Confirmed Invited Speakers

Opening Lecture

Kelly Chibale

Department of Chemistry
University of Cape Town
Rondebosch, South Africa

Plenary Lecture

Steven Ballet

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Zoe Cournia

Biomedical Research Foundation
Academy of Athens
Athens Greece

Ana Martinez

Profesor de Investigación
Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas-CSIC
Madrid, Spain

Thomas Lundback

Mechanistic & Structural Biology, Discovery Sciences, R&D, AstraZeneca, Gothenburg, Sweden

Keynote Lectures

Alessandro Accetta

Chiesi Farmaceutici

"Medicinal chemistry of inhaled drugs: examples from validation to clinical candidates"

Alessia Bertamino

Department of Pharmacy
University of Salerno Fisciano, Salerno, Italy

"Design and development of new soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibitors as pharmacological tools in inflammatory diseases"

Giovanni Bottegoni

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Dept. of Biomolecular Sciences
Università degli Studi di Urbino "Carlo Bo"

Honorary Sr. Research Fellow
Institute of Clinical Sciences
University of Birmingham

"In silico Polypharmacology: an update"

Enrica Calleri

Department of Drug Sciences, University of Pavia

“Applications of protein-based analytical methods in drug discovery”

Simona Collina

Department of Drug Sciences, University of Pavia

"Small molecules interfering with ELAV/mRNA complexes: a promising strategy to discover new drugs"

Enza Lacivita

Department of Pharmacy-Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Bari Aldo Moro

"Targeting Formyl Peptide Receptors to tackle inflammation in neurodegenerative disorders and cancer"

Alessia Petrocchi


"Identification and development of potent and bioavailable allosteric SHP2 inhibitors for the treatment of RAS-driven tumors"

Paolo Rovero

Interdepartmental Research Unit of Peptide and Protein Chemistry and Biology,
Department of NEUROFARBA,
University of Florence

"The contribution of peptide research to the fight against SARS-CoV-2: from vaccines to antivirals"

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