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Executive Diploma in Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD)

Drug discovery and development is an intense, lengthy and an interdisciplinary endeavor. The contribution of computational methodologies has revolutionized the process of drug discovery. It is a powerful tool in the study of the relationship between molecular structure and biological activity and thus essential in the process of rational drug design. Nowadays, world’s major pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies use computational design tools. This Computer Aided Drug Design programme covers all main computational techniques used in drug discovery and supply a basic level of knowledge in this research field. This technique will provide a unique platform to all researchers working in this field to screen new drug entities.


Programme Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Drug Discovery and Design

Module 2: Role of Pharmacology in Drug Discovery

Module 3: Methods of Drug Discovery and Target Validation

Module 4: Modern Bioanalytical techniques

Module 5: Biostatistics in Drug Discovery and Development

Module 6: Concepts and Principles in CADD – 2D and 3D QSAR

Module 7: Molecular Modeling and Pharmacophore Modeling

Module 8: Virtual Screening and Molecular Dynamics

Module 9: Molecular Docking

Module 10: Advanced Concepts in Bioinformatics: Homology Modeling

Module 11: Proteome based Technology: Concepts, Principles and Application

Module 12: Case Studies

Eligibility

Any Graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The programme will be completed over a period of six months which will include the tenure applicable for examinations as well as case studies completion.

Registration

The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are expected to appear for the online exam and are also obliged to submit assignments after each module. After successful completion the participants will be awarded a Executive Diploma in Computer Aided Drug Design by IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate programme material, assignment and case studies would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprised of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting the employability of our participants and encouraging the concerned Human Resources department and Hiring Managers to recruit/hire our participants for their vacant positions. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global healthcare like Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, Pfizer, Roche Pharmaceutical Limited, Uflex Ltd., Anuroop Packaging Ltd., IPCA, Zydus, Unichem, Sun Pharmaceuticals, Hetero, Torrent Pharmaceutical, Cipla, Lupin, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Roche, Intas, Asrezenenca, Gland, Glenmark, Macleods, Jubilant Lifesciences, Novartis, Merck, Piramal, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Hamdard, Lotus, Lakme, Khadi, Himalayan, etc. The IGMPI’s Corporate Resource Division actively recommends our students and training participants for various job requirements and specialized roles to Human Resource, Talent Acquisition as well as the heads of various departments in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare industries on regular basis.

Future career prospects

Drug design, through computers, is a most recent, exceptionally viable strategy in the present day field. Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD) could be utilized for generation of effective drug agents (inhibitors) against disease (target). As a result of this, a large number of drugs candidates have been developed till now. This programme is very helpful for those professionals who are interested in making their career in the field of drug discovery, development and research industry.


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How to apply

For further enquiries, write to or call us on::
info@igmpi.ac.in / 18001031071 (Toll Free), Phone: +911126512850

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