dr. Barry Hardy, eCheminfo Community of Practice, Douglas
Connect. Tel: +41 61 851 0170. barry.hardy -[at]- douglasconnect.com

Registration Enquiries: Nicki Douglas, Douglas Connect, Baermeggenweg
14, 4314 Zeiningen, Switzerland. Tel: +41 61 851 0461. echeminfo -

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