Courses

  • CHEM-4014 Biochemistry I and Lab

    A detailed study of the structure and function of the major classes of biomolecules, including proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, and nucleic acids. The course also includes in-depth discussions of enzyme mechanisms and catalysis, receptor-ligand interaction, cellular signaling pathways, molecular motors, and membrane structure and function. The lab provides basic biochemical techniques, including differential centrifugation, chromatography, oxidation studies, enzymology, and electrophoresis. Lecture - 3 hours, Laboratory - 3 hours. Same as BIOL-4014. This course is normally offered in the fall semester.