Please use the form below to rank the taught SSCs that you wish to study in order of preference with 1 being your first choice and 7 your least preferred choice.
- Lecturer: Joanne Selway
The aim of this SSC is to provide the students an opportunity to study, in depth, selected areas of human anatomy particular reference to modern imaging technologies and common disease presentations. It will begin with microanatomy, with practical experience in preparation of histological specimens and the use of relevant techniques in microscopy. Students will pick an anatomical feature to study in more detail to develop their understanding of the basis of surgical and other procedures used to treat common disorders.
At the end of the Drug Discovery SSC students will be able to describe the drug discovery process from concept to market, and understand the scientific principles for each component underlying this process. They will also develop skills in electronic communication and information retrieval and be able to survey and analyse scientific literature and be able to use other open access resources to model aspects key to drug discovery such as pharmacokinetics and drug safety. This will be achieved by studying three drug classes where there is abundant data in all relevant databases; thrombin inhibitors, renin inhibitors and anti-biotic resistance.
The Medical School is able to offer a limited number of projects to students who wish to gain practical experience in laboratory methods, including (but not limited to) histology, microscopy, biochemistry, and cellular and molecular techniques. A list of projects and supervisors will be made available, and supervisors will provide mentorship for the duration of the project.
- Lecturer: Claire Stocker