Due to COVID-19 airport restrictions, the

Joint Prague-Weizmann School on Drug Discovery

  will be conducted in virtual format.



This is the seventh iteration of the Prague Summer School on Advances in Drug Discovery, and the third year in a row it is held jointly with the Weizmann Institute of Science. The school is co-organized by the University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague and Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS.

The school is intended mainly for PhD students and postdocs. Expert speakers from academia as well as major international pharma and biotech companies will cover among others:

  • Target discovery and validation
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Structure and In silico based drug design
  • Fragment based drug discovery
  • Covalent drug discovery
  • Principles and examples of commercial drug development cycle
  • Additional topics such as: DNA encoded libraries, Immunoncology and Proteomics based diagnostics

Registration deadline
October 24th, 2021

Organizing committee

  • Nir London, WIS
  • Haim Barr, WIS
  • Martin Fusek, IOCB, Prague
  • Radek Cibulka, UCT, Prague
  • Petra Menová, UCT, Prague


  • The Chorafas Institute for Scientific Exchange
  • Feinberg Graduate School
  • The Dr. Barry Sherman Institute for Medicinal Chemistry
  • Moross Integrated Cancer Center


Coordinator & Accessibility Issues

Talia Suissa