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Three-days HADDOCK workshop in Istanbul


Three-days workshop on HADDOCK

Istanbul, Boğaziçi University, 20-22 June 2011


You are invited to a three-days HADDOCK workshop, to be held on 20-22 June 2011.

HADDOCK is an information-driven docking program developed at Utrecht University, which is widely used in the structural biology community and has demonstrated a strong performance in the blind docking competition CAPRI.

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The workshop will be given by Prof. Alexandre Bonvin with a number of his group members. It will consist of lectures in the morning and hands-on sessions on computers in the afternoon. There is no quota for the lectures but the hands-on training sessions are limited to 30 people. For these, experience with Linux is a requisite. The workshop will cover various aspects of the modelling of biomolecular complexes including:

  • Protein-Protein Docking
  • Multi-body Docking
  • Protein-DNA Docking
  • Protein-Ligand Docking

Registration for attending the practical hands-on sessions is required with June 6th as deadline. Registration if free of charge! To register, please send e-mail to Ezgi Karaca (e.karaca@uu.nl), indicating your department and institution. Further details on the program will be sent to the participants via e-mail.



20. June. 2011

  • 8.30-9.00       Registration

  • 9.00-12.00     Lecture on information-driven docking with HADDOCK (Alexandre Bonvin). The lecture will cover general principles of docking followed by a more detailed description of HADDOCK and its application for protein-protein docking, multi-body docking, protein-DNA docking and protein-ligand docking.

  • 12.00-13.30  Lunch Break

  • 13.30-17.00  Protein-protein docking tutorial (Alexandre Bonvin) including a question and answer session in the last ½ hour.

21. June. 2011

  • 9.00-12.30     Multi-body docking tutorial (Ezgi Karaca) including a question and answer session in the last ½ hour.

  • 12.30-13.30  Lunch Break

  • 13.30-17.00  Protein-DNA docking tutorial (Marc van Dijk) including a question and answer session in the last ½ hour.

22. June. 2011

  • 9.00-12.30     Protein-ligand docking tutorial (Adrien Melquiond) including a question and answer session in the last ½ hour.



This workshop is organized in coordination with Computational Structural Biology Group at Utrecht University and the Polymer Research Center at Boğaziçi University.


Organization Committee:

Prof. Alexandre Bonvin, Prof. Turkan Haliloglu, Seren Soner, Ezgi Karaca


Related Websites:





e.karaca@uu.nl, +31(0)30-2533641

Computational Structural Biology, Bijvoet Center for Biomolecular Research

Utrecht University, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH Utrecht

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