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Keynote Session

Gisbert Schneider, Ph.D., Professor at ETH Zurich

Abstract Title: Molecules on Demand

Gisbert Schneider is a full professor at ETH Zurich, holding the Chair for Computer-Assisted Drug Design. He is recognized as being a pioneer in the integration of machine-learning methods into practical medicinal chemistry, and for his coining the phrases ‘scaffold-hopping’ and ‘frequent hitter’. His career has led him from the Pharmaceuticals Division at Roche, Basel, to academia, initially to the Goethe-University in Frankfurt where he held the Beilstein Endowed Chair for Chem- and Bioinformatics, and then to his current position at ETH in Zurich. Schneider is an elected Fellow of the University of Tokyo. He has co-founded several start-up companies including GmbH, AlloCyte Pharmaceuticals AG, and Endogena Therapeutics Inc.