[sib-courses] New SIB Course: "Introduction to Computer-Aided Drug Design at SIB"

Diana Marek Diana.Marek at isb-sib.ch
Thu Feb 27 17:32:58 CET 2014

Dear all,

We are pleased to announce a new SIB workshop entitled:

*"Introduction to Computer-Aided Drug Design at SIB"*.

This one-day workshop, which will be held in Lausanne on 1st of April 
2014, aims to present several computer-aided drug design tools developed 
at SIB. Several examples are taken from different therapeutical fields. 
The exercises are available to a wide audience.
At the end of the tutorial, participants are expected to be able to:
- use *UCSF chimera* to display molecules in 3D and analyse 
protein-ligand complexes,
- submit docking calculations in *SwissDock *and analyse results,
- use *SwissBioisostere *for lead optimization,
- use *SwissTargetPrediction *to predict primary and secondary targets 
of small molecules and predict drug repurposing

Participants should have basic knowledge in biology and very basic 
knowledge in chemistry.

They should bring their own laptop with two software installed: UCSF 
Chimera and a web browser (recent version of Firefox, Chrome or Safari).

The course will be taught by Vincent Zoete, Antoine Daina, Aurélien 
Grosdidier, David Gfeller and Justyna Iwaszkiewicz.

Further information and application form are available from 
Please note that the number of seats is limited to 15.

Hope to see you there!

For the organizers,
Diana Marek

*Diana Marek, PhD
*Vital-IT group*
**SIB | Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics*
Quartier Sorge - Bâtiment Génopode - CH 1015 Lausanne - Switzerland
t +41 21 692 40 77 - f +41 21 692 40 65
Diana.Marek at isb-sib.ch - www.vital-it.ch - www.isb-sib.ch

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