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323002 UE Introduction to Experimental Methods in Drug Discovery and Preclinical Drug Development - MPS1 (2021S)

3.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 32 - Pharmazie
Continuous assessment of course work

Präsenz oder Hybrid oder Online, je nach Situation.


Language: English



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Students will be given
(i) assignments to select and explain the best assay that would allow them to screen for a drug having activity against a specific target. Students will have 1.5 hours for searching the web resources or available literature and composing a short PowerPoint presentation (10 min). This will be followed by student presentation.
(ii) a (natural based or synthetic) drug for collecting Information from literature as to its source, history of identification, structure-activity relationship, mechanism of action, application, side effects. The students will present their findings the next days as a PP presentation.

Assessment and permitted materials

(i)Argumentation for the chosen assay
(ii) compilation of collected information
Quality of presentation
Participation in the discussions

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

(i) Selected assay and presentation
(ii) scientifically sound presentation, argumentation

Examination topics

Performance and quality of the presentation

Reading list

Literature as given in MPS1 VU (323001)

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Th 21.01.2021 15:29