For their proposal “Click chemistry-triggered activation of Antibody-Drug Conjugates”, Tagworks Pharmaceuticals and the research group of professor Paul Yazaki at the Department of Immunology, City of Hope Beckman Research Institute in Duarte, CA, were awarded a US$465,000 Breakthrough Award through the Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) of the US Department of Defense. The competition for a BCRP grant was extremely tight with less than 6% of the proposals being recommended for funding. The running time of the project is two years.
13-17 March 2016, 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA. Tagworks CEO Marc Robillard is an invited speaker in the “Design of Radioligands and Molecular Probes”-session on 14 March 2016.
More information: acs.org/national meetings
9-13 November 2015, SPIRIT Summer School “Multimodal Molecular Imaging: from high resolution in vitro towards in vivo imaging” in Göttingen, Germany. On Thursday 12 November, Tagworks CEO Marc Robillard will instruct on ‘Click Chemistry’.
7-10 December 2015, Antibody Engineering & Therapeutics, San Diego, CA. More information: ibclifesciences.com/AntibodyEng
22-24 February 2016, World ADC Frankfurt, Germany. More information: http://worldadc-europe.com
19-22 October 2015, World ADC San Diego, CA. More information: http://worldadc-usa.com
Two-day event on nanotechnology in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. More information: www.nanocity2015.com