Study unit
4217567 Drug Design, 5 Cp  
Code 4217567  Validity 01.01.2018 -
Name Drug Design  Abbreviation DD 
Credits 5 Cp Date of expiry  
TypeAine- ja syventävät opinnot Subject0719 Pharmaceutical Chemistry 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
   
Organisation Pharmacy (K) 

Teachers
Name
Antti Poso 

Description
Learning outcomes 

To learn the main methods of drug design (pre-clinical), current status of drug-design, lead optimization, and related in vitro/vivo methods.

 
Content 

Hit/lead finding and optimization, medicinal chemistry approaches in drug design, physicochemical and in vitro/vivo assays, molecular modeling methods.

 
Modes of study 

Lectures 20 h, written case-report (individual), Moodle test (individual), project work (groups)

BOTH LECTURES AND PROJECT WORK ARE DONE ONLINE.

 
Study materials 

Gerhard Klebe: Drug Design. Methodology, Concepts, and Mode-of-Action. 2013, Springer-Verlag, Berlin. ISBN 978-3-642-17908-2

 
Evaluation criteria 

Case report gives 40 % from the total points (Report in English, Finnish, Swedish or German).  Project work will count as 40%, while Moodle test 20% of points.

 
Teachers 

Prof. Antti Poso and Dr. Tuomo Laitinen

 
Prerequisites 

No absolute requirement. However, it is supposed that students are familiar with basic pharmacology topics. Prior participation on molecular modeling and protein structure courses is recommended.

 
Time 

Autumn semester

 
Offering data 

PR4, PR5, BioMed4, graduate students, JOO-studies

 
Campus 

Kuopio

 
Further information 

antti.poso(at)uef.fi office: hilkka.wessman(at)uef.fi

Teaching language: English

 


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Register
K: Drug Design  Lecture and exercise course  Antti Poso  12.10.20 -20.11.20

Future exams
No exams