In-House Training on “Virtual Screening in Structure Based Drug Discovery”

MMDDL (Molecular Modeling and Drug Design Laboratory), BCSIR Chittagong organized a five-days long “In House Training” on “Virtual Screening in Structure Based Drug Discovery” which was held on December 09 to December 13, 2018. 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 Rasheda Akter, Senior Scientific Officer, BCSIR Laboratories, Chittagong, S. M. Zahid Hosen, Scientific Officer & Project Leader, MMDDL, BCSIR Laboratories, Chittagong and Tania Sharmin, Scientific Officer, BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong.

Dr. Mohammad Mostafa, Director (In-Charge), BCSIR Laboratories, Chittagong, Dr. Ashish Kumar, P&D, BCSIR Laboratories and Md Habibur Rahman Bhuiyan, Principal Scientific Officer, BCSIR Laboratories, Chittagong was addressed as the special guests of the inaugural session of the In-house training.

During the workshop the participants got hands-on training in drug design including molecular structure drawing, optimization, 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, BCSIR Laboratories, Chittagong and Tania Sharmin, Scientific Officer, BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong.

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