Forthcoming and Recent Seminars and Events
2018 University of California Drug Discovery Symposium
This second UC-wide drug discovery symposium is tentatively scheduled for September, 2018. Stay tuned for details!
CDDI Public Presentation at the Osher Center
The CDDI's Dr. Dionicio Siegel provided a perspective of the drug discovery process on May 8 at UCSD's Osher Lifeline Learning Institute. This was followed by a lively 50 minute panel Q&A, with CDDI's Drs. Haim Weizman, Michael K. Gilson, and Siegel, spanning the science, economics, and politics of drug discovery and the pharmaceutical industry.
Assay Development Primer and Tour of UCSD’s Compound Screening Facility
CDDI hosted a workshop on Assay Development on April 11, 2018. Students attended a lecture by Prof. Jair Siqueira-Neto followed by a tour to the UCSD Screening Core facility. The workshop concludedwith an exercise were participants analyzed a screening plate and calculated Z-factor in order to select ‘hit’ compounds.