Seminar
Apr 23, 2019 - Apr 23, 2019
MIT Samberg Conference Center: Chang Building (E52)  | 50 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142
Cryo-EM in Drug Discovery Scientific Symposium

This one-day scientific symposium will highlight the role cryo-EM can play in the drug discovery process. Leaders in the biopharma industry will highlight their successes and experiences utilizing this ground-breaking technology.

Topics include:

  • Cryo-EM in Biopharma: Progress and Lessons Learned
  • Cryo-EM by Outsourcing: Panel Discussion
  • Bottlenecks: Sample preparation, Throughput, Data Infrastructure 
  • Hot Topics: micro-Electron Diffraction

 

 

  • Claudio Ciferri, Sr. Scientist and Head of Cryo-EM at Genentech
  • Tamir Gonen, Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute at University of California, Los Angeles. “MicroED: Conception, Practice, and Future Opportunities"
  • Seungil Han, Associate Research Fellow at Pfizer
  • Giovanna Scapin, Sr. Principal Scientist at Merck
  • Chris Arthur, Principal System Specialist at Genentech
  • Craig Yoshioka, Director of U24 Cryo-EM Facility at OHSU
  • Byron DeLaBarre, Director of Structural Biology at Nimbus Therapeutics, “Panel Discussion: 
    Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Anette Schneemann, Chief Scientific Officer at NanoImaging Services, “Panel Discussion: 
    Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Ed Brignole, Assistant Director of Cryo-EM Facility at MIT, “Panel Discussion: Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Chen Xu, Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Director of Cryo-EM Facility at UMass Medical School, “Panel Discussion: Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Tamir Gonen, Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute at University of California, Los Angeles, “MicroED: Conception, Practice, and Future Opportunities"
  • Seungil Han, Associate Research Fellow at Pfizer
  • Giovanna Scapin, Sr. Principal Scientist at Merck
  • Chris Arthur, Principal System Specialist at Genentech
  • Craig Yoshioka, Director of U24 Cryo-EM Facility at OHSU
  • Byron DeLaBarre, Director of Structural Biology at Nimbus Therapeutics, “Panel Discussion:
    Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Anette Schneemann, Chief Scientific Officer at NanoImaging Services, “Panel Discussion: 
    Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Ed Brignole, Assistant Director of Cryo-EM Facility at MIT, “Panel Discussion: Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Chen Xu, Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Director of Cryo-EM Facility at Umass Medical School, “Panel Discussion: Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Claudio Ciferri, Sr. Scientist and Head of Cryo-EM at Genentech
  • Tamir Gonen, Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute at University of California, Los Angeles, “MicroED: Conception, Practice, and Future Opportunities"
  • Seungil Han, Associate Research Fellow at Pfizer
  • Giovanna Scapin, Sr. Principal Scientist at Merck
  • Chris Arthur, Principal System Specialist at Genentech
  • Craig Yoshioka, Director of U24 Cryo-EM Facility at OHSU
  • Byron DeLaBarre, Director of Structural Biology at Nimbus Therapeutics, “Panel Discussion:
    Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Anette Schneemann, Chief Scientific Officer at NanoImaging Services, “Panel Discussion: 
    Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Ed Brignole, Assistant Director of Cryo-EM Facility at MIT, “Panel Discussion: Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Chen Xu, Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Director of Cryo-EM Facility at Umass Medical School, “Panel Discussion: Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  •  

    Registration: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
    Scientific Talks: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Reception: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Coffee, snacks, and lunch will be provided.

    Topics:
    Cryo-EM in Biopharma:
     Progress and Lessons Learned
    Cryo-EM by Outsourcing:  Panel Discussion
    Bottlenecks: Sample preparation, Throughput, Data Infrastructure
    Hot Topics: Micro-Electron Diffraction

     

    • Claudio Ciferri, Sr. Scientist and Head of Cryo-EM at Genentech
    • Tamir Gonen, Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute at University of California, Los Angeles. “MicroED: Conception, Practice, and Future Opportunities"
    • Seungil Han, Associate Research Fellow at Pfizer
    • Giovanna Scapin, Sr. Principal Scientist at Merck
    • Chris Arthur, Principal System Specialist at Genentech
    • Craig Yoshioka, Director of U24 Cryo-EM Facility at OHSU
    • Byron DeLaBarre, Director of Structural Biology at Nimbus Therapeutics, “Panel Discussion: 
      Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
    • Anette Schneemann, Chief Scientific Officer at NanoImaging Services, “Panel Discussion: 
      Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
    • Ed Brignole, Assistant Director of Cryo-EM Facility at MIT, “Panel Discussion: Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
    • Chen Xu, Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Director of Cryo-EM Facility at UMass Medical School, “Panel Discussion: Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Tamir Gonen, Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute at University of California, Los Angeles, “MicroED: Conception, Practice, and Future Opportunities"
  • Seungil Han, Associate Research Fellow at Pfizer
  • Giovanna Scapin, Sr. Principal Scientist at Merck
  • Chris Arthur, Principal System Specialist at Genentech
  • Craig Yoshioka, Director of U24 Cryo-EM Facility at OHSU
  • Byron DeLaBarre, Director of Structural Biology at Nimbus Therapeutics, “Panel Discussion:
    Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Anette Schneemann, Chief Scientific Officer at NanoImaging Services, “Panel Discussion: 
    Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Ed Brignole, Assistant Director of Cryo-EM Facility at MIT, “Panel Discussion: Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Chen Xu, Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Director of Cryo-EM Facility at Umass Medical School, “Panel Discussion: Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Claudio Ciferri, Sr. Scientist and Head of Cryo-EM at Genentech
  • Tamir Gonen, Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute at University of California, Los Angeles, “MicroED: Conception, Practice, and Future Opportunities"
  • Seungil Han, Associate Research Fellow at Pfizer
  • Giovanna Scapin, Sr. Principal Scientist at Merck
  • Chris Arthur, Principal System Specialist at Genentech
  • Craig Yoshioka, Director of U24 Cryo-EM Facility at OHSU
  • Byron DeLaBarre, Director of Structural Biology at Nimbus Therapeutics, “Panel Discussion:
    Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Anette Schneemann, Chief Scientific Officer at NanoImaging Services, “Panel Discussion: 
    Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Ed Brignole, Assistant Director of Cryo-EM Facility at MIT, “Panel Discussion: Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  • Chen Xu, Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Director of Cryo-EM Facility at Umass Medical School, “Panel Discussion: Cryo-EM by Outsourcing"
  •  

    Registration: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
    Scientific Talks: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Reception: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Coffee, snacks, and lunch will be provided.

    Topics:
    Cryo-EM in Biopharma:
     Progress and Lessons Learned
    Cryo-EM by Outsourcing:  Panel Discussion
    Bottlenecks: Sample preparation, Throughput, Data Infrastructure
    Hot Topics: Micro-Electron Diffraction

    Location
    Samberg Conference Center: Chang Building 

    MIT Samberg Conference Center
    Chang Building (E52)
    50 Memorial Dr.
    Cambridge, MA 02142

    Directions


    Accommodations

    We have not reserved a block of rooms; however, the two nearest hotels are:

    Boston Marriott Cambridge

    Boston Marriott Cambridge
    Two Cambridge Center
    50 Broadway
    Cambridge, MA 02142
    617-494-6600

    Directions

    The Kendall Hotel

    The Kendall Hotel
    350 Main Street
    Cambridge, MA 02142
    617-577-1300

    Directions


    Organizing Committee

        Anke Mulder, Sr. Scientist at Thermo Fisher Scientific

        Ed Brignole, Assistant Director of Cryo-EM Facility at MIT

        Contact the organizers