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Sophion Virtual User Meeting – North America

With the continually evolving Coronavirus situation the Sophion North America team has made the decision to host our October 13th, 2021 User Meeting entirely virtually. While this does mean no Lord Hobo beer tasting this year, we are still very excited to see all of our wonderful users virtually and to hear presentations from our group of distinguished speakers.

When: 11 AM ET October 13th

Where: Online







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Sophion is committed to following the CDC’s guidance regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and will encourage social distancing and mask-wearing whenever necessary.

Sophion User Meeting – Japan

Stay tuned for more information about the virtual User Meeting in Japan 10th September 2021.

Sophion User Meeting, Boston 2019

We look forward to seeing you again this year for our Sophion User Meeting in Boston.


Hilton Boston/Woburn, 2 Forbes Rd. Woburn, MA 01801


April 9

11:30 AM          Registration and lunch buffet


01:00 PM          Novel small molecule Nav channel blockers selectively targeting nociceptors
Dr Xiaguang Victor Chen, Nocion

01:30 PM          KnotBodies: an efficient platform to generate ion channel modulating antibodies by fusing venom-derived knottins into antibody CDR loops
Dr Damian Bell, Iontas

02:00 PM          Utilising the Qube in a CRO environment: Case studies from HTS and hit-to-lead projects
Dr Abigail Marklew, Charles River Laboratories

02:30 PM          Coffee break

03:30 PM          IPSC-Derived Human Neurons for Disease Modeling and Drug Discovery
Dr Mike Hendrickson, BrainXell

04:00 PM          Expanding ion channel assay capabilities using high-performance cell engineering
Dr Joan Foster, MaxCyte

04:30 PM          Qube update – version Eagle, motor neurons and adaptive protocols
Dr. Mads P G Korsgaard, Sophion Bioscience A/S

05:00 PM          Dinner

April 10

08:00 AM          Coffee

09:00 AM          Profiling sodium channels to improve drug candidate safety and efficacy using the
QPatch HT

Dr Bryan Koci, Eurofins

09:30 AM          Inhibitory effects of cannabidiol on voltage-dependent sodium currents
Dr Reza Ghovanloo, Simon Fraser University and Xenon Pharmaceuticals

10:00 AM          Coffee break

10:30 AM        Impact of equilibrium om interpretation of hERG QPatch data
Dr Anatoli Lvov, Novartis

11:00 AM          QPatch II – The next generation QPatch
Dr Göran Mattsson, Sophion Bioscience A/S

11:30 AM          Lunch at the hotel

01:00 PM          Open house at Sophion Bioscience, Inc.

05:00 PM          Wrap-up


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Local hotels:

Hilton Boston/Woburn
2 Forbes Road, Woburn, MA
Phone: +1 781-932-0999

Crowne Plaza Boston/Woburn
15 Middlesex Canal Park Drive, Woburn, MA
Phone: +1 781-935-8760

Comfort Inn Boston/Woburn
14 Hill St, Woburn, MA 01801
Phone: +1 781-933-5363

Sophion User Meeting – Paris

We are happy to invite you to our European Sophion User Meeting on 7th and 8th September and we are very pleased to announce that Sanofi in Paris kindly has offered to host the meeting this year.

We are preparing an interesting programme starting at noon on 7th September giving everyone a chance to travel to Paris in the morning. Wrap-up on 8th September just around lunchtime.

À bientôt