PHAR 553 Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

PHAR 553 Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Department offering the course: Pharmaceutical Sciences    
Level [Semester]: Fifth [Faculty elective]    

Basic Information
Total Credit Hours: 2
Lecture: 1
Practical: 2

Professional Information
Overall Aims of Course
The science of Pharmaceutical biotechnology is a dynamic science aims at focusing the attention of students at some basic knowledge about biological techniques used in production some of biological drugs as Penicillin and monoclonal antibodies and some basic principles and definitions related to Pharmaceutical biotechnology as tissue culture and genetic engineering.

Time Table:
Lecture: Mon 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm 
Lab: Mon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm          
Office Hours: Thu 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm 

Assessment  Methods:
- Written examinations  to assess knowledge base  and intellectual qualities
- Practical examination to assess practical and professional skills   
- Individual or group assignments  to assess intellectual and professional skills 

List of References

1- D.J. Taylor, N.P.O. Green and G.W. Stout, Biological science, 3rd
ed., Cambridge University Press, UK, 1998.
2- John E. Smith, Biotechnology, 3rd ed., Cambridge University Press, UK,1996.
3- George M. Malacinski, Essental of molecular biology, 4 th ed., Jones and Bartlett Publishers, USA, 2003.
4-T.V. Ramabhadran, Pharmaceutical design and Development: a molecular biology approach, Bookcrat, Midsomer Norton, UK, 1994.