Molecular Pharmacology

Molecular Pharmacology Studies is a major program that focuses on the scientific study of the biochemical and biophysical characteristics of drugs at the molecular level and their interaction with, and effects on, biological macromolecules and cellular structures and processes.

A major program in Molecular Pharmacology Studies will likely include courses in molecular biology and biophysics; pharmacology of signal transduction, transmitters, and protein synthesis and release; receptors, protein interaction and binding; drug discovery and recognition; molecular toxicology; drug design; pharmacodynamics; developmental genetics; and studies of therapeutic strategies.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Molecular Pharmacology Studies (use the College Search feature and enter " Molecular Pharmacology Studies " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Molecular Pharmacology Studies?

With a degree in Molecular Pharmacology Studies, you have a range of careers to choose from in such areas as academia, industry, the scientific civil service, and hospitals.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Molecular Pharmacology Studies:

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

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