Webinar: Discovery of New Antibacterials Using Artificial Intelligence (Computational Chemoinformatics)

17 Nov 2020


  • James J. Collins, Termeer Professor of Medical Engineering & Science Professor, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard (USA)
  • Cesar de la Fuente, Presidential Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania (USA)
  • Henriette Willems, Senior Research Associate, The ALBORADA Drug Discovery Institute, University of Cambridge (UK)
  • Fredrik Svensson, Senior Research Associate, UCL Drug Discovery Institute (UK)

Moderator: Laura Piddock, GARDP

In this webinar, the speakers gave an overview on their work on the discovery of antibiotics through the use of artificial intelligence. The session included the following presentations:

  • Deep learning approaches to antibiotic discovery – James J. Collins
  • Antibiotic discovery by means of computers – Cesar de la Fuente
  • Computational Chemistry on a Budget – Henriette Willems & Fredrik Svensson

The presentations were followed by a Q&A session.