Past events

Previous events in the Metrion calendar

Metrion Biosciences holds and participates in numerous events each year for professional development, knowledge sharing, self-improvement and networking opportunities. Below you will find a list of all our previous events, please follow the links to find out more information about any of them.

You will find reviews of many of our past events within our ConnectIONS blog section of the Metrion website, alongside a selection of great interviews, articles and insights from our team and distinguished guests.

Genesis 2021

December 6th @ 8:00 am –
December 10th @ 6:00 pm

Metrion’s Sales and Marketing Manager, Dr Sophie Rose will be attending Genesis 2021, taking place from 6th to 10th December at 1, Wimpole Street, London and also virtually. Sophie will be attending as a virtual delegate.

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Metrion Webinar – Prof. David Sheppard

November 30th @ 16:00 pm –
November 30th @ 17:00 pm

The next webinar in the ‘Ion Channels in Drug Discovery’ Webinar Series will be presented by Professor David Sheppard from the University of Bristol.

David will present on the topic “Cystic Fibrosis: Rescuing Faulty Channels with Targeted Therapies”

David N. Sheppard is Professor of Physiology at the University of Bristol.  He investigates the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR), its dysfunction in cystic fibrosis (CF) and rescue with small molecules. 

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ELRIG Discovery Technologies 2021

November 9th @ 9:00 am –
November 10th @ 17:00 pm

Metrion’s Business Development Executive Anca Haralambie will be attending the ELRIG Discovery Technologies event held at Alderley Park on 9th and 10th November 2021.

With the rapid advancement of new technologies, the potential for developing life changing therapeutic interventions has never been so promising. With these possibilities new challenges arise, not least how to prosecute drug discovery campaigns against new and novel targets and those previously deemed intractable.

This conference will explore evolving early drug discovery technologies to overcome these obstacles by focusing on three core themes: Emerging Discovery Strategies, Hit Triage and Mass Spectrometry and Biophysical Approaches.

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ELRIG Drug Discovery 2021

October 19th @ 08:00 BST – October 20th @ 16:00 BST

Metrion Biosciences’ Business Development Executive, Anca Haralambie and Scientist Dr Charlotte Hill will be attending the event ” ELRIG Drug Discovery 2021: AFTER THE STORM: RE-CONNECT, RE-INVENT, RE-IMAGINE ” on Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th October 2021.

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Safety Pharmacology Society – Virtual Annual Meeting

October 4th @ 8:00 am –
October 8th @ 5:00 pm

The Safety Pharmacology Society Virtual Meeting will be taking place from 4th to 8th October 2021. Metrion will have an exhibition booth at the event, please keep an eye on our website for further details.

If you would like to arrange a virtual chat with a Metrion booth representative at the meeting please email info@metrionbiosciences.com

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Nuvisan Event – Building the new Pharma Ecosystem

September 29th @ 15:00 BST – September 30th @ 18:30 BST

This virtual conference aims at connecting topics and scientists across the pharma, biotech, venture capital, and CRO industries to discuss the recent promises and challenges of the new pharma ecosystem…

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Nanion User Meeting 2021

September 29th @ 8:00 am – September 30th @ 5:00 pm

Nanion Technologies are hosting their User Meeting from 29th to 30th September 2021. This will be a hybrid event with a virtual and an in-person presence (Munich, Germany). We will keep you updated on Metrion’s participation over the coming weeks – please watch this space.

If you would like to arrange a meeting with Metrion’s representatives at the event, please contact info@metrionbiosciences.com

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Sophion Virtual User Meeting

September 23rd @ 15:00 CEST – September 23rd @ 18:00 CEST

Sophion are hosting their European User meeting virtually in 2021 using Demio. The link adjacent can be used to find out more information about the meeting.

Metrion’s Head of Drug Discovery, Dr Eddy Stevens, will be presenting a talk, please see the full event description below…

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Second Metrion Webinar – Professor Stephen Tucker

September 16th @ 16:00 BST – September 16th @ 17:00 BST

The second Speaker in the webinar series will be Professor Stephen Tucker, Stephen holds the position of Professor of Biophysics at the University of Oxford and is also the Director of the OXION PhD Programme (Ion Channels and Transporters in Health & Disease).

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ELRIG Networking event – working with CROs

September 15th @ 17:00 BST – September 15th @ 20:00 BST

The outsourcing of all or specific activities associated with the drug discovery process is now commonplace within the industry, irrespective of the size of the organisation, sector or geography.  This expansion in demand for externalisation of services has been met with an increasing number of providers ranging from large “one-stop-shop” providers through to specialist, or niche, providers focussing on specific activities…

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On Helix Digital 2021

July 5th @ 8:00 am –
July 6th @ 5:00 pm

Metrion Biosciences’ Business Development Executive Anca Haralambie will be attending On Helix Digital 2021 which takes place on 5th and 6th July.

On Helix is the One Nucleus flagship conference, bringing together professionals within the One Nucleus network to present and discuss the main innovation and technology trends in healthcare research and development.

Throughout the one and a half days of ON Helix, speakers will address the latest innovations and technologies in Medicines Discovery in a Brave New World.

Translating Ideas into Therapies 2021

June 30th @ 8:00 am –
July 1st @ 5:00 pm

Metrion’s Sales and Marketing Manager Dr Sophie Rose and Business Development Executive Anca Haralambie will be attending “Translating Ideas into Therapies 2021”, Co-hosted by ELRIG and the British Pharmacological Society. The event takes place between Wednesday, 30th June 2021 and Thursday, 1st July 2021 and will be held virtually.

First Metrion Webinar – “Discovery of KNa1.1 channel inhibitors using virtual screening and CryoEM structures”

June 29th @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Metrion Biosciences is pleased to announce it will be hosting a brand new webinar series starting on Tuesday 29th June at 14:00 BST.

The first Speaker in the webinar series will be Dr Jon Lippiat from the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Leeds.

Jon will present on the topic: “Discovery of KNa1.1 channel inhibitors using virtual screening and CryoEM structures”

Saniona Research and Development Day

May 20th @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saniona are hosting a virtual R&D day, taking place on Thursday 20th May at 17.00 CEST/ 11am EDT. This event will be attended by Dr Sophie Rose, Metrion’s Sales and Marketing Manager and Anca Haralambie, Business Development Executive.

The event will focus primarily on Saniona’s ion channel drug discovery programmes and early-stage pipeline.

Nanion Technologies Research Ins]i[ghts Cardiac Safety Symposium 2021

May 19th @ 3:00 pm –
May 20th @ 5:00 pm

Metrion Biosciences’ Sales and Marketing Manager Dr Sophie Rose and Business Development Executive Dr Anca Haralambie will be attending the Nanion Technologies Research Insights Cardiac Safety Symposium taking place on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th May 2021 on Hopin.

This 2-day interactive online event is focused on Current Challenges in Safety Pharmacology and Cardiac Physiology, in-silico modelling and Best Practices and Evolvements of Safety Pharmacology Methods.

CPhI Discover

May 17th @ 8:00 am –
May 28th @ 5:00 pm

Metrion Biosciences’ Business Development Executive Anca Haralambie will be attending the Virtual CPhI Discover event taking place from 17th to 28th May 2021.

CPhI Discover will be an online event to provide pharmaceutical professionals a way to meet, discuss, partner, source and learn online.

Week 1 (Tuesday 18th to Thursday 20th May) features 3 days of scientific content, whilst week 2 features 5 days of online networking.

Nordic Life Science Days Digital 2021

April 20th @ 8:00 am –
April 23rd @ 5:00 pm

Metrion’s Business Development Executive Anca Haralambie will be attending Nordic Life Science Days to be held virtually from 20th to 23rd April 2021. More details of the event can be found here. If you would like to arrange a partnering meeting with Anca please email info@metrionbiosciences.com

CRISPR in Drug Discovery – ELRIG virtual event

March 23rd, 2021 @ 8:00 am – March 24th @ 5:00 pm

Metrion’s Sales and Marketing Manager Dr Sophie Rose and Business Development Executive Anca Haralambie will be attending the third CRISPR in Drug Discovery: From Targets to Therapeutics meeting hosted by ELRIG, to be held on 23rd and 24th March 2021 as a virtual event. The event will focus on the application of genome engineering.

One Nucleus Webinar – “Collaborating to Support Biotech and MedTech Business”

March 2nd, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Metrion’s Sales and Marketing Manager Dr Sophie Rose is attending the One Nucleus collaborative event with Medilink Midlands on “Collaborating to Support Biotech and Med Tech Business Across Our Neighbouring Regions” on March 2nd at 10-11am. The event is focused on how our two respective groups can collaborate more to support One Nucleus members.

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Biophysical Society Annual Meeting 2021

February 22nd, 2021 @ 8:00 am – February 26th, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Metrion Biosciences will be attending the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting to be hosted virtually from 22nd to 26th February 2021. Metrion will be presenting two posters and taking part in the virtual exhibition at the event.

Please keep an eye on our website for more information as the event date approaches.

Ion Channels in Drug Discovery XXII Virtual Meeting

February 18th, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Metrion is co-organising and attending the ‘Drug Discovery for Ion Channels XXII’ Virtual satellite meeting. This is a collaborative meeting, organised alongside partners Nanion, Sophion, Fluxion and SB Drug Discovery.

The final line-up of Speakers will be confirmed very shortly.

The event will start at 8AM PST / 5PM CET, with exact timimgs of specific talks to be confirmed.

Genesis Digital 2020

December 10th, 2020

Metrion’s Sales and Marketing Manager Dr Sophie Rose will be attending Genesis Digital 2020, hosted by One Nucleus. To arrange a meeting with Sophie at the event, please email info@metrionbiosciences.com. Metrion Biosciences is a UK-based Contract Research Organization (CRO) located within the Cambridge bio cluster, one of Europe’s largest bioscience research hubs.

Nanion User Meeting Virtual Event 2020

October 12th, 2020 @ 8:00 am – October 16th, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Metrion Biosciences are attending the Virtual Nanion User Meeting to be held on 12th to 16th October 2020. Metrion’s CSO Dr Marc Rogers will be presenting a talk at the event on 14th October entitled: Development and validation of ASIC1a ligand-gated ion channel drug discovery assays on automated patch clamp platforms.

ELRIG Drug Discovery Digital 2020

October 6th, 2020 @ 8:00 am – October 7th, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Metrion Biosciences will be attending the virtual ELRIG Drug Discovery 2020 meeting taking place between 6th and 16th October 2020. Please email info@metrionbiosciences.com if you wish to arrange a meeting with one of our attendees. Metrion Biosciences is a UK-based Contract Research Organization (CRO) located within the Cambridge bio cluster.

Safety Pharmacology Society Annual Meeting (2020)

September 14th, 2020 @ 8:00 am – September 17th, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Metrion Biosciences look forward to attending, presenting posters and exhibiting at the Virtual Safety Pharmacology Society (SPS) Annual Meeting to be held from 14th to 17th September 2020. Metrion will be located at Booth # 400 in the exhibits hall for the duration of the virtual event. Our collaborative poster with Nanion Technologies.

Metrion-Nanion Collaborative Webinar: Validation and optimisation of automated patch clamp voltage-gated Ca2+ channel assays

April 28th, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Metrion Biosciences and Nanion Technologies look forward to hosting their first collaborative webinar on Tuesday 28th April entitled: Validation and optimization of automated patch clamp voltage-gated Ca2+ channel assays. The webinar will feature Metrion’s CSO Dr. Marc Rogers. Marc will outline the development, optimisation and validation of a range of voltage-gated Ca2+ channel assays

RSC Ion Channel Symposium

February 24th, 2020 @ 8:00 am – February 25th, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Metrion Biosciences are sponsoring and exhibiting (booth number to be added at a later date) at the RSC Ion Channel Symposium taking place from Monday 24th – Tuesday 25th February 2020 at the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus Conference Centre, Hinxton, Cambridge. Metrion will also be presenting a poster.

64th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society

February 15th, 2020 @ 8:00 am – February 19th, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Metrion Biosciences will be attending and exhibiting at the 64th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society to be held at the San Diego Convention Centre in San Diego, California from 15th – 19th February 2020. Metrion will be exhibiting at booth number 214 in the Exhibits Hall for the duration of the meeting.

ELRIG Drug Discovery 2019

November 5th, 2019 @ 8:00 am – November 6th, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Metrion Biosciences will be attending ELRIG Drug Discovery 2019 to be held at the ACC Arena, Liverpool on 5th and 6th November 2019. Dr Marc Rogers, Chief Scientific Officer, will be presenting an ion channel drug discovery focused talk at 12.10-12.30 during the British Pharmacology Society track ‘Targeting Ion Channels for Drug Discovery”.

BioWednesday Cambridge: Joint One Nucleus and BioMed Realty Autumn Social

October 16th, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sales and Marketing Manager Dr Sophie Rose will be attending the joint One Nucleus and BioMed Realty social event to be held at Granta Park at the Apiary on 16th October 2019. Sophie will be available during the networking reception to discuss Metrion’s range of ion channel screening services.

Sophion Bioscience Japanese User Meeting 2019

October 11th, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Dr Edward Humphries will be presenting at the Sophion Japanese User meeting on Friday 11th October to be held at the Knowledge Capital Conference Rooms at the Grand Front, Osaka. Edd’s talk is entitled: “Advancing Cardiac Safety Screening on the QPatch” Edd will be at the User meeting all day.

BioForward 2019

October 11th, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Metrion Biosciences’ Sales and Marketing Manager, Dr Sophie Rose will be attending BioForward on Friday 11th October to be held at the Aston Webb Building at the University of Birmingham. Sophie will be attending the presentations and networking sessions and will be available during the day for meetings to discuss Metrion’s range of ion channel services.

Upcoming events

Metrion Biosciences holds and participates in numerous events each year for professional development, knowledge sharing, self-improvement and networking opportunities. You will find a list of all our upcoming events here, please follow the links to find out more information about any of them.

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