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The 2021 Awardees

Congratulations!

  • Alan Saghatelian, PhD, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
    Light Emitting Genomics (LEGO) Probes to Visualize, Capture, and Profile Rare, Transient Complexes Vital to Cellular Function

  • Elizabeth Sattely, PhD, Stanford University
    Covalent and non-covalent mechanisms of immune modulation by dietary small molecules

  • Xiao Wang, PhD, The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
    Harnessing chemical modifications for mRNA therapeutics

2021 ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM GOES DIGITAL

Ono Pharma Foundation organizes an annual symposium where research scientists are given the opportunity to present their research findings and encourage scientific exchanges to accelerate advancements in the field and promote open scientific dialogue.

Date: June 28th, 2021 at 4-6 pm, PST (7-9 pm, EST )

Location: Online Webinar (Registration required)

Symposium Program

The 2020 Awardees

Congratulations!

  • Michael Erb, PhD, The Scripps Research Institute
    Cell-based ligand discovery to identify and address novel cancer targets

  • Yamuna Krishnan, PhD, University of Chicago
    Lysosomal Ca2+ regulation in neurodegeneration

  • Jonathan Long, PhD, Stanford University
    Interrogating bioactive N-acyl amino acid lipids in metabolic and neurological diseases

  • Jason Sello, PhD, University of California –San Francisco
    Leveraging Behavioral Profiling and Whole-Brain Imaging in Zebrafish for the Discovery and Characterization of Neuroactive Small Molecules

  • Eranthie Weerapana, PhD and Jianmin Gao, PhD, Boston College
    Interrogating the cell-surface proteome with covalent phage libraries

2020 Annual Symposium Canceled

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, 2020 annual symposium on June 25th was canceled. Please save the date for the next annual symposium on June 28th, 2021!

Location: San Francisco, tentative

The 2019 awardees

Congratulations!

  • Aimee Edinger, PhD, University of California – Irvine
    • Overcoming the antisense oligonucleotide delivery barrier by targeting intracellular trafficking
  • Polly Fordyce, PhD, Stanford University
    • Leveraging high-throughput microfluidic enzyme kinetics to identify sites for allosteric manipulation
  • Brian Liau, PhD, Harvard University
    • Interrogating the Molecular Drivers of Chemically-Induced Protein Dimerization
  • Eric Minikel, PD and Sonia Vallabh, PhD, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
    • Cell type distribution of oligonucleotide therapies in the brain
  • Robert Spitale, PhD, University of California-Irvine
    • Expanding our understanding of PET imaging with novel probes

2019 Annual Symposium

Ono Pharma Foundation organizes an annual symposium where research scientists are given the opportunity to present their research findings and encourage scientific exchanges to accelerate advancements in the field and promote open scientific dialogue.

Date: July 1st, 2019

Location: Intercontinental Boston
510 Atlantic Avenue : Boston, Massachusetts, 02210, United States

Symposium Program & Registration

Registration Due: June 21st. Please let us know if you are interested in joining the symposium. 

The 2018 awardees

Congratulations!

  • Michelle Arkin, PhD, University of California – San Francisco
    • Stabilizing 14-3-3 Protein-protein interactions with small molecules
  • William Mobley, MD, PhD, University of California – San Diego
    • Selective Neuronal Delivery of ASOs Targeting APP
  • Matthew Simon, PhD, Yale University
    • Transcriptome-wide discovery of small molecule binding sites in RNA
  • Jack Taunton, PhD, University of California – San Francisco
    • Chemoproteomic technology for the direct identification of druggable protein nucleophiles
  • Christina Woo, PhD, Harvard University
    • Discovery of novel small molecule-protein interactions

2018 Annual Symposium

Date: July 9th, 2018

Location: Menlo Park, CA 94025

For more information and registration, please visit our symposium website.

The 2017 awardees

Congratulations!

  • Lingyin Li, PhD, Stanford University
    • Chemical biology of anti-cancer innate immunity
  • David Liu, PhD, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
    • Expanding the scope of base editing
  • Angela Koehler, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Chemical probes for transcription
  • Bridget Wagner, PhD, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
    • Development of predictive signatures of drug toxicity and side effects using cell-based profiling
  • Jonathan Watts, PhD, University of Massachusetts -Medical School
    • Development of next-generation antisense oligonucleotides for potent gene silencing in the lung

OTS meeting

Brief introduction about the Ono Pharma Foundation was made in the 2017 OTS meeting in Bordeaux, France in September 2017.