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Saturday, June 23 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Opening Keynote: "Open Science for the Public Good"

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Keynote: Open Science for the Public Good
Our charitable organization, Structural Genomics Consortium, is robustly funded by governments, foundations and 10 pharmaceutical companies and carries out research of relevance to drug discovery.  Our core open science principles commit to put data, reagents, lab notebooks and advances in drug discovery into the public domain without patents and without restriction on use.   Our position is that sharing our science freely is the way to have the greatest impact on science, society and industry.

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Aled Edwards

CEO, Structural Genomics Consortium
Dr. Aled Edwards is the founding CEO of the Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC), a public-private partnership that supports the discovery of new medicines through open access research. He is also Professor at the University of Toronto and Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford. Trained as a protein biochemist at McGill University (with Peter Braun) an... Read More →

Saturday June 23, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
Room 205, Faculty of Information