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LRIG Philly Scientific Meeting April 2017

posted Feb 2, 2017, 10:52 AM by Rodney Bednar   [ updated Apr 18, 2017, 3:45 PM ]

Tuesday April 25, 2017  (4:30 PM to 9:00 PM)  
Philly LRIG Spring Scientific Meeting 
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia-Valley Forge 
301 West Dekalb Pike, 
King of Prussia, PA 19406 

Tentative Schedule:
4:30-6:00 PM   Food and Networking  
                        Student Robotics Sponsorship and Mentor Program
                        Meet & Greet This Years Awardee
6:00-8:00 PM   Speakers
8:00-9:00 PM   Networking & Dessert

LRIG - Philadelphia Chapter

Scientific Meeting – Spring 2017

Advances in Cell-Based Assays for Drug Discovery

 We are proud to offer an exciting program of presentations from leading experts in cell biology, screening and drug discovery. The event offers a unique opportunity for scientist from industry and academia to come together with local technology providers and automation experts to network, share ideas and collaborate.


6:00 Evaluation of Axiogenesis Peri4U Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Peripheral Neurons

Michael Finley, Ph.D.

Cell-based HTS, Lead Discovery, Janssen R&D

6:30 Cytotoxicity of Zardaverine in Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma from a Costello Syndrome Patient

Donna Cartledge, Ph.D., Researcher, 

High-Throughput Screening and Drug Discovery Lab, Nemours Center for Childhood Cancer Research

7:00 A Case Study of Applying Annotated Chemical Libraries and Chemical Biology Strategies in Phenotypic Screens

Zining Wu, Ph.D.

Screening, Profiling & Mechanistic Biology, GSK

7:30 Phenotypic Screening to Accelerate Lead Discovery and Drug Repositioning

Zhuyin (Julie) Li, Ph. D.

Translational Biomarker, Lead Discovery & Optimization, BMS


Date: April 254:30-9:00 pm

Location:  DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia-Valley Forge 

                301 West Dekalb Pike, 
                King of Prussia, PA 19406 


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