First Annual Greater Atlanta Chemical Biology Symposium

Saturday April 21st, 2018

Emory University

Free to attend!

Our Mission

The GACBS will build and foster a collegial group of scientists at the interface of chemistry and biology. We will strive to both develop future leaders of the field and enhance the scientific community throughout the southeast with new collaborations, resources, and programs.

Invited Speakers

Invited speakers include rising stars of the southeast and keynote lectures from world renowned scholars at the interface of chemistry and biology.

Invited Speakers:

Dr. Albert Bowers– UNC School of Pharmacy

Dr. Eileen Kennedy– UGA School of Pharmacy

 Dr. Matt Torres– Georgia Tech

Dr. Donald Hamelberg– Georgia State University

Dr. Emily Weinert– Emory University

Dr. Meghan Blackledge– High Point University

Dr. Steve Townsend– Vanderbilt University

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Jenn Prescher– University of California, Irvine

Dr. Joel Schneider– NIH Chemical Biology Lab


8:00-8:45  Breakfast, Registration, Poster Setup
8:45-9:00  Introductory Remarks
9:00-10:15  Session I 
        9:00-9:25 Donald Hamelberg – Georgia State University
        9:25-9:50 Albert Bowers – UNC School of Pharmacy
        9:50-10:15 Eileen Kennedy – UGA School of Pharmacy
10:15-11:15 Coffee Break/Poster Session I
11:15-12:45 Session II
        11:15-11:40 Matt Torres – Georgia Tech
        11:40-12:05 Emily Weinert – Emory University
        12:05-12:45 Jenn Prescher – University of California, Irvine
12:45-2:15 Lunch Break/Poster Session II
2:15-3:15 Session III
        2:15-2:40 Meghan Blackledge – High Point University
        2:40-3:05 Steve Townsend – Vanderbilt University
        3:05-3:15 To Be Selected from Poster Abstracts
3:15-3:30 Break
3:30-4:30 Session IV
        3:30-4:20 Joel Schneider – NIH Chemical Biology Lab
        4:20-4:30 Poster Awards and Concluding Remarks
4:30-6:00 Cocktail Hour/Networking Mixer