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Boston area meeting

PostPosted: Sun Jun 12, 2005 1:35 pm
by Kevin Foley
Might be of intersted to those of you of who live in the Boston Area (I'm not Asian, and I'm attending):


DATE: June 18, 2005
TIME: a day AM

Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association-
New England(SAPA-NE)

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SAPA-NE 8th Annual Conference

Advancing Drug Discovery & Development

Saturday June 18, 2005

Wong Auditorium
Tang Center, Building E51
Sloan School of Management
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Cambridge, MA 02139

7:50 ? 8:50 Registration* and Breakfast

Opening Remarks

8:50 ? 9:00 Harry Huimin Chen, Ph.D.
SAPA-NE 8th Annual Conference Chair, SAPA-NE President-elect

Session 1: Strategic Planning and Monitoring in R&D

9:00? 9:40
Steven J. Projan, Ph.D.
Vice President, Biological Technologies, Wyeth Research

"Targeted Chemotherapy: A One Hit Wonder??

9:40? 10:20
Klaus Melchers, Ph.D.
Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, ALTANA Research Institute. ?Application of an Integrated Biological and Chemical Genomics Platform for Drug Profiling and the Identification and Validation of Drug Targets?

10:20 ? 10:50 Coffee Break and Exhibition

Session 2: Emerging Technologies in R&D

10:50? 11:30
Michael Melnick, Ph.D.
Vice President, Business and Corporate Development, Cell Signaling Technology

?Phospho-Proteomics of Cancer??"

11:30? 12:10
Shi-Chung Ng, Ph.D.
Vice President, and Head of Chemical Genomics, ArQule, Inc. ?Drug Discovery by Chemical Genomics?

12:10 ? 1:30 Lunch and Exhibition

1:30 ? 2:10
Alexander Kamb, Ph.D.
Vice President, Global Head Oncology, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (NIBR)

Title: "What is wrong with our cancer models

Session 3: New Opportunity in China

2:10 ? 2:50
Brian Seed, Ph.D.
Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

"Preliminary Experience with a Chinese-American Drug Development Program"

2:50 ? 3:20 Coffee Break and Exhibition

3:20 ? 4:00
Qian Liu, Professor
Vice Dean, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College

"Present State of Basic Research and Drug Development in China?

4:00? 5:00
Chinese Pharmaceutical Delegations

6:00? 8:00
Cocktail Reception

Place: MIT faculty club or Marriott at Kendal Square

1. SAPA-NE Award Presentation;
2. Brief speeches from Chinese Pharmaceutical Delegations;
3. Networking opportunity among speakers, sponsors, venders and attendees.

Drinks and a gourmet Italian buffet will be served.

Ticket is required for Reception**

Who should attend?

- Professionals in pharmaceutical and medical science.
- Professionals in new technology development, global business development and licensing, alliance management, corporate strategy and business development of drug discovery and development.

Sponsorship Opportunity is Available!

Endorse Bio-pharmaceutical research and development, promote science and technology exchange between America and China, support Chinese community, showcase your companys expertise, introduce your products, recruit top scientist, by becoming an sponsor of SAPA-NE 8th Annual Symposium. Please contact for detail.

Vender Show is Available!

Showcase your companys expertise, introduce your products, recruit top scientist, by becoming an exhibitor of SAPA-NE 8th Annual Symposium. Please contact for detail.

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