Students in the DDET program are trained in areas including:
|Drug Discovery||Pharmaceutical Toxicology||Computer-Aided Drug Discovery|
Basic Mechanisms of Disease
|Organic Synthesis||Bioanalytical Chemistry|
Factors Responsible for Specific Drug Actions
|Structure-Activity Relationships||Biopolymeric Drugs|
|Drug Metabolism||Drug Design||Molecular Pharmacology|
National and international collaborations further enhance the breadth of research activities available to our students.
What Our Graduates Do with Their Degree
Alumni from our program have established meaningful and productive careers at all levels in industry, business, academia, and government. Examples of these include regulatory affairs at the FDA; research positions in Department of Defense, Department of Energy, academic centers, and universities in the United States and overseas; and in biotech/pharmaceutical companies.
Our graduates enjoy long careers and frequently advance to leadership or executive positions. Some examples of where our recent graduates can be found are listed below.
Our faculty educate PhD students and postdoctoral Fellows in the chemistry and biology of drug discovery. We offer an interdisciplinary course of study and world class faculty with leading edge research projects resulting in a quality education and rewarding careers in the pharmaceutical industry and academia. Our outstanding faculty and students ensure a friendly and unique learning and research experience in a pleasant affordable small city in the heart of Iowa.