Protein structure and structure-based drug design

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 20/03/2018 - 23/03/2018
All Day

Location
Kemicentrum LU

This is a 1.5 ECTS course in protein structure and structure-based drug design given at Lund University 20-23 March 2018. Lectures and hands-on tutorials will focus on: Protein structure / Sequence & structural databases / Structure in drug discovery / Internet tools for drug discovery / Ligand docking and screening. There will also be time for networking.

Registration deadline – 20 February, 2018.

Link to preliminary schedule

Link to "Lecture note in structural bioinformatics: A practical guide"

Maximum number of participants: 12

Prior to course start: Students are strongly recommended before the start of the course to acquire basic knowledge in protein structure and function (see for example http://www.proteinstructures.com). Students are also urged to go through the basic tutorial on the use of Chimera: the official Chimera site tutorials: https://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/current/docs/UsersGuide/frametut.html.

Additional sites (much more can be found via Internet):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQxKYSUdiD8;
http://www.ch.embnet.org/CoursEMBnet/Pages3D07/documents/3Dchimera-tutorial07.pdf

Course leader and contact person
Salam Al-Karadaghi, Dept. of Biochemistry and Structural Biology, Lund University
Phone: 046-2224512
salam.al-karadaghi@biochemistry.lu.se

Suggested accommodation: Elite Hotel Ideon, Scheelevägen 27, 233 63 Lund

NDPIA participants can register below and have priority to attend the course (registered persons will be admitted when at least 10 persons have registered to the course). Please also indicate if you would like NDPIA co-funding for travel and accommodation costs (for participants outside Lund/Malmö).

Non-NDPIA members: please contact anna.holmstrom@umu.se to announce your interest in attending the course.

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