The following courses must be completed previously: Six credits of 300-level courses and CHEM 271 and CHEM 312. If prerequisites are not satisfied, permission of the Department is required.
Description: This course presents the concepts, tools and common instrumental techniques employed in modern bioanalytical chemistry for the quantitative analysis of drugs, metabolites, toxins, environmental contaminants, biomarkers, proteins, biotherapeutics and/or DNA in biological samples. Topics may include sample preparation, mass spectrometry, immunoassays, biosensors, microfluidics, bioanalytical method validation and discussion of emerging bioanalytical techniques and trends. The applications discussed encompass toxicology, forensics, pharmacokinetics, metabolism, clinical chemistry, environmental analysis, and biotechnology.
- Students who have received credit for this topic under a CHEM 498 number may not take this course for credit.