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Organic Chemistry - Merck Symposium

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
1:30pm to 3:00pm
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Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Identifying Novel Mechanisms in Drug Discovery
Dr. Anthony Agawa, Principal Scientist, Discovery Chemistry, Merck & Co. Inc.,

Efforts to discover new drug therapies that address unmet medical needs has been the founding premise of Merck throughout its 125+ year history. Described will be a recent screening effort that led to the discovery of a novel mechanism of action (MoA) for treating an aspect of cardiovascular disease with particular emphasis on the underlying biophysics that facilitated confirmation of this novel MoA.

For more information, please contact Annette Luymes by phone at 626-395-6016 or by email at aluymes@caltech.edu.