Workshop: Early Stage Drug Discovery in Finland and in Oulu


September 13-14, 2016


University of Oulu, Medical Campus: Lecture Hall P117 (Pathology, Aapistie 5A)

Main organizer

Biocenter Oulu Doctoral Programme, University of Oulu


University of Oulu Graduate School, Medical Research Center Oulu Doctoral

Programme, FinPharmaNet, and National Doctoral Programme in Informational and Structural Biology


2-day intensive course. Lectures, discussions, pre-course readings (1 review article/ session topic). A remote connection will be available (link will be distributed to registered participants). Optional poster presentation.


1.5 ECTS for the full course including poster presentation; 1.0 ECTS without poster.


Improved understanding of the process of early drug development; networking within

the organizing networks and between partners, as well as between researchers and industry to enhance academic collaboration and working life connections

Target audience

Doctoral students and researchers interested in drug discovery all over Finland and in the Nordic Network of Biological Informatics

Contact persons

Responsible person: Lari Lehtiö, Academy Research Fellow, Biocenter Oulu  and Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of Oulu, and

Ritva Saastamoinen, coordinator, Biocenter Oulu Doctoral Programme, University of Oulu (email:


Deadline August 31, 2016.

Registered participants will receive a confirmation and further information during the first week of September.


Detailed programme here.

Last updated: 13.9.2016