CHEM/CS 3003: Biocomputing in Drug Design I
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. Note: This course is cross-listed as CS 3003.
Prerequisites: CHEM 1012 and BIOL 1012, or permission of instructor. CHEM 2421 or BIOL 2033 are recommended.
Welcome to CHEM/CS 3003 "Biocomputing in Drug Design I", UNB's first cross-disciplinary course developed by the Department of Chemistry and the Faculty of Computer Science. This undergraduate course, available to both science and computer science students, bridges the disciplinary gap between chemistry and computer science, with an emphasis on computer-assisted drug design. The course comprises a fully integrated curriculum, complete with web-based interactive multimedia lectures, and computer-based molecular modelling laboratories.