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  Graduate School–New Brunswick 2010–2012 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Pharmacology, Cellular and Molecular 718 Graduate Courses  

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16:718:574 Neuropharmacology (2) Mechanisms of synaptic transmission in the nervous system, role of voltage- and ligand-gated ion channels, and G-protein coupled receptors in information transmission. Regulation of the synthesis, storage, release, and destruction of neurotransmitters. Meiners, Sonsalla. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:718:575 Signal Transduction (2) Biology, pharmacology, and molecular biology of the cell cycle. Ryazanov. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:718:581 Hormones and Their Receptors (2) Modern theories of hormone action at the cellular and molecular levels. Familiarity with biochemistry, cell biology, and molecular biology is advisable. Chen, Fondell. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.  
16:718:582 Pharmacology of Ion Channels and Transporters (2) Ion channels and transporters at the cellular and molecular levels. Background in cell biology recommended. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:718:600 Cancer Pharmacology (2) Mechanisms of actions of antitumor agents, design and discovery of anticancer drugs, and discovery of basic signaling mechanisms that constitute the targets of molecules used for cancer therapy. Novel strategies for cancer drug discovery. Jin, Liu. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:718:601 Genetics in Pharmacology (2) Genetic strategies in understanding drug mechanisms and in the search for new pharmaceutically active agents. Some familiarity with genetics advisable. Lobel, Walworth. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:718:602 Seminar in Pharmacology (1) Faculty and student presentations.
16:718:603 Genomics in Cancer Therapeutics (3) The application of genomics for target discovery using DNA microarrays, target identification for cancer therapeutics based on abnormalities in the cancer cell versus the normal cell, and noninvasive imaging of tumors. Gene therapy and differentiation therapy strategies for attacking the tumor cell based on knowledge gained from functional genomics of the tumor cell. Banerjee. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:718:605 Drug-Target Interactions (2) Basic principles of the secondary and tertiary structures of nucleic acids used to explore aspects of nucleic acid biology such as protein-nucleic acid interactions, RNA-catalyzed reactions, and nucleic acid pharmacology. Gartenberg, Studitsky. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:718:680 Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology: Principles of Drug Action and Targeting (3) Molecular basis of pharmacologic selectivity, drug targets, adaptive responses to drugs, disposition of drugs, and genetic and molecular approaches to drug therapy. Pilch. Prerequisites: Permission of graduate director and instructor.
16:718:685 Graduate Student Research Seminar (1)
16:718:701,702 Research in Pharmacology (BA,BA)
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