MEDICINAL AND ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

CHE2MOC

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will be introduced to the principles required for understanding how drugs interact with proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates or lipids to impart a biological effect. You will also explore the scientific endeavour required to take a lead compound through to a commercially available drug, gaining knowledge and experience in the strategies of drug discovery, design, synthesis and development.

SchoolMolecular Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBelinda Abbott

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites((CHE1CHF OR CHE1GEN) AND CHE1APL) OR (CHE1C1B AND CHE1C1A)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorPatrick, G.

Year2017

Edition/Volume6

PublisherOxford University Press

ISBN9780198749691

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Use the major concepts and language of pharmaceutical, medicinal and organic chemistry correctly.
02. Illustrate the ways that drugs can interact with their biomolecular targets in order to understand structure-activity relationships.
03. Identify chemical features of drugs and devise strategies for the optimisation of their pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties.
04. Employ aromatic and heteroaromatic reactions for drug design and synthesis.
05. Interpret and report experimental results.

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Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKeith White

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 21 - 22
One 3.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 21 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
A schedule of experiments and other learning activities will be made available to students on the LMS at the start of semester.

Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
A schedule of experiments and other learning activities will be made available to students on the LMS at the start of semester.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 10
One 3.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.
Laboratory safety introduction.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quiz (500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Laboratory program (1000 words equivalent)

N/APractical demonstrationIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Tests (1500 words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination (1500 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Angove

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 21 - 22
One 3.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 21 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
A schedule of experiments and other learning activities will be made available to students on the LMS at the start of semester.

Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
A schedule of experiments and other learning activities will be made available to students on the LMS at the start of semester.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 10
One 3.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.
Laboratory safety introduction.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quiz (500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Laboratory program (1000 words equivalent)

N/APractical demonstrationIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Tests (1500 words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination (1500 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBelinda Abbott

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 21 - 22
One 3.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 21 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
A schedule of experiments and other learning activities will be made available to students on the LMS at the start of semester.

Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
A schedule of experiments and other learning activities will be made available to students on the LMS at the start of semester.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 10
One 3.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.
Laboratory safety introduction.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quiz (500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Laboratory program (1000 words equivalent)

N/APractical demonstrationIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Tests (1500 words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination (1500 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo30 SILO3, SILO4