Contributors

Authors

International well-known experts in the fields of medicinal chemistry, drug design, cheminformatics, structural bioinformatics and molecular modelling have shared their skills, knowledge, expertise and experiences to help us construct the unique content of the Molecular Conceptor Learning Series.


Yvonne C. Martin

Senior Consultant, Computer Assisted Molecular Design, Abbott Laboratories, USA
Retired Senior Volwiler Fellow, Computer Assisted Molecular Design, Global Research and Development, Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois, USA

Christopher McCurdy

DAC Distinguished Teaching Scholar, Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, The University of Mississippi, USA

Dennis A. Smith

Professor and Academic Research Fellow supported by Pfizer; Former Vice President of Pharmacokinetics, Dynamics and Metabolism, Pfizer Global Research and Development, Sandwich, UK

Paola Gramatica

Full Professor of Environmental and Cultural Heritage Chemistry; - Past Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry, Director of Department of Structural and Functional Biology, QSAR Research Unit in Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy

Andreas Bender

Assistant Professor for Cheminformatics and Pharmaceutical IT and Head of the Pharma-IT Platform at Leiden University, The Netherlands
Postdoctoral fellow in Chemoinformatics with Novartis in Cambridge/MA, USA
Unilever Centre for Molecular Science Informatics, University of Cambridge, UK

Eran Eyal

Postdoctoral fellow in structural bioinformatics and molecular biophysics, Department of Computational Biology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

David Lloyd

Dean of Research, Hitachi Senior Lecturer in Advanced Computing and Head of the Molecular Design Group, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin Ireland

Willem Schoonen

Department of Pharmacology, DMPK and Safety, Schering-Plough, Oss, The Netherlands

Walter Westerink

Department of Pharmacology, DMPK and Safety, Schering-Plough, Oss, The Netherlands

Dina Schneidman

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, UCSF, USA

Thomas Mavromoustakos

Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, The Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Hanoch Senderowitz

Executive Director, Computational Development at EPIX Pharmaceuticals, Ramat-Gan, Israel

Andrew S. Knox

Senior Research Fellow, Molecular Design Group, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Jarek Meller

Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Biomedical Engineering, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and in the Division of Biomedical Informatics, Children's Hospital Research Foundation. USA

Darren Fayne

Senior Research Fellow, Molecular Design Group, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Robert Goodnow

Senior Research Leader, Discovery Chemistry, Lead Generation Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., Nutley, New Jersey, USA

Darren Green

Director of Computational Chemistry & Informatics, GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage,UK

Rajarshi Guha

Visiting Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Informatics, USA

Gemma Holliday

Research Associate, EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge. Works at the interface between chem- and bioinformatics. Her research focusses on understanding reaction mechanisms of enzymes, UK

Tingjun Hou

Research scientist in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of California at San Diego, USA

Gopi Mohan

Assistant Professor, Centre for Pharmacoinformatics, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research , Punjab, India

Gilles Niel

Charge de Recherches au CNRS and Professor, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie, Montpellier,France

Jean-Marc Nuzillard

Directeur de recherches au CNRS, Institut de Chimie Moleculaire de Reims, France

Gyorgy Pirok

Chief Technology Officer, ChemAxon, Budapest, Hungary

Jane Tseng

Associate Professor, Laboratory of Computational Molecular Detection and Design, Graduate Institute of Biomedical Electronics and Bioinformatics, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Jonathan Wren

Assistant Member, Arthritis and Immunology Department, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma, USA

Harpreet Kaur Saini

Research Associate, EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK

Martin Stahl

Section Head Medicinal Chemistry, F. Hoffmann - La Roche Ltd, Pharmaceuticals Division, Basel, Switzerland

Leslie Kuhn

Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Computer Science & Engineering, Michigan State University, USA

Maria Zavodszky

Computational Biologist, Biosciences, General Electric Global Research Center, USA

Nicolas Foloppe

Team leader, Vernalis R&D Ltd, Cambridge, UK

Irmgard Merfort

Professor, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Biology and Biotechnology, University of Freiburg, Germany

Bettina Siedle

Project Leader, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Biology and Biotechnology, University of Freiburg, Germany

Joel Van Gelder

Senior Scientist, Drug Discovery, InSight Biopharmaceuticals, Rehovot, Israel

Dror Shiftan

Molecular Modelist, liquid and solid-state NMR, computer modelling, X-ray analysis, medicinal chemistry and rational drug design
Patent Attorney (Chemistry) Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer LLP, Herzlia Israel

Rotem Sertchook

Consultant, Structural Bioinformatics, Bioinformatics and Biological Computing Unit, Biological Services, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel