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01. January 1970

HDDC 2020: 3rd Helmholtz Drug Discovery Conference

Welcome to the HDDC 2020

Attracting a high-level audience of researchers, the conference will provide a stimulating platform to discuss the state of the art in drug discovery with academic experts and scientists from biotech and pharmaceutical industries. With topics focusing on anti-infectives, innovative screens, novel targets and target validation, computational approaches incl. artificial intelligence (AI) and more, this event will be an excellent opportunity to discuss the challenges and chances of modern drug discovery in academia and industry.

In order to foster interaction and knowledge gain in the field, we are pleased to welcome an exceptional group of internationally renowned speakers. Additionally, we will feature oral presentations and poster sessions of submitted abstracts at the HDDC 2020.

Braunschweig's scientific environment will provide an excellent framework for scientific exchange with junior investigators and leading scientists in the fields of drug research and chemical biology. The conference will coincide with the official inauguration of the new building for drug discovery and functional genomics on the campus of the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research by Stephan Weil (Prime Minister of Lower Saxony), Otmar Wiestler (President of the Helmholtz Association), and further representatives from politics and science.

Hosted by:

  • Prof. Dr. Mark Brönstrup (HZI) - Chemical Biology
  • Prof. Dr. Anna K. H. Hirsch (HIPS) - Drug Design and Optimization
  • Dr. rer. nat. Kamyar Hadian (HMGU) - Molecular Toxicology and Pharmacology

Date: 23. / 24. April 2020

Location: Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstraße 7, 38124 Braunschweig

Registration deadline: 06. Apr 2020    

Deadline for oral presentations: 15. Feb 2020

Deadline for posters: 28. Feb 2020

For further information, please visit the conference website.

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