Come to WA Branch Chemaraderie July 2023
5.30pm Tuesday 11 July 2023
Epichem - Collaborating for Success in Innovation
Dr. James Rixson
Head of Production - Epichem
Epichem is Australia’s leading Contract Research Organisation (CRO) specialising in medicinal, synthetic, and analytical chemistry. Over 20 years, we have collaborated with a broad range of pharmaceutical and biotech companies, supporting their success in developing new innovations using our chemistry expertise and integrating into multidisciplinary teams.
The talk will give an overview of what Epichem does and how we work together with our clients to help them achieve success. A few case studies will be presented.
James has a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Western Australia. After completing an internship at Bayer (Wuppertal, Germany), he joined the chemistry team at Epichem in 2014 and leads the Fine Chemicals, Technical Services and Reference Materials division.
James has expertise in a diverse range of organic synthesis including natural products, alkaloids, polycyclic aromatics, active pharmaceutical ingredients and their derivatives. He is highly skilled in method development and route planning, isolation, purification and compound characterisation, and can help you with small scale compound library preparation, large scale synthesis and other specialty chemistries such as deuteration and chiral synthesis.
Date: Tuesday 11 July 2023
Time: From 5.30pm. Presentation commences at 6.00pm.
Refreshments prior and at seminar conclusion
Venue: Exhibition Area, Building 500, Curtin University
Plenty of free parking is available close to the venue at this time of day.
Cost: $12 Members, $15 Non-members, $5 students.
Online registration is encouraged prior to attendance.