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Webinar on Computer Aided Drug Discovery against COVID-19 by NIT Raipur [Aug 24-28]: Register by Aug 23


The Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology, Raipur is organizing a one week National Webinar on Computer-Aided Drug Discovery against COVID-19 from August 24 to 28, 2020.

The proposed webinar on Computer-Aided Drug Discovery against COVID 19 aims to highlight all the latest developments in drug design based on computational techniques using simulations, calculations and AI to identify a drug to combat the coronavirus by inhibiting the viral infection cycle.

National Institute of Technology Raipur is situated in the capital of Chhattisgarh has proven to be “Avant-grade’ in the field of science and technology over the past few decades in this region.

  • Drug Design and Discovery
  • Computational Resources on Novel Coronavirus.
  • Artificial Intelligence approaches
  • In-silico method of drug repurposing to fight COVID-19
  • Molecular Diagnostic methods
  • Computer-aided drug design challenges and opportunities
  1. Dr. G Narahari Sastry, Director of CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat, Assam
  2. Dr. G. P. S. Raghava, Professor & Head at Centre for Computational Biology, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT Delhi)
  3. Dr. Parimal Kar, Assistant Professor, Discipline of Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore.
  4. Dr. Sanjay Singh Negi, Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
Registration Fees
  • UG Students: Rs. 500/-
  • PG/ Ph.D. Students: Rs. 700/-
  • Faculty and Industry Expert: Rs 700/-

Candidates need to pay the registration fee vis NEFT/ RTGS Transfer. Account Details: Account No.: 38027633250;
Account Name: Director, NIT Raipur; IFSC Code: SBIN002852.


To register online for the webinar, click here. The last date to register is August 23, 2020.


Phone Number: +91-7000420752.

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Webinar on Computer Aided Drug Discovery against COVID-19 by NIT Raipur



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