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Across a Crowded Room: Identifying Novel Biological Mechanisms Induced by Small Molecule Anticancer Heterocyclic Compounds

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If you have a question about this talk, please contact Dr Rebecca Myers.

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Prof Stevens will be the guest speaker at the CRUK Graduate Training Programme in Medicinal Chemistry Annual Student Symposium. In addition, there will be several talks from the programme’s students (defending PhD proposals plus research updates) and we will also hear from a few of the new investigators that have recently joined the programme:

NEW MEMBERS
  • Nuclear Import Dr Murray Stewart – MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
  • Getting to the Root of Brain Cancer Dr Colin Watts – Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair

  • Computer-aided Design of Drugs Prof Robert Glen – Unilever Centre for Molecular Informatics, Department of Chemistry
  • Drug molecules encapsulated within molecular pills; protein-surface recognisers that build themselves. New applications of dynamic self-Assembly to medicine Dr Jonathan Nitschke – Department of Chemistry
PHD STUDENT TALKS Year 1 Defending PhD Proposals – Questions Encouraged!


  • The Development of Novel Agents for Molecular Imaging in Cancer Henning Stöckmann

  • Novel Antiangiogenic and Antimitotic Agents Inspired by Natural Products Tom Beale
  • Enhancing the Tumour Suppresser Properties of Let-7 using Small Molecules Helen Lightfoot
Year 2 PhD Research Updates


  • Kinases in Drug-Resistant Prostate Cancer Samantha Cheung 

  • Investigating Endothelial Biology: The Role of Caspase-4 Ceri Parfitt
  • Investigation of the Effect of Small Molecules on Chromatin Modification Annabelle Nicolas

  • Disrupting Cellular Microtubules: Design, Synthesis and Biological Investigation of Novel Antimitotic Agents James Shearman

A detailed programme schedule will be available on the day. Website: www-medchem.ch.cam.ac.uk

This talk is part of the CRUK Graduate Training Programme in Medicinal Chemistry series.

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