CHEM 411 Medicinal Chemistry: Drug Design and Drug Action




In this course, we will examine the chemistry behind the small molecules that affect human health. Topics include the principles of drug design, pharmacology and pharmacokinetics, drug delivery, approval and regulation of new drugs, bioactive natural compounds (including antibiotics and vitamins), and the use of chemical agents in disease detection and diagnosis.


CHEM 211 (C-) and CHEM 204 (C-), or CHEM 201 (C-); and BIOL 215 (C-) or CHEM 215 (C-)

Course Notes

CHEM 411 is an approved Numeracy course for Cap Core requirements. CHEM 411 is an approved Science and Technology course for Cap Core requirements.

CHEM 411 is an approved Quantitative/Analytical course for baccalaureate degrees. CHEM 411 is an approved Science course.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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