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Introduction to Biopharma: Applications (INBIA)

Certification Training
Duration: 0.9 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Introduction to Biopharma: Applications
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

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Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsThis course describes computer-assisted drug design, introduces protein-based therapeutic agents, and describes the type of approaches used to treat immune-related diseases. This course describes the use of computer-based methods for designing new drugs and optimizing drug libraries and leads, introduces the design and use of protein based therapeutic agents, and introduces the immune system and immune related diseases.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The Introduction to Biopharma: Applications course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. CADD Overview
6. Drug Pharmacophores
7. Library Design
8. Lead Optimization
9. Progress Check

10. Objectives
11. Protein Design
12. Protein Engineering
13. Antibody Structure
14. Therapeutic Peptides
15. Monoclonal Antibodies
16. Antibody Engineering
17. Antibody Therapeutics
18. Progress Check

19. Objectives
20. Immunity and Disease
21. Immune Response
22. Vaccines
23. Vaccine Examples
24. Applications-Influenza
25. Applications-Autoimmune Disease
26. Progress Check

27. Summary


Define a drug pharmacophore and describe its key features.
List three of the parameters involved in designing combinatorial libraries.
Define which two parameters in drug optimization can be improved by design.
Give two examples of drugs that have been synthesized by solid-phase combinatorial synthesis.
Specify three major applications of protein design.
Define what site-directed mutagenesis is and how it is utilized.
Describe how peptidomimetics are designed.
Explain how monoclonal antibodies are generated.
Specify which parts of an antibody molecule are modified to humanize it.
List three ways in which antibodies are utilized for therapeutic purposes.
Specify the four disease groups that have an immune component involved in their pathology.
List the cells and proteins involved in eliciting an immune response.
Understand the different mechanisms by which the immune response responds to and eradicates infectious agents from the body.
List four approaches for generating vaccines.
Explain how the immune system can be manipulated to treat autoimmune diseases.
List five common autoimmune diseases.

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  • Self-paced courses: 24/7 access to individual courses for 90 days; and 180 days for professional certification programs
  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
  • Direct access to certificates: Documentation instantly available once course requirements have been fulfilled
  • Verification of training: Certificates can be verified online, and electronic badges are issued for all Professional Certification programs
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  • Career advancement: Professional certifications may be helpful for those seeking new careers or transitioning to different positions within their organization

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