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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

5th International Symposium on Drug Development for Orphan/Neglected Diseases

5th International Symposium on
Drug Development for Orphan/Neglected Diseases
26th - 28th February 2013
Organized by
CDRI, Lucknow

Theme of the symposium :
The 5th International symposium entitled "CTDDR-2013 : Drug Development for Orphan/Neglected Diseases" is being organized inthe spirit of the 1st,2nd,3rd and 4th CTDDR (2001,2004,2007 and 2010) symposia from 26th to 28th February 2013. This 5th CTDDR will highlight cutting-edge advances in drug discovery and development for orphan, neglected and tropical diseases. The three day event will feature keynote lectures and posters by a number of international and national scientists and academicians dealing with both basic sciecne and translational biomedical research. The 5th CTDDR 2013 will also provide a forum for in-depth assessment of the challeneges involved in the drug development for orphan/neglected diseases.

Topics of CTDDR-2013
1. Target Identification and validation
2. Computational approcahes
3. RNAi / Genomic and Proteomic Opportunities
4. Fragment based discovery
5. NMR, X-ray crystallography and LCMS for drug discovery
6. ADME-Toc, aligned medicinal chemsitry
7. Small molecule inhibitors and natural products
8. Molecular modeling and SAR
9. Natural product inspired templates
10.Repositioning of drugs
11.New chemical entitites
12.Chirality and Drug Design
13.Automated synthesis
14.Novel methodolgies for Drug and intermediate
15.Chemical Biology, system biology and Omics in Drug Design

Registration : Interested candidates are requested to complete the enclosed registration form, which should reach us on or before 30th Nov 2012

Call for Abstract : Interested candidates can submit their abstract on or before 15th Nov 2012 by online at the website : or can send directly to the email to :

Payment :
1. Bank Draft/Cheque should be drawn in favour of "CTDDR-2013" payable at Lucknow
2. Payment from outside India Swift Code-YESBINBBXXX, IFSC Code : YESSB0000018, A/C No 00188140000064, yes Bank, Lucknow
3. Payment through online may be also made by credit/debit card at the website :
4. Payment by cash at the CTDDR-2013 secretariat cash counter

Correspondence :
Dr Bijoy Kundu
Organizing Secreatry, CTDDR-2013
CSIR -Central Drug Research Institute
Manzil Plaza,M.G.Marg
Lucknow-226001, India
Phone : +91 (0522)3290092
Email :,
Deadline : 30.11.12
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