News

Nov

Yesterday I was the external examiner at Khanhvi Tran's Master thesis defense. She had been working on upgrading the SmartCYP program from version 2.4 to 3.0, together with her supervisors Associate Professor Lars Olsen, Ph.D student Marco Montefiori  and Professor Flemming Steen Jørgensen. The program predicts site of metabolism (SOM) on ...

Jul

Mads Glahder

Today Mads Glahder starts as an Intern at Wildcard Pharmaceutical Consulting. Mads is very enthusiastic about machine learning and will work with a deep learning project utilizing chemical information. He has experience with chemometrics, multivariate statistics, MATLAB and Python programming from the masters thesis he did at the Chemometrics and Analytical Technology section at Copenhagen university. Mads ...

May

A few weeks ago I completed the 16 week "Neural Networks for Machine Learning" on-line course from University of Montreal to deepen my understanding of Artificial Neural Networks and their fascinating properties. The course is taught by Professor, Geoffrey Hinton, which is one of the grand old men in ...

May

I was recently contacted by Gaurav Chaudhary, who is the CEO of Roots Analysis,  a firm that provide market research and consulting for the pharmaceutical industry. It turns out that Wildcard Pharmaceutical Consulting was mentioned in their report: Deep Learning in Drug Discovery and Diagnostics, 2017 ...

Mar

Medico Bazar 2017

Yesterday, Wildcard had a stand at the Medico Bazar 2017 at the Danish Technical University (DTU) in Lyngby. Medico Bazar brings together researchers, startups, investors and businesses in the medical device field. Although Wildcard is more focused on chemical and biological data, there seem to be a lot of interest in machine learning technologies, which led to a ...

Mar

Congratulations to Nadia Lund

Yesterday I had the pleasure to be external examiner at Nadia Lunds Master thesis defense. She delivered a brilliant and clear presentation of her project entitled "GPCR Structural Switches Stabilizing Specific States and Signals", where she had developed and used a sequence signature method to identify potential amino acid residues which are most likely involved in the GPCR G-Protein ...

Feb

New option to follow comments

A new Wordpress plugin has been installed, which enables commenters to get notified when additional comments or replys are added to the blog posts. This did only work before for registered users of the Wordpress, such as writers and admins. This was rather unfortunate. But now it is not necessary to ...

Nov

I had the pleasure and opportunity to pitch for 5 minutes at the first Meet and Greet meeting at COBIS. Its an new, regular internal event for all the companies there, where we meet and network over a cup of coffee and a croissant. I was lucky to be one of the three that got the permission to pitch and ...

Nov

Pay it forward

I have volunteered as a Mentor in the Mentor-Mentee network arranged by PharmaDanmark. The idea is to match up young professionals with more experienced seniors for professional sparring and discussion focusing on promoting the Mentees career. Pharmadanmark provided an extensive guide for a successful meetings and  including many suggestions and practical tools ...

Oct

RDKit UGM 2016

I'm looking forward for the first to attend the RDKit user group meeting from 26-28 October 2016 in Basel, Switzerland. RDKit is an open source chemoinformatics toolkit written in c++ with python bindings and extensions. Additionally, it has a database cartridge, which makes it quite useful for handling chemical information and storage ...

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