PCL367H1: Drug Development Pipeline I: In vitro

Hours: 
8T/40P

This course will provide a learning experience that simulates the process, techniques, analysis and evaluation methods used for early-stage in vitro drug development. Modules will build on the student’s fundamental knowledge and will simulate and illustrate the thought processes and techniques that are used during new drug development in academic research institutes, clinical research organizations and pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies worldwide. Modules include target screening, cytotoxicity assays, transcriptional activation testing and metabolizing enzyme identification experiments. This experience will allow students to leverage their learned knowledge to improve their employability in this area, while honing their critical thinking and analytical skills.

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Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Living Things and Their Environment (4)