BMS 529 Oncology Drug Discovery

Prerequisites: BMS 511, BMS 523, BMS 524, BMS 537 or Permission of Instructor

This course will teach you the basics of modern drug discovery efforts to target human cancers. Students will survey the tools and techniques used for cutting-edge targeted cancer therapies and explore some of the major successes and failures of oncology drug discovery. Students will have an understanding of the process of drug discovery from target identification, through assay development, compound screening, and entry into the clinic, as well as a better idea of the complexity of the process and the many failure modes experienced.




Fall Semester As Needed