D3i4AD Final Conference





What:
You are invited to attend the D3i4AD Final Conference to hear about Diagnostic and Drug Discovery Initiatives for Alzheimer's Diseases as presented by our MSCA research fellows.  
As a delegate, you will also have the opportunity to do a 3 minute flash oral presentation (with 1 slide only) to accompany your poster presentation!  Please let us know if you would like to present your poster when you register!!

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Date:
Friday 29 June 2018
8.00am - 6:00 pm


Location: 
Brain Fallacara Department, 
via Dante Alighieri 99, 
70019 Triggiano (Ba) 
Italy

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Accommodation:
Via Giovanni Amendola, 184, 
70126 Bari BA, 
Italy
(60-70 euros / night)

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Registration is free:


Contact:
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the D3i4AD Final Conference, 
please contact:

Michela Bonomo
D3i4AD Research Fellow


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Dr Jennifer Dick       
D3i4AD Project Manager                                    

Email: Jennifer.Dick@sheffield.ac.uk             



Programme
08.30-09.15 Coffee and Registration

09.15-09:30 Welcome and Introduction: Professor Beining Chen (University of Sheffield)

09:30-10.00 Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Evans (Eli Lilly) "Neurodegeneration Research in Industry"

10.00-10:30 Matthew Baumgartner (Eli Lilly) "Identification and refinement of Amyloid beta inhibitors by computational and experimental screening"

10:30-11:00     Cleide Dos Santos Souza ((University of Sheffield) "The role of Cellular Prion Protein (PrPC) in Alzheimer’s disease (AD): Drug development strategies for Alzheimer’s disease using human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs)"

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:00 James Grayson (University of Sheffield / Eli Lilly) "Screening a Compound Library Against Aβ Oligomers by 19F NMR”
 
12:00-12:30 Antonio de la Vega de Leon (University of Sheffield) "Modelling phenotypic assays using machine learning"

12:30-13:00 Flash Presentation for Posters for delegates  (3 min each – up to 10 delegates)

13:00-14:00 Lunch and Poster Presentation

14:00-14:30    Christina Founti (University of Sheffield / Eli Lilly) "Machine learning methods for the analysis and modelling of pharmaceutical data"

14:30-15:00 Maite Blázquez Sánchez (University of Lisbon) "Synthesis of C-glycosyl phenols as a strategy for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases"  

15.00-15:30 João Manuel de Barros (University of Lisbon / Eli Lilly) "N-acetylgalactosamine mimetics: as potential Protein-Protein Interaction Inhibitors in Alzheimer’s Disease"

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-16:30 Ana Marta de Matos (University of Lisbon / Eli Lilly) "Synthesis and optimization of C-glucosyl flavone analogues and aglycones with therapeutic potential against Alzheimer's disease"

16:30-17:00 Michela Bonomo (Biofordrug) "Effect of copper on prion protein biology: New possible target for treating and preventing Alzheimer’s disease."

17:00-18:00 Wine Reception and Prize Giving