19th edition

of SFI IT Academic Festival


19th edition


How artificial intelligence helps synthesize molecules in drug discovery

Edition: 17th SFI Academic IT Festival

Date: March 15, 2022, 11 a.m.

Type: Lectures

Category: AI & data

Language: English

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Applications of artificial intelligence to drug discovery are on the rise. Naturally, a key task in drug discovery is planning how to synthesize (make in the lab) a chemical molecule of interest. In this talk, I will describe some of the most interesting techniques that are commercially used to automatically plan how to synthesize potential drugs. On the whole, this talk aims to inspire to learn more about how AI can help drug discovery, and perhaps even to get involved.

50 min