Drug Discovery and Development Colloquium 2017

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The goal of the colloquium is to showcase the synergistic interaction
between chemistry, biology, pharmacology, and bioinformatics in the process of drug development.  Our aim is to promote the professional dialogue between students and experts from different disciplines interested in the processes of drug discovery and development.  This conference provides a platform for undergraduate, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows to present their research.  This conference will also include a professional development session, and provides great networking opportunities.


Call for Participation

The Conference Program Committee invites you to submit an abstract for either a poster or oral presentation. Abstracts are limited to 300 words in length.

For registration click here

Important Dates

Oral abstract deadline                     May 26, 2017 June 1,2017
Poster abstract deadline                 May 26, 2017, June 1,2017

Oral presentation acceptance                     June 5, 2017
Poster presentation acceptance                 June 5, 2017

Poster Presentations

We have sufficient space for all poster abstracts to be accepted.
Poster size limitation: 48″W x 36″H (122cm x 91cm)

For Venue and Hotel details, click here

Keynote Speakers

Keynote_11. Harikrishna Nakshatri, B.V.Sc.(DVM), Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Indiana University School of Medicine

Title: “Evolving concepts of normal breast heterogeneity and its impact on tumor characterization and therapeutic targeting”

slikker2William (Bill) Slikker, Jr., Ph.D. 

Center Director, National Center for Toxicological Research,
U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, Arkansas


3rd_Speaker3. Adel H. Karara, Ph.D

Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

4th_Keynote4. Chang Guo Zhan,Ph.D.

Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky