[phenixbb] Workshop announcement @ Inst Pasteur Montevideo - Uruguay : Modern Approaches in Drug Discovery for Neglected Infectious Diseases
alebus at pasteur.edu.uy
Fri May 23 14:28:01 PDT 2014
We are pleased to announce the Workshop: "Modern Approaches in Drug
Discovery for Neglected Infectious Diseases" at the Institut Pasteur de
*Dates:* November 3rd - 8th, 2014
*Venue**: *Institut Pasteur de Montevideo (Montevideo, Uruguay)
*Invited speakers:* Wim Hol (University of Washington, Seattle, USA),
Paul Michels (University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK), Celerino
Abad-Zapatero (University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA), Hugo
Cerecetto (UdelaR), Marcelo Comini (IP Montevideo), Sergio Pantano (IP
Montevideo), Alejandro Buschiazzo (IP Montevideo)*
The general aim of this International Workshop is to train students in
state-of-the-art approaches for drug discovery and rational design, with
special emphasis on target-based methods. The course will provide with a
multidisciplinary view, with invited professors covering a diverse set
of subjects : protein crystallography, in silico methods for molecular
simulations, medicinal chemistry and biology of neglected infectious
diseases.** For details of the activity please see the preliminary
The course will be in English.
This activity is supported by the /Center for Structural Biology of the
MERCOSUR /(CeBEM <http://www.cebem.org.ar/>), jointly with the /United
Nations University Biotechnology Programme for Latin America and the
Caribbean/ (UNU - BIOLAC <http://unu.edu/about/unu-system/biolac>).
Graduate students and young research scientists are encouraged to apply.
24 students will be selected among the applications. The Course will
provide financial support for the students, covering registration fees,
and for the case of those coming from abroad, all local expenses
(lodging, per diem and local transportation).
The application deadline is September 8th, 2014. The results will be
announced by September 30th.*/
The application form, activity program, contact information and other
details can be found at the web site of the course
Please address further inquiries toSBDD_course at pasteur.edu.uy
<mailto:SBDD_course at pasteur.edu.uy>
Looking forward to welcoming you in Montevideo!
Alejandro Buschiazzo, PhD
Unit of Protein Crystallography
Institut Pasteur de Montevideo
Phone: +598 25220910 int. 120
Fax: +598 25224185
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