Drug Discovery: From Biology and Structure to New Chemical Entity (2016-2017)

uSis code: 
4423DDBSN
Teacher(s): 
Dr. M. van der Stelt
Teacher(s): 
Prof. dr. C.A.A. van Boeckel
Course category: 
institute elective
Programme: 
MSc Chemistry
Programme: 
MSc LST
EC: 
4.0
Level: 
500
Course language: 
English
Year: 
2016-2017
Block: 
III

After a general introduction of “classical” and “modern” drug discovery, various receptors, enzymes, ion-channels, carbohydrates and nucleotides are presented which provide clues as to how novel drugs can be found. It will be demonstrated that the multidisciplinary interaction between molecular biology, pharmacology, biophysics and chemistry is of utmost importance in the drug discovery process. The course is intended for MSc and PhD students.

Assessment method: 

Written exam

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