BMOLCHEM 314 — INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN BIOCHEMISTRY

3 credits.

Lectures and conferences on introductory aspects of biological chemistry with an emphasis on providing a broad overview of both basic and clinical aspects of human biochemistry for health professionals.

BMOLCHEM 503 — HUMAN BIOCHEMISTRY

3 credits.

Lectures and conferences on basic principles of biological chemistry with emphasis on its application to the medical sciences.

BMOLCHEM 504 — HUMAN BIOCHEMISTRY LABORATORY

3 credits.

Introduction to basic biochemistry and molecular biology lab techniques through investigation of an enzyme involved in human metabolism.

BMOLCHEM/​B M I/​BIOCHEM/​MATH  606 — MATHEMATICAL METHODS FOR STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY

3 credits.

Intended to provide a rigorous foundation for mathematical modeling of biological structures. Mathematical techniques include ordinary and partial differential equations, 3D Fourier analysis and optimization. Biological applications include protein folding, molecular dynamics, implicit solvent electrostatics, and molecular interactions.

BMOLCHEM/​B M I/​BIOCHEM/​MATH  609 — MATHEMATICAL METHODS FOR SYSTEMS BIOLOGY

3 credits.

Intended to provide a rigorous foundation for mathematical modeling of biological systems. Mathematical techniques include dynamical systems and differential equations. Applications to biological pathways, including understanding of bistability within chemical reaction systems, are emphasized.

BMOLCHEM/​CHEM  627 — METHODS AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR PROTEIN CHARACTERIZATION

2-3 credits.

This course seeks to engage students interested in chemical instrumentation and those who desire to apply proteomic technologies to current biological problems. Understanding the current proteomics landscape, the limitations of these technologies, and their practical applications are among the course learning objectives.

BMOLCHEM/​MICROBIO  668 — MICROBIOLOGY AT ATOMIC RESOLUTION

3 credits.

Three-dimensional protein structures form the basis for discussions of high resolution microbiology; how particular problems are solved with given protein architectures and chemistries and how themes of protein structure are modified and recycled. g. BIOCHEM 501), molecular biol (e.g. Bact 526 or 612) required, one semester of physical chem preferred

BMOLCHEM 675 — ADVANCED OR SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY

1-3 credits.

BMOLCHEM 699 — SPECIAL RESEARCH PROBLEMS

1-6 credits.

Conferences.

BMOLCHEM/​BIOCHEM  701 — PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY

1 credit.

Training for the practical aspects of being a scientist. Will cover ethics, peer review, grant writing, science communication, career alternatives, paper writing, experimental design, research documentation, science funding, academic-private interface, scientific fraud, and more.

BMOLCHEM 704 — COMPREHENSIVE HUMAN BIOCHEMISTRY

5 credits.

Lectures, conferences, and lab. Comprehensive basics in the chemistry, enzymology, and metabolism of living systems, with emphasis on the biochemical aspects of function and control. Crse open to stdnts registered in Med School

BMOLCHEM/​BIOCHEM  710 — EXPLORING BIOCHEMICAL FUNCTION OF MACROMOLECULES

2 credits.

Required for first-year IPiB graduate students, this course focuses on topics and approaches applicable to an in-depth understanding of fundamental biochemical research.

BMOLCHEM 720 — EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AND PARADIGMS IN CELLULAR BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

3 credits.

A literature-based course taught in module format and covering the following areas from historical to modern contexts: biochemistry of post-translational modification of proteins, model organisms, transcriptional switches, chromosome replication, and RNA in biological regulation.

BMOLCHEM 901 — BIOMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY SEMINAR

1 credit.

BMOLCHEM/​BIOCHEM  913 — SEMINAR-RIBOGROUP (ADVANCED)

1 credit.

Student-led discussions of RNA-related problems.

BMOLCHEM/​BIOCHEM/​M M & I/​MICROBIO  914 — SEMINAR-MOLECULAR BIOSCIENCES (ADVANCED)

1 credit.

During the fall semester, molecular biosciences trainees who have not achieved dissertator status will present seminars based primarily on literature related to their projects. During the spring semester, molecular biosciences trainees with dissertator status will present seminars based upon their own research.

BMOLCHEM 990 — ADVANCED BIOMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY AND RESEARCH

1-12 credits.