BIOL 507 - Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacoproteomics
Three hours lecture per week
Prerequisite(s): BINF 500 and BIOL 504 and admission to the Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, M.S. or the Biotechnology, M.S. & M.B.A. Dual Degree program
Structural and functional genomics with an emphasis on how these fields operate in drug discovery and optimization. Topics include: genetics of the human response to prophylactic and therapeutic agent, impact of genetic variation on therapeutic efficacy, disease mechanisms, proteomics of genetic and communicable disease, drug action and toxicity, structure encoding, lead discovery and optimization, parallel synthesis, and screening virtual libraries.
Graded: Letter Grade
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