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New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering    
  Dec 14, 2017
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BT-GY 6013 Biotechnology and the Pharmaceutical Industry

3 Credits
The course offers an in-depth look at the modern process of drug development, from the early stage of target identification and generation of lead compounds to regulatory approval, and the role of biotechnology in this complex process. All the key aspects, including preclinical development, clinical trials and regulatory requirements, are covered with considerable contributions from pharmaceutical professionals. Real-life case studies are presented to illustrate critical points in the development process. Major classes of biotech drugs are briefly discussed. Many course lectures are delivered by scientists from the major U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

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

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