BioFocus to Host Free Webinar on “Unleashing the Power of Computational Chemistry in Hit Finding Campaigns”
News May 07, 2010
BioFocus invites drug discovery researchers to join its free webinar entitled ‘unleash the power of computational chemistry in hit finding campaigns’, to be held on Thursday 27th May at 15.00 GMT Summer Time. As an educational webinar, attendees will learn how computational chemistry tools enable cost- and time-efficient high-throughput screening (HTS) campaigns.
Topics covered will include: statistical methods to identify more active scaffolds and strengthen the structure-activity relationship (SAR) basis for follow-up activities; structure- and ligand-based compound selection methods; and chemoinformatic tools. Participants will also get the opportunity to view case studies detailing how these approaches facilitate high hit rates, leading to increased success.
New Partnership to Provide Bioanalytical and DMPK ServicesNews
Concept Life Sciences, the integrated drug discovery, development and analytical services company, and Alderley Analytical, bioanalytical Contract Research Organisation (CRO), today announced they have signed a partnership agreement to provide high-value bioanalytical and DMPK study services.
Arrow Poison Potential Male Birth ControlNews
Women have many options for oral contraceptives that are safe, effective and reversible, but despite decades of research, men have none. Now, scientists report a rat study that shows they finally have a good lead for a male birth control pill. It's based on ouabain, a plant extract that African warriors and hunters traditionally used as a heart-stopping poison on their arrows.READ MORE