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Monday, June 28

4:00pm PDT

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Tetsuya Sugiyama

Director & President, Ono Pharma Foundation
Mr. Sugiyama founded Ono Pharma Foundation and has been the director and president since the establishment in 2017. The Foundation was formed in DE as a 501(c)(3) entity, which administrates the Ono Pharma Breakthrough Science Initiative Awards Program to support scientists having... Read More →

Monday June 28, 2021 4:00pm - 4:05pm PDT

4:05pm PDT

Opening Remarks
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Stuart Schreiber, PhD

Professor, Harvard University
Stuart Schreiber is co-Founder of the Broad Institute, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Morris Loeb Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University, and has been a member of the National Academy of Sciences since 1995. Dr. Schreiber’s lab integrates... Read More →

Monday June 28, 2021 4:05pm - 4:15pm PDT

4:15pm PDT

Interrogating the molecular drivers of chemically-induced protein dimerization
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Brian Liau

Associate Professor, Harvard University

Monday June 28, 2021 4:15pm - 4:25pm PDT

4:25pm PDT

Cell-based ligand discovery to identify and address novel cancer targets
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Michael Erb

The Scripps Research Institute

Monday June 28, 2021 4:25pm - 4:30pm PDT

4:30pm PDT

Interrogating the cell-surface proteome with covalent phage libraries
avatar for Eranthie Weerapana

Eranthie Weerapana

Associate Professor, Boston College
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Jianmin Gao

Professor, Boston College

Monday June 28, 2021 4:30pm - 4:40pm PDT

4:40pm PDT

4:45pm PDT

Interrogating bioactive N-acyl amino acid lipids in metabolic and neurological diseases
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Jonathan Long

Assistant Professor, Stanford University
Signaling pathways in mammalian energy metabolism

Monday June 28, 2021 4:45pm - 4:50pm PDT

4:50pm PDT

Q&A Session
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Benjamin Cravatt, PhD

Professor, Scripps Research Institute
Dr. Cravatt is a Professor and the Norton B. Gilula Chair of Chemical Biology in the Department of Molecular Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). His research group is interested in understanding the roles that enzymes play in physiological and pathological processes... Read More →
avatar for Carolyn Bertozzi, PhD

Carolyn Bertozzi, PhD

Professor, Stanford University
Carolyn Bertozzi is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Chemical & Systems Biology and Radiology (by courtesy) at Stanford University, and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Her research focuses on profiling changes in cell surface... Read More →

Monday June 28, 2021 4:50pm - 5:00pm PDT

5:00pm PDT

Monday June 28, 2021 5:00pm - 5:10pm PDT

5:10pm PDT

Overcoming the antisense oligonucleotide delivery barrier by targeting intracellular trafficking
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Aimee Edinger

Professor, University of California, Irvine
Antisense oligonucleotides (ASO) can, in principle, trigger the degradation of any cellular RNA. While many barriers to the widespread clinical use of ASO have been overcome by medicinal chemistry advances over the last three decades, the application of this powerful platform technology... Read More →

Monday June 28, 2021 5:10pm - 5:15pm PDT

5:15pm PDT

Expanding our understanding of PET imaging with novel probes
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Robert Spitale

University of California, Irvine

Monday June 28, 2021 5:15pm - 5:25pm PDT

5:25pm PDT

Cell type distribution of oligonucleotide therapies in the brain
We will present preliminary 10X single cell data characterizing the activity of an antisense oligonucleotide across the different cell types of the mouse cortex.

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Eric Minikel

Prion Scientist, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
I am interested in oligonucleotide therapeutics for the CNS.
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Sonia Vallabh

Group Leader, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

Monday June 28, 2021 5:25pm - 5:35pm PDT

5:35pm PDT

Leveraging behavioral profiling and whole-brain imaging in zebrafish for the discovery and characterization of neuroactive small molecules
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Jason Sello

Professor, University of California, San Francisco
Jason K. Sello is a full professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of California, San Francisco. Prior to his appointment at UCSF, he was a professor in the Department of Chemistry at Brown University for 13 years. Since the start of my independent... Read More →

Monday June 28, 2021 5:35pm - 5:40pm PDT

5:40pm PDT

Lysosomal Ca2+ regulation in neurodegeneration
avatar for Yamuna Krishnan

Yamuna Krishnan

Program Grant, University of Chicago
Organelles, Ions in organelles, Ion channels and transporters, Live imaging, Cell Physiology, I love lysosomes.  

Monday June 28, 2021 5:40pm - 5:45pm PDT

5:45pm PDT

Q&A Session
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David Corey, PhD.

Professor, UT Southwestern
Dr. David Corey grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He received his B.A. in chemistry from Harvard University and his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California Berkeley, working under the supervision of Dr. Peter Schultz to develop sequence specific oligonucleotide-nuclease... Read More →
avatar for Masad Damha, PhD

Masad Damha, PhD

Professor, McGill University
Dr. Damha is Distinguished James McGill Professor at McGill University, Canada. He studied at McGill where he completed a B.Sc. in Chemistry (’83) and a Ph.D. (’88) in Organic Chemistry, the latter under the supervision of Prof. Kelvin Ogilvie. His Ph.D. work focused on the chemical... Read More →

Monday June 28, 2021 5:45pm - 5:55pm PDT

5:55pm PDT

Closing Remarks
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Hiroshi Ochiai

Vice President, Ono Pharma Foundation
Hiroshi Ochiai is working as a senior manager for ONO Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and the Vice president of ONO Pharma Foundation.  In 1993, he graduated from Keio University, and earned in 1995 a Master of Science in organic chemistry on a total synthesis of natural product.  Hiroshi... Read More →

Monday June 28, 2021 5:55pm - 6:00pm PDT
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