A “Hands on Workshop on In-silico Drug Design using Biovia Discovery Studio” was organized from 23rd to 26th July 2021 with Dr. Dhivya S, Senior Application Scientist, Altem Technologies as the resource person. The objective of this workshop was to educate next-generation scientists about rational drug design, discovery and development of drugs. Hands on training was provided individually for each step and the students were made to perform the work on their own project topics.
- Day 1: Introduction to drug discovery and the various types of drug designing, Opening a protein data using RCSB PDB as well as preparation of protein and ligands for docking, Confirmation of criterias like Lipinski rule of five
- Day 2: Molecular Dynamics approach with 3DQSAR analysis