In-House Training on “Structure Based Drug Design”

MMDDL (Molecular Modeling and Drug Design Laboratory), BCSIR Chittagong organized a three-days long “In House Training” on “Structure Based Drug Design” which was held on February 18 to February 20, 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 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).

Obaidul Haque Helali (Chief Scientific Officer, BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong), Md Habibur Rahman Bhuiyan (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). Md. Anwar Hossain  (Senior Scientific Officer, BCSIR Laboratories Dhaka) was working as course director.