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|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,059.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,914.00|
- (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
- Dr Lyn Wise, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Teaching staff
- Dr Sarah Baird
Guest lectures from
Dr Zabeen Lateef
Dr Georgina Dowd (Plant & Food, Nelson)
- Paper Structure
- Research proposal - 10%
- Presentation - 5%
- Research report - 20%
- Final exam - 65%
- Students should concentrate on the lecture notes.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking,
Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate awareness of current approaches to drug discovery
- Describe methods used for drug discovery and development
- Demonstrate knowledge of basic cellular and molecular processes in healing, cancer, infection and autoimmune disease
- Critically analyse these pathways for their potential as drug targets
- Interpret information and data from historical and scientific literature
- Design, execute, analyse and present original laboratory-based scientific research
- Communicate knowledge and findings using verbal, written and visual means