PhD Program: Medicinal Chemistry

About the track

The medicinal chemistry track encompasses drug discovery and prepares you with the means to study the behavior of chemical substances at the molecular level.

  • You will use computational, biochemical and cell-based screening technologies to identify natural and synthetic compounds with pharmacological activity.
  • You will study structure-activity relationships to understand the mechanisms of drug action.
  • Your research will be directed towards the identification, synthesis and development of new chemical molecules suitable for biological studies and eventually therapeutic use.

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