Neuropharmacology of Opioid Peptides & Their Receptors (N-110)


The elective will entail the biochemical evaluation of opiate receptors and endogenous opioids within the central nervous system. Particular emphasis will be placed on relevancy of receptors and correlation with pharmacological actions.

Prerequisites Other than Third Year Rotations

Upon receipt of a completed application, a telephone interview with the student may be requested.


Minimum of two modules

Students per Module

Maximum of two

Elective dates (students applying through VSAS should refer to calendar information there)

A (July 5 - July 29) (Closed to international students)
D (September 26 - October 21)
E (October 24 - November 18)
F (November 21 - December 16)
G (January 3 - January 27)
H (January 30 - February 24)
I (February 27 - March 24) (Closed to international students)
J (April 3 - April 28)