Course Code: PHAR3420
Course Title: Pharmacogenomics and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Unit: 2
Faculty Package / Core / Elective: Major Elective
Concentration Area: Nil
Year of Study: Year 3 or above
Term: 2
Pre-requisit:: Nil
Co-requisite: Nil
Course Coordinator:

Professor YAN Xiaoyu (PHMCY) and Dr LAU Sin Nga Ann


This course provides an overview of pharmaceutical biotechnology developed in relatively recent times, focusing on therapeutics and diagnostics involving macromolecules, mainly DNA and protein. The basic principles of pharmacogenomics and its application in predicting drug response and adverse drug reaction on patients will also be covered.

Offering Year: 2018/19 onwards

Note: Course details and requirement are to be updated from time to time. Students are advised to visit this website and CUSIS for the most updated information.