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Steven Richards

BioElectron Technology Corporation | Medicinal Chemist

TALK DESCRIPTION

Drug discovery research is a complex endeavor where the failure rate is high. Yet there remains a need for new medicines to treat human disease. The modern drug hunter must be creative, curious, flexible and tenacious in order to succeed. It is a challenging and rewarding career. This case study illustrates some of the methods we use to discover drug candidates.

​Meet Steven Richards

Steven obtained a BS in Chemistry and Music from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from UC Berkeley.  I have over 15 years experience doing drug discovery research and playing in rock bands.