The course, held from November 9 - 14, 2011, will be given by Dr. Artem Cherkasov (University of British Columbia, Canada) with one lecture by Prof. Alexander Tropsha (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, U.S.A.).
The course will overview the current state of the art of methods of computational chemicals genomics and cheminformatics and. Basic principle and algorithms currently used for computer-aided drug discovery will be reviewed. The entire drug discovery pipeline from 'drug target identification to pre-clinical drug optimization' will be discussed in details. Numerous examples taken from active drug discovery programs will be used to illustrate all components of the course. The practical component of the course will include basic tutorials on open-source modeling and drug discovery packages.
See programme page for more detailed information.

Registration is required to attend the course. Please, register as soon as possible - the number of participants is limited by the size of the computer room (i.e. 40 seats). Students of Masaryk University will be given priority.
Registration deadline is November 5, 2011.
No registration fee is required to attend the course.
Students of Masaryk University can get credits for this course if they register IC064 course in IS MU.


The course is funded from Inovation Lectures project (INNOLEC) supported
by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of the Czech Republic.