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Discovery Speakers

22 - 23 May 2024 | Basel, Switzerland

Discovery Europe 2024

Berengere Dumotierd
Associate Director,
NOVARTIS
Davide Gianni
senior director,
Astrazeneca
Geoffrey Kerchner
Vice President,
F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Ltd.
Irene Choi
Head of Drug Discovery,
Verge Genomics
Janet Brownlees
Senior Director,
Merck Sharpe and Dohme
Johan Luthman
Executive Vice President of Research & Development,
Lundbeck
Sanne Glad
Scientific Director,
Amgen Research Copenhagen

All Speakers

Amelie Joffrin
Investigator,
GSK
Anna Vulpetti
Associate Director,
Novartis
Arianna Sabò
Head of Research & Development,
QUANTRO Therapeutics
Ashutosh Dhingra
Staff Scientist,
German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Borislav Dejanovic
Senior Director,
Vigil Neuroscience
Carl Poelking
Associate Director,
Astex
Channabasavaiah Gurumurthy
Director,
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Daohong Zhou
Professor,
UTHSA
David Bearss
Chief Executive Officer,
Halia Therapeutics
Diana Zindel
Associate Director,
AstraZeneca
Eileen Wegner
Research Associate,
NMI Naturwissenschaftliches und Medizinisches Institut an der Universität Tübingen
Emma Davies
Associate Director - Preclinical,
Healx
Eric Goedken
Senior Principal Scientist,
AbbVie
Filip Roudnicky
Senior Principal Scientist,
Roche
Gebhard Thoma
Associate Director,
Novartis
Gergely Toth
Chief Executive Officer & Chief Scientific Officer,
Cantabio Pharmaceuticals
Giovanni Spagnolli
Chief Technology Officer,
Sibylla Biotech
Graham Dempsey
Chief Scientific Officer,
Quiver Bioscience
Gregori Gerebtzoff
Director,
Novartis
Gregory Hollingworth
Director,
Novartis
Hai Rao
professor,
Southern University of Science and Technology
James Overell
Medical Director,
Roche
Jon Lea
Team Leader,
GSK
Jonathan Mason
Senior Research Fellow,
Sosei Heptares
Jose Luis Molinuevo
Vice President Head of Experimental Medicine,
H. Lundbeck A/S
Julian Röwe
Senior Scientist,
AbbVie
Kerstin Hofer
Senior Scientist,
Roche
Ludovic Collin
Head of Neuroimmunology,
Roche
Manuel Stritt
Head Scientific Computing Drug Discovery,
Idorsia Pharmaceuticals
Markus Schade
Principal Scientist,
AstraZeneca
Morten Grunnet
Vice President, Head of Neuroscience and Professor,
H. Lundbeck A/S
Nathalie Cartier-Lacave
Senior Vice President Neurobiology,
AskBio
Nils Hansen
Chief Executive Officer,
Vipergen
Oliver Hucke
Associate Director,
Boehringer Ingelheim
Olivier Loiseleur
Senior Team Leader,
Syngenta
Olivier Kitten
Founder and Chief Executive Officer,
Affilogic
Paulina Kolasinska-Zwierz
Principal Scientist,
Alchemab
Peter Brandt
Head of Chemistry,
Beactica Therapeutics AB
Prashant Gahtori
Professor,
Graphic Era Hill University
Richard Lewis
Director,
Novartis
Robert Fremeau
Chief Executive Officer,
BrainStorm Therapeutics, Inc
Robin Loving
Chief Scientific Officer,
Salipro Biotech AB
Simona Cotesta
Director,
Novartis
Takhar Kasumov
Associate Professor,
Northeastern Ohio University
Tarek Alec Samad
Senior Vice President,
Lundbeck
Ulrike Künzel
Associate Principal Scientist,
Astrazeneca
Urs Langen
Laboratory Head,
Roche
Xinxin Gao
Principal Scientific Manager,
Genentech

22 - 23 May 2024 | Basel, Switzerland

Automate Europe 2024

Charly Coulon
Head of Future Manufacturing Concepts,
INVITE GmbH
Julie Fournier
Senior Scientist,
GSK
Rekha Lakshmanan
Global Head of Data Office,
AstraZeneca
Vera Jost
Principal Associate,
F.Hoffmann-La Roche

All Speakers

Alastair Florence
Director,
CMAC, University of Strathclyde
Anne-Sophie Verstraete
Senior Product Owner,
GSK
Asmita Agrawal
Group Head,
Novo Nordisk
Bart Van Loon
Laboratory Information and Automation Specialist,
Merck
Bianca Brenner
Global Director MES Projects,
Bayer
CK Ong
Director Data Product,
GSK
Dalvin Deol
Senior Scientist,
GSK
Elias Hagmann
Senior Manager Data Science,
Molecular Partners AG
Felix Stemmer
Senior Scientist,
Novartis Pharma AG
Georg Wuitschik
Senior Principal Scientist,
Roche
George Karageorgis
Senior Scientist,
AstraZeneca
Georgios Mavrakis
Senior Associate Scientist,
Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Jamie Clifton
Expert for Laboratory Automation & Digital Workflows,
F. Hoffmann-La Roche
Markus Hungenbach
MES Program Manager,
Bayer AG
Michael Angelo Amith Fenelon
Mechatronic Engineer,
NMBU
Nikolaos Papakostas
Professor,
University College Dublin
Oliver de Peyer
Automation Scientist,
MeiraGTx
Oliver Peter
President,
Sila Rapid Integration
Paola Ferrini
High-Throughput Automation Investigator,
GSK
Patrik Kagelid
Data Engineer,
AstraZeneca
Pranav Bende
Senior Robotics Engineer,
NIH NCATS
Raquel de Padua Fernandes Silva
Senior Associate Scientist,
Johnson & Johnson Innovative Medicine
Raul Rodriguez
Vice President,
Woxsen University
Sandrine Dessoy
Innovation Advisor,
GSK
Steven Driver
Global Energy Leader,
Sanofi
Thierry Pronce
Director,
GSK
Tom Kissling
pRED Automation Partner,
F. Hoffmann La Roche Ltd
Valentine Tuyishime
Digital & Technology Lead,
Johnson & Johnson

19 - 20 November 2024 | Boston, MA, USA

Discovery US 2024

Speakers for Discovery US 2024 will be revealed here in the coming weeks