Biocomputing in Drug Design I
CHEM/CS 3003

Ghislain Deslongchamps, Department of Chemistry, U.N.B.

Fall 2016

Calendar Description | Instructor | Timetable | Prerequisites | Enrollment | Textbook | Desire2Learn | Examinations | Grading | Course Topics | Learning Outcomes | Academic offenses

Calendar Description:

5 ch (3C, 3L) Description: 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 also cross-listed as CS 3003.

Instructor:

Ghislain Deslongchamps
Office: Toole 237
Phone: 453-4795
e-mail: ghislain[at]unb.ca

Timetable:

September 9 - December 5, 2015

Pre/Corequisites:

Prerequisite: CHEM 1001/1012 and BIOL 1001/1012, or permission of instructor. CHEM 2401 or BIOL 2033 are also recommended.

Enrollment:

Maximum allowable enrollment: 48 students

Textbook:

Optional reference textbooks:

Desire2Learn (Brightspace):

Course notes, presentations, animations, and other materials developed for CHEM 3003 available via Desire2Learn (Brightspace) at http://lms.unb.ca.

Examinations:

  Examinations:  
  Lab reports (approx. 8) 15%
  Midterm*, Oct. 26, 2016: 35%
  Final* (final examination period, TBA): 50%
  TOTAL 100%

* In-class, Closed-book examination, computer access allowed (MOE).

Grading:

  A+
A
A-
B+
B
B-
C+
C
D
F
90 %
85 %
80 %
74 %
68 %
62 %
56 %
50 %
40 %
<40 %

Course Topics (Tentative list):

Selected topics will be chosen from the following listing:

Learning outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

Academic offenses (from Undergraduate Calendar)

The University of New Brunswick places a high value on academic integrity and has a policy on plagiarism, cheating and other academic offences.

Plagiarism includes:
1. quoting verbatim or almost verbatim from any source, including all electronic sources, without acknowledgement;
2. adopting someone else’s line of thought, argument, arrangement, or supporting evidence without acknowledgement;
3. submitting someone else’s work, in whatever form without acknowledgement;
4. knowingly representing as one’s own work any idea of another.

For more information, please see the Undergraduate Calendar, Section B, Regulation VII.A, or visit http://nocheating.unb.ca. It is the student’s responsibility to know the regulations.