Thoughts on an Evolving Drug Discovery Strategy
Wed, June 3, 6pm – 7pm
10300 Campus Point Drive, Torrey Pines Conference Room, San Diego, CA 92121
Dr. Katerina Leftheris
Senior Director of Chemistry, Celgene Corporation
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
6:00 PM Social Hour, Light Supper
7:00 PM Lecture
10300 Campus Point Drive
Torrey Pines Conference Room
San Diego, CA 92121
By Tuesday June 2, 2015
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Katerina joined Celgene in January, 2013 as Sr. Director of Chemistry, San Diego. She has over 24 years of drug discovery experience in the Pharmaceutical industry, both in large pharma and biotech. Katerina has built and led successful teams with strong and creative problem-solving skills. This has resulted in over 8 agents entering the clinic for inflammatory disease, oncology, diabetes, and CNS.
At Celgene, Katerina oversees the San Diego Chemistry team and is responsible for the internal SD chemistry effort associated with delivering high quality small molecule clinical candidates. In building an industry-leadin
Prior to joining Celgene, Katerina was Sr. Director of Chemistry for Vitae Pharmaceuticals
Katerina received her BA degree in Chemistry from Smith College and her PhD degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of California, San Diego, completing her postdoctoral training (NIH Postdoctoral Fellow) at the University of Pennsylvania. She currently has over 100 published papers and issued patents.
For more information, please click here: The San Diego Chemist.