Department of
Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology

Graduate Courses

All courses in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology are subject to limitation in enrollment and will not be offered unless there is sufficient demand.

For a complete and current listing of all courses offered, please visit DMS at HMS

(Last Updated: 10-24-2014)

BCMP Half Courses

BCMP 200. Molecular Biology (every Fall)

BCMP 218. Molecular Medicine (every Fall)

BCMP 228. Macromolecular NMR (Fall, even years)

BCMP 230. Principles and Practice of Drug Development* (every Fall)

BCMP 234. Cellular Metabolism and Human Disease (every Spring)

BCMP 236. Modern Drug Discovery: From Principles to Patients (every Spring)


*Course offered at MIT


BCMP Quarter Courses


BCMP 301qc.  Translational Pharmacology (bootcamp course)** (every January term)

BCMP 302qc.  Molecular Movies: Introduction to 3D Visualization with Maya

BCMP 303qc.  Molecular Movies: Advanced 3D Visualization with Maya

BCMP 307qc.  Molecular Approaches to Drug Discovery and Design (every Spring)**

BCMP 309qc.  Principles of Drug Action in Man (every Spring)**

BCMP 311qc.  Unmet Medical Needs and Translational Solutions (Summer)


**These 2 courses are offered together as the half-semester course BCMP 236.


Courses Offered in Other Departments and Programs

BCMP Faculty also serve as course directors or feature prominently in the following courses offered in other departments and programs:


Biophysics 242              Special Topics in Biophysics

Cell Biology 207             Vertebrate Developmental Biology

Cell Biology 212             Biology of the Cancer Cell

Cell Biology 399             An Overview of Mass Spectrometry-based Proteomics [nanocourse]

Chemical Biology 2200    Introduction to Chemical Biology Bootcamp

Systems Biology 204      Biomolecular Engineering and Synthetic Biology

For nanocourses and quarter courses, please visit nanos and other courses at HMS