PEGS: The Essential Protein
Engineering Summit concluded
its 13th annual event in Boston this spring with record-setting attendance of more than 2,300 participants.
Delegates experienced world
renowned keynotes, track sessions, round-table discussions, tutorials and short
courses all set in Boston’s vibrant Seaport District.
Event Highlights Include:
- Plenary keynote
session featuring Sir Gregory Winter, one of the early pioneers of
the science of protein engineering, and Tim Whitehead, Assistant Professor at Michigan State
University, and PEGS 2017 Young Scientist Keynote honoree.
- The speaker
lineup included distinguished faculty from top pharmaceutical companies,
academic institutions, and government agencies.
- Poster competition winners, Nan Li from
NIH NCI, and Victoria Wood from University College London were among 250+
poster presenters sharing their research in the poster sessions.
round-table breakout groups engaged the crowd for peer-to-peer discussion and future
Exhibit Hall was packed with service and product providers showcasing the
latest technologies in the field.
thought the conference was well organized, as usual, but particularly in regard
to the breadth of topics covered and the connections made between disciplines
was nice to see – very forward looking.”
talks were all very high quality and the networking opportunities and
round-tables last night were very good too.”
United States Pharmacopeial Convention
had a great set of interactions with folks at the meeting, and glad to see the
programs and attendance remain very strong.”
University of Delaware