[phenixbb] Workshop announcement @ Inst Pasteur Montevideo - Uruguay : Modern Approaches in Drug Discovery for Neglected Infectious Diseases

Alejandro Buschiazzo alebus at pasteur.edu.uy
Fri May 23 14:28:01 PDT 2014

Dear Colleagues:

We are pleased to announce the Workshop: "Modern Approaches in Drug 
Discovery for Neglected Infectious Diseases" at the Institut Pasteur de 
Montevideo (Uruguay).

*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 
program. <http://www.pasteur.edu.uy/images/program_v.5-5-14.2.pdf>

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
Research Scientist
Unit of Protein Crystallography
Institut Pasteur de Montevideo
Mataojo 2020
Montevideo 11400
Phone: +598 25220910 int. 120
Fax:   +598 25224185

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