Symposium Emerging Technologies in Drug Discovery and Development

Thursday, August 23, 2018
Biopartner Building 1 (Auditorium)
J.H. Oortweg 21, 2333 CH, Leiden

You and your colleagues are invted to the Symposium 'Emerging Technologies in Drug Discovery and Development', on Thursday August 23rd. 

A panel of interesting speakers are lined up for you. The speakers are Marco de Boer from NTrans Technologies, Tomas Bos from Glycostem and Frank Beurskens from Genmab. Each speaker will address the scientific implications of their company's technology in drug discovery and development programs.


  • 14:30 Walk-in
  • 15:00 NTrans Technologies - Marco de Boer (CEO)
     ‘iTOP: CRISPR delivery with a pinch of salt’
  • 15:40 IMIHGOM B.V. - Olivier Smulders (Intern)
    ‘Technology landscape in oncology drug discovery and drug development’
  • 16:00 Mimetas - Karin de Nijs (Intern)
  • 16:20 Break
  • 16:40 Glycostem - Tomas Bos (Senior Research Manager)
    ‘CAR-NK: the big promise for a universal cancer cure’
  • 17:20 Genmab - Frank Beurskens (Senior Scientist)
    ‘Translating antibody structure-function relations into therapy: the power of imagination’
  • 18:00 Drinks

To attend

Attendance is free, kindly register by sending an email to The closing day for registration is Tuesday August 21st. Walk-ins are welcome.

There will be drinks and snacks present.

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