Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

9:00am EDT


Thursday, September 16th, 2021

3:00pm EDT


CAS at Undruggable Leaders Forum

With increased interest in drug R&D seeking to unlock previously “undruggable” targets, there are crucial questions which must be answered to ensure that these ground-breaking approaches reach their potential.

Join CAS and other leaders and research pioneers to learn about the best approaches against historically intractable targets.

CAS Presentations

Wednesday, September 15

4:20pm-5:15pm EDT

Panel Discussion with Open Q&A – How Do We Address the Key Challenges in Undruggable?

- What is the single biggest challenge when tackling previously undrugged targets? 

- How can we accelerate proof of concept for undruggable targets?

Featuring Angela Zhou, Head of Scientific Insights, CAS

Thursday, September 16

11:50am - 12:15pm EDT

Presentation – Find the Critical Information You Need to Unlock Undruggable Targets

-Explore how to improve your ability to identify targets within the increasingly complex and interconnected chemical and biological spaces

-Learn how to accelerate innovation by uncovering novel insights from vast amounts of data in areas such as RNA, protein therapeutics, and biologics

-A look at a case study exploring innovative approaches to data retrieval and management that improve R&D efficiency

Matthew McBride, Director of IP Services, CAS



Written By

Matthew J. McBride

Director, IP Services at CAS
Written By

Angela Zhou

Information Scientist, CAS

Angela Zhou is an Information Scientist at CAS. She earned her Ph.D. in Molecular Pharmacology and toxicology from University of Southern California. She was further trained as a cell biologist at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and worked in the area of cancer biology at Harvard Medical School. She was a faculty member at Missouri State University and Denison University prior to joining CAS.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 · 4:00 am – 5:00 pm EST | Online

More than chemistry: biosequence searching in CAS SciFinderⁿ

This SciFinder webinar shows how protein and nucleic acid information from CAS is now combined with submitted sequence data from NCBI, giving you access to more than one billion sequence data points to explore using BLAST, CDR or Motif search algorithms. 

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 · 5:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT | Online

Search better: tips and tricks for structure and reaction searching in CAS SciFinderⁿ

This SciFinder webinar focuses on best practices for getting the most relevant results when searching for specific compound classes, like polymers, isotopes, and coordination compounds. 

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 · 4:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT | Online

Green Chemistry: going green on Earth Day and beyond

This SciFinder webinar will demonstrate the comprehensive content and search capabilities in SciFinder that will make it your go-to solution for retrieving sustainable approaches related to your research topic. 

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 · 4:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT | Online

Get the best results: refining your reference searches

This SciFinder webinar covers best practices for making reference searches as effective as possible. See how to focus on text search results, and ways to work with your answers.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 · 4:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT | Online

Get the best result: refining substance and reaction searches

This SciFinder webinar outlines best practices for making substance and reaction searches as effective as possible. See how to customize a search to give you the results you want, and then effectively work with your answer set.