On May 27, 2021, ELRIG’s “hot topic” webinar, Weathering the Storm: Drug Discovery & the ELRIG Community takes place virtually. Scientists, medical professionals, business leaders and others associated with the life sciences, which ELRIG consider to be the core of their drug discovery community, and who, throughout the pandemic, have been an essential force in the effort to overcome Covid-19, whilst maintaining and advancing drug discovery and medical development efforts.
Speakers include: Steve Rees – Vice President Discovery Biology at AstraZeneca; Melanie Leveridge – Chair at ELRIG; Sanj Kumar – General Manager at ELRIG; Lotta Räty – Marketing Manager at Miltenyi Biotech and Head of ELRIG Vendor Workgroup; Clare Viney – Chief Executive Officer at Careers Research & Advisory Centre (CRAC); and Saleha Patel – Senior Research Scientist at AstraZeneca.
The programme opens with a welcome from Sanj Kumar and is followed by Melanie Leveridge’s presentation, Things to look out for in 2022 and beyond and Steve Rees’ presentation, Why Drug Discovery is more important than ever. After a Q&A, Clare Viney will pick up on Equality, diversity & inclusivity in science, Lotta Raty will cover Life science suppliers – the key to furthering drug discovery, Sanj Kumar will return and present Upcoming training opportunities and planning for Drug Discovery 2021, and Saleha Patel will conclude with Exclusive insight into 2022 events. The session will finish with a Q&A.