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On March 4-6, under the auspices of  the Division of Medicinal Chemistry of the SCI
The Auditorium of Aptuit
Center for Drug Discovery & Development, Verona, will host the

 Computationally Driven Drug Discovery Meeting
CDDD 3° Meeting
Following the two previous editions held in L’Aquila in 2011 and in Genova 2013, the convention aims to gather together researchers who make use of techniques such as computational chemistry, chemoinformatics, QSAR, property prediction to direct their effort towards integrated drug discovery program.


Researchers from both academia and industry are cordially invited to attend and to contribute to set up the state of the art of the discipline in Italy.


Expected outcomes of the convention are:


  • to promote a deep scientific discussion in the multifaceted field of computational drug discovery;

  • to promote the mutual acquaintance of research groups and to devise potential areas of collaboration; 

  • to promote the integration between industrial needs and academic expertise towards more effective drug discovery programs.



The participation to the convention is free, but the number of participants is limited to 120. The selection will be made by the scientific committee on the basis of the scientific quality of the abstract and the bio-sketch of the applicant.


Selected applicants will present either an oral communications (15 minutes) or a poster. The scientific program will be based on four sessions, plus one or two round table and one poster session.


Accommodation at an agreed price will be available and publicized through this web site.

After Registration, please Login and update your profile to finalize your registration to CDDD 3°


All those who are interested in participating are invited to send a scientific abstract and a brief CV (1 page). The deadline has been extended to February 1,  2014. The selection of the oral communications will be done the first week of February, and the selected speakers will be notified in due course.


CDDD is proud to announce a Virtual Screening contest based on a large set of compounds screened against the HDAC7 enzyme.  The winner will receive an iPad Air 64GB Wi-Fi plus 30000 hours of CPU time on CINECA  and will present his work at CDDD 3°. There are also prizes for second and third classified.


The scientific committee


- Andrea R Beccari (Dompé SpA, L’Aquila)

- Andrea Cavalli (Università di Bologna e IIT, Genova)

- Gabriele Costantino (Università di Parma)

- Stefano Moro (Università di Padova)

- Luca Sartori (I.E.O., Milano)

- Giulio Vistoli (Università di Milano)

- Aldo Feriani (Aptuit, Verona, local manager)







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