This course elsborates about the role of biotechnological techniques in selection of drug leads, characterization of best suited drug targets, pre clinical and clinical studies, manufacturing and quality control testing of drugs. 

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, student should be able to 

  1. Explain the difference between pharmaceutical and biopharmaceuticals
  2. Explain the steps involved in the development of biopharmaceutical
  3. Know the biotechnology based techniques which can help in drug development
  4. To design the drug development process for any specific disease
  5. Know the polymers which can help in making the drug more better

Reference book

Walsh, Gary. Pharmaceutical biotechnology: concepts and applications. John Wiley & Sons, 2013.

Assesment Criteria

Sessional: 20 (Presentation, class behavious and attendence)

Midterm exam: 30

Final exam: 50

Course Material