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PHAL305 Molecular and Immunopharmacology

The action of existing and potential drugs on molecular and immune systems. New targets for drug action generated by new movements in science.

If you are interested in drug design from a cell-signalling and molecular perspective, then this paper will be of interest to you.

Paper title Molecular and Immunopharmacology
Paper code PHAL305
Subject Pharmacology
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,018.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,500.00

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Prerequisite
(BIOC 192 or BIOC 111) and (CHEM 191 or CHEM 112) and two of CELS 191, HUBS 191, HUBS 192, BIOL 111, BIOL 115 and 18 further 200-level PHAL, ANAT, BIOC, GENE, MICR or PHSL points
Schedule C
Science
Paper Structure
Assessment
  • Laboratories reports - 15%
  • Research proposal - 15%
  • NOS workshop - 5%
  • Final exam - 65%
Contact
gregory.giles@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Sarah Baird
Dr Greg Giles
Dr Khaled Greish
Associate Professor Ivan Sammut
Professor Paul Smith
Textbooks
Students should concentrate on the lecture notes.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Introduce the principles of cell signalling and molecular recognition
  • Provide practical knowledge of a range of common techniques used in molecular pharmacology
  • Demonstrate how advances in molecular pharmacology can be used to treat disease states using cancer and immune system function as examples

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 12:00-12:50 9-15, 17-22
Friday 12:00-12:50 9-14, 17-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
P1 Thursday 14:00-16:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20
P2 Thursday 14:00-16:50 9, 11, 13, 17, 19

The action of existing and potential drugs on molecular and immune systems. New targets for drug action generated by new movements in science.

If you are interested in drug design from a cell-signalling and molecular perspective, then this paper will be of interest to you.

Paper title Molecular and Immunopharmacology
Paper code PHAL305
Subject Pharmacology
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,038.45
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,680.00

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Prerequisite
(BIOC 192 or BIOC 111) and (CHEM 191 or CHEM 112) and two of CELS 191, HUBS 191, HUBS 192, BIOL 111, BIOL 115 and 18 further 200-level PHAL, ANAT, BIOC, GENE, MICR or PHSL points
Schedule C
Science
Contact
gregory.giles@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Sarah Baird
Dr Khaled Greish
Associate Professor Ivan Sammut
Professor Paul Smith
Dr Lyn Wise
Textbooks
Students should concentrate on the lecture notes.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Introduce the principles of cell signalling and molecular recognition
  • Provide practical knowledge of a range of common techniques used in molecular pharmacology
  • Demonstrate how advances in molecular pharmacology can be used to treat disease states using cancer and immune system function as examples
Paper Structure
Assessment
  • Laboratories reports - 15%
  • Research proposal - 15%
  • NOS workshop - 5%
  • Final exam - 65%

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22
Friday 12:00-12:50 9-12, 15-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
P1 Thursday 14:00-16:50 10, 12, 16, 18, 20
P2 Thursday 14:00-16:50 9, 11, 13, 17, 19