Phenotypic Drug Discovery: Recent Advances and Insights from Chemical and Systems Biology (C1)

Scientific Organizers: Mark Mercola, Fabien Vincent, Monica Schenone and Arsenio Nueda


March 3—7, 2019

Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA


Sponsored by Pfizer Inc.


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 30, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 30, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 4, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 11, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-C1 "Phenotypic Drug Discovery: Recent Advances and Insights from Chemical and Systems Biology" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On October 30, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 30, 2018 until January 20, 2019 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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October 30, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 11, 2019 845.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 11, 2019 1045.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 11, 2019 620.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 11, 2019 820.00 USD

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 30, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is December 4, 2018)

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*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


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Scholarship Deadline: October 30, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: December 4, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is October 30, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 11, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1045.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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Meeting Summary



Unlike conventional target-centric drug discovery, Phenotypic Drug Discovery (PDD) places its focus on disease-relevant phenotypes and agnosticism with regard to molecular mechanism of action. The unique opportunities it offers in terms of discovery of novel biology and first-in-class therapeutics are matched with significant challenges, a number of which can be addressed by recent advances in chemical and systems biology. A key aspect of this conference will be to share information/processes on how best to employ phenotypic strategies to discover novel biology and effectively prosecute drug discovery programs. Specific topics will include chemical biology advances and case studies in target identification, case studies of recently advanced clinical candidates and approved drugs, functional genomics and systems biology advances and case studies, project prosecution: lessons learned from lead optimization and pre-clinical development, and complex cell-based models and new assay modalities. The conference will bring together accomplished and influential scientists from industry and academia and will cover the entire range of activities and technologies from phenotypic assay systems, to target identification and FDA approval of novel therapeutics. The hope is that the symposium can be instrumental in further promoting a shift in mindset and contributing to the consolidation of PDD as an integral part of the drug discovery paradigm.