Molecular Interactions and Medicine

Course Number: 
CONJ 545
Course Type: 
Elective
Currently Offered: 
Yes
Credits: 
1.5
Quarter: 
Spring
Weeks: 
6-10
Meeting Time: 
W 10:30-11:20; F 9:00-11:20
Location: 
UW
Instructor (non-MCB Faculty): 
Christophe Verlinde

Forces governing molecular interactions in biology; with a focus on medicine. Principles of computer modeling techniques in use for predicting the molecular behavior of proteins, ligands and their complexes. In computro ligand discovery; drug design, and the understanding at the atomic level of some genetic diseases. Two computer lab sessions.

Areas of Interest: 
Molecular Structure & Computational Biology
Elective Area: 
Cancer Biology
Cell Signaling & Cell/Environment Interactions
Molecular Structure & Computational Biology