University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

BIOTECH 7001 - Drug Discovery and Development

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 4 hours per week
Restriction: Available to Graduate Certificate in Biotechnology (Biomedical), Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Biomedical), Master of Biotechnology (Biomedical) students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assumed Knowledge: BIOCHEM 2500 or equivalent
Assessment: Oral presentation, written assignment, exam
Syllabus:

Societies across the world are looking to combat a greater range of human diseases but at the same time contain spiralling healthcare costs. This, together with global competition and increasing regulatory standards, puts enormous pressure on the pharmaceutical industry to discover and develop a greater number of therapeutic candidates even faster and cheaper than ever before. This course develops the key themes in the drug discovery and development pipeline and highlights the multi-disciplinary nature of the research and development process. Topics include: Target identification and validation, Hit discovery, Hit-to-lead optimisation, pre-clinical and clinical testing, regulatory and manufacturing considerations.

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Units
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Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
13599 LE01 70 24 3 Mar - 7 Apr Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Lower Napier, LG28, Lecture Theatre
5 Mar - 9 Apr Thursday 11am - 12pm Horace Lamb, 1022, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre
28 Apr - 9 Jun Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Lower Napier, LG28, Lecture Theatre
30 Apr - 11 Jun Thursday 11am - 12pm Horace Lamb, 1022, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10495 WR01 54 8 2 Mar - 2 Mar Monday 9am - 11am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
16 Mar - 6 Apr Monday 9am - 11am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room
27 Apr - 8 Jun Monday 9am - 11am Benham, G25, Peter Martin Room