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NOVEL ANTIMICROBIAL STRATEGIES MOD. 3
NOVEL ANTIMICROBIAL STRATEGIES MOD. 3

Drug discovery for Leishmaniasis
Drug discovery for Leishmaniasis

A.Y. Credits
2021/2022 1
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Luca Galluzzi
Teaching in foreign languages
Course entirely taught in a foreign language English
This course is entirely taught in a foreign language and the final exam can be taken in the foreign language.

Assigned to the Degree Course

Biomolecular and Health Sciences (XXXVII)
Curriculum: PERCORSO COMUNE
Date Time Classroom / Location
Date Time Classroom / Location

Learning Objectives

The course aims to provide the student, in the context of antimicrobial strategies, with an overview of leishmaniasis, basic knoledge on the parasite and treatments available. The need for new therapeutic approaches will also be highlighted and strategies for drug discovery will be presented.

Program

Leishmania parasite: epidemiology/biology
Leishmania genome organization
Available drugs and treatments for leishmaniasis
The problem of drug resistance
Drug discovery for leishmaniasis
Drug repurposing
Phenotipic screening
MTS assay
Target-based screening
In vivo test

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

D1 - Knowledge and ability of comprehension. The student must demonstrate to have gained the knowledge inherent to the teaching program.
D2 - Ability to apply knowledge and comprehension. The student must be able to implement/use these knowledges for the critical evaluation of the methods used for drug discovery.
D3 - Autonomy of judgement. The student will be able to critically evaluate the therapeutic approaches for leishmaniasis.
D4 - Communication skills. The student must acquire adequate scientific language skills by taking a participatory attitude to the topics of the lectures.
D5 - Learning skill. The student will be autonomously able to deepen the topics covered.
 

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Teaching, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Teaching

Frontal and on-line (zoom platform) lectures. The zoom link for the lecture will be available in the Moodle platform.

Assessment

Assessment will be carried out through multiple choice test.

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