Company: Boehringer Ingelheim
Job title: Vice President and Research Site Head Austria
Darryl McConnell is currently Vice President and Research Site Head at Boehringer-Ingelheim Regional Centre Vienna, Austria. His goal is to discover new chemical therapeutics for cancer’s so-called undruggable targets together with the team at BI. Darryl’s interests lie in drugging protein-protein interactions, kinases and pushing the frontiers of PROTAC for cancer patients. Fragment screening, protein crystallography, protein NMR, cancer biology, drug resistance, agile methods in drug discovery and natural product inspired medicinal chemistry are some of his areas of scientific interest. Darryl commenced his career with Boehringer-Ingelheim in 2002 as a Research Laboratory Head and is in his current role since 2015. Prior to this Darryl has worked for Intervet in Vienna from 2001, for Biota Holdings Ltd in Melbourne, Australia from 1999 in the area of respiratory viruses and Chiron Technologies in Melbourne from 1997.