Anna University and HRD Offer Short Term Course on Anti-Parasite Drug Delivery

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Anna University, along with the Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD) is organizing a short term course on anti parasite drug delivery, an insight into human infectious diseases.

The course would expose participants to the fundamental diversity of drug discovery targets related to tRNA synthetases (AARS) - prokaryotic versus eukaryotic and build confidence and capability amongst the participants in the application of AARS structure and function to drug discovery. It would also provide exposure to practical problems through case studies and projects on the development of new AARS inhibitors as anti-infectives and immunomodulators.

Anna University and HRD Offer Short Term Course

Enhancing the capability of the participants to consider the multifunctional biological activities of synthetases for complementary drug discovery strategies. There will also be a practical computer session on database mining of new AARS targetsto treat human parasitic diseases. Course participants will learn these topics through lectures practical sessions and tutorials. Also assignments will be shared to stimulate research motivation of participants.


Anna University

Name of the course

Anti-Parasite Drug Discovery - An Insight into Human Infectious Diseases


Student (PhD, & MBBS) Faculty, Research scholar, research scientist from Academia/ industry interested in Infectious diseases, Drug discovery, hierarchy of enzyme structure and role of inhibitors as anti-infectives and immune modulators.
Those interested in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Medical Sciences, Immunology, Genetics, Special Biology or any other Life Sciences.


The participation fees for taking the course is as follows: Students: Rs. 2000/- Research Scholars: Rs. 4000/- Faculty and Scientists: Rs. 7500/- Industry/Research Organizations: Rs. 10,000/-


February 6 to February 10 2017

Number of seats


How to apply

Send a demand draft in favour of "The Director CTDT, Anna University" payable at Chennai to the college address along with the application form.

Last date of admission



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