July 4, 2017

SIRAH Course, December 2017 - Application is Open!

OpenLab: Performing Molecular Simulations with SIRAH force field
December 11th to 15th, 2017
Institut Pasteur de Montevideo
Montevideo, Uruguay

Thanks to the generous support of FOCEM-IP Montevideo (COF 03/11) we will be able to provide full accommodation on a shared room basis, per diem and local transportation to all participants from abroad. Travel costs must be covered by attendees' funds.
There is no registration fee.

  • Sergio Pantano, PhD
  • Matías Machado, PhD
  • Exequiel Barrera, PhD
  • Florencia Klein, PhD Stud
  • Martin Sóñora, PhD Stud
Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay [website] [location]
Local facilities will allow for each student to work with an individual computer, as well as access to a full step up to perform hands-on practical sessions.

  • This OpenLab course is intended for PhD students and young research scientists with experience in molecular dynamics simulation and a specific problem to solve using a coarse-grained approach.
  • 10 to 15 fellowships will be granted, giving priority to those working in South America (no selection on the basis of nationality).
  • The program will cover major aspects of understanding and using all features of SIRAH force field, which include protein, membrane, DNA, ions 2+, and multiscale models in explicit and implicit solvent, to address the problems proposed by the attendees.
  • Strong interaction between teachers and students will be promoted through participant's presentations, hands-on sessions and dedicated slots for discussions on participants' research problems.
  • The language for the whole course will be English.
Download the [Application Form] and send it back in PDF format to: sirahff@pasteur.edu.uy

Deadline for application is on September 8th, 2017

Selected participants will be notified by the end of September.

For further information please contact: sirahff@pasteur.edu.uy