Scientific seminar “Topicalities in antibacterial drug design”

September, 29, 2020


9:45    Registration
10:00   Opening by the project coordinator, Prof. Raivis Žalubovskis
10:10   Achievements of LIOS in the field of antibacterials, Deputy Director Prof. Aigars Jirgensons
10:30   Current landscape in the discovery of novel antibacterial agents, Prof. Jerry Wells
11:20   Strategies to tackle biofilm-related infections, Prof. Paul Cos
12:10   Lunch
13:00   General overview on drug-targets in a search for new antibiotics, Prof. Jean-Yves Winum
13:50   From natural products to effective antibiotics, Prof. Jari Yli-Kauhaluoma or Dr. Päivi Tammela
14:40   Coffee break    
15:00    Metalloenzymes as a drug target for antibacterial agents, Prof. Fabrizio Carta
15:50    Antisense and peptide antibiotics, Prof. Fredrik Björkling
16:40    Closing remarks
17:00    Tour at LIOS