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This meeting will be conducted in English.

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This meeting is part of the Global Health Series

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Twitter hashtag for this meeting: #KSdrugdisc

21st-Century Drug Discovery and Development for Global Health (S3)

Scientific Organizers: Ken Duncan, Elizabeth Winzeler and Lluís Ballell


October 17—20, 2018

Hotel Palace Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: May 15, 2018 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Jun 19, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Jun 19, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jul 17, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Aug 16, 2018 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-S3 "21st-Century Drug Discovery and Development for Global Health" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On June 19, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After June 19, 2018 until July 17, 2018 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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June 19, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On August 16, 2018 895.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After August 16, 2018 1095.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On August 16, 2018 670.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After August 16, 2018 870.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: June 19, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is July 17, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: May 15, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: June 19, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: July 17, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is June 19, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: August 16, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 895.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 670.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1095.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 870.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report any calls or correspondence you might have received to Keystone Symposia and book only through lodging links in your Keystone Symposia account, an established travel agency or directly with the hotel(s) listed on our website.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Wednesday, October 17 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:30 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Saturday, October 20 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Sunday, October 21 in order to fully experience the meeting.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Foyer 2nd Floor
18:30—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Foyer 2nd Floor

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

08:30—10:00
New Therapeutics for Global Health
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/17/2018

Bordeaux I-II
Nathalie Strub Wourgaft, Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative, DNDi, Switzerland
Transformative New Therapies for Human African trypanosomiasis

Thierry T. Diagana, Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases, USA
Progress with Cipargamin and KAF156 in Phase 2 Development for Treatment of Malaria

Lluís Ballell, GlaxoSmithKline, Spain
Novel Drug Candidates to Address the Threat of Antibacterial Resistance in the Developing World; TB and Shigella

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

10:20—12:00
Robust Target Validation – What Does it Mean?
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/17/2018

Bordeaux I-II
Elizabeth A. Winzeler, University of California, San Diego, USA
Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Target Identification, Validation and Prioritization in Plasmodium

Dirk Schnappinger, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Combining Chemical Probes and Genetic Knockdowns to Validate Drug Targets in Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Boris Striepen, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Using Molecular Genetics to Understand and Combat Cryptosporidium

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

12:00—13:30
On Own for Lunch

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Burgund I-II

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

08:30—11:30
Importance of Chemical Diversity in Seeking New Leads
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/17/2018

Bordeaux I-II
Ghotas Evindar, GlaxoSmithKline, USA
Experience with DNA-Encoded Libraries in Search for New Leads against TB and Malaria

E. Paige Stout, Sirenas, USA
Application of Data-Mining and Deep Learning to Identify New Leads from Marine Natural Products

Coffee Break

Judy A. Sakanari, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Identifying Anti-filarial Candidates using a Multi-faceted Screening Funnel

Charles E. Mowbray, Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative, Switzerland
A New Era of Orally Active Treatments for Leishmaniasis Patients

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Burgund I-II
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Burgund I-II
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Novel Clinical Trial Design

Bordeaux I-II
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Burgund I-II
17:00—19:00
Alternative Approaches to Drug Delivery – Opportunities and Challenges
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/17/2018

Bordeaux I-II
Paul L. Feldman, Intarcia Therapeutics, USA
Application of the Intarcia Medici Drug Delivery System for Long-Acting HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Andrew Martin Bellinger, Lyndra, USA
Development of Oral, Ultra Long-Lasting, Sustained Release Therapies in the Fight against Malaria and HIV

Arnab Chatterjee, Calibr, USA
Chemoprophylaxis for Prevention of Malaria Infection

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Burgund I-II
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Burgund I-II

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

08:00—10:00
Poster Setup

Burgund I-II
10:00—17:00
Poster Viewing

Burgund I-II
08:30—11:30
Improving Target and Phenotypic-Based Approaches
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/17/2018

Bordeaux I-II
Leann M. Tilley, University of Melbourne, Australia
The Proteasome as a Target for New Antimalarial Drugs

Kirsten Hanson, University of Texas, San Antonio, USA
Profiling Compounds against Liver Stage Malaria

Coffee Break

Deborah Hung, Broad Institute, USA
Multiplex Screening of an M. tuberculosis Hypomorph Library Simultaneously Identifies Lead and Target

Marc Gitzinger, BioVersys AG, Switzerland
A SMARt Approach to Reversing Drug Resistance in TB

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—12:30
Lunch

Burgund I-II
12:00—14:30
Poster Session 2

Burgund I-II
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Opportunities for Repurposing to Discover New Candidates or Mature Starting Points

Bordeaux I-II
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Burgund I-II
17:00—19:00
Translational Tools for Predicting Efficacy and Resistance
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/17/2018

Bordeaux I-II
Wesley C. Van Voorhis, University of Washington, USA
Pharmacodynamic Modeling of Anti-Cryptosporidium Drug Efficacy

Yingda L. Xie, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, USA
Improving Predictive Value of Phase 2a TB Models through PET/CT Imaging

Cristina Donini, Medicines for Malaria Venture, Switzerland
Role of Controlled Human Infection Model in Decision-Making and Portfolio Management in Malaria

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Burgund I-II
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Burgund I-II

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21

 
Departure


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