Drug Discovery

GMS BT 460

Prereq: One semester of biology, two semesters of chemistry and BT 405 (Biochem). This course covers laboratory technologies utilized in the pre-clinical drug development phase with emphasis on the issues and challenges of molecular targeted therapeutics, a new paradigm in drug discovery. In addition, DNA, RNA and protein-based therapeutics, and gene and stem cell therapies are discussed. Students learn about translational technologies used to identify and validate drug targets, as well as lead optimization and selection of drug candidates. A hands-on laboratory component reinforces drug discovery concepts.

FALL 2016 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Malikova T 5:30 pm-8:20 pm 72 E Concord St
L 213
Prereqs: Bt 405
Chemistry x2
MED Campus

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