The EuroQSAR Symposia have been taking place since 1973 and constitute the major scientific events in the field of computer-aided drug design & discovery, with further applications in agricultural and environmental sciences. The 2014 symposium will not only follow the tradition of previous events in presenting latest trends in QSAR and molecular modeling, it will also explore new grounds, such as integrated approaches and open innovation strategies in drug discovery.
The 20th EuroQSAR symposium, entitled Understanding Chemical-Biological Interactions, will include 9 plenary lectures and 28 oral communications to be selected from the submitted abstracts .
The Scientific Programme will be completed by Company Workshops, a Poster Session, a Commercial Exhibition as well as an impressive Social Programme around Saint-Petersburg, capital of culture of Russia and a UNESCO landmark.
More info is available on www.euroqsar2014.org
The 9th Lausanne Workshop on Chemical Information will take place on September 12, 2014 at the Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Lausanne-Dorigny, Switzerland.
The journal Challenges and MDPI will be sponsoring a prize of 2’000 CHF (Swiss Francs) for the winner of a contest aiming at identifying the best open source cheminformatic tool of the year. To enter the competition, the authors of such tools are invited to make the source code of their tool openly available (for instance using GitHub) and send a 1–2 pages description of the tool by e-mail to Dr. Luc Patiny (email@example.com).
The short description papers will be published in the journal Challenges after editorial review. The winner of the contest will be invited to present his/her tool at the workshop where the prize will also be awarded. We are looking forward to the response and tools submitted to this first contest!