University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Chemistry

UVM Humphrey Symposium 2012

The 31st Annual Esther and Bingham J. Humphrey Memorial Symposium in Chemistry

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Fall UVM photo
Photo: Sally McCay, UVM Photographer

Held in

Angell Lecture Hall B112

of the Cook Physical Sciences Building

82 University Place

the University of Vermont

Symposium Topic:

State-of-the-Art Drug Discovery: New Techniques and Recent Achievements

Symposium Schedule

8:30 AM Registration & continental breakfast – Billings North Lounge (not the Cook Building)
9:10 AM Introductory Remarks
9:15 AM Timothy Guzi
Director, Medicinal Chemistry
Merck & Co., Inc.
Discovery of SCH 900776, A Potent and Selective CHK1 Inhibitor
10:15 AM Steven J. Taylor
Director, Medicinal Chemistry
Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
Fragment Based Drug Discovery: Application to the Identification and Optimization of MMP-13 Inhibitors
11:15 AM Coffee BreakBillings North Lounge
11:30 AM Roger Tung
President & CEO
Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
From D Molecule to D Medicine: Towards the Creation of Deuterated Drugs
12:30 PM Lunch: Billings North Lounge – Provided for all participants
2:00 PM Fin


If you plan to attend the Humphrey Symposium:

  • Respond to Prof. Josè Madalengoitia to register:
    • by e-mail:
    • by phone: 802 656-8247
    • by FAX: 802 656-8705
    • by mail:Chemistry Department, University of Vermont, Cook Physical Science Building, Burlington, 82 University Place, Burlington, VT 05405-0125
  • There is NO registration or attendance FEE
  • We do not have hotel rooms reserved in advance for this symposium.  You must make your own hotel reservations in the Burlington area.  However, you can call (802 656-2594) or send an e-mail for assistance.

Directions to the University of Vermont and the Humphrey Symposium:

  • General directions to the Cook Building can be obtained from our web page.  The closest parking on Saturday for the Humphrey Symposium is the parking lot behind Perkins, Votey, & Torrey Halls.  This parking lot is accessed from Colchester Ave, between the FAHC hospital entrance and University Place.
  • PDF map showing the Votey parking lot
  • UVM campus map

Last modified August 22 2012 12:06 PM