Jason Cross

Company: MD Anderson Cancer Center

Job title: Institute Director



Panel Discussion: Debating the Challenges & Opportunities of the Structural Techniques Toolbox to Overcome Hurdles & Optimize Structure Based-Drug Design 1:30 pm

  • Dissecting the practical strengths and weaknesses of NMR, X-Ray crystallography, Cryo-EM, and Cryo-ET in current drug design projects
  • Proposing innovative strategies to overcome challenges and synergize and integrate techniques

day: Day 1

Unveiling the Protein Universe: Structure-Based Drug Design with NMR, X-Ray Crystallography, & Cryo-EM 9:35 am

This workshop delves into the world of structure-based drug design, where understanding and capturing protein structures holds the key to rationalizing transformative therapies in drug discovery. Whether you’re a seasoned structural biologist or a curious newcomer, this interactive session will equip you with the knowledge and practical skills to leverage the powerful tools at your fingertips.

  • Shining a spotlight on the theoretical and practical nuances of each technique to maximise the opportunity, appreciating the strengths, limitations, and complementary roles in drug design
  • Navigating the world of structure-based drug design to understand how each technique reveals pivotal details on protein structure and function
  • Leveraging cutting-edge protocols to generate high-quality protein structures, maximizing data acquisition and analysis efficiently
  • Discovering the diverse applications of structural techniques in drug discovery and development, understanding how each technique contributes to the drug design process

day: Pre-Conference Day

Jason Cross