BIO-212 / 3 crédits

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

Langue: Anglais


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

roteins, lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids, structural biology, biochemistry, enzymes, experimental methods, protein folding, biophysics

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

General Biology, Organic chemistry

Important concepts to start the course

  • Basic understanding of chemical matter
  • Basic understanding of reaction kinetics
  • Basic understanding of thermodynamics
  • Basic reaction mechanisms in organic chemistry

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Design experimental workflows for biochemical analysis
  • Formalize reaction mechanisms of biological macromolecules
  • Formulate questions that adress important biological problems
  • Integrate diverse sources of data
  • Generalize principles applicable to wide variety of biological problems

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
  • Manage priorities.

Teaching methods

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

Expected student activities

  • Attending to classes
  • Attendance to exercise
  • Class participation

Assessment methods

  • written exam

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Bibliography

  • Kuriyan/Konforti/Wemmer - The Molecules of Life

Ressources en bibliothèque

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Biological chemistry I
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10   CM1104
CM1105
 
10-11  CM1  
11-12    
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Mercredi, 10h - 12h: Cours CM1

Jeudi, 9h - 10h: Exercice, TP CM1104
CM1105