Drug Discovery and Emerging Therapeutics

Course Number: 
PHCOL 510
Course Type: 
Elective
Currently Offered: 
Yes
Credits: 
2
Quarter: 
Winter
Weeks: 
1-5
Meeting Time: 
MW 1130-1220; F 1130-120
Location: 
UW
Instructor (MCB Faculty): 
Zheng, Ning

This course focuses on the general principles and current approaches involved in modern drug discovery and development, with an emphasis on basic concepts in drug actions, drug delivery, and drug metabolism. There is a further emphasis on identifying novel techniques in drug discovery and discussing emerging therapeutics that are not based on standard drug design. Selected drugs will be used to examine the pathway from discovery through development for clinical use. Prerequisite: CONJ 532 or permission of instructor.

Course Web site:  http://faculty.washington.edu/nzheng/index.html

Areas of Interest: 
Molecular Structure & Computational Biology
Elective Area: 
Molecular Structure & Computational Biology