Priyal de Zoysa: "Mine the Gap…..(but Mind that first 'bloody' step)"

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Every 2 months on the last Thursday

Hays Life Sciences Recruitment - London

107 Cheapside, EC2V 6BT · London

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Small molecule libraries for drug development are poorly designed. Here Priyal talks about how he improved the existing “toolkit” in order to make libraries have more drug-like molecules as well as more diverse libraries, giving medicinal chemists access to genomic derived data in a user-friendly form. He will touch on the evolution of machine learning in the field, and the use of FAIR principles.

Priyal has a PhD in Industrial Yeast Genetics and over 25 years subsequently in the field, including stints at Royal Marsden, Seven Bridges Genomics, Genomics England, Pfizer & Pine Biotech.

Approximate schedule:

6:30: doors open
6:45: chitchat, announcements
7:00: talk starts
7:45: talk ends, adjourn to pub