2011-2013 Catalog (without addenda) 
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2011-2013 Catalog (without addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BTE 6013 Biotechnology and the Pharmaceutical Industry

3 Credits
The course looks at the modern process of drug development in depth—from the early stage of target identification and generation of lead compounds to regulatory approval, and the role of biotechnology in this complex process. The course, featuring significant participation by industry professionals, covers all key aspects, including preclinical development, clinical trials and regulatory requirements. Real-life case studies illustrate critical points in the development process. Major classes of biotech drugs are briefly discussed. Many lectures are delivered by scientists from major U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

Prerequisite(s): Adviser’s approval.
Weekly Lecture Hours: 3 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 0