[Bio-software] Re: CFP/Bursary Awards- eCheminfo Community of Practice InterAction Meeting/India 08

bathina.sekhar from gmail.com via bio-soft%40net.bio.net (by bathina.sekhar from gmail.com)
Mon Nov 3 01:33:46 EST 2008

On Sep 11, 9:55 am, Robby <Rob.Reed... from douglasconnect.com> wrote:
> I am posting details for the eCheminfo Community of Practice
> InterAction Meeting in December 2008 in Hyderabad, India.  Please note
> that the deadline to apply for bursaries is September 19, 2008.
> Latest Advances in Drug Discovery Modelling & Informatics
> eCheminfo Community of Practice InterAction Meeting
> December 19-20, 2008
> International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
> Pre-Conference Workshop - Drug Discovery Design Methods &
> Applications  (December 15 – 18)
> Conference Link:http://echeminfo.colayer.net/COMTY_hyderabadconference
> Themes: Cheminformatics, Bioinformatics, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug
> Discovery Innovation, Structure-based Drug Design, Screening, Docking,
> Structural Biology, Predictive Toxicology, Predictive ADME
> Conference Sessions: Biophysical Simulation Applications, Neglected
> Diseases Applications, Drug Discovery Informatics, Predictive ADME/
> Toxicology
> We invite contributed papers from members of academic, government
> research and commercial organizations on areas of new research and
> innovation involving drug discovery research informatics. The work
> presented should involve innovative new method development or
> application to drug discovery problems and involving methods from
> computational chemistry, computational biology, cheminformatics or
> bioinformatics. Studies including experimental work in medicinal
> chemistry, screening, experimental toxicology, pre-clinical
> evaluation, lead optimisation and translational medicine are welcome.
> Abstracts (300-500 words) should be submitted to echeminfo -[at]-
> douglasconnect.com by 19 September 2008, and be accompanied by a short
> biography of the presenting author (300-500 words). Abstracts approved
> by the scientific organizing committee will be selected for scheduling
> on the conference program and in meeting poster sessions. Authors will
> be notified of acceptance as soon as a review of submitted materials
> takes place and at the latest by 30 September 2008.
> Bursary Awards
> Bursary Awards will be used to support the attendance of a selection
> of academic young investigators at the meeting. Applicants can be
> working in any area of research related to drug discovery at the
> postdoctoral, graduate student and senior undergraduate levels.
> To apply for the bursary please send an email with a) your abstract
> and biography (300-500 words each), b) your CV of 1-2 pages, c) a
> short description of your interests and career motivations related to
> drug discovery (300-500 words) to echeminfo -[at]- douglasconnect.com
> by 19 September 2008. The recipients of the bursary awards will be
> selected based on an evaluation of the quality and innovation of the
> described research and the potential positive impact of attendance at
> the meeting on their research and career progress. Authors will be
> notified of acceptance by 30 September 2008.
> Speakers
> *Conference Sessions:*
> Biophysical Simulation Applications, chaired by V.N. Balaji (Jubilant
> Biosys)
> Neglected Diseases Applications, chaired by Avadhesha Surolia
> (National Institute of Immunology)
> Drug Discovery Informatics, chaired by G.R.Desiraju (University of
> Hyderabad)
> Predictive ADME/Toxicology, chaired by Kas Subramanian (Strand
> Genomics)
> *Invited Speakers* include Chandra Verma (Bioinformatics Institute
> A*STAR, Singapore), Sreedhar Rao (Ranbaxy), Chandrika B-Rao (Piramal
> Life Sciences), Vellarkad N. Viswanadhan (Jubilant Biosys), R.
> Narayanan (Tata Consultancy Services), Johann Gasteiger (Molecular
> Networks, Germany), Jeff Wiseman (Locus Pharmaceuticals, USA), Indira
> Ghosh (JNU, New Delhi, India), Barry Hardy (Douglas Connect,
> Switzerland), Dhananjay Bhattacharyya (Saha Institute of Nuclear
> Physics, India), Ismael Zamora (Pompeu Fabra University and Lead
> Molecular Design, Spain)
> Scientific Advisory Board:
> Johann Gasteiger, Molecular Networks, Germany; Barry Hardy, Douglas
> Connect, Switzerland; Christoph Helma, inSilico Toxicology, Germany;
> Anton Hopfinger, University of New Mexico, USA; Jeff Wiseman, Locus
> Pharmaceuticals, USA; P.Balaram, IISC, India; Tanjore Balganesh,
> AstraZeneca, India; D. Balasubramanian, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute,
> India; M. K. Bhan, Secretary, DBT, India; Davinder S. Brar, GVK
> Biosciences, India; Samir Brahmachari, Director General, CSIR, India;
> Dr. Gowrishankar, CDFD, India; Seyed Hasnain, VC, HCU, India; Rajendra
> Prasad, JNU, India; S. Purohit, CDAC, India; T. Ramasami, Secretary,
> DST, India; Lalji Singh, CCMB, India; M. Vijayan, IISC, India; J. S.
> Yadav, IICT, India; K. Lalitha, UoH, India; S. Mande, CDFD, India; Dr.
> Narayanan, TCS, India; C.K. Mitra, UoH, India; J.A.R.P Sarma, GVK
> Biosciences; R. Sankaranarayanan, CCMB; Narahari Sastry, IICT
> Pre-Conference Workshop - Drug Discovery Design Methods &
> Applications  December (15 – 18)
> Virtual screening, structure-based drug design, lead optimisation and
> predictive ADME/toxicology supporting decision making in drug
> discovery – a Hands-on eCheminfo Workshop
> Bursary award available
> Co-organised in Partnership by IIIT Hyderabad , JNU NewDelhi ,
> Seascape Learning, and Douglas Connect
> December 15-18, 2008; IIIT Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India
> facilitated by Barry Hardy
> Work through in detail and discuss practical examples, methods and
> emerging techniques with leading modelling experts!
> Virtual Screening & Docking, Structure-based Drug Design, Ligand
> Optimisation & Library Design
> Structure Search, Similarity and Property Estimation, Data Mining,
> Analysis & Visualisation, Pharmacophore Modelling for Lead
> Identification, Fragment-based Drug Design, Predictive ADME, QSAR-
> based Predictive Toxicology
> Please visithttp://echeminfo.colayer.net/comty_hyderabadworkshop08
> For further information and questions on the Conference program,
> please contact Dr. Barry Hardy at: barry.hardy -[at]-
> douglasconnect.com, Tel:  +41 61 851 0170 . For international
> registrations, please contact Nicki Douglas, nicki.douglas –[at]-
> douglasconnect.com, Tel:  +41 61 851 0461
> If you are located in India, please contact Sunil Chawla at: sunil -
> [at] -seascapelearning.com, Tel:  +91 981 0305 923  or Om Prakash at
> Tel: +91 971 7040 656  to complete your registration and payment in
> Rs. For more information, please visithttp://seascapelearning.com/echeminfo_reg.html
> Rob Reedijk
> eCheminfo Community of Practice

Hi Robby

i followed this link to get more info on the conference. it says that
the event is in December 09 . is this correct as my assumption is that
it is going to be in Dec 08. Pl clarfiy !!!

i live in hyderabad and run a pre-clinical CRO by name Clintox



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