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.

Rules & Requirements  
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 Credits.  

This is a seminar based course that will run in concert with 804A. Students will present journal articles and interact with seminar speakers.

Rules & Requirements  
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.

Rules & Requirements  
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.

Rules & Requirements  
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.

Rules & Requirements  
Requisites: Prerequisite, CBMC 804A and 804B.  
Grading Status: Letter grade.