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2nd HBPMolSim Training Workshop on Tools for Molecular Simulation of Neuronal Signaling Cascades and HBP BRAVE partner project open meeting
The second HBPMolSIM training workshop on Tools for Molecular Simulation of Neuronal Signaling Cascades will take place in hybrid format on 21-23 June 2023 at the Mathematikon, Heidelberg University (free of charge). The workshop will include training on the SDA7 and tauRAMD tools developed in the MCM group at HITS, focusing on the computation of kinetic parameters from Brownian dynamics simulations of biomolecular association and molecular dynamics simulations of protein-ligand dissociation.
At the end of the training workshop, the results of the HBP BRAVE Partner project will be presented in an open workshop. The BRAVE project addresses the problem of COVID-19’s impact on the brain by tackling COVID-19 brain inflammation by computer-aided molecular design. The aim of the project is to block SARS-CoV-2 mediated neurodegeneration and brain damage by inhibiting the activation of the NLRP3 inflammasome, which is responsible for neuroinflammation in several neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and long COVID-19. The project is a collaboration between scientists at the universities of Turin and Pavia (Italy) and the Forschungszentrum Jülich and HITS (Germany).
For details and registration for either on-site or online attendance, see: https://flagship.kip.uni-heidelberg.de/jss/HBPm?m=SgD&mI=253 Registration is open until 9 June 2023!
Scientific chairs and organizer(s)
Rebecca Wade | HITS, Germany
Giulia D’Arrigo | HITS, Germany
Stefan Richter | HITS, Germany