The University of Silesia will host Prof. Zhendong Jin from the University of Iowa (USA), who will conduct online seminars on chemical synthesis. The second meeting “Novel Anticancer Drug Development Inspired by Anticancer Natural Product OSW-1” will take place on 27 October 2021 at 4 p.m..
The subject of the seminar
OSW-1 is a potent anti-cancer product. During the seminar, Prof. Zhendong Jin will talk about the efforts made in order to develop the complete synthesis of the OSW-1 product along with medical and biological studies.
About the lecturer
Prof. Zhendong Jin is a world-class scientist dealing with research at the interface of chemistry and biology, especially the synthesis of complex chemical compounds of natural origin and medical application. For ten years, he has been working on the development of new generation anti-cancerous pharmaceuticals, against malignant tumours for which no effective pharmacotherapy exists so far. With his team, they have successfully developed innovative technology for pharmaceutical agents development inspired by natural products. His team have developed two promising first-class anti-cancer pharmaceuticals. Prof. Zhendong Jin is an employee of the UI College of Pharmacy in Iowa City, USA.
The lectures will be held via Zoom. You can register at formularze.us.edu.pl/spotkania_naukowe.
Development of novel anticancer agents project has been financed by the Metropolis GZM within the “Metropolitan Science Support Fund” programme in 2019–2022. The fund amounted to PLN 15,741.00.