Experience the dynamics of drug discovery and development, learn biotechnology-based methods for disease treatment, and widen your perspective on the relationship between research in academia and the biotech industry.
IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
- Pre-Medicine/Health Science
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits
The course explores the impact that biotechnology has on medicine, including personalized medicine, immune response reactions and side effects, vaccine development and stem cell technology. Topics are covered using a 3-module approach: drug discovery and development, peptides and nucleotides as biopharmaceuticals, and immune defense-related biopharmaceuticals. The course further compares the Danish and European pharmaceutical and biotechnology research communities, and the business aspects involved in drug development through Field Studies and during the Study Tours.
Week-Long Study Tour: Edinburgh (Fall) or London (Spring) or Lisbon-Porto
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen
Prerequisites: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at university level.
- Biology (General)
- Health Sciences
- Study Abroad
- Academic Year, Fall, Spring
- Visit Website