Natural Products Chemistry and Pharmacognosy.
This program focuses on the scientific study of biologically active compounds
found in naturally occurring sources such as plants, animals, and microbes and
their use and/or modification as medicinal substances. Includes instruction in
medicinal chemistry, organic medicinals, pharmacological therapeutics,
pharmacokinetics, molecular biology, structural chemistry, enzymes, nucleic
acids, economic botany, ethnobotany, bioprospecting, bioassay, compound
identification and isolation, mass spectrometry, and analytical instrumentation