2021 Attendee Profile

2021 reached record attendance with over 290 registrants!

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Exec Director                                          ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc                                  
Director CMC                                           ADRES                                                       
Senior Director Bus Dev                                    Ajinomoto Bio Pharma Svcs                                   
Manager Regulatory Affairs                            Akcea Therapeutics                                          
Director CMC Regulatory Affairs                        Akcea Therapeutics                                          
Scientist                                         Alnylam Pharmaceuticals                                     
Scientist                                         Alnylam Pharmaceuticals                                     
Director Process & Analytical Sciences                 Alnylam Pharmaceuticals                                     
Associate Director                                         Alnylam Pharmaceuticals                                     
Senior Scientist                                      Amgen Inc                                                   
Senior Research Fellow                                Arcturus Therapeutics Inc                                   
Principal Scientist                               Arcturus Therapeutics Inc                                   
VP & Head                                         Aro Biotherapeutics                                         
Senior Scientist II                                   Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc                               
Senior Scientist II                                   Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc                               
Senior Scientist & Program Lead                       Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc                               
Director Biology                                       Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc                               
Chief Commercial Officer                          Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc                               
Principal Scientist & Expert                      Asahi Kasei Pharma Co Ltd                                   
Senior Scientist                                      Astellas Innovation Mgmt LLC                                
Fellow                                            Bern Univ of Applied Sciences                               
Exec Director                                          Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Ctr                           
Senior Program Officer                                Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation                             
Postdoctoral Scientist                            Biogen                                                      
Associate Director ASO Process Engineering & Mfg           Biogen                                                      
Associate Director                                         Biogen                                                      
Senior Scientist I                                    BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc                                 
Scientist II                                      BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc                                 
Principal Scientist                               BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc                                 
Manager Chemical Dev & Mfg                            BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc                                 
Grp VP Quality & Process Dev                      BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc                                 
Formulation Scientist                             BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc                                 
Exec Director                                          BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc                                 
Director Chemical Dev & Mfg                            BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc                                 
Communication & Marketing Manager                     Biospring GmbH                                              
Associate Professor Medicine                               Brigham & Womens Hospital                                   
Senior Research Investigator                          Bristol Myers Squibb Co                                     
Senior Director                                            Bristol Myers Squibb Co                                     
Principal Scientist                               Bristol Myers Squibb Co                                     
Chemist                                           Bristol Myers Squibb Co                                     
Associate Director Global Regulatory Sciences CMC          Bristol Myers Squibb Co                                     
Scientist & Manager                                   Cardior Pharmaceuticals GmbH                                
Graduate Student                                  Catholic Univ of Korea                                      
Senior Research Scientist                             Charles River Labs                                          
Research Fellow                                   Childrens Hospital Boston                                   
StaffClarivate                                                   
Senior Researcher                                     Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology           
Senior Research Associate                                 Development Ctr for Biotechnology                           
Scientist II                                      Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc                                 
Associate Scientist II                                Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc                                 
Associate Director Bioanalytical Chemistry                 Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc                                 
VP Bus Dev                                        DrugScan                                                    
Distinguished Scientist                           Eisai Inc                                                   
Director Preclinical Drug Safety                       Eisai Inc                                                   
Scientist                                         Eisai Rsch Inst                                             
StaffEli Lilly & Co                                              
Senior Research Scientist                             Eli Lilly & Co                                              
Senior Research Advisor                               Eli Lilly & Co                                              
Asst Professor Cell & Developmental Biology            Email Address Only                                          
Chemist                                           FDA                                                         
StaffFlamingo Therapeutics                                       
StaffFlamingo Therapeutics                                       
VP                                                Geron Corp                                                  
Professor                                              Ghent Univ                                                  
Senior Manager                                    GlaxoSmithKline                                             
Senior Director Chemical Dev                               GlaxoSmithKline                                             
Director Chemistry Dev                                 GlaxoSmithKline                                             
Director                                               GlaxoSmithKline                                             
Associate Director Tech Svcs                               GlaxoSmithKline                                             
Associate Director Chemical Dev                            GlaxoSmithKline                                             
Associate Manager                                         Green Cross R&D Ctr                                         
Director                                               Gruenenthal GmbH                                            
Research Scientist II                             H Lee Moffitt Cancer Ctr & Research Institute               
Head                                              Hansoh Bio LLC                                              
Head                                              Hansoh Bio LLC                                              
Staff Scientist II                                Harvard Univ                                                
Staff Engineer II                                 Harvard Univ                                                
Research Fellow                                   Harvard Univ                                                
StaffHitGen Inc                                                  
Senior Scientist                                      Honeywell                                                   
Chemist II                                        Horizon Discovery                                           
Senior Director                                            Horizon Pharma                                              
GVP                                               Horizon Pharma                                              
Senior Director Product Dev & Technology                   Horizon Therapeutics plc                                    
Senior Director Dev Sciences                               Horizon Therapeutics plc                                    
Principal Scientist                               Horizon Therapeutics PLC                                    
Exec Director                                          Horizon Therapeutics PLC                                    
Principle Scientist                               Imnewrun Biosciences Inc                                    
Team Leader                                       Institute of Chemical & Engineering Sciences                
Scientist                                         Intellia Therapeutics Inc                                   
Director Translational Research & Chemistry            inviCRO LLC                                                 
VP Innovation                                     Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc                                   
VP Cardiovascular Drug Discovery                  Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc                                   
VP & Head                                         Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc                                   
Regulatory Affairs Manager                            Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc                                   
Senior Analytical Scientist                           Janssen Pharmaceutica NV                                    
Senior Scientist                                      Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical R&D                        
Scientist Discovery Sciences                      Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical R&D                        
Graduate Student                                  JW Goethe Univ                                              
Principal Scientist                               Kairos Bioconsulting                                        
CEO                                               Korro Bio Inc                                               
Senior Scientist                                      LEO Pharma Inc                                              
Director Oligonucleotide Process Dev & Mfg             LGC Biosearch Technologies                                  
Oncologist                                        London Regional Cancer Ctr                                  
StaffMallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals                                
Senior Principal Synthetic Chemist                    Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals                                
Senior Principal Analytical Chemist                   Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals                                
Senior Director Chemistry                                  Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals                                
Senior Chemist                                        Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals                                
Research Asst                                     Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals                                
Principal Research Scientist                      Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals                                
Principal Chemist                                 Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals                                
Fellow & Manager                                      Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals                                
Fellow                                            Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals                                
Senior Director Quality Control                            MassBiologics                                               
Senior Director                                            MassBiologics                                               
Associate Professor                                        Maxillofacial Surgery Svcs MFSS                             
Senior Director Strategic Intermediates Intl               Midas Pharma GmbH                                           
Project Manager                                       Midas Pharma GmbH                                           
Researcher & Project Manager                          NIH NCATS                                                   
Senior Investigator                                   NIH NIA                                                     
Associate Manager                                         Nippon Shinyaku Co Ltd                                      
Research Chemist                                  NIST                                                        
Grp Leader                                        NITTO DENKO Avecia Inc                                      
VP Non Clinical Project Mgmt                      Novo Nordisk AS                                             
StaffNovo Nordisk AS                                             
Senior VP Global Research                             Novo Nordisk AS                                             
Senior Scientist                                      Novo Nordisk AS                                             
Senior Scientist                                      Novo Nordisk AS                                             
Research Specialist                               Novo Nordisk AS                                             
Director Nonclinical Project                           Novo Nordisk AS                                             
Director Non Clinical Project                          Novo Nordisk AS                                             
Senior Research Scientist                             Novo Nordisk Research Ctr                                   
Principal Scientist                               Novo Nordisk Research Ctr China                             
Marketing Manager                                     Pace Analytical Life Sciences                               
Senior Principal Scientist                            Pfizer Inc                                                  
Manager                                               Pfizer Inc                                                  
Exec Director & Global Lead Internal Medicine          Pfizer Inc                                                  
Product Manager                                       PolyPeptide Labs Inc                                        
President                                         PolyPeptide Labs Inc                                        
Head                                              PolyPeptide Labs Inc                                        
Director Bus Dev & Head Sales                          PolyPeptide Labs Inc                                        
VP Nonclinical Safety                             Praxis Precision Medicines                                  
Scientist                                         Primordial Genetics                                         
CEO                                               ProQR Therapeutics NV                                       
Chief Dev Officer                                 PYC Therapeutics                                            
CSO                                               Quark Pharmaceuticals                                       
VP Bus Dev                                        Regulus Therapeutics Inc                                    
Principal Scientist                               Roche Innovation Ctr Copenhagen                             
Associate Manager                                         RTW Investments                                             
Senior Researcher                                     Samyang Biopharmaceuticals Corp                             
Senior Principal Research Scientist                   Singapore General Hospital                                  
Senior Scientist                                      Sirnaomics Inc                                              
Scientist                                         Stoke Therapeutics                                          
Student                                           Sungkyunkwan Univ                                           
R&D Manager                                           Sylentis SA                                                 
Director Regulatory Affairs                            Syner G Pharma CMC Consulting LLC                           
Regulatory Affairs Manager                            Synthon BV                                                  
StaffTakeda California Inc                                       
Principal Scientist                               Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd                                
Principal Researcher                              Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd                                
Head                                              Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd                                
Associate Director                                         Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd                                
Associate Director                                         Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd                                
Associate Scientific Fellow                           Takeda Pharmaceuticals Inc                                  
Scientist II                                      Takeda San Diego                                            
Principal Scientist                               Takeda San Diego                                            
Director Oligonucleotide Chemistry                     Takeda San Diego                                            
Scientist                                         TCR2 Therapeutics Inc                                       
Senior Bus Dev Manager                                    Thermo Fisher Scientific                                    
Product Manager                                       Thermo Fisher Scientific                                    
Senior Bus Dev Manager                                    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc                                
Project Asst Professor                                 Tokyo Medical & Dental Univ                                 
VP Chemistry Mfg & Controls                       TriSalus Life Sciences                                      
Chief of Research                                 TriSalus Life Sciences                                      
Professor & Director ChemBioPharm                           Univ of Bordeaux II                                         
Lecturer                                          Univ of California San Diego                                
Scientist                                         Univ of Connecticut Farmington                              
PostDoc Fellow                                    Univ of Massachusetts                                       
Oligonucleotide Chemist                           Univ of Massachusetts                                       
Graduate Student                                  Univ of Massachusetts                                       
Advisory Board Member                             Univ of Pennsylvania                                        
Associate Professor                                        Univ of Tokyo                                               
Associate Professor                                        Univ of Warwick                                             
Associate Professor                                        Univ Ramon Llull                                            
Scientist                                         Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc                                  
Toxicologist                                      Vir Biotechnology Inc                                       
Specialist                                        Vir Biotechnology Inc                                       
Scientist II                                      Vir Biotechnology Inc                                       
Associate Director CMC Quality Control                     Vir Biotechnology Inc                                       
Principal Scientist                               Vor Biopharma Inc                                           
Principal Application Chemist                     Waters Corp                                                 
Scientist                                         WAVE Life Sciences                                          
Research Associate II                                 WAVE Life Sciences                                          
Project Manager                                       WAVE Life Sciences USA Inc                                  
President & CEO                                   Wings Therapeutics                                          
Research Professor                                     Wonkwang Univ                                               
Student                                           Zhejiang Univ                                               

 

 

 

2020 Event Features:

OPT Congress 2020 Features:

The Oligonucleotide & Precision Therapeutics Congress 2020 brought record attendance last year, with over 250+ professionals from the oligonucleotide discovery and development field. With 2 expanded conferences, poster viewing sessions, an educational short course, exhibit hall and networking opportunities, and several breakout discussions, the event proved that we can still connect and engage the same way we do at in-person events. We hope you will join us in March 2021.

 


2019 Attendee Profile

OPT Congress 2019
Attended by more than 130 unique companies

The Fourth Annual “Oligonucleotide & Precision Therapeutics” (OPT Congress) was held March 26-28, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

More than 200 industry leaders from 14 different countries joined the 2-day program dedicated to Oligonucleotide Discovery & Delivery, CMC and Regulatory Strategies. In addition, we delivered two in-depth symposiums focusing on Drug Discovery for Rare Diseases and New Frontiers in Gene Editing and Repair. NEW for 2020 we will be assessing the impact of AI on drug discovery.

The congress participation was represented well with 55% attended by executives. With more than 65% of the audience from biotech, another 15% from pharma, and the event represented by 130+ unique organizations, this event will continue to gather a diverse body of attendees from around the world to network, share ideas, and discuss cutting-edge science and technology.

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2019 Event Features

  • 200+ Participants
  • 2 Conferences
  • 2 Symposium
  • Dinner Courses
  • Dedicated Poster Viewing Sessions
  • Dedicated Exhibit Hall Hours and Networking Functions

Hear what a few people had to say about OPT Congress 2019

“Well balanced content, perfectly executed logistics.”
     Dmitry S., PhD, CTO, Sirnaomics

“The scientific quality of the presentations was very high and the opportunities for networking were excellent.”
Ekkehard L., PhD, Senior Director, R&D Alliance Management, Sanofi

With special thanks to our Executive Advisory Board who help to shape the program:

  • Arthur Levin, PhD, Executive Vice President, Research and Development, Avidity Biosciences
  • Muthiah (Mano) Manoharan, PhD, Senior Vice President, Drug Discovery, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
  • Dmitry Samarsky, PhD, CTO, Sirnaomics
  • Lubo Nechev, PhD, Vice President Process and Analytical Sciences, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
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RNA Targeting with Antisense Oligonucleotides: Present and Future
Geary_RichardRichard S. Geary, PhD, Senior Vice President, Development, Ionis Pharmaceuticals

Key Contacts

For content and speaker suggestions
Oligonucleotide Discovery and Development

Gemma Smith
Senior Director, Conferences
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
T: +447754.518.131
E: gsmith@cambridgeinnovationinstitute.com

For partnering and sponsorship information:

Shannon Kresge 
Business Development Manager 
781-972-1343
E: skresge@healthtech.com

For media partnerships:

Dan Miller, Marketing Manager
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
T: (+1) 781.972.5492
E: dmiller@healthtech.com



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