Here’s an updated schedule of known fragment events this year. Some of these have been previously discussed in more detail (here, and here) and are just highlighted briefly below.
February 24 and 25-27: CHI Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, San Francisco, CA and FBDD short course
February 26: The New York Academy of Sciences is holding a symposium in New York City on “Molecular Diversity in Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery”, at which I’ll be giving a general talk on FBDD. Please come and introduce yourself!
March 4-5: Royal Society of Chemistry’s Fragments 2009, Alderley Park, UK
March 22-26: A full one and a half day session on “Library Design, Search Methods and Applications of Fragment-based Drug Design” is being held at the 237th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, in Salt Lake City, Utah. There are also a number of fragment-themed talks and posters scattered throughout the conference. ACS meetings are massive, sprawling affairs, but there’s always plenty of great science on tap.
April 7-8: CHI’s Fragment-Based Techniques, San Diego
September 21-23: FBLD 2009, York, UK
Know of anything else? Let us know and we’ll get the word out!