Summer School & Workshop on Computer Aided Drug Discovery & Development Tools by KSOP on 20 July 20
KIET’s International Summer School & Workshop on “Computer Aided Drug Design & Discovery Tools” on 20 July 2020 to 24 July 2020
In view of the urgency to discover drugs against COVID-19, MHRD has launched Drug Discovery Hackathon-2020. It aims to promote computer based drug discovery among young researchers by utilization of the cost & time effective computational drug design tools towards discovery of drugs for the treatment of COVID-19. KIET’s International Summer School & Workshop on “Computer Aided Drug Design & Discovery Tools” aims to introduce students and faculty to various CADD approaches and tools available for drug discovery & development.
Guest for Inauguration:
Dr. Girinath G. Pillai (Coordinator-Drug Discovery Hackathon-2020, Zastra Innovation-Bangluru)
Dr. Amik Garg (Director-KIET Group of Institutions)
Dr. Manoj Goel (Joint Director, KIET Group of Institutions)
The eminent speakers/Trainers were:
Some of the important topics included in session were-
Basics of bioinformatics, Ligand based drug design, Role of ADMET in drug discovery, Target based drug design, CADD success stories, Hands on training for AutoDock, ADMET softwares.
Summary of event:
|Total number of participants||614||Delhi-NCR, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujrat, Punjab, Haryana, Chattisgarh, West Bengal|
|Outside KIET participants||IIT-Mumbai, IIT Hyderabad, Jamia Hamdard-Delhi, DPSRU-Delhi, BR Nahata College of Pharmacy, MP LNCT, Bhopal Devi Ahilya Bai College of Pharmacy, Indore MMU-Ambala, Uttarakhand Tech Univ, Amity University-Noida, Parul University- Gujrat, Banasthali University, S V Subharti Univ., Meerut RKGIT, ITS,|
|KIET participants||Students (UG, PG); Faculty|
|Speakers (National/International)||Dr. Girinath G Pillai||Coordinator-Drug Discovery Hackathon 2020|
|Dr. Anand Gaurav||USCI University, Malaysia|
|Dr. Arijit Basu||Senior Scientist, Takeda Pharmaceutical, Cambridge, USA (Post-Doc, MIT, Cambridge)|
|Dr. Marwa Omar||National Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt|
|Dr. Saroj Verma||Assoc. Prof., DPSRU, New Delhi|
|Dr. Shilpi Chauhan||Lloyd Pharmacy College, Greater Noida|
|Mr. Sheikh Murtuja||Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra|
Convener: Dr. Jagannath Sahoo (Principal, KSOP)
Coordinator: Dr. Vaishali M. Patil (Assoc. Prof. (Research)-KSOP)
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