Learn Molecular Docking From The Scratch
What you'll learn
- Molecular Docking
- Protein Preparation
- Drug Retrieval
- Protein-Ligand Interaction
- Basics in Biology
- Basics in Computer
The easiest way to learn molecular docking!! In this course you will be learning the molecular docking from scratch including
How to retrieve the protein structure?
How to refine the protein structure?
How to retrieve the ligand structure?
How to find the active site of the protein?
How to fix grid for the protein?
How to perform docking?
How to analyze the docking results?
Who this course is for:
- Under Graduate Students
- Post Graduate Students
- PhD Scholars
- Drug Designer
Dr. Thirumal Kumar D serves as Assistant Research Director and Assistant Registrar i/c at Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research (MAHER): Deemed to be University, Chennai, India. He is an enthusiastic young researcher in the field of computational biology. He completed his doctoral thesis in Computer-Aided Drug Discovery from the Vellore Institute of Technology, India. The topic of his doctoral dissertation was "Computational profiling and discovery of new lead compounds targeting breast cancer-causing mutations of the genes in PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway". He has completed the integrated Master of Biotechnology from the same. His research interests focus on the analysis of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs), drug designing and drug repurposing, genotype-phenotype correlations, and NGS annotations. Before the current position, he served as an Assistant Professor (Sr.) in the Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences and Assistant Professor (Jr.) in Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore. He has guided several bachelor's and master's degree students. He was elected as a Fellow (FLS) of the oldest active biological society, The Linnean Society of London, on 24th May 2018. Also, He was elected as a Member (MRSB) by the Royal Society of Biology's Council on 1st April 2018. He is a life member of The Indian Science Congress Association, India, and a member of the International Society for Computational Biology and International Chemical Biology Society. He received the "Har Gobind Khorana Best Young Scientist Award" from "Bose Scientific Society under Tamil Nadu Scientific Research Organization (TNSRO)" and "Research Project of the Year" in "Indian Education Awards 2019- 9th National Awards on Indian Education". Previously, he has also received a VIT research award for three consecutive years (2015, 2016, and 2017) from the year he enrolled in Ph.D. He has currently published more than 75 publications in the international peer-reviewed journals with a cumulative impact factor of more than 200 and citations more than 850 as the mid-year 2021. He also serves in several reviewers and editorial boards of renowned journal publishers including, Nature, Frontiers, Elsevier, Springer, etc.