Plenary Session, Plenary lecture

SISF-SCS Investigator Award Lecture 2017: The COP9 Signalosome (CSN): Tackling a Complex Target

R. Sedrani1
1Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Global Discovery Chemistry, CH-4002 Basel

The KGF-SCS Industrial Science Award is given to Dr. Richard Sedrani, Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, for his achievements in many important projects as research chemists, team leader, project leader and unit head that resulted in the discovery and development of the mTOR inhibitor Everolimus, which is the active ingredient of several successfully marketed drugs: Certican® / Zortress®; Afinitor®, Xience™.