BIO-213 / 3 credits

Teacher(s): Ferreira De Sousa Correia Bruno Emanuel, D'Angelo Giovanni

Language: English


Summary

Biochemistry is a key discipline in the Life Sciences. Biological Chemistry I and II are two tightly interconnected courses that aims to understand in molecular terms the processes that make life possible.

Content

Keywords

Energy Metabolism, Enzymology, Biosynthetic Pathways, Metabolic Circuits

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Biological Chemistry I

Recommended courses

General Biology, Organic chemistry

 

Important concepts to start the course

  • Basic understanding of chemical composition of biological matter
  • Basic understanding of cell organization
  • Basic understanding of protein structure and function
  • Basic reaction mechanisms in organic chemistry

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Recognize biochemical pathways
  • Integrate cell compartmentalisation and metabolism
  • Interpret the topology of metabolic circuits

Transversal skills

  • Assess one's own level of skill acquisition, and plan their on-going learning goals.
  • Continue to work through difficulties or initial failure to find optimal solutions.
  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking
  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.

Teaching methods

  • Lectures
  • Exercise session accompanying each lecture
  • Exercise session on bioinformatics and protein structure visualization tools

Expected student activities

  • Attendance to classes
  • Attendance to exercises
  • Class participation

Assessment methods

  • Written exam

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Bibliography

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Biological chemistry II
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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