HIPS Helmholtz Institut für Pharmazeutische Forschung Saarland

HIPS Symposium 2021   May 20, 2021

on pharmaceutical sciences devoted to infection research

HIPS symposium The HIPS symposium 2021 will take place in the form of a 1-day online meeting. The symposium brings together renowned scientists and young investigators from three pharmaceutical communities: natural products, medicinal chemistry and drug delivery. It provides a forum for scientists to exchange ideas while crossing boundaries of classical disciplines. The event comprises scientific lectures by leading experts in the field, short lectures (upgrades will be offered to poster contributors), virtual poster sessions and room for exchange with the speakers at online discussion roundtables.

Conference venue: Online format - live broadcast from HIPS at Saarland University Campus in Saarbrücken, Germany. Registration is free of charge. Information about the digital setting will be sent to registered participants before the event.

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Symposium day schedule:
9:00 - 16:15 h (CEST)
Scientific presentations by invited speakers, short talks and poster presentations.

There will be time to interact online with the poster presenters and opportunity to join virtual discussion roundtables with the speakers after each presentation session.

▶ Access to all events is through the Zoom links in the online program for registered participants (enter with meeting key).

▶ Talks (but not discussion roundtables and poster sessions) are also streamed live on our YouTube channel.

Confirmed speakers

LEA ANN DAILEY - University of Vienna
Formulating benzothiazinones for inhalation therapy of tuberculosis
ACHIM GÖPFERICH - University of Regensburg
Virus-mimetic nanoparticles
PAUL HERGENROTHER - University of Illinois
Understanding accumulation in Gram-negative bacteria leads to new antibiotics for ESKAPE pathogens
ULRIKE HOLZGRABE - University of Würzburg
Treatment of infections with Gram-negative bacteria by addressing virulence factors: The macrophage infectivity potentiator
PETER LEADLAY - University of Cambridge
Discovering novel enzymes in bacterial natural product biosynthesis
Two pore channels –interesting anticancer targets

YouTube live stream

The talk sessions of the HIPS Symposium day will be broadcasted live on YouTube - watch here.

9:10 - 10:00  - Presentation Session 1 with talks by: Peter Leadlay, Angelika Vollmar, Max Crüsemann
10:45 - 11:45 - HIPS Podium talks session: young scientists present their research
12:00 - 12:50 - Presentation Session 2 with talks by: Lea Ann Dailey, Achim Göpferich
13:50 - 14:20 - EuroPhD Award session: scientific presentation by EuroPhD candidates
14:30 - 15:20 - Presentation Session 3 with talks by: Paul Hergenrother, Ulrike Holzgrabe, Thanigaimalai Pillaiyar
16:00 - 16:15 - Final remarks and poster prizes

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