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Drug Screening Platform: High-Throughput Screening

21 Feb 23
- 23 Feb 23


The workshop will introduce participants to the field of Drug Discovery with a special focus on High- Throughput Screening (HTS). It will review the basic concepts of Drug Discovery and HTS and the routine and specialized technologies and instrumentation used. Notions of HTS screening cascades and analysis will also be covered.

The workshop is addressed mainly to PhD researchers and users of the DSP.


  • Israel Ramos - Drug Screening Platform Coordinator and Technology Transfer Consultant
  • Maria Caballero – Research Officer at the Drug Screening Platform

Date: Tuesday 21 February, from 9:00 to 13:00 & Thursday 23 February from 9:00 to 15:30. 
Place: Fèlix Serratosa room (Parc Científic de Barcelona)

Audience: PhD researchers and users of the Drug Screening Platform

Registration: Fill in the registration form here before 15 February. The workshop is offered exclusively to members of IRB Barcelona and has limited places. A confirmation email will be sent to all participants. 

If you are registered to participate and finally cannot attend, please send an e-mail to in order to give others the opportunity.


21 February


  • Welcome
  • Introduction to Drug Discovery and HTS
  • DSP services 

11:00 – 11:30 Break

  • HTS phases 
  • How to design HTS strategy and screening cascades

23 February


  • HTS Technologies and instrumentation

11:00 – 11:30 Break

  • HTS analysis (examples)

13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:30 Tour