8:00 am Registration & Networking

8:40 am Chair’s Opening Remarks

8:45 am Digital Transformation in Big Pharma Biologics Drug Discovery & Development

9:15 am Modelling & Structure-Based Design of Antibody & T cell Receptor Recognition

  • Brian Pierce Assistant Professor, IBBR University of Maryland

9:45 am Computational Drug Discovery Through Computational Scientific Expert Identification: Data-Driven Recruiting, Organization Building, & Virtual Biotech 2.0

10:15 am Speed Networking & Morning Networking Break

11:00 am PANEL DISCUSSION: Where Can Computational Tools Have the Most Impact in Biologics?

  • Rafael Depetris Principal Scientist & Structure Based Drug Design Lead, Kadmon Corporation
  • Yao Fan Principal Research Scientist, Abbvie
  • Nicolas Angell Director - Process Development & Pre-Pivotal Attribute Sciences, Amgen

11:45 am Platformization of Multi-Specific Protein Engineering: Learning from High-Throughput Screening Data

  • Norbert Furtmann Section Head Data Science & Computational Design, Biologics Research, Sanofi

12:15 pm Networking Lunch

1:45 pm How Repertoire Data is Changing Antibody Science

  • Claire Marks Research Software Engineer, University of Oxford

2:15 pm The Role of Structural Mass Spectrometry in the Discovery & Development of Therapeutic Antibodies

  • Daniel Vallejo Graduate Student Research Assistant, University of Michigan

2:45 pm High-Throughput Antibody Functional Data Analyses to Enhance Drug Discovery

  • Brandon DeKosky Assistant Professor - Chemical Engineering & Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Kansas

3:15 pm Afternoon Networking & Dedicated Poster Session

4:00 pm Design & Screening of Proteins & Antibodies Using Machine Learning

4:30 pm Interfacing Computational Modeling with Biophysical Characterization to Guide High-Throughput Protein Engineering

5:00 pm Antibodies Exhibit Multiple Paratope States Influencing VH-VL Domain Orientations

  • Klaus Liedl Professor & Head of the Institute of General, Inorganic & Theoretical Chemistry, University of Innsbruck

5:30 pm Close of Conference Day 1