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Strategy Meeting West Coast Online 2021

Leveraging medicinal chemistry and biological perspectives that address challenges in drug discovery to stimulate R&D productivity

Facilitator Faculty

Our panel of facilitators play a key role in shaping the agenda. See who will be bringing their expertise to the 2021 Strategy Meeting:

Prasun Mishra

CEO, Founder / CEO, Founding President r, Agility Pharmaceuticals / American Association for Precision Medicine (AAPM)

Ankush Argade

Founder, President & CSO Amarit Biosciences

Mathias Schmidt

CEO ArmaGen Inc

Dr. Bonnie Wang

Manager Bristol-Myers Squibb

Jatinder Singh

Head, Toxicology Forma Therapeutics

Uli Schmitz

Executive Director, Structural Chemistry Gilead Sciences

Bill Shirley

Senior Director, Structural Chemistry Gilead Sciences

Yvonne Will

VP, Predictive, Investigative and Translational Toxicology (Nonclinical Safety) Janssen

Jacqueline Kinyamu-Akunda

Senior Scientific Director, Nonclinical Safety, Janssen R&D J&J

Vuong Trieu

Chairman & CEO Mateon Therapeutics

Carla Gauss

Senior Application Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry Nanome

Werner Rubas

Vice President, Preclinical Development Sutro Biopharma, Inc.

Katherine Matsumoto

Director, Product Management Recursion Pharmaceuticals

Robert Hilgraf

Senior Director, Medicinal Chemistry REVOLUTION Medicines

Cathy Tralau-Stewart

Senior Director Alliances Takeda

Hiroomi Tada

Chief Medical Officer Tyra Biosciences

Peter Kotsonis

Executive Director, Office of Strategic Alliances, UCSF Innovation Ventures University of California

Ellen Kats Ph.D

Assistant Director, Business Development & Licensing UCSF

Tudor Oprea

Professor of Medicine and Chief, Translational Informatics Division, Department of Internal Medicine University of New Mexico

Paul Galatsis

VP, Chemistry Vibliome Therapeutics

John S. Wai, Ph.D

Vice President, Medicinal Chemistry WuXi AppTec

Letian Kuai, Ph.D

Executive Director, DEL Technology and Strategy Chief Scientific Officer, Crelux WuXi AppTec

Qunsheng Ji, Ph.D

Vice President, Head of Oncology and Immunology Unit WuXi AppTec

Henry Lu

VP & Head of Discovery Biology WuXi AppTec

Yuhua Ji

Vice President, Drug Discovery Grace Science, LLC

Reasons to Attend the Virtual Strategy Meeting

Fully Interactive Virtual Conference

We’re all bored of the same webinar format by now. Instead, join intimate groups of like-minded professionals and discuss the topics that really matter to you

Personalised and Easy to Join Agenda

Pick the roundtable discussions that you want to be part of. Simply choose your sessions and we will send you the direct links and calendar reminder to join

Senior Decision Makers

All our roundtable discussions are aimed at director level and above. Discover how your peers are tackling the industries biggest challenges and have your thoughts heard

Private and Intimate Discussions

Each sessions is read by an industry expert and the roundtables are limited to ensure you have fruitful and genuine conversations with your colleagues


See Which Topics Are Discussed at the Online Strategy Meeting

08:00 PT

Opening Keynote and welcome address

The Great Debate: The Utilization of True AI in All Aspects of Drug Discovery  

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