CINF Social Networking and Business Events at the Spring 2017 ACS Meeting

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Please Join Us at these Division of Chemical Information Events!

The ACS Division of Chemical Information is pleased to host the following social networking events at the Spring 2017 ACS National Meeting in San Francisco, CA.


Sunday Welcoming Reception & Scholarships for Scientific Excellence Posters
6:30-8:30 pm, Sunday, April 2nd – Franciscan 1 & 2, Park Central Hotel, 50 3rd Street.
Reception co-sponsored by:
Journal of Cheminformatics (Springer Nature),
Journal of Chemical Information & Modeling,
Collaborative Drug Discovery,
PerkinElmer,
Schrödinger and
Thieme Chemistry.

Scholarships for Scientific Excellence sponsored exclusively by ACS Publications.


Tuesday Luncheon (Ticketed Event – Contact Division Chair, Erin Davis)
12:00-1:30 pm Tuesday, April 4th – Franciscan I, Park Central Hotel, 50 3rd Street.
Sponsored exclusively by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Speaker: Dr. Andrew R. Leach Head of Chemistry Services, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, European Bioinformatics Institute
Presentation: “Molecules, Data and Models”
Bio: Andrew Leach joined EMBL-EBI as Head of Chemistry Services in August 2016, in which role he is responsible for a number of EBI’s core resources include ChEMBL, ChEBI and in metabolomics. Prior to joining the EBI Andrew spent more than 20 years at GlaxoSmithKline where his many roles included the development and application of computational and cheminformatics methodologies, fragment-based approaches, target class drug discovery in proteases, ion channels and epigenetics and the development of platform capabilities to address cardiovascular safety, lead discovery and attrition reduction. Most recently he was the Global head of Biomolecular Sciences, responsible for protein X-ray crystallography, biophysics and biological mass spectrometry platforms. He served for 12 years as Editor of the Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design, was until recently a trustee of the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre and is the author of widely-used textbooks in molecular modelling and cheminformatics.