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CICR at the Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting is an extraordinary venue that fosters scientific discussions and helps build bridges across various disciplines. All annual meeting attendees are encouraged to capitalize on the opportunities during the meeting to learn about the latest breakthroughs in chemistry in cancer research, and network with other scientists and clinicians interested in the field, as well as to attend sessions outside your own areas of expertise.

The AACR Annual Meeting 2020 will be held in San Diego, California, April 24-29, 2020.

The below CICR events are scheduled during the Annual Meeting:

CICR Town Meeting and Networking Reception

Sunday, April 26, 2020, 5:30 – 7 p.m. (immediately following the New Drugs on the Horizon session)
San Diego Convention Center
Upper Level, Room 7 A-B

Award Lecture

14th Annual AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research
Monday, April 27, 2020, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
San Diego Convention Center
Mezzanine Level, Room 16 A-B
recipient to be announced

educational sessions

(all held at the San Diego Convention Center)

From Chemistry to the Clinic, Pt. 1: Exemplary recent lead optimization case studies in cancer drug discovery
Saturday, April 25, 2020, 8 – 10 a.m.
Mezzanine Level, Room 16 A-B
Chairs: Michael Brands, Dr.Rer.Nat and Joachim Rudolph, PhD

From Chemistry to the Clinic, Pt. 2: Irreversible inhibitors as potential anticancer agents
Saturday, April 25, 2020, 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Mezzanine Level, Room 16 A-B
Chairs: Sara J. Burhlage, PhD and Richard A. Ward, PhD

From Chemistry to the Clinic, Pt. 3: Next-generation medicines on clinically-useful targets
Saturday, April 25, 2020, 1 – 3 p.m.
Mezzanine Level, Room 16 A-B
Chairs: Xiaojing (Gina) Wang, PhD; Stephen E. Fawell, PhD

Drug Development Track Special Sessions

(held at the San Diego Convention Center)

New Drugs on the Horizon 1
Sunday, April 26, 2020, 1 – 3 p.m.
Upper Level, Room 6B
Chairs: Andrew J. Phillips, PhD and Michael Brands, Dr.Rer.Nat

New Drugs on the Horizon 2
Sunday, April 26, 2020, 3 – 5 p.m.
Upper Level, Room 6B
Chairs: Philip Jones, PhD and Sara J. Buhrlage, PhD

New Drugs on the Horizon 3 NEW for 2020!
Monday, April 27, 2020, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Upper Level, Room 6B
Chairs: and Andrew J. Phillips, PhD and Xiaojing (Gina) Wang, PhD

For CICR-related sessions, visit the CICR-specific online planner. Please note that the list may not be all-inclusive of the chemistry-related sessions offered.

For all AACR Annual Meeting 2020 sessions, see the Annual Meeting 2020 online planner. Also, visit the AACR Annual Meeting homepage for all logistical details.