Program

08.30
Welcome coffee
Visit exhibitors and chat about the latest developemnts on the market.
Pinning posters to the pannes for the poster session.
09.00
Opening of the Symposium
Welcome Message by Dr. Olivier Baudoin, University of Basel and Dr. Thomas Heinz, Novartis AG

Session 1
Chair: Dr. Hayley Binch, Roche

09.15
Helmars Smits and Paul Burton, Syngenta Crop Protection AG
«Process Research and Development of a Novel Herbicide Candidate»
09.45
Valerie Runtz-Schmitt, F. Hofmann-La Roche AG
«New Therapeutic Opportunities for Subtype Selective GABA-A Modulators»
10.15
Coffee Break

Session 2
Chair: Dr. René Wyler, Novartis

10.45
Florent Heroguel, Bloom
«A journey Towards Fossil-free World Using Controlled Chemical Biomass Transformation»
11.00
Cara Brocklehurst, Novartis Pharma AG
«MicroCycle: a machine learning driven, automated and integrated platform for drug discovery»
11.15
Jean-Francois Basset, Firmenich SA
«From Pine to Perfume»
11.45
Achim Link, Solvias AG
«Earth-Abundant Transition Metals in Catalysis»
12.00
Benedikt Wanner, Symple
«Accelerating Discovery with Automated Capsule Chemistry»
12.15
Lunch Break, Networking
Poster Session (max of 50 posters)
Commercial Exhibition: latest developments on the market from our partners

Session 3
Chair: Dr. Sarah Sulzer, Syngenta

14.00
Rüdiger Haug, Bachem AG
«Innovtive Oligonucleotide Production at Bachem»
14.30
Simon Wagschal, Cilag AG (Johnson & Johnson)
«Chemical Development of Adafosbuvir»
15.00
Bernhard Fasching, Monte Rosa Therapeutics
«tbd.»
15.15
Coffee Break

Session 4
Chair: Dr. Stefan Hildbrand, Roche

15.45
Gabriel Schäfer, Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
«Development of a Stereoselective Route for CXCR7 Antagonist ACT-1004-1239»
16.15
Lucie Lovelle and Robert Pulz, Novartis Pharma AG
«Discovery and Development of Remibrutinib»
16.45
Ceremony of the Prize for the Best Posters and 3x 2min elevator talks by the winners.
Closing remarks and outlook by Dr. Fabrice Gallou, Novartis and Prof. Christian Bochet, President of the SCS
17.00
End of the lecture sessions.
Aperitif and networking.