This course aims to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge on the technologies for drug discovery by introducing the process of drug discovery and the basic technologies used in the drug discovery. The course starts with the fundamental knowledge, and leads to the recent advances in drug discovery technology. At the end of the course, the students will not only be able to obtain the basic knowledge on the technologies for drug discovery, but also understand the recent developments in the field.
This course is organized to enable students to understand this interdisciplinary subject with minimal background. Its major components include fundamentals in drug discovery, information technology for drug discovery, sensing and measurement technology for drug discovery, high throughput technology, and automation technology.