Afe Babalola University in Ado Ekiti, Nigeria calls for applications for the ‘’DRUG DISCOVERY AFRICA 2022 Evolving Lead Compounds From Nature’’ coming up in September.
The conference DDA 2022 and summer school are funded by Volkswagen Stiftung. The aim of this conference is to provide a timely and critically needed platform to discuss the most important research challenges in establishing a viable and sustainable drug research culture in sub-Saharan Africa and to propose innovative strategies that will enhance future studies in the field, with special emphasis given on the identification of bioactive lead compounds from African biodiversity.
In addition, they will provide training to the next generation of researchers in the relevant drug discovery areas, including hit and lead discovery, medicinal chemistry, preclinical pharmacology, as well as drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics studies.
Conference Theme: “DRUG DISCOVERY AFRICA 2022 Evolving Lead Compounds From Nature“.
Conference Date: September 19 – 23, 2022.
Venue: Afe Babalola University in Ado Ekiti, Nigeria.
The Drug Discovery Africa 2022 conference includes travel funding to young-generation participants from Africa (Master’s and PhD students, as well as early-career postdocs).
- Interested persons are to send their CV including a research statement (maximum 150 words).
- If they would like to show a poster or give an oral presentation, they are to send their abstract (maximum 250 words).
For more information, visit the official site.