Basic concepts in biochemistry as well as biochemical components of organisms such as proteins, DNA, carbohydrates and lipids are discussed.
This course discusses the molecular basis of diseases and how drugs work. Concepts and processes employed in today's drug discovery and development are covered. The first part of the course focuses on small molecule drugs and the second one on biotherapeutics.
PhD students can broaden their horizon in the field of chemical biology by listening to 14 different invited speakers per semester who talk about their recent research. The PhD students get the opportunity to also personally meet the speakers.
Invited scientists in the filed of chemical biology present their research in lectures of 1 hour (14 speakers per semester).