ACS Industry Symposium Recent Advances In Drug Development Hyderabad, India 11-12 Nov 2016

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The ACS Industry Symposium, Recent Advances in Drug Development will focus on connecting top researchers and industry experts in pharma on topics such as drug discovery, peptide therapeutics, and antibody-drug conjugates, among others. The program includes keynote presentations, panel discussions and networking opportunities, including a featured networking reception on Friday evening.


11 NOV
12 NOV
Friday, 11 NOV 1
Saturday, 12 NOV 2
clock8:00 – 9:00 Onsite Registration, Tea and Networking
clock9:00 – 9:45 Opening Ceremony Vilas Dahanukar, Chief Scientist-Process R&D, DRL
Prof. Dr. Ganapati Yadav, Chair, ACS India Chapter
Dr. Vijay Kuruganti, Director, Industry Member Programs, ACS
Dr. Srinivas Oruganti, Deputy Director, DRILS
clock9:45 – 10:15 Opening Keynote – Rethinking the Role of Chemistry in Drug Discovery in the Era of Sustainability Prof. Dr. Goverdhan Mehta
clock10:15 – 10:45 Tea Break and Networking
clock10:45 – 11:30 Collaborative Efforts in Drug Discovery: A Shared Experience Discussed in Case Studies of Academia and Industry at Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat (India) Dr. Anamik Shah
clock11:30 – 12:15 Development of Science-Based Policies in FDA: Some Case Studies for Approval of Generics and 505(B)(2)s Dr. Mansoor A. Khan
clock12:15 – 13:30 Lunch and Networking
clock13:30 – 14:15 Chemocatalysis and Biocatalysis: Overlap and Complementarity in API Development Dr. Paolo Braiuca
clock14:15 – 15:00 Solubility Enhancement through Amorphization: Opportunities and Challenges Dr. Raj Suryanarayanan
clock15:00 – 15:15 Tea Break
clock15:15 – 16:00 Highlights in Chinese Drug Discovery Efforts: Optimizing Drug Leads for Efficiency Dr. Ming-Wei Wang
clock16:00 – 17:00 Innovator Versus Generic Drugs - Panel Discussion Dr. Mansoor Khan (Moderator)
Dr. DS Reddy
Dr. Jagath Reddy Junutula
Dr. Peter Senter
Prof. Dr. Rakesh Sharma
clock17:00 Networking Reception
clock9:00 – 9:30 Opening Remarks Mr. Abhijit Mukherjee, COO, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories
clock9:30 – 10:15 A New Paradigm for the Design of Molecular Therapeutics Dr. Krishna Kumar
clock10:15 – 10:45 Tea Break and Networking
clock10:45 – 11:30 Potent Antibody-Based Conjugates for Cancer Therapy: From Early-Stage Research to a Clinically Approved Drug Dr. Peter Senter
clock11:30 – 12:15 Engineering Antibody-Based Designer Drugs for Cancer Therapy Dr. Jagath Reddy Junutula
clock12:15 – 13:15 Lunch and Networking
clock13:15 – 14:00 Analytical Tools for Drug Development Dr. J. Moses Babu
clock14:00 – 15:00 Challenges Facing the Pharma Industry in India in the Next 25 Years - Panel Discussion Dr. Sridhar Desikan (Moderator)
Dr. Parthasarathi Das
Dr. Anthony Melvin Crasto
Dr. Prabhat Arya
Mr. Nitesh Mehta
clock15:00 Closing Remarks Dr. Amit Biswas, Head R&D, Integrated Product Development Organization, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories
Dr. Rakeshwar Bandichhor, Director-API Process Research, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories