Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Chemical biology - tools and methods

BIOENG-447

Lecturer(s) :

Language:

English

Remarque

pas donné en 2017-18

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

  • Bioengineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Chemical biology - tools and methods
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Bioengineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 4
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Chemical biology - tools and methods
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Life Sciences and Technologies - master program, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Chemical biology - tools and methods
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Life Sciences and Technologies - master program, 2017-2018, Master semester 4
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Chemical biology - tools and methods
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Biomedical technologies minor, 2017-2018, Spring semester
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Chemical biology - tools and methods
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

MoTuWeThFr
8-9
9-10
10-11
11-12
12-13 CO121
13-14
14-15 CO121
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22
Lecture
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  • Lecture in French
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  • Lecture in German