Study unit
4217568 Drug Receptor Interactions, 5 Cp  
Code 4217568  Validity 01.01.2018 -
Name Drug Receptor Interactions  Abbreviation DRI 
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 how drug molecules interact with their target molecules, thermodynamics of interaction and how these interactions can be predicted and studied.

 
Content 

Types of interactions, thermodynamics of interactions, role of solvent, assays to study the interactions, theoretical methods.

 
Modes of study 

Lectures 15 h, seminars 5 h + report, Moodle examination 

LECTURES AND SEMINAR WILL BE ORGANIZED ONLINE.

 
Study materials 

Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Drug Biding, Edited by Keserü and Swinney. Wiley-VCH 2015. Material distributed during the course.

 
Evaluation criteria 

Examination (Moodle) 50%, Seminar reports 50%. Seminars are mandatory.

 
Teachers 

Prof. Antti Poso

 
Prerequisites 

No absolute requirement. However, it is supposed that students are familiar with basic pharmacology topics. Prior participation on molecular modeling course 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 Receptor Interactions  Lecture and exercise course  Antti Poso  10.11.20 -26.11.20

Future exams
No exams