Workshop Registration End Date :November 3, 2023

Virtual Workshop

QSAR: A recent trends in Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD)

Unveiling the Power of QSAR: Pioneering Trends in Computer-Aided Drug Design

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About Workshop:

The “Unveiling the Power of QSAR: Pioneering Trends in Computer-Aided Drug Design” workshop is a comprehensive educational event designed to immerse participants in the world of Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship (QSAR) modeling and its contemporary applications in Computer-Aided Drug Design (CADD). This workshop is meticulously crafted to provide a deep understanding of the intricate interplay between computational science and pharmaceutical research, offering a roadmap to harness the potential of QSAR in the drug development process.

Aim: The aim of this workshop is to empower participants with the latest insights and practical knowledge in Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship (QSAR) modeling and its applications in Computer-Aided Drug Design (CADD). Through interactive sessions and hands-on experience with Minitab software, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of how QSAR techniques enhance the drug development process.

Workshop Objectives:

  1. Introduction to CADD and QSA: Provide a foundational understanding of Computer-Aided Drug Design (CADD) and Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship (QSAR) modeling.
  2. Hands-On QSAR Skills: Equip participants with practical skills, including QSAR modeling using Minitab software and data analysis techniques.
  3. Real-World Applications: Illustrate the practical applications of QSAR in pharmaceutical research and drug development through case studies.
  4. Enhanced Problem-Solving: Foster critical thinking and problem-solving abilities in the context of drug design and computational chemistry.
  5. Career Advancement: Empower participants with knowledge and skills to advance their careers in pharmaceuticals, computational chemistry, and related fields.

What you will learn?

Day 1:

  • CADD and Molecular Modeling
  • Why CADD and Molecular Simulation
  • Force Field and Energy minimization
  • Drug Development Process
  • Process of CADD and Technology Impact
  • Phases of CADD, methodology and Strategies

Day 2:

  • QSAR and Drug Design
  • Steps in QSAR
  • QSAR Modeling importance in CADD
  • QSAR Data Analysis
  • Potential Drug Properties
  • Pharmacophore Modeling

Day 3:

  • Introduction of Minitab software
  • Multiple Linear Regression Model
  • PRESS, SSY and Leave one out (LOO)
  • Applications of QSAR
  • Correlation coefficient and Model Validation
  • Applications of QSAR in pharmaceutical development

Mentor Profile

Dr. Md Afroz Alam is a Professor and Head in the Department of Bioinformatics, at Shalom New Life College, Bengaluru, Karnataka. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Bioinformatics from Jaypee University of Information Technology, Solan, Himachal Pradesh in 2009. Then he has worked as Assistant Professor, Head and Program Coordinator in the Department of Bioinformatics at Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences (Deemed University) for 11 Years. He is having 14 years of teaching and research experience in the field of Bioinformatics. His area of expertise includes: Computer Aided Drug Design, Molecular Modeling and Simulation, QSAR and Pharmacophore modeling, Biostatistics, R programming, Unix and Linux. He is the author of 24 research articles, 2 Book Chapter, recipient of short-term research grants, workshop grants, and National Youth leader award by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports under the National Service Scheme, Government of India.

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Fee Plan

StudentINR 999/- OR USD 40
Ph.D. Scholar / ResearcherINR 1199/- OR USD 45
Academician / FacultyINR 1499/- OR USD 50
Industry ProfessionalINR 1999/- OR USD 75

Important Dates

Registration Ends
03 Nov 2023 AT IST : 07:00 PM
Workshop Dates  03 Nov 2023 to 05 Sep 2023  AT IST : 08:30 PM

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Career Supporting Skills

Computational ChemistPharmaceutical Research ScientistBioinformaticianPharmacologistMedicinal ChemistData ScientistDrug Safety ScientistPharmaceutical Sales Representative

Workshop Outcomes

  1. Proficiency in QSAR Modeling: Participants will gain hands-on experience and proficiency in using QSAR modeling techniques to predict and optimize drug properties.
  2. Understanding of CADD Principles: Participants will acquire a solid understanding of Computer-Aided Drug Design (CADD) principles, including molecular modeling and simulation.
  3. Real-World Application: Participants will be able to apply QSAR methods to real-world pharmaceutical challenges, enhancing their problem-solving abilities.
  4. Enhanced Career Prospects: Attendees will leave the workshop with valuable skills and knowledge that can boost their career opportunities in pharmaceuticals, computational chemistry, and related fields.
  5. Networking and Collaboration: The workshop will provide a platform for networking and collaboration with experts and peers in the field, fostering professional relationships and knowledge sharing.