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Principles of Pharmacogenomics

BIOMEDIN224


Description

This introduction to pharmacology and genomics provides experimental and analytical methods for high thorough-put measurements. A review of key gene classes, drugs for which genetics is critical for genetics and resources for pharmacogenomics will be discussed and analyzed. Explore issues in the clinical implementation of pharmacogenomics testing and read key papers by leaders in the field.

Instructors

Russ Altman, Chair, Bioengineering, Stanford University

Topics Include

  • Key gene classes: CYPs, Transporters, GPCRs
  • Pharmacogenomics resources: PharmGKB, Drugbank, CMAP
  • Key drugs: Warfarin, Clopidogrel, Statins
  • Analysis methods for GWAS, natural language processing and more

Grading

  • Short Quizzes (every 2 weeks)- 65%
  • Final Report- 25%
  • Participation on course website- 10%
 

This course is only available online

Units

3.0

Prerequisites

Two of BIO41, 42, 43, 44X, 44Y or consent of instructor

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