Oligonucleotides: Chemistry & Therapeutics Symposium28 April 2021 | BST (UTC+1)
An intensive 1-day meeting that delves into the latest developments in oligonucleotide synthesis, chemistry, process & analytical development, and therapeutics
The programme brings together world leaders from international pharmaceutical organisations and leading academic institutions to discuss the latest in Oligonucleotides
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The Oligonucleotides: Chemistry & Therapeutics Symposium includes...

Attendees representing global pharmaceutical organisations, leading biotech companies and internationally renowned academic institutions working within Oligonucleotides

  • Hear from and meet with the leading figures in oligonucleotide chemistry, analytical development, and therapeutics; offering in-depth presentations and new ideas you can use to advance your research
  • Gain insights into the latest innovation in oligo analytical methods, purification technology development, delivery methods of oligos and advanced synthesis techniques
  • Interact with speakers during the live Q&As, taking place at the end of each presentation and participate in our interactive panel discussions focusing on key challenges & market opportunities
  • Explore case studies pertaining to how oligonucleotides are used in therapeutics through looking at specific areas such as advancements in oligo therapeutics for oncology, genetic disorders, infectious diseases as well as miRNA therapeutics

Agenda at a Glance

Morning Session: Synthesis, Chemistry, Process & Analytical Development

  • Advanced synthesis technologies
  • Oligo delivery methods
    • Oral Delivery
    • Lipid nanoparticles delivery
    • Injected/subcutaneous delivery
  • Purification technology development:
    • Freeze-drying
    • Chromatography
  • Impurity analysis

Afternoon Session: Oligo & miRNA Therapeutics

  • Oligo therapeutics:
    • Oncology
    • Genetic disorders
    • Cardiovascular diseases
    • Rare diseases
    • Infectious diseases
  • miRNA therapeutics

Confirmed Speakers

The Symposium brings together a panel of prominent leaders, engineers and scientists sharing new case studies, innovative data and industry outlook for the future


Chandra Vargeese

Wave Life Sciences


Punit Seth

Ionis Pharmaceuticals

steve hood

Steve Hood


charles sinclair

Charles Sinclair

Bristol-Myers Squibb

michael keller

Michael Keller

F.Hoffman-La Roche Ltd
Andrew Livingstone

Andrew Livingston

Queen Mary University of London

Event Features​

Networking and knowledge-sharing is at the heart of what we do. Alongside the innovative programme, attendees can engage in a variety of event features and make the most of participation in a range of virtual, remote experiences. 

Virtual Presentations

Benefit from the insight of our expert speakers via live and pre-recorded presentations

Live Q&As

Interact with fellow attendees and speakers during the live Q&As at the end of each presentation

Digital Networking Opportunities

Connect directly with other registrants of event around the world

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Waters Corporation

Event Sponsor

 For over sixty years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance.  

Waters Corporation, holds worldwide leading positions in complementary analytical technologies – liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, rheometry, and microcalorimetry.  

Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services UltraPerformance Liquid Chromatography (UPLC), high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry (MS) systems, thermal analysis, and rheometry instruments 

Waters Division creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering practical and sustainable scientific innovation to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality. Waters Division products are used by pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, academic, and government organizations working in research and development, quality assurance, and other laboratory applications. Waters UPLC, HPLC, and MS instruments and consumables are used in a broad range of industries to measure the chemical, physical, and biological composition of materials.  



ST Pharma Co Ltd

Business Developer Sponsor

ST Pharm is a subsidiary company of Dong-A Socio Group, Korea’s top pharmaceutical company with a history of 80 years. ST Pharm operates fully integrated services, including CRO and CDMO business, which allows one-stop service from pre-clinical stage to commercialisation. The main business of ST Pharm is API CDMO business and producing now more than 40 pipelines of excellent quality APIs through our ample knowledge and accumulated know-hows. The expansion of production capabilities in the production of oligonucleotides became a new growth engine for the future. In particular, the establishment of Oligonucleotide Plant in 2018 has secured our place in the Global Top 3 oligonucleotide production company. In 2020, ST Pharm has launched new manufacturing business for mRNA vaccines and therapeutics and the decision has been made to compete for preoccupancy of rapidly growing global mRNA vaccine markets.  

Bio Works

Event Sponsor

Bio-Works is the home of WorkBeads™, innovative and advanced agarose-based chromatography resins. We supply resins for purification of a broad range of biomoleculein research, process development or at manufacturing scale and our products are used in academic research laboratories, biopharmaceutical companies and many more areas. WorkBeads resins are manufactured using a proprietary method that results in outstanding purity, high binding capacity and high flow rates.   

Bio-Works’ site for R&D, manufacturing and supply is located in Fyrislund, Uppsala, a place strongly associated with chromatography. Our staff have a wealth and depth of experience in developing and using resins for separation and purification, allowing us to innovate for the best of the industry. We provide customers with tailored solutions and put their needs at the heart of what we do.