Drug Discovery Design & Planning Methods (eCheminfo Oxford 200)

Venue: Medical Science Teaching Center, Oxford University

Location: Oxford, Oxon, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jul 21, 2008 End Date/Time: Jul 25, 2008
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The 5 Day eCheminfo Hands-on Drug Discovery 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: 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 Modelling.

These workshops are aimed to provide a set of stimulating workshops using latest advanced modelling techniques of relevance to chemists, life scientists and modellers working in drug discovery. The workshop group studies problems with hands-on examples using leading-edge software and discusses complex issues highlighted by examples 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.

Workshop Leaders: Richard Beger (FDA), Bill Massey (Litmus Molecular Design), Colin Fishwick (University of Leeds), Gerhard Wolber (Inte:Ligand), Tim Dudgeon (ChemAxon), Jean-Christophe Mozziconacci and Gerd Rather (Schrodinger), Nicola Potter (University of Leeds), Wojciech Plonka (Fujitsu), Fabrice Moriaud (MEDIT), Ulrike Uhrig (Tripos), Ismael Zamora (Pompeu Fabra University), Peter Oledzki (BioSolveIT), Barry Hardy (Douglas Connect)


Additional Information

The registration fee is £1500 for commercial participants, £750 for academic participants. We have available a limited number of rooms in college in Oxford and will offer these rooms on a first-come first-served basis. Please contact Nicki Douglas (Nicki Douglas [-at-] douglasconnect.com) if interested in making a room request.