Cambridge Cheminformatics Newsletter, 19 February 2021 – Events, Vacancies, and more!

Dear All,

I would like to circulate some current Cheminformatics (and related) news to everyone as follows:

As for our next Cambridge Cheminformatics Meeting please note that this will take place on 2 June, from 4-6pm (UK time), via Zoom. Please save the date for now, the detailed programme will be out in due course (see http://c-inf.net/ for updates), and if you wish to present on this (or a future) occasion please just get in touch, thanks a lot.

Events (generally online and free)

22-24 February 2021
AI medicine and novel drug target discovery
https://milnerai.eventbrite.co.uk

23/24 February 2021
Therapeutic Innovation for the New Decade (ELRIG event)
https://www.myeventflo.com/event.asp?part=7&evID=2297

24 February 2021
AI3SD Winter Seminar Series: Materials Machine Learning (MML)
https://ai3sd-winter-series-240221.eventbrite.co.uk/

27 February 2021
AI in Drug Discovery Conference (by the Imperial College Computational Biology Society)
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ai-in-drug-discovery-conference-tickets-137254510937

14 April 2021 (and subsequent dates)
AI 4 Proteins Seminar Series 2021
https://www.ai3sd.org/ai3sd-online-seminar-series/ai4proteins-seminar-series-2021/

21/22 April 2022
BioSolveIT DrugSpace symposium
https://www.biosolveit.de/drugspace-symposium-spring-2021/

26-28 May 2021
European Chemical Biology Symposium
https://ecbs2021.eu/

Vacancies

UK
Head of Chemoinformatics
Medicines Discovery Catapult
Alderley Park
http://mdc.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=5f654b99-2b5a-47cb-aefb-9aa2d5edfb26

Research Scientist, Quantum Algorithms
Cambridge Quantum Computing
Cambridge
https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2383006931

Computational Chemist
Domainex
Cambridge
https://www.domainex.co.uk/careers#10

Research and Applications Scientist/Editorial Assistant
Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC)
Cambridge
https://www.ccdc.cam.ac.uk/theccdcprofile/careers/

Discovery Data Manager
SoseiHeptares
Cambridge
https://cezanneondemand.intervieweb.it/heptares/jobs/discovery_data_manager_11995/en/

University Academic Fellow in High-Throughput Molecular Discovery
Leeds University
Leeds
https://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=EPSCH1024

Computational Chemists
AstraZeneca
Cambridge
https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2408393082

Applied Computational Toxicologist
GSK
Ware
https://jobs.gsk.com/en-gb/jobs/269135?lang=en-us

Chemoinformatics Data Scientist, Computational Chemist
BenevolentAI
https://www.benevolent.com/jobs/cheminformatics-data-scientist
https://www.benevolent.com/jobs/computational-chemist

Europe

Assistant Professor in Artificial Intelligence and Structure-Based Drug Discovery
Universiteit Leiden
Leiden, The Netherlands
https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/vacatures/2021/q1/21-040-assistant-professor-in-artificial-intelligence-and-structure-based-drug-discovery

Senior Machine Learing Engineer/Drug Hunter/Senior Drug Hunter
Aqemia
Paris, France
https://www.aqemia.com/careers

15 PhD positions, Advanced machine learning for Innovative Drug Discovery (AIDD) Project
Various cities in Europe
http://ai-dd.eu/esr-positions

Scientist Artificial Intelligence
Sanofi
Frankfurt, Germany
https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2408204596

World

Scientist – Computation & Informatics
Relay Therapeutics
Cambridge, MA
https://jobs.lever.co/relaytx/33f8c49e-05c1-4db4-b415-0cee2feabece

Applications Scientists
Schrodinger
Various locations
https://www.schrodinger.com/careers

Project Managers/Data Scientists/Data Curators
Rancho Biosciences
Across USA/worldwide
https://ranchobiosciences.com/careers/

Cheminformatics

BiasDB – A manually curated database of biased GPCR ligands
https://biasdb.drug-design.de/
(finer and finer levels of ligand biology unravelโ€ฆ)

The recording of the Cambridge Cheminformatics Meeting on 10 February 2021 is now available:
(with contributions by Albert Kooistra on the kinase database KLIFS, Andrew Henry on Reverse Fingerprints, and Alex Clark on Mixture InChIs/MInChIs)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ILc0owuEzQ

โ€ฆ and beyond Cheminformatics

Artificial intelligence in drug discovery: what is realistic, what are illusions? Part 2: a discussion of chemical and biological data
(follow up of first publication with a particular focus on data, now online in Drug Discovery Today as Open Access)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drudis.2020.11.037

I believe that this is all from my side for now – if you would like to present at one of our next Cambridge Cheminformatics Meetings, or have any information for me to circulate, please just get in touch and let me know, cheers!

Best wishes,
Andreas

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