[BiO BB] Bursary Award for eCheminfo Hands-on Drug Discovery Workshop in Oxford

Barry Hardy barry.hardy at vtxmail.ch
Thu Apr 10 08:46:33 EDT 2008

We will be accepting academic Bursary Award submissions for attending
the eCheminfo Hands-on Drug Discovery Workshop in Oxford through Friday
April 18.

To apply for the bursary please send an email with a) description of
your research (ca. 500 words); b) your training needs (ca. 500 words),
c) your CV to echeminfo -[at]- douglasconnect.com

Selection will be based on an evaluation of the quality and innovation
of the described research and the potential positive impact of the
training on the research.

We gratefully acknowledge the Bursary sponsorship support of Tripos.

The 5 Day Workshop Week will take place this year 21-25 July 2008 at the
Medical Sciences Teaching Center, Oxford University, Oxford, UK.

Topics to be covered include Virtual Screening & Docking;
Structure-based Drug Design; Ligand Optimisation & Library Design;
Structure Search, Similarity and Property Estimation; Data Mining,
Analysis & Visualisation; Pharmacophore Modelling for Lead
Identification; Fragment-based Drug Design; QSAR-based Predictive
Toxicology; and Quantitative Spectrometric Data-Activity Relationship

The workshop group will study problems with hands-on examples using a
range of software methods and will discuss complex issues highlighted by
the exercises and case studies presented by instructors. A variety of
leading drug discovery software packages and an IT classroom are used by
instructors and participants to work through problems.

More Information:
Web: http://echeminfo.colayer.net/COMTY_training
Blog: http://barryhardy.blogs.com/cheminfostream/2008/03/drug-discovery.html
Photos: http://echeminfo.com/COMTY_oxfordphotos06

best regards

Barry Hardy

eCheminfo Community of Practice

Douglas Connect

Tel: +41 61 851 0170

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