In House Training on “Computational Tools for Drug Discovery”

MMDDL (Molecular Modeling and Drug Design Laboratory), BCSIR Chittagong organized a three-day long “In House Training” on “Computational Tools for Drug Discovery” which was held on April 4 to April 6, 2017. The training focuses on impact of Computer Aided Drug Design in Next Generation Drug Discovery Process. In the training session lecture and talks was delivered by Mahmuda Khatun (Director, BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong), Rasheda Akter (Senior Scientific Officer, BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong) and S. M. Zahid Hosen (Scientific Officer & Project Leader of MMDDL, Pharmacology Research Division, BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong).  Md Habibur Rahman Bhuiyan (Principal Scientific Officer, BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong), Dr Mohammad Mostafa (Principal Scientific Officer, BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong), Nemai Chandra Nandi (Principal Scientific Officer, BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong), Dr. Dipankar Chakraborty (Senior Scientific Officer, BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong), was addressed as the special guests of the inaugural session of the workshop. During the workshop the participants got hands-on training in drug design including target structure validation, protein preparation, basic of ligand preparation, basic of protein modeling and protein preparation, Molecular Docking analysis etc. The hands-on session  was conducted by S. M. Zahid Hosen (Scientific Officer & Project Leader of MMDDL, Pharmacology Research Division, BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong) .