Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

CHEM 554 - DRUG DISCOVERY

Long Title: DRUG DISCOVERY AT THE INTERFACE OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY
Department: Chemistry
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 1.5
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Drug discovery requires a close integration of chemistry and biology. This course explores the design and development of new medicine from a chemical biological perspective. Topics includes fundamental methods for biomolecule synthesis and engineering and application to hybrid chemical/biologic drugs, as well as modern approaches for target discovery and validation.