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Ten-Days Online Training Workshop


Computational Drug Designing has become the go-to requirement for the researchers, scientists and the pharmaceuticals who fight against the fatal disease. Allowing the research for the drug discovery, designing and the development to be done at an exponential speed as compared to the traditional drug development approaches.

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What you'll learn

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Module I

  1. Introduction /history/coverage
  2. Application in drug design
  3. Steps involved in computer aided drug/Vaccine design
  4. Various virtual screening studies (Ligand based drug design/Structure based drug design)
  5. Importance of Molecular docking in drug design

Bioinformatics: Role in Drug Design

Madhana Priya (M.Phil), Oluwasegun (M.Sc.)

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Module IV

  1. Introduction and Reasoning
  2. Types of 3D Structure Prediction
  3. Most cited 3D Structure Prediction Tools
  4. Homology Modeling - Find the Relatives
  5. Threading - String Them Together
  6. Ab inito - The Guessing Game
  7. Model Visualization
  8. Model Evaluation & Comparative Analysis of the Results
  9. Conclusions
  10. Leading Path

Protein 3D Structure Prediction

Waqar Hanif (BS Hons)

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Module VII

  1. Steps involved
  2. Derive results from PyMol
  3. Steps involved
  4. Result analysis
  5. Steps involved
  6. Derive results from PyRx
  7. Steps involved
  8. Result analysis

PyMol and PyRx

Omoniyi Akinyemi (M.Sc.)

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Module X

  1. Introduction
  2. Steps involved
  3. Results analysis

Drug Repurposing

Shahzeb Khan

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Module II

  1. Literature review
  2. Various Databases for Lead Identification
  3. Identification of Target disease and enzyme
  4. Various protein data banks
  5. Steps involved

Lead Identification

Davis Oluwasegun (M.Sc.)

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Module V

a. Introduction

b. Various Docking Methodologies

c. Algorithms and scoring functions

d. Various docking websites (Free software’s/Commercial software’s)

e. Applications necessary for docking

f. Setup of docking software

Molecular Docking: A Powerful Tool for Structure Based Drug Design

Madhana Priya (M.Phil.)

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Module VIII

  1. Steps involved
  2. Result analysis

Discovery Studio+

Oladimeji Olalekan (M.Sc.)

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Module XI



All Facilitators

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Module III

  1. Drug Likeness/A/DMET properties/Lipinski’s rule of five
  2. Various websites/software’s of A/dmet Properties
  3. Steps involved
  4. Predicting ADMET properties
  5. Result interpretation

ADMET Properties

Professor Susila Krishnamoorthy

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Module VI

  1. Steps involved in molecular docking (Energy optimization, downloads     from the databases, preparation etc.)
  2. Binding interactions, screening and their evaluation
  3. Observations & Result analysis
  4. Molecular dynamics

Molecular Docking Using Autodock 4.2

Madhana Priya (M.Phil.), Professor Susila Krishnamoorthy

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Module IX

  1. Introduction to Vaccinology
  2. Differences between Conventional & Computational Vaccinology
  3. Steps involved & Tools used
  4. Result Analysis

Reverse (Computational) Vaccinology & Immunoinformatics

Monika Moitra (M.Sc.), Shahzeb Khan

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Module XII

Group project + Publication + Feedback form

Group Project + Publication + Feedback Form

All Facilitators

Each module has its own assignment

Coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 is an infectious disease that is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The COVID-19 outbreak has proven to become a deadly disease and has been declared a pandemic by World Health Organization. 

Bioinformatics: Computational Drug Discovery and Design

Keeping the demand of the scientific community in-check and the free time most of the community has these days due to COVID-19. BioCode (in partners with BioAfri) is presenting an opportunity to learn Computational Drug Discovery and Design through an online workshop.

All the modules are carefully crafted so you learn from the basics of the Bioinformatics: Computational Drug Discovery and Design to the advanced level. Efficient demonstrations of the tools, methodologies, algorithms and software suites that are utilized within Computational Drug Designing will help you learn how to start the Computational Drug Designing projects, identify leads, do Molecular Docking, predict and analyze the ADMET properties, predict 3D structures of proteins and much more.

Deadline for Application: 20th April

Selection of Application: 22nd April

Registration of Application: 24th April

Workshop Schedule: 27th April - 6th May

Total Seats: 80

Certifications will be awarded

Pre-recorded workshop so  you don't have to worry about the timing. Each module has segments that you watch, learn and practice according to your mood, pace & time.

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Get a Hands-On Experience on Computational Drug Designing, Vaccine Discovery, Drug Discovery, ADMET Properties, Protein Structure Prediction and more.
Schedule | 10 Days
27-Apr-2020, 9:00 am GMT+5 – 06-May-2020, 9:00 am GMT+5
Platform | BioCode
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Certifications will be awarded