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Bjerke, Maureen Ann Lecturer

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  • MCDB 1171 - Drug Discovery Through Hands-on Screens I
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Provides introductory research and laboratory experience. Students will work in teams to screen small molecule libraries for novel antibiotics using the bacterium Salmonella as a model system. Topics covered include the basic biology of the model system, genetics, approaches to screening for new therapeutics, statistical analysis of the data, compound verification and lead compound development.
  • MCDB 2171 - Drug Discovery Through Hands-On Screens 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Provides introductory research and laboratory experience. Students will work in teams to screen molecule libraries using fruit flies as a model system. Topics covered include the basic biology of the model system, genetics, approaches to screening for new therapeutics, statistical analysis of the data, compound verification and lead compound development.

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