CHEM 416 Mechanisms of Drug Action

Spring, Fall

A study of chemicals that produce change in function of biological systems and the mechanisms by which these chemicals act. The course focuses on the main classes of drugs as well as some of the more popular contemporary drugs and how they affect their target biological systems. Applicable pharmacology-related literature is also emphasized to give students exposure to the types of techniques used in drug research.


BIOL 130/131

BIOL 140/141

CHEM 211

CHEM 212

CHEM 240 or CHEM 414