X61 — Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical, and Medical Health Products

**Organized by the MSA Pharmaceuticals Focused Interest Group**

Sunday, July 31, 2022 • 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Separate registration required — see registration form

AM Break, Lunch

Daniel Skomski, PhD, Merck & Co. Inc.

"Meet and Greet" Pharmaceutical Imaging & Microscopy

All individuals are welcome to the congress (industrial scientists, academics, students, governmental representatives, vendors, etc.). Interact with scientists working to advance exciting medicines and treatments for COVID, cancer, and many other diseases. Registration for this congress is an optional item appearing during M&M conference registration, or can be done on-site by consulting with conference representatives.

Tentative Agenda

Time Topics Speaker
9:30-10:00 AM Introductory Remarks & Building a Pharmaceutical Imaging Community Daniel Skomski/Somya Singh
(Merck & Co. Inc.)
10:00-10:30 AM Coffee Break & Networking All
10:30-11:00 AM Enabling Drug Discovery with Transmission Electron Microscopy Eric Bushong
(NanoImaging Services)
11:00-11:30 AM Quantitative Pharma Microstructure Characterization and Optimization: AI "can"s and "can't"s Shawn Zhang
(DigiM Solution)
11:30-12:00 Noon Student Seminar: "Soft Microscopy: Advancing High-Throughput Imaging of Soft Materials at Low Voltage" Kelly Parker
(Northwestern University)
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch All
1:00-2:00 PM Networking & Activities All