February 2013, GSK Stevenage
A debate organised to discuss how synthetic biology may transform the way we make molecules in the future, including discussions around enzyme optimisation, biosynthesis and pathways, and future applications of synthetic biology
Using Synthetic Biology to Dial-a-Molecule II: Defining the path to success
February 2013, GSK Stevenage
Drug Discovery: Leveraging Academic Impact Through Novel Fragments
February 2013, University of Huddersfield
A theme event held in collaboration with SMSdrug.net and the 3D Fragment Consortium
First Annual Meeting of Dial-a-Molecule Grand Challenge Network
July 2012, University of Warwick
The first meeting held after the funding renewal, discussing the progress the Network had made in the initial phase and the opportunities available in the second phase. The Roadmap was formally published on this day.
Rapid Reaction Analysis Workshop
September 2011, University of Strathclyde
Held under the Rapid Reaction Analysis theme, the workshop tackled one of the challenges crucial to Dial-a-Molecule: how can we analyse reactions faster, ideally in real time?
Reactor Platforms for the 21st Century Lab
August 2011, GSK Stevenage
A two-day meeting containing plenary talks and breakout discussion sessions aimed at defining future research agenda and to produce ideas and directions for the Roadmap
A Step Change in Synthesis Meeting
August 2011, AstraZeneca
Held under the “A step-change in molecular synthesis theme”, this two day meeting included presentations from the champions of the theme and small group discussions on the emerging themes in synthesis
The Smart Laboratory: Towards a national ELN meeting
July 2011, Southampton
A two day meeting held under the Lab of the Future theme to tackle the important matters regarding the need to capture information on all reactions carried out, not just the most successful, and how ELNs in academia can play a part in this
Predicting Reaction Outcomes and Developing Perfect Reactions
July 2011, Syngenta
A two-day meeting that was divided between informative, provocative assessments of the state of the art and key future directions from invited speakers and small group discussions on thematic new areas of research.
Selectivity, Sustainability, Predictability: Multi-Disciplinary Issues for 21st Century Catalysis
July 2011, AstraZeneca
A two-day meeting run under the catalysis theme with sessions on “New Reactivity: Target Driven Catalysis“, “Intervention-free Synthesis by Phase-Distinct Multi-Dimensional Catalysis” and “Engineering Control Through Fundamental Mechanistic Understanding“
Chemistry Innovation Stakeholder Meeting
June 2011, Birmingham
Dial-a-Molecule attended the 5th Annual Stakeholder forum organised by Chemistry Innovation and were able to inform key members from the chemistry-using industries about the aims and opportunities of Dial-a-Molecule.