PTX

Pharmacology/Toxicology

  • PTX 4950 Honors Research in Pharmacology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 12
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Experiential learning for honors program students interested in basic biomedical research. Tutorial with laboratory.

  • PTX 4990 Undergraduate Research in Pharmacology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 12
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Experimental learning in assigned clinical and research laboratories. Students present papers, and seminars are given by professionals and experts from a variety of clinical and research fields.

  • PTX 6001 Biochemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course provides an introduction to the application of biochemistry to the pharmacology program. Students will learn fundamental concepts in the structural and thermodynamic aspects of the organization of proteins.

  • PTX 6002 Cell Biology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course will explore the organization, function, and structures of eukaryotic cells. Fundamentals of subcellular organization and biological chemistry will provide a foundation for understanding the molecular and energetic aspects of

  • PTX 6003 Introduction to Pharmacology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course provides an introduction to basic concepts in drug action. Students will become acquainted with the types of pharmacological agents, their general mechanisms for influencing cell behavior, the duration of effective action, and the vocabulary and delivery of pharmacological agents.

  • PTX 6010 Intro to Biochemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course provides an introduction to the application of biochemistry to pharmacology. Students will learn fundamental concepts in the structural and thermodynamic aspects of the organization of proteins.

  • PTX 7000 BioStats for the Health Professional

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the basic principles and applications of statistical methods as they are applied to data arising in the health professions.

  • PTX 7001 Cellular Pharmacology and Toxicology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Modern toxicology focuses on understanding the mechanism of action of chemicals at the cellular level. This course will explore a spectrum of cellular mechanisms of toxicity providing a broad perspective of cutting edge research in toxicology.

  • PTX 7002 Journal Club/Special Topics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    WSU faculty driven course. Students are presented with current literature on a specific topic. The students will give presentations on the material.

  • PTX 7003 Biokinetics/ Biodynamics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The course will track the absorption, distribution, inactivation and elimination of drugs and toxins. It will also present the principles of drug/toxin actions which underly their observed effects.

  • PTX 7010 Research Techniques

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Practical laboratory experiences in commonly used biological techniques including DNA purification and manipulation, protein expression and analysis, and the classical pharmacological techniques of mediating receptor binding.

  • PTX 7011 Thesis Development Workshop

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students will learn how to develop thesis proposals and how to present research projects. Students will learn about requirements and receive instructions for preparing oral proposals. A step-by-step program will guide students toward assembling complete presentations.

  • PTX 7012 Introduction to Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Three practical laboratory experiences in three week rotations each. The students will spend 3 weeks in 3 laboratories and each rotation will be concluded with a 2 page summary, signed by the laboratory PI.

  • PTX 7020 Laboratory Management

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The topics are designed to give students laboratory management experience along with a short weekly lecture that will provide background information on the theory behind the project.

  • PTX 7021 Effective Scientific Writing: Part 1

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students are required to independently write a 10-15 page scientific reviews on a current topic in Pharmacology & Toxicology with input from the adviser.

  • PTX 7022 Effective Scientific Writing: Part 2

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students will independently write a 10-15 page scientific review on a current topic in Pharmacology & Toxicology with at least 25 references.

  • PTX 7110 Journal Club

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 8
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    WSU faculty driven course. Students are presented with current literature on around a specific topic. The students will give presentations on the material.

  • PTX 7120 Journal Club

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    WSU faculty driven course. Students are presented with current literature on around a specific topic. The students will give presentations on the material.

  • PTX 7130 Pharmacology & Toxicology Journal Club - Summer

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    WSU P&T faculty driven course. Students are presented with current literature on around a specific topic. The students will give presentations on the material.

  • PTX 7200 Principles of Biokinetics/Biodynamics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The course will track the absorption, distribution, inactivation and elimination of drugs and toxins. It will also present the principles of drug/toxin actions which underly their observed effects.

  • PTX 7300 Cellular Pharmacology and Toxicology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Modern toxicology focuses on understanding the mechanism of action of chemicals at the cellular level. This course will explore a spectrum of cellular mechanisms of toxicity providing a broad perspective of the cutting edge of research in toxicology.

  • PTX 7400 Laboratory Management

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The topics are designed to give students laboratory management experience along with a short weekly lecture that will provide background information on the theory behind the project.

  • PTX 7500 Research Techniques

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Practical laboratory experiences in commonly used biological techniques including DNA purification and manipulation, protein expression and analysis, and the classical pharmacological techniques of mediating receptor binding.

  • PTX 7600 BioStats for the Health Professional

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the basic principles and applications of statistical methods as they are applied to data arising in the health professions.

  • PTX 8000 Selected Topics-Pharmacology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Topics vary.

  • PTX 8001 Lab Safety

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    In this course we discuss the environmental, health, and safety requirements for laboratory workers. The topics will include hazard communication, laboratory-specific hazards, and general laboratory practices.

  • PTX 8002 Principles of Biomedical Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles of Biomedical Research is appropriate for students that will be involved in biomedical research. PBR provides a lecture and student interactive series designed to introduce students to the basics of biomedical research.

  • PTX 8004 Applications to Medical Chemical, Radiological and Nuclear Defense

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Provide an understanding of chemical threat agent history, toxicology, and medical intervention. The course will also introduce requirements for research for working with highly toxic chemicals, animal models, and medical/environmental countermeasures.

  • PTX 8005 Applications to Medical Biological Defense

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course will provide an overview understanding of the most important biodefense and emerging infectious agents, their epidemiology, pathogenesis, animal models, and medical/environmental countermeasures with reference to regulatory requirements.

  • PTX 8006 Case Studies for Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Defense

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course will provide an opportunity for students to review historical chemical and biological scenarios to evaluate means, methods, motivation and effects of such uses.

  • PTX 8013 Communications in Science

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    A crash course in bringing clarity, plain language and fun to scientific communications.

  • PTX 8014 Integrative Pharmacology and Toxicology Methods

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    This course provides basic and general principles on animal handling, caring and experimental design. It instructs basic techniques in drug dosing and administration, animal surgery, tissue sample collection. Emphasizes Biomedical Science's current methods.

  • PTX 8016 Neuropharmacology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The aim of this course is to give an overview of neuropharmacology that includes basic principles of drug action in neurons, a description of major neurotransmitter systems in the brain and their pharmacology, with examples of their clinical and therapeutic relevance.

  • PTX 8040 Good Laboratory Practices

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    GLP regulations are a set of international standards developed to ensure quality and reliability of safety data submitted to regulatory authorities. This course is a study of the standards and principles governing the conduct of pharm/tox studies.

  • PTX 8050 Toxinology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Toxinology is the branch of biology that studies toxins and the organisms that produce them.

  • PTX 8060 Six Sigma, Green Belt

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course is an introduction to the tools and techniques of the lean six sigma philosophy of management that focuses on eliminating defects through practices that emphasize understanding, measuring, and improving processes

  • PTX 8061 Six Sigma,Black Belt

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course is an introduction to the tools and techniques of the lean six sigma philosophy of management that focuses on eliminating defects through practices that emphasize understanding, measuring, and improving

  • PTX 8070 Cell Culture Training

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This is a two day course that focuses on the introduction of the basic principal and techniques of cell culture. The course will cover cell culture definition, cell culture types, cell culture environment, cell culture wares and the protocols for cell culture techniques.

  • PTX 8080 Wound Healing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This is a translational medicine class that connects wound healing (skin anatomy and physiology phases of wound healing) with wound care (wound closure and the reconstructive ladder in plastic surgery).

  • PTX 8100 Applications to Medical Chemical, Radiological and Nuclear Defense

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course will provide an understanding of the chemical, radiological, and nuclear threat, related toxicology/pathogenesis and medical intervention.

  • PTX 8110 Alternative Healthcare System of India

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The course includes a two week visit to Alvas Ayurvedic Medical College, Moodabidre, Mangalore, India where students will witness the way Ayurveda is practiced and integrated with modern medicine.This course is primarily designed to introduce a natural way of providing health care that is practic

  • PTX 8120 Case Studies for Chemical Biological Radiological Defense

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course will provide an opportunity for students to review historical chemical and biological scenarios to evaluate means, methods, motivation and effects of such uses.

  • PTX 8130 NanoMedicine

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Nanotechnology is an interdisciplinary field that encompasses aspects of biology, chemistry, and physics.This course will focus on three themes: the development and characterization of NMs, their potential applications in medicine/biomedical applications, and their potential toxicological risks f

  • PTX 8140 Human Studies Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    All research projects that involve human subjects require review and approval at the institutional level for both regulations covering human subjects research and/or regulations under HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accessibility Act).

  • PTX 8200 Communications in Science

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    A crash course in bringing clarity, plain language and fun to scientific communications.

  • PTX 8210 Applications to Medical Biological Defense, Principles of Toxicology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course will provide an in depth understanding of biological warfare threat agent pathogenesis, toxicology, and medical intervention.

  • PTX 8300 Integrative Pharmacology and Toxicology Methods

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    This course provides basic and general principles on animal handling, caring and experimental design. It instructs basic techniques in drug dosing and administration, animal surgery, tissue sample collection. Emphasizes Biomedical Science's current methods.

  • PTX 8400 Neuropharmacology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The aim of this course is to give an overview of neuropharmacology that includes basic principles of drug action in neurons, a description of major neurotransmitter systems in the brain and their pharmacology, with examples of their clinical and therapeutic relevance.

  • PTX 8500 Good Laboratory Practices

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    GLP regulations are a set of international standards developed to ensure quality and reliability of safety data submitted to regulatory authorities. Overview of standards and principles governing the conduct of pharm/tox studies.

  • PTX 8600 Principles of Biomedical Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles of Biomedical Research is appropriate for students that will be involved in biomedical research. PBR provides a lecture and student interactive series designed to introduce students to the basics of biomedical research.

  • PTX 9000 Introduction to Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Three practical laboratory experiences in three week rotations each. The students will spend 3 weeks in 3 laboratories and each rotation will be concluded with a 2 page summary, signed by the laboratory PI.

  • PTX 9100 Pharmacology Graduate Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 18
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    As part of the Thesis Track Pharmacology & Toxicology graduate students will participate in laboratory research.

  • PTX 9120 Effective Scientific Writing: Part 1

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Students are required to independently write a 10-15 page scientific reviews on a current topic in Pharmacology & Toxicology with input from the adviser.

  • PTX 9200 Pharmacology Clinical Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 8
    Schedule Type: 
    Clinical

    This class is designed to give pharmacology and medical students supervised research involving human subjects.

  • PTX 9220 Effective Scientific Writing: Part 2

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Students will independently write a 10-15 page scientific review on a current topic in Pharmacology & Toxicology with at least 25 references.