March 5-6, 2015: R. Bryan Miller Symposium at UC Davis


ACS Sacramento is proud to be a sponsor of the 2015 R. Bryan Miller Symposium, which will be two full days this year. Speakers include (pictured above from left to right) Chi-Huey Wong of Academia Sinica Taipei, Kendall Houk of UCLA, Sheila David of UC Davis, and Laura Kiessling as the Plenary Speaker from UC Berkeley. The following is from the UC Davis Department of Chemistry web site:

March 5 – 1st Annual Rare Disease Conference

The first symposium of its kind to take a pioneering look at rare disease research, the obstacles and new approaches that are shaping the future of research and how to treat difficult diseases. Learn from key experts as they share their perspective, the challenges and their paths to success in driving innovation towards finding cures for people living with rare disease.  Speakers and panels from academia, industry and patient advocacy groups will share perspectives on driving innovation towards finding cures for people living with rare disease.

March 6 – 15th Annual R. Bryan Miller Symposium

The Miller Symposium celebrates Professor Bryan Miller’s pioneering research, which laid the groundwork for the current thriving research programs in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Chemical Biology in the Department of Chemistry at UC Davis  Top speakers from the world of chemical biology will share cutting edge research results and perspectives on the future of biologically relevant chemistry research.

Here is the event flyer.

Author: Bill Miller

Bill Miller is a Councilor of the Sacramento Section of the ACS. He also teaches chemistry at Sacramento City College.

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