Biocomputing in Drug Design

5 ch. Introduction to biocomputing in the pharmaceutical industry. Topics include molecular modeling, rational drug design, high throughput screening and combinatorial chemistry, protein modeling and 3D bioinformatics. Course includes lectures and a computer laboratory component.
Prerequisites: CHEM 3523, or permission of instructor.

Welcome to CHEM 4503 “Biocomputing in Drug Design”, UNB’s first cross-disciplinary course developed by the Department of Chemistry and the Faculty of Computer Science. The course bridges the disciplinary gap between chemistry and computer science, with a focus on computer-aided drug design. The course comprises a fully integrated curriculum, complete with interactive multimedia lectures, and computer-based molecular modeling laboratories.