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Amgen Biotechnology Workshop

R&D Insights from Lab Bench to Patient Bedside

9.30am-12.30pm, July 18-21, 2016, Crellin Laboratory 151
July 22 - Special tour of the Amgen Headquarters, Thousand Oaks, CA

 

Hear from Amgen Scientists About: 

  • Identifying a possible therapeutic target and its role in disease 
  • Increasing therapeutic efficacy and safety 
  • Process development, devices and manufacturing 
  • Case studies from bench to clinic
Tour the Amgen Thousand Oaks campus and visit scientists in the lab (7/22)
 
 
Click HERE to register for the workshop, July 18-22, 2016
 
 
Monday July 18
10:00-11:30 am
Course Overview & Target Validation
 
Jim Johnston
Executive Director, Research
Inflammation
 
Tuesday July 19
9:30-11:00 am
Small Molecule Lead Generation and Lead Optimization
Role of Medicinal Chemistry in Drug Discovery
Kaustav Biswas
Principal Scientist
Hybrid Modality Engineering
 
Tuesday July 19
11:00 am-12:30 pm
Large Molecule Lead Generation
Margaret Karow
Executive Director
Process Development
 
Wednesday July 20
9:30-11:00 am
Case Study – Metabolic – Bone Biology
Genomics/Genetics, Bone Biology, and Osteoporosis Therapies
Chris Paszty
Scientific Director
Cardiometabolic Disorders
 
Wednesday July 20
11:00 am-12:30 pm
Case Study - Neuroscience  - Alzheimer's Disease: The Confluence of Genetics, Molecular Structure and Drug Design
Steve Wood
Principal Scientist
Neuroscience
 
Thursday July 21
9:30-11:00 am
Comparative Biology and Safety Sciences: Large and Small Molecule Drug Discovery & Development
Bob Dunn
Principal Scientist
Comparative Biology and Safety Sciences
 
Thursday July 21
11:00 am-12:30 pm
Pharmacokinetics in Drug Discovery & Development
PK: What does a Body do to a Drug?
Winnie Sohn
Principal Scientist
Medical Sciences
 
Friday July 22
9:30 am-12:30 pm
Welcome – Visit Overview
Process Development Large Molecule/Small Molecule
Jim Johnston
Linda Narhi
Scientific Executive Director
Process Development
Maria Silva-Elipe/Laura Blue
Principal Scientist
Process Development
 
 
 
Please contact amy.ojeda@caltech.edu  or karenw03@amgen.com for further details
Sponsored by Amgen and Caltech's Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering