Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Chemical biology - tools and methods

BIOENG-447

Lecturer(s) :

Ferreira De Sousa Correia Bruno Emanuel
Hantschel Oliver

Language:

English

Summary

Chemical biology is a key discipline in biomedical research for drug discovery, synthetic biology and protein functional annotation. We will give a broad perspective of the field ranging from seminal classical experiments to state-of-the-art approaches to dissect and perturb biological systems.

Content

What is Chemical Biology?
Protein biochemistry and biophysics in chemical biology

 

Block 1: Small molecules & Proteins:


Block 2: Chemical Biology in cells:


Block 3: Chemical Biology in animal models

 

Keywords

Chemical biology, drug discovery, high throughput screening, fluorescence microscopy, imaging, protein biochemistry, protein biophysics, post-translational modifications, cancer, biotechnology, and scientific writing.

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Biological Chemistry I, II and III

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Expected student activities

 

Assessment methods

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Given the rapid development of this field, there is no single book that covers all the subjects of this course, but selected chapters from:

will be used. In addition, original research articles and reviews on the topic covered during the course will be discussed.

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German