SOURCE: Accelrys

Accelrys

August 20, 2010 16:00 ET

Accelrys to Showcase Informatics, Modeling and Simulation Solutions and Symyx Notebook by Accelrys at the ACS Fall Conference

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - August 20, 2010) -  Accelrys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACCL), the leading scientific informatics software and services company, will participate in the ACS Fall 2010 Conference being held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center from August 22-25, 2010. Accelrys and Symyx Technologies, Inc. have merged and will be exhibiting for the first time as a combined company in booth #942.

The company will showcase its leading scientific business intelligence platform, Pipeline Pilot™, as well as the Materials Studio® and Discovery Studio® modeling and simulation applications, DiscoveryGate® , a tool for assessing compound availability and comparing compound prices, and its leading electronic laboratory notebook, Symyx Notebook by Accelrys.

Accelrys experts will present at the following session:

Self-contained Sequence Representation (SCSR): Bridging the Gap Between Bioinformatics and Cheminformatics
Wednesday, August 25, 2:30 PM
Room: 155
Presenters: Dr Keith T Taylor, Dr William L Chen, Brad D Christie, Joe L Durant, David L Grier, Burt A Leland, Jim G Nourse

Talk Summary: The benefits and disadvantages of the current approaches for storing biological sequence information will be discussed.

Accelrys is also presenting the following workshop:

Modeling for Chemistry: New Ways to Support Drug Discovery
Monday, August 23, 8:30 - 11:00AM
Room: 102B
Presenter: Tedman Ehlers

Workshop Summary: In today's highly competitive landscape, we're all asked to do more with less. This drives us to seek and use modern methodologies to help us succeed. Computational techniques in Chemistry have been evolving rapidly over recent years, therefore it is critical to keep abreast of new offerings. In this workshop, Accelrys will be showcasing various techniques used in the design of lead candidates in drug discovery. We will also emphasize the benefit of having an extensible platform as well as a suitable environment to carry out calculations, communicate with your colleagues, and promote new ideas within your organization.

Visit Accelrys Inc. for more information or meet us at the ACS Fall 2010 Conference to learn more.

About Accelrys, Inc.
Headquartered in San Diego, California, Accelrys develops scientific informatics software and solutions for the life sciences, energy, chemicals, aerospace, and consumer products industries. Customers include many Fortune 500 companies and other commercial entities, as well as academic and government entities. Accelrys has a vast portfolio of computer-aided design modeling and simulation offerings which assist customers in conducting scientific experiments 'in silico' in order to reduce the duration and cost of discovering and developing new drugs and materials. Its scientific informatics platform underlies the company's computer-aided design modeling and simulation offerings. The Accelrys platform can be used with both Accelrys and competitive products, as well as with customers' proprietary predictive science products. Its flexibility, ease-of-use and advanced chemical, text and image analysis and reporting capabilities enable customers to mine, aggregate, analyze and report scientific data from disparate sources, thereby better utilizing scientific data within their organizations. In July 2010, Accelrys and Symyx Technologies, Inc. merged, combining the market-leading Symyx electronic laboratory notebook, decision support software, and chemical informatics and sourcing databases with the Accelrys portfolio of scientific informatics solutions. For more information about the Accelrys and Symyx solutions, visit www.accelrys.com and www.symyx.com