Invited Speakers

Plenary lectures

Marko Anderluh

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Pharmacy, Slovenia

Novel DNA gyrase inhibitors bind asymmetrically to their target using symmetrical bifurcated halogen bonds

Giannamaria Annunziato

University of Parma, Department of Food and Drugs, Italy

Dealing with anti-microbial resistance (AMR) by taking advantage of cysteine biosynthesis inhibitors as antimicrobial adjuvants

Anikó Borbás

University of Debrecen, Faculty of Pharmacy, Hungary

Emerging roles of glycopeptide antibiotics: teicoplanin and vancomycin derivatives with enhanced antibacterial and antiviral activities

Peter Ertl

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Switzerland

Magic Rings: Navigation in the Chemical Space of Bioactive Rings

Marcin Kolaczkowski

Collegium Medicum of Jagiellonian University of Cracow, Poland

Biased agonists of the 5-HT1A receptor – a new hope for addressing treatment-resistant depression?

Nela Malatesti

University of Rijeka, Department of Biotechnology, Croatia

The tale of the lipophilic tail of the meso-tripyridinium porphyrins in the photodynamic action

Martin Smieško

University of Basel, Switzerland

Designing Safer Drugs: Structure-Based Methods in Predicting Off-target Binding

Jan Zitko

Charles University, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové, Czechia

Biological Properties of pyrazinamide derivatives: Antimicrobial activity and beyond


Keynote lectures

Stella Maria Cascioferro

University of Palermo, Italy

Anti-virulence agents with anti-biofilm mechanism of action to counteract antibiotic resistance in grampositive pathogens

Andrej Emanuel Cotman

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Pharmacy, Slovenia

Chiral going viral: Asymmetric catalysis paves the way for improved property lead compounds

Slawomir Filipek

University of Warsaw, Poland

Allosteric and ortho-allosteric modulation of G protein-coupled receptors

Josef Jampílek

Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia & Faculty of Science, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic

Investigations of new derivatives of β-hydroxyarylcarboxylic acids

Sándor Balázs Király

University of Debrecen, Faculty of Science and Technology, Hungary

Domino cyclization reactions for the preparation of condensed heterocycles with antiproliferative activity

Urban Košak

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Pharmacy, Slovenia

Selective inhibitors of butyrylcholinesterase for alleviating symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease

Katharina Pallitsch

University of Vienna, Faculty of Chemistry, Austria

Organic chemistry as a potent tool to study human metabolism

Dionysia Papagiannopoulou

University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Technetium-99m tracers towards the development of molecular imaging agents

Đani Škalamera

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Croatia

Synthesis and immunoadjuvant activity of QS-7 analogs with truncated linear saccharide domain

Milan Štefek

Centre of Experimental Medicine, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia

Novel indole-based bifunctional aldose reductase inhibitors/antioxidants as promising drugs for treatment of diabetic complications

Tana Tandarić

University of Uppsala (Sweden) & Ruder Boskovic Institute (Croatia)

An insight into the mechanism of the irreversible inhibition of monoamine oxidase enzymes by propargylamine inhibitors



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