The scope of the conference includes, but not limited to, the following topics:

1.    Physico-chemical methods and instrumentation in the physico-chemical profiling of drug substances, ADME and DMPK:
- ionization, solubility, lipophilicity, permeability
- PAMPA assays and different PAMPA models
- methods for the determination of physico-chemical properties of drugs: potentiometry, spectroscopy, chromatography etc.
- instrumental methods in ADMET
- ADME/PK modelling
- bioavailability and DMPK
- lead optimization
- high throughput screening
2.    Determination and characterization of different solid forms, hydrates and polymorphs:
- Thermal methods (TG, DSC, microcalorimetry and combined techniques)
- solid state NMR
- X- ray diffraction (XRD)
- spectral techniques (FTIR, Raman, NIR)
- DVS (dynamic vapour sorption)
- counterfeit detection
3.    Separation and analytical techniques of importance in medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical research:
- molecular interactions (NMR, SPR, Fluorescence, MS, EPR)
- molecular imaging
- chiral separations
- process analytical technologies
- metabolic profiling
- analysis of biomolecules, proteins, carbohydrates
- protein and nucleic acids sequencing and dynamics
- genomics, proteomics and metabonomics
4.    Computational methods and modelling:
- in silico screening and molecular modelling
- bioinformatics and cheminformatics


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