[Network Event] New Anti-leishmanial Leads from Natural Sources: Concepts and Approaches


8th-9th November 2019 in Karachi, Pakistan


Practical training for PhD students, post-docs and faculty members in basic concepts and modern applications to find new anti-leishmanials using natural sources, held at the ICCBS, Karachi, Pakistan.
The workshop provides an opportunity to:
    – Integrate chemical and biological approaches for anti-infectives research
    – Understand techniques used to derive novel anti-leishmanial compounds from medicinal plants and other sources
    – Develop robust assays for screening anti-leishmanials in vitro
    – Learn how to assess the potential of natural compounds by examining their structure-activity relationships


Iqbal Choudhary (Pakistan)
Paul Denny (UK)
Paul Denny (UK)
Iqbal Choudhary (Pakistan)
Bartira Rossi Bergmann (Brazil)
Ehmke Pohl (UK)
Mark Field (UK)


Travel bursaries
15 bursaries are available from the NTD Network to support students attending the meeting.
Applicants are also encouraged to attend the 7th International Symposium-cum-Training Course on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (MMDR-7), from 4th-7th November.  The MMDR-7 conference organisers have kindly offered to waive the registration fee and pay for additional accommodation for successful applicants.
Apply by 30th September 2019, 09.00 British Standard Time.  


Download our information here:
    – Flyer
    – Programme
    – Application form
If you have further questions about this event, please contact ntd.network@durham.ac.uk or dr.sammer.yousuf@gmail.com.