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Monthly Meeting
 
DECEMBER 2017 Monthly Meeting
ADVENTURES IN MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY”
Organized by the Medicinal Chemistry Section
of the Northeastern Section, American Chemical Society
Sponsored by
Thursday – December 7th, 2017
Sanofi Genzyme
153 Second Avenue, Waltham Massachusetts 02451
Northeastern Conference Room
3:00 pm  
Refreshments
3:15 pm  
Welcome
Raj Rajur, Medicinal Chemistry Program Chair
CreaGen Inc., Woburn, MA
3:20 pm  
Introductory Remarks – Andrew Scholte, Sanofi, Waltham, MA
3:30 pm- 4:15 pm  
Duane Burnett, Ph.D
Aquinnah Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA
Title: “Molecular Craftmanship"
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm  
Boyd Harrison, Ph.D
HarrisonPharma Consulting, Princeton Junction, NJ
Title: "Discovery & Development of a Potent, Notch-sparing gamma-Secretase Inhibitor​ as a Potential Oral Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease - A Medicinal Chemistry Story"
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm  
Paul Rieder, Ph.D
Princeton University., Princeton, NJ
Title: “Chemistry in Service to Society:  Making Drugs For People Not Profits”
6:00 pm – 6:45 pm   Social Hour
6:45 pm – 7:45 pm   Dinner
7:45 pm – 8:30 pm  
Keynote Presentation
John Macor, Ph.D
Sanofi, Waltham, MA
Title: “How I spent my summer vacation: insights from a 30-year career in drug discovery”

Organizing Committee Members:
Raj Rajur   rrajur@creagenbio.com
Mark Ashwell   mashwellmail@gmail.com
Dan Elbaum   ddelbaum@msn.com
Andrew Scholte   Andrew.Scholte@genzyme.com
Jeremy Green   jeremy_green@vrtx.com
Blaise Lippa   Blaise.Lippa@morphictx.com
Alan Rigby   arigby@warpdrivebio.com
Anne Mai Wasserman   anne.wassermann@merck.com
Neal Green   ngreen145@gmail.com
Mukund Chorghade   Chorghade@comcast.net
     
YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO ATTEND THE SYMPOSIUM:  THERE IS NO REGISTRATION FEE TO ATTEND THE SYMPOSIUM; DINNER RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. PUBLIC IS INVITED
NESACS BOARD MEETING
The Board Meeting will be held from 4:30-5:30 PM. in Purdue Conference Room.
  • For those who would like to join us for dinner, register by noon, Thursday, November 30, at https://adventures-in-medicinal-chemistry.eventbrite.com.   Cost: Members, $30; Non-members, $35; Retirees, $20; Students, $10.  Dinner reservations not cancelled at least 24 hours in advance must be paid.

Directions to Sanofi Genzyme Waltham Site
From North or South 95/Rt 128 South.
Take Exit 27B/Winter Street. Follow signs for Second Avenue (stay in right lane)
Take a right after the Embassy Suites Hotel onto Second Avenue. Go past Costco on the right
At Bioverativ take a right between the Bioverativ garage and Bioverativ offices
(There is a sign directing you to Genzyme) Proceed about 100 feet Genzyme will be on the right. Please enter through the main entrance (near stairs) and present yourself.

 
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