Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis and the 7th EU FP project InnovaBalt have organized Drug Discovery Conference, taking place August 27-29, 2015 at the Radisson Blu Hotel Latvia, Riga, Latvia.
The Drug Discovery conference covered topics starting from organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry to biological and pharmacological applications of novel ligands. Conference scientific program and discussions have been organized for chemists in organic and analytical chemistry and process development, as well as pharmacologists and biologists to present investigations of mechanistic aspects of developmental drugs.
The conference started with the opening of a memorial plaque honouring talented science organizer and founder of the Institute, Professor Solomon Hiller (1915.-1975.) at IOS building (Aizkraukles street 21). Prof. Paul Finn (InhibOx CEO) was awarded prof.S. Hiller medal for contribution to the development of the IOS. Satellite seminar dedicated to the 50th anniversary of Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compound journal (http://hgs.osi.lv/index.php/hgs) was organized during the conference as well.