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Fall 2015-2016
CHM 440   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Drug Discovery in the Genomics Era

Paul J. Reider

A detailed review of recent successes and failures in the discovery of new drugs. Therapeutic areas to be discussed include: HIV, oncology, asthma, Alzheimer's Disease, antibiotics, diabetes, and neglected diseases (malaria, TB, human African Trypaonosomiasis). Case studies presented by leading pharmaceutical scientists will complement discussions of the functional steps required to select a target, indentify a new chemical entity, and get it to patients. The course will emphasize the integration of the molecular sciences and the role of chemistry in inventing and producing important new medicines.


Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Readings from the current literature.

Requirements/Grading:
Take Home Mid term Exam - 35%
Take Home Final Exam - 35%
Papers - 15%
Class/Precept Participation - 15%

Other Requirements:
Open to Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students Only.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Two semesters of organic chemistry (CHM 301 & 302 OR CHM 303 & 304/304B) or the equivalent..

Reserved Seats:
GHP Certificate Students Only 15

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20157 L01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm M W   Jadwin Hall   A10   Enrolled:79 Limit:70 Closed
20158 C01 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm T   McDonnell Hall   108   Enrolled:23 Limit:25
20159 C02 8:00 pm - 8:50 pm T   McDonnell Hall   104   Enrolled:21 Limit:26
20160 C03 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm Th   McDonnell Hall   104   Enrolled:19 Limit:20
20161 C04 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm W   McDonnell Hall   106   Enrolled:16 Limit:25