Postgraduate Degrees offered
MSc in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Two years taught master program that covers all aspects relevant to the development of biotechnology based drugs. The program starts with drug target identification, selecting and designing production organism, up- and down-stream processing as well as formulation and drug delivery issues.
The course consists of four semesters
Introduction to Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Cell biology/ Human cytogenetics/ Cell culture.
Proteomics/ Enzyme kinetics.
General aspects of drug target identification and validation.
Control of bioreactor cultivations.
Economical and marketing aspects, patents and licensing.
Bioinformatics for structure analysis.
Protein modelling and simulation.
Pharmacology of biotech agents.
Formulation of therapeutic proteins.
Immunology and immunotherapy.
Gene therapy and cancer genetics.
Drug discovery and development.
Basic concepts and application of biopharmaceuticals in regenerative medicine.
Therapeutic applications of biotech agents.
Writing master thesis.