Prerequisites: Interest in becoming a biochemistry major.
Description: Introduction to the field of biochemistry and faculty research interests in the Center for Biochemistry. Exploration of careers in biochemistry.
Description: Data analysis and presentation, hypothesis-driven research execution and various types of scientific writing with detailed examination of high impact biochemistry research literature.
Prerequisites: Biochemistry major; junior standing or senior standing; BIOC 431. Biochemistry minor, with permission.
Letter grade only.
Description: Focuses on preparing students for graduate/professional school application through reflective writing and application specific activities.
Will not count towards a biochemistry major.
Description: Structure and function of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids; enzymes; principal metabolic pathways; and biochemical expression of genetic information.
Prerequisites: Parallel BIOC 321
Description: Laboratory exercises and experiments that complement material covered in BIOC 401.
Description: Structure and function of proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids; nature of enzymes; major metabolic pathways of catabolism; and biochemical energy production.
This course is a prerequisite for: AGRO 434, BIOC 434, BIOS 434, CHEM 434, AGRO 834, BIOC 834, BIOS 834, CHEM 834; AGRO 810, BIOC 810, HORT 810; ASCI 820; ASCI 917; ASCI 925, NUTR 925; ASCI 926, NUTR 926; ASCI 927, NUTR 927; BIOC 305; BIOC 432, BIOC 832, BIOS 432, CHEM 432, CHEM 832, BIOS 832; BIOC 433, BIOC 833, BIOS 433, BIOS 833, CHEM 433, CHEM 833; BIOC 439, BIOC 839, BIOS 439, BIOS 839; BIOS 879; BIOS 950, VBMS 950; BSEN 416, BSEN 816; FDST 470, FDST 870; NUTR 450; NUTR 455; NUTR 820; NUTR 821; VBMS 410; VBMS 805
Continuation of BIOC 431/831.
Description: Major metabolic pathways of anabolism, structural and biochemical aspects of biological information flow and use in biotechnology.
Description: Introduction to techniques used in biochemical and biotechnology research, including measurement of pH, spectroscopy, analysis of enzymes, chromatography, fractionation of macromolecules, electrophoresis, and centrifugation.
Prerequisites: BIOC/BIOS/CHEM 431/831.
Description: Biochemical metabolism unique to plants. Relationships of topics previously acquired in general biochemistry to biochemical processes unique to plants. Biochemical mechanisms behind physiological processes discussed in plant or crop physiology.
Prerequisites: BIOC/BIOS/CHEM 432/832 with a grade of C or better
Description: Application of general biochemistry knowledge to current topics in the life sciences; literature research and seminar.
Prerequisites: BIOC/BIOS/CHEM 433/833.
Description: Methods approach to systems biology analysis. Molecular identification and quantification employing techniques such as mass spectrometry, chromatography, electrophoretic fractionation, transcriptomics, protemics and metabolomics. Data and pathway analysis with computational methods.
This course is a prerequisite for: VBMS 919
Letter grade only.
Description: To introduce and integrate, students in biochemistry and other life sciences, to the field of computational modeling of biochemical and biological network systems into a seamless curriculum.
Prerequisites: Any introductory course in biology, or genetics, or statistics.
Description: Databases, high-throughput biology, literature mining, gene expression, next-generation sequencing, proteomics, metabolomics, system biology and biological networks.
Description: Research on a specific biochemical project under the supervision of a biochemistry faculty member.
Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation. AGRI 299H recommended.
Description: Conduct a scholarly research project and write a University Honors Program or undergraduate thesis.