Overcoming Key Challenges in Chemo- and Bioinformatics

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  • This presentation explores the impact that information and knowledge management approaches can have on the research process from initial target selection to clinical trial design.
     

    Presenter

    Scott Kahn (bio), Chief Science Officer - Accelrys
     

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    Presentation Overview

    Overcoming Key Challenges in Chemo- and Bioinformatics

    This presentation explores the impact that information and knowledge management approaches can have on the research process from initial target selection to clinical trial design.

    • Leveraging chemical information within target discovery through an informatics platform
    • Communication of analysis information on a broad base within multi-functional project teams
    • Managing experimental information that spans genomics and proteomics
    • Creating an infrastructuure for managing knowledge within discovery teams

    About the Presenter

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    Scott Kahn, Chief Science Officer at Accelrys

    Dr. Kahn directs scientific and product research and development at Accelrys, applying over a decade of experience in the computational chemistry industry. Previously a key figure in product development and marketing at BioCAD Inc. and Molecular Simulations Inc., Dr. Kahn has guided the commercial development of some of the world's most widely-used simulation products. He is a strategist and frequent conference speaker on topics relating to the use of information technology to enhance productivity in the discovery of new therapeutics. Dr. Kahn is himself an experienced software developer. His record includes involvement in the SPARTAN program, in developing analysis tools for medicinal chemistry research, and in the creation of a number of widely-used commercial modeling packages. Dr. Kahn received his Ph.D. in Theoretical Organic Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine, after which he did post-doctoral work at Cambridge University, UK. He is also a former Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

     

    Event Logistics

    Location

    Hanson Bridgett
    333 Market St., 21st Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94105

    Agenda

    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking
    7:00-9:00pm presentation
     

    Cost

    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members
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