PHRG 5100 - Drug Discovery (3)
Prerequisites: Biochemistry and lab, or with the consent of the instructor. This course will explore the theoretical and practical aspects of drug discovery research. Topics will include detailed discussion of drug targets, such as enzymes, GPCR/ion channels, nucleic acid and nuclear receptors and the methods used for modern drug discovery in the pharmaceutical industry. Original research journal articles will be used as case studies to illustrate the practical application of drug discovery research.
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