Drug Discovery and Development

Drug Discovery and Development Symposium


​Each year, the UK College of Pharmacy invites scientists from across campus and the nation to discuss the latest scientific advances in the pharmaceutical sciencs. The College's Symposium on Drug Discovery and Development brings together scientists from various disciplines for a day of seminars, poster sessions and conversation. This year's Symposium will be held Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the UK College of Pharmacy in the Lee T. Todd Junior Building. 


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Featured Talks


The Design of Antibody Drug Conjugates

Edmund Graziani, PhD

Research Fellow and Head, Synthetic Biology and Natural Products Medicine Design, Pfizer 

The UK Natural Products Repository: An Update

Jon Thorson, PhD

Director, Center for Pharmaceutical Research and Innovation, University of Kentucky

A Deep Dive into the Fundamental Steps of Polyketide Biosynthesis

Craig Townsend, PhD

Research Advisor, Alsoph H. Corwin Professor of Organic Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University