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Pharmaceutical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry)

Fall 2016 Course Offerings
MEDC 612 Organic Medicinal Chemistry I Isaac Donkor
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:4
In addition to lectures attended jointly with professional students (Medicinal Chemistry 112, 122), advanced concepts are discussed in conference sessions, limited to graduate students. (didactic, lecture)
MEDC 800 Master's Thesis and Research Hassan Almoazen
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:variable
Research performed under the direction and supervision of the respective student's Research Advisor, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science. (didactic, research)
MEDC 812 Advanced Medicinal Chemistry Isaac O. Donkor
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:3
This course will present concepts in medicinal chemistry with emphasis on application of these concepts to rational drug design. Classical and contemporary approaches to the design of small molecules for interaction with macromolecular targets such as receptors, enzymes, and DNA will be discussed. (didactic, lecture)
MEDC 813 Research Techniques in Medicinal Chemistry Wei Li
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:3
An introduction to current trends in the design and synthesis of potential medicinal agents. The course includes recent techniques applicable to the isolation and characterization of organic compounds, as well as contemporary methodology for the study and chemical and physical properties influencing biological response. The course content is tailored to the specific needs of students majoring in this field. (didactic, lecture)
MEDC 819 Seminar in Medicinal Chemistry Hassan Almoazen
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:1
Current journal articles in Medicinal Chemistry will be presented by students followed by a question and answer session. (didactic, lecture)
MEDC 840-001 Special Topics - Heterocyclic Organic Chemistry Bob Moore
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:3
Directed readings or special course in topics of current interest. (didactic, lecture)
MEDC 840-002 Special Topics - Asymmetric Organic Synthesis Michio Kurosu
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:3
Directed readings or special course in topics of current interest. (didactic, lecture)
MEDC 900 Doctoral Dissertation and Research Hassan Almoazen
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:variable
Research performed under the direction and supervision of the respective student's advisor, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. (didactic, research)
MEDC 919 Seminar in Medicinal Chemistry Hassan Almoazen
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:1
Seminar presentation required of Ph.D. candidates in Medicinal Chemistry. (didactic, lecture)
Spring 2017 Course Offerings
MEDC 612 Organic Medicinal Chemistry I Isaac Donkor
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  4
In addition to lectures attended jointly with professional students (Medicinal Chemistry 112, 122), advanced concepts are discussed in conference sessions, limited to graduate students. (didactic, lecture)
MEDC 622 Organic Medicinal Chemistry II Isaac Donkor
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  4
Continuation of Medicinal Chemistry I. (didactic, lecture)
MEDC 800 Master's Thesis and Research Hassan Almoazen
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  variable
Research performed under the direction and supervision of the respective student's Research Advisor, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science. (didactic, research)
MEDC 812 Advanced Medicinal Chemistry Isaac O. Donkor
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  3
This course will present concepts in medicinal chemistry with emphasis on application of these concepts to rational drug design. Classical and contemporary approaches to the design of small molecules for interaction with macromolecular targets such as receptors, enzymes, and DNA will be discussed. (didactic, lecture)
MEDC 819 Seminar in Medicinal Chemistry Isaac Donkor
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  1
Current journal articles in Medicinal Chemistry will be presented by students followed by a question and answer session. (didactic, lecture)
MEDC 840-001 Special Topics - Heterocyclic Organic Chemistry Michio Kurosu
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  3
Current drug developments require significant knowledge of organic synthesis. Optically pure molecules (non-racemic chiral molecules) play key roles in current medicinal chemistry. This course covers useful asymmetric organic reactions and advanced organic reactions. (didactic, lecture)
MEDC 840-002 Special Topics - Asymmetric Organic Synthesis Michio Kurosu
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  3
Directed readings or special course in topics of current interest. (didactic, lecture)
MEDC 900 Doctoral Dissertation and Research Hassan Almoazen
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  variable
Research performed under the direction and supervision of the respective student's advisor, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. (didactic, research)
MEDC 919 Seminar in Medicinal Chemistry Hassan Almoazen
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  1
Seminar presentation required of Ph.D. candidates in Medicinal Chemistry. (didactic, lecture)
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