ACDD Symposium

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

*The symposium will take place via Zoom. Information to come. 

Plenary Speakers | Antibody Drug Discovery

John Delany, PhD, Director, Amgen Research

Joe G. N. "Skip" Garcia, MD, Endowed Professor, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine – Tucson, UArizona

Guy Reed, MD, MS, Dean, College of Medicine – Phoenix; UArizona


Small Molecule & Peptide Drug Discovery Speakers

Minying Cai, PhD, Research Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry – Sci, UArizona

Eli Chapman, PhD, Associate Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, UArizona

Tally Largent-Milnes, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, College of Medicine – Tucson, UArizona

Timothy Marlowe, PhD, Director of Molecular Discovery Core; Research Assistant Professor, College of Medicine – Phoenix, UArizona

Robin Polt, PhD, Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry-Sci, UArizona

Elisa Tomat, PhD, Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry-Sci, UArizona
Lori Jean Van Orden, PhD, Senior Director of Preclinical Sciences, BlackThorn

Program Timeline:

Welcome & Introduction: 
9:30 - 9:35 a.m

Plenary Session | Antibody Drug Discovery
Moderator: Rick Schnellman, PhD, Dean & Professor, COP, UArizona 

9:35 - 11:00 a.m

11:05 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Small Molecule & Peptide Drug Discovery
Moderator: Wei Wang, PhD, Co-Director, ACDD; Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, COP, UArizona
11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.

12:50 - 1:20 p.m.

Small Molecule & Peptide Drug Discovery continued
Moderator: Wei Wang

1:20 - 2:30 p.m.

Poster Session
Moderator: Jutta Wanner, PhD, Co-Director, ACDD, Associate Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, COP, UArizona

2:30 - 3:20 p.m. 

Closing Remarks
Rick Schnellmann, PhD, Dean & Professor, College of Pharmacy

3:20 - 3:30 p.m.

Event Registration Information Forthcoming 



Event Coordinator: 
Liz Mellor
Event Contact Department: 
College of Pharmacy