CHEMICAL BIOLOGY AND MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY (CBMC)

CBMC 804A. Biochemical Foundations of Chemical Biology. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to emphasize the elements of biochemistry, bioorganic chemistry, and molecular biology required for the design and synthesis of biologically-active compounds.
Requisites: Prerequisites, CHEM 466, BIOC 505 or 601, and PHCO 643; Permission of instructor for students lacking the prerequisites.
Grading status: Letter grade.

CBMC 804B. Biochemical Foundations of Chemical Biology Journal Club. 1 Credit.

This is a seminar based course that will run in concert with 804A. Students will present journal articles and interact with seminar speakers.
Requisites: Co-requisite, CBMC 804A; Permission of the instructor for students lacking the co-requisite.
Repeat rules: May be repeated for credit. 2 total credits. 2 total completions.
Grading status: Letter grade.

CBMC 805. Molecular Modeling. 3 Credits.

Introduction to computer-assisted molecular design, techniques, and theory with an emphasis on the practical use of molecular mechanics and quantum mechanics programs.
Requisites: Prerequisites, MATH 231, 232, and CHEM 481.
Grading status: Letter grade
Same as: BIOC 805.

CBMC 807. Foundations of Chemical Biology I: Organic and Medicinal Chemistry. 3 Credits.

The elements of organic chemistry required for the design and synthesis of chemical probes and biologically active compounds.
Requisites: Prerequisite, CHEM 262.
Grading status: Letter grade.

CBMC 833. Molecular Target-Based Drug Discovery. 3 Credits.

An integrated introduction to molecular target-based drug discovery including bioactive natural products, neuropharmacology, chemical biology, and recent advances and techniques in drug discovery.
Requisites: Prerequisite, CBMC 804A and 804B.
Grading status: Letter grade.