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206  Laboratory Rotation  (1 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Activities: Laboratory

A laboratory rotation course to familiarize new students in the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics with various approaches to research in the pharmaceutical sciences.

219  Special Topics in Pharm Sci and Pharmacogenomics  (3 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: First year graduate students, other graduate and professional students with permission of instructor.       Activities: Lecture, Conference

Each course offering will focus on the literature of a current important area of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics. Students will be expected to read assigned papers critically before class and to present and discuss papers in class. Students will also be expected to write and present a brief research proposal based upon their reading. Topics in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics will be covered in individual course offerings.

220  Research Seminar  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): D. Kroetz

Activities: Seminar

A program involving the presentation of core material in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics. The presenations are made by graduate students and examination is by a series of cumulative examinations.

225A  Graduate Research Opportunities  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): D. Kroetz

Activities: Lecture, Seminar

CA series of weekly presentations of the research interests of the basic science faculty. The purpose is to acquaint new graduate students with the research in the Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics Graduate Program.

225B  Graduate Research Opportunities  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): D. Kroetz

Activities: Seminar

A series of weekly presentations of the research interests of the basic science faculty. The purpose is to acquaint new graduate students with the research in the Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharemacogenomics Graduate Program.

245A  Basic Principles of Pharmaceutical Sciences  (3 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): K. Giacomini       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor

Activities: Lecture

This course is focused on fundamental mechanisms of membrane transport, pharmacokinetics, modeling, and quantitation of these processes.

245B  Basic Principles of Pharmaceutical Sciences  (3 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): D. Kroetz       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture

This course is focused on basic mechanisms of pharmacology, toxicology, and drug metabolism barriers to drug delivery. Emphasis is placed on modeling and quantitative aspects of these processes.

245C  Principles of Pharmacogenomics  (2 - 3 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): N. Ahituv       Prerequisite(s): Membership in the Pharmaceutical Sciences pathway, the Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics graduate program, or consent of the instructor.

Activities: Lecture, Conference

The course will provide an introduction to the application of genetic and genomic methods to the study of drug response and the genetic basis for variation in that response.

250  Research  (1 - 8 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Activities: Project

Co-listed with Pharmaceutical Chemistry 250.

266  Research Planning Conference  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instrucor.

Activities: Lecture

Discussion and practice in research problem formulation and design selection. Core classes and small group sessions are organized around students' interests by faculty within the area of specialization.

271  Advanced Pharmacokinetics in Clinical Drug Development  (4 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): L. Benet       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor

Activities: Lecture, Workshop

Although significant time will be devoted to theoretical aspects of the various topics, the focus will be on practical examples (real data) in how to design and interpret pharmacokinetic studies for use as a component of the regulatory drug approval process.

297  Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics Journal Club  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): D. Kroetz, T. Desai       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Seminar

Critical review of published scientific papers from scholarly journals including comprehension, analysis and evaluation of published scientific data.

299  Dissertation  (0 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Advancement to candidacy and permission of graduate advisor.

For graduate students engaged in writing the dissertation for the Ph.D. degree.