University of Arizona

College of Pharmacy

Drug Discovery and Design


P.O. Box 210030 , School of Anthropology University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ 85721-0030

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.- Drug Discovery and Design;, Ph.D. - Drug Discovery and Design

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Drug discovery and design is a multi-disciplinary science that incorporates a wide variety of state of the art scientific tools to design and develop the therapies of the future. This includes tools long associated with medicinal and natural products chemistry such as the synthesis and characterization of new compounds and the isolation and characterization of new compounds from natural products. However drug discovery and design in the 21st century also involves protein and nucleic acid chemistry, molecular biology, structural biology, cell biology, transgenic animals and plants, proteomics, genomics, and more!


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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