BMOLCHEM 314 — INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN BIOCHEMISTRY

3 credits.

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.

Basic principles of biological chemistry with emphasis on its application to the medical sciences.

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

3 credits.

Provides 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.

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.

BMOLCHEM 675 — ADVANCED OR SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY

1-3 credits.

Examines special topics in biomolecular chemistry. Topics and content will vary each semester and by section of the course.

BMOLCHEM 699 — SPECIAL RESEARCH PROBLEMS

1-5 credits.

Self-directed work under the supervision and guidance of an Instructor and often in conjunction with a day-to-day mentor that is a graduate student or postdoc researcher in the instructor's group. Students normally participate in aspects of ongoing research projects.

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

3 credits.

Covers 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.

Critical review of selected topics in biomolecular chemistry.

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

1 credit.

Student-led discussions of RNA-related problems.

BMOLCHEM/​BIOCHEM/​M M & I  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.

Research supervised by individual faculty members.