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Start Date 
5/4/2015
End Date 
5/7/2015
Venue 
Research Center for Modeling and Simulation (RCMS) Academic-I Building, NUST Campus, H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan

First Hands-on Workshop on Biomolecular Simulations

Research Centre for Modeling and Simulation is organizing four days hands-on workshop on "Bio-Molecular Simulations” at Super Computing Research and Education Center (ScREC), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) from May 04 to May 07, 2015. The participants will learn and implement key concepts in Bio-molecular Simulations.
 
Special emphasis will be given to the hands-on training of computational program packages to perform the following;
 
1-    Energy minimization on the Potential Energy Surface (PES)
2-    Molecular Dynamics (MD) simulations
3-    Normal Mode Analysis (NMA)
4-    Conformational Transitions in Proteins
 
After completing the workshop, the participants would be able to
 
  • Understand the key theoretical concepts underlying computational methods
  • Run and execute bio-molecular simulations using Molecular Mechanics program package
  • Remotely use RCMS Super Computing facility
  • Perform energy minimization, MD simulations and NMA
  • Search for minimum energy pathways on the high dimensional PES
  • Instructor Profile:

    Workshop will be conducted by Dr. Farooq Ahmad Kiani and a team of trained research associates. Dr. Kiani is currently working as Associate Professor at RCMS. He has more then 11 years of teaching and research experience at the Heidelberg University in Germany.

    Important Dates: 

    04-07 May, 2015 Timing: 10 am to 5 pm

    Who Should attend?

    Students and faculty interested in Computational Chemistry, Computational Biochemistry, Computational Biophysics, Bioinformatics and Computational Molecular Biology will benefit from the workshop.

    Workshop Fee: 

    Industry Professionals: Rs. 10,000
    Faculty Members:    Rs. 6,000
    Students:  Rs. 2,500

    Last Registration Date:                    April 30,2015

    * Registration fee also covers daily lunch and refreshments (all 4 Days).
    * Each Participant will also get free access to RCMS Supercomputer for 2 months.
    * Accomodation is available for limited number of participants in order to avail this facility, participants have to pay Rupees 2500 in addition to registration fee.
     
    Limited seats are available. All participants are required to submit the registration form & fee by April 30, 2015.

    How to Participate:

    Method 1: (Cheque/Bank Draft)

    Step-1: Register here
    Step-2: Deposit the workshop fee into
    RCMS Welfare Fund,
    Account No. 22927000433801,
    HBL NUST Branch Sector H-12, Islamabad.
    You may deposit by Cheque or Bank Draft
    Step-3: Email a readable scanned copy of the Deposit Receipt to RCMS Accounts Officer
    (moin@rcms.nust.edu.pk) TILL APRIL 30, 2015. Please retain this receipt and bring it with you on the day of workshop.
     

    Method 2: (On Spot Registration)

    Step-1: Register here
    ​Step-2: ​Prepare a letter of request to attend the workshop, signed by head of institution/ department confirming the following;
    1. Number of participants attending the workshop
    2. Accommodation requirements (if required)
    3. Registration fee will be paid on spot (Cash)
    Step-3: ​Email a readable scanned copy of the above mentioned letter to Traing Coordinator RCMS
    (tariq@rcms.nust.edu.pk) TILL APRIL 30, 2015.
     
     

    Accommodation:

    A limited number of accommodation are available for those who wish to travel to Islamabad for attending the workshop. Desirous participants should send an email to RCMS training coordinator (Asst. Prof. Tariq Saeed: tariq@rcms.nust.edu.pk) to avail this facility TILL APRIL 30, 2015.

    * Participant who want to avail accommodation at NUST will pay Rs 2500/day in addition to workshop Registration fee.

    Certificates Awarded:

    The participants will be awarded certificates in the end upon successful completion of the workshop.

    Contact Person:

    Mr. Mahammad Tariq Saeed
    Phone Number: +92-51-9085-5731
    Email: tariq@rcms.nust.edu.pk

    Instructor:

    Dr. Farooq Ahmad Kiani
    Email: farooq.Kiani@gmail.com

    Accounts Officer:

    Mr. Moin ud Din
    Phone Number: +92-51-9085-5711
    Email: moin@rcms.nust.edu.pk

    For registration Click Here

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