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Syllabus_W08 - Course syllabus for Chemistry 162B 262B Drug...

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Course syllabus for Chemistry 162B / 262B Drug Design (Winter 2008) Class meets: Mon, Wed, Fri 12:00 – 12:50 AM Phelps 1444 Instructor: Professor Kalju Kahn , Office: PSB-N 2623 E-mail: [email protected] Phone: (805) 893-6157 Office Hours: Tue 11:00-12:00 and Thu 11:00-12:00 or by appointment Course website: http://www.chem.ucsb.edu/~kalju/chem162 Teaching Assistant: Collin Dyer , Office Chem 1005B (near Chemistry reading room) Lecture Textbook: Richard B. Silverman, The Organic Chemistry of Drug Design and Drug Action, 2 nd edition The Course : In Chem 162 students learn principles that govern the process of modern drug discovery and development. Students will follow a path similar to that taken by real-life drug developers by learning important elements of the drug design process in a logical order. Some topics that we focus more extensively in 162B are: ¾ Receptor mechanisms and receptor targeting ¾ Drug metabolism and prodrugs ¾ Ligand-based drug design ¾ Target-based drug design Expectations of Students: ¾ Attendance and taking good lecture notes is expected. Submitting completed assignments in time is required. ¾ The textbook provides some necessary background material. Furthermore, students are expected to read modern drug design-related research literature. Required literature will be available on the course website. ¾
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2008 for the course CHEM 162B taught by Professor Kahn during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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