WASHINGTON, April 29, 2010 — News media and others interested in the chemical sciences are invited to join the next in a series of American Chemical Society (ACS) Webinars™, focusing on professional growth and development.
Scheduled for Thursday, May 6, 2 – 3 p.m. EDT, the free ACS Webinars™ will feature Ann Newman, Ph.D., of Seventh Street Development Group, specializing in solid state and pharmaceutical services consulting and training., speaking on “From a Beaker to a Bottle: Overview of the Drug Discovery and Development Process for Small Molecule Therapeutics.”
The ACS Webinars™ connect you with subject experts and global thought leaders in chemical sciences, management, and business to addresses current topics of interest to scientific and engineering professionals. Each webinar includes a short presentation followed by a Q & A session.
News media and scientists can tune into the conference without charge, but must register in advance.
Newman’s topics will include:
Newman has more than 20 years of large pharma and contract research experience. She received her Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Connecticut and then performed characterization studies on a wide range of pharmaceutical systems at Bristol-Meyers Squibb, covering drug substance and product scale-up from late drug discovery to launch and manufacturing. She later became vice president of Materials Science at SSCI, Inc., and then served as vice president of R&D at Aptuit. Newman holds an adjunct faculty position in industrial and physical pharmacy at Purdue University, and is an author/collaborator of more than 100 articles, book chapters and scientific presentations.