Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Scientific Communities
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article

ELRIG Announces Drug Discovery 2014 Programme and Pre-Conference SLAS Short Courses

Published: Monday, August 04, 2014
Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014
Bookmark and Share
Now in its 8th year, the conference and exhibition is the largest drug discovery meeting in the UK, and is expected to attract over 1000 delegates.

ELRIG (European Laboratory Robotics Interest Group) announced details of the programme for Drug Discovery 2014. The event provides an opportunity for scientists from all fields of early stage drug discovery to network throughout the two days, and to hear world class speakers present on the latest challenges, opportunities and advances. Registration for the event is free, and delegates can register online at

The 2014 event will feature a programme of scientific presentations, an exhibition area with around 100 vendor booths, networking opportunities, poster sessions, Dragons Den, Authors Workshop, Innovation Zone, Media Area and Careers Zone, and for the first time a series of Core Technologies Workshops, providing a more informal, interactive environment in which to discuss key issues and future directions, coordinated by leaders in their fields. There will be eight Scientific Sessions altogether, with three new sessions covering cutting-edge topics: Phenotypic Discovery & Cellular Imaging; Chemical Innovation in Lead Discovery; and Neuroscience Drug Targets.

The Scientific Sessions will feature presentations from leading scientists, including the show keynote address from Dr Susan Galbraith, Head of Oncology at AstraZeneca, on ‘Genetic drivers of cancer growth and resistance mechanisms’. Other speakers include: Lorenz Mayr, AstraZeneca; Daniela Gabriel, Novartis; Olli Kallioniemi, FIMM, Helsinki; Stefan Offermans, Max Planck; Dario Neri, ETH, Zurich; Lutz Jermuntas, MedImmune; and Eric Karran, Alzheimers Research UK.

For a full listing of speakers and sessions, visit

In partnership with SLAS, this year’s conference will be preceded by a series of one day short courses, which will take place on Monday 1st September. For more information and to book a place, visit The courses comprise:

Course 1: Introduction to Laboratory Automation
Course 2: High Content Screening: Instrumentation, Assay Development, Screening, Image and Data Analysis
Course 3: Establishing Cell-Based Assays and Implementing 3D Culture Models for Screening and drug testing

Further Information
Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 2,800+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More Than 4,000+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters

Sign In

Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

ELRIG Announces Drug Discovery 2015 Programme
The company announced today the details of the programme for the 9th annual Drug Discovery 2015 conference and exhibition.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
ELRIG Announces Drug Discovery 2012 Keynotes and Workshops
European Laboratory Robotics Interest Group have announced details of the keynote speakers and workshop programme for its 6th Annual Drug Discovery Conference.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
ELRIG Announces Speaker Programme for Drug Discovery 2012 Conference
The 6th Annual Drug Discovery Conference, in collaboration with SLAS, will be held at Manchester Central Convention Complex on 5th – 6th September 2012.
Monday, April 30, 2012
ELRIG Drug Discovery 2011
The 5th ELRIG Drug Discovery show, held in Manchester on 7 & 8th September 2011, attracted 1,125 delegates and a record number of exhibitors.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
ELRIG – Cell Based Screening
This was a meeting of records and firsts for ELRIG, being the first meeting of 2011 with record numbers of attendees at a 1 Day meeting.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
ELRIG Drug Discovery 2011
Preparations are well underway for the 5th Annual ELRIG Drug Discovery Conference to be held at Manchester Central on 7th & 8th September 2011.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
ELRIG Drug Discovery 2010 - Free Online Registration – Book you place Now
ELRIG, the European Laboratory Robotics Interest Group, are proud to announce that FREE registration to Drug Discovery 2010 is open online. Drug Discovery 2010 will be held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK on 1st and 2nd September 2010.
Monday, August 02, 2010
Protein Crystallography at Hinxton Hall, Cambridge
ELRIG has a well earned reputation for producing, informative, educational Conferences and the recent Protein Crystallography Conference was no exception.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Scientific News
High Throughput Mass Spectrometry-Based Screening Assay Trends
Dr John Comley provides an insight into HT MS-based screening with a focus on future user requirements and preferences.
New Analysis Technique for Chiral Activity in Molecules
Professor Hyunwoo Kim of the Chemistry Department and his research team have developed a technique that can easily analyze the optical activity of charged compounds by using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy.
Measuring microRNAs in Blood to Speed Cancer Detection
A simple, ultrasensitive microRNA sensor holds promise for the design of new diagnostic strategies and, potentially, for the prognosis and treatment of pancreatic and other cancers.
Best Test to Diagnose Strangles in Horses Identified
New research by Dr. Ashley Boyle of New Bolton Center’s Equine Field Service team shows that the best method for diagnosing Strangles in horses is to take samples from a horse’s guttural pouch and analyze them using a loop-mediated amplification (LAMP) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test.
Tardigrade's Are DNA Master Thieves
Tardigrades, nearly microscopic animals that can survive the harshest of environments, including outer space, hold the record for the animal that has the most foreign DNA.
Lucentis Effective for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
NIH-funded clinical trial marks first major advance in therapy in 40 years.
Antibiotics on Our Plates 'Could Lead to Health Catastrophe'
Two medical experts from The University of Queensland are urging China to curb its use of antibiotics in animals to avoid what could be a ‘major health catastrophe’ for humans.
The Secret Behind the Power of Bacterial Sex
Migration between different communities of bacteria is the key to the type of gene transfer that can lead to the spread of traits such as antibiotic resistance, according to researchers at Oxford University.
Farming’s in Their DNA
Ancient genomes reveal natural selection in action.
Personalized Drug Screening for Multiple Myeloma Patients
A personalized method for testing the effectiveness of drugs that treat multiple myeloma may predict quickly and more accurately the best treatments for individual patients with the bone marrow cancer.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
Skyscraper Banner

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,800+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,000+ scientific videos