22-SEP-2017: Workshop on Structural Bioinformatics Held
Aligarh, September 22: The Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Life Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University held three day workshop on "Structural Bioinformatics" under the aegis of Aligarh Open University (AOU)
Students of MSc and PhD who attended the workshop had hands on training on bio-informatics data resources and molecular modelling tools for bio-molecular structure analysis. It also included the prediction of protein structure, function and the localization of binding sites of ligands (like drugs, metal ions). It further familiarised students in using tools and techniques in the field of Bio-informatics which has immense potential in research and medical sciences.
The workshop was conducted by Dr. Shozeb Haider a computational biologist, faculty member and UCL Excellence Fellow, College of Pharmacy, University College of London
Prof. Syed Ziaur Rahman (Dept. Of Pharmacology, JNMC), coordinator of AOU and Chairperson Dept. Of Biochemistry gave the vote of thanks
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