Coursebooks

Macromolecular structure and interactions

CH-311

Lecturer(s) :

Fierz Beat

Language:

English

Summary

This course covers the basic biophysical principles governing the thermodynamic and kinetic properties of biomacromolecules involved in chemical processes of life. The course is held in English.

Content

Keywords

biophysics, biophysical chemistry, protein, nucleic acid, structure, thermodynamics, kinetics, protein folding, spectroscopy, fluorescence, absorption, helix-coil, fluctuations, receptor, ligand

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Biochemistry I

Chemical thermodynamics

Important concepts to start the course

General chemical and biochemical concepts

Learning Outcomes

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

Teaching methods

ex cathedra

Expected student activities

Attendance of the lectures

Study of indicated materials

Assessment methods

Written exam

Resources

Bibliography

"Principles of Physical Biochemistry", Van Holde, Prentice Hall

"Physical Biology of the Cell", Phillips, Kondev, Theriot, Garcia, Garland Science

Ressources en bibliothèque

Prerequisite for

Dynamics of biomolecular processes

Chemical biology

Experimental biological & biophysical chemistry

Nanobiotechnology and Biophysics

Cellular Signaling

In the programs

    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Macromolecular structure and interactions
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Passerelle HES - CGC, 2019-2020, Autumn semester
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Macromolecular structure and interactions
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9  CHB330  
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10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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