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Fall 2016-2017
CHM 538   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Topics in Biological Chemistry - Chemical Tools to Study Biological Systems

Tom Muir
Mohammad R. Seyedsayamdost

This class emphasizes the use of chemical approaches to investigate and manipulate biological processes at the biochemical, the cellular, and the organismal level. The purpose is to provide chemical biologists with modern chemical methods. The class will then discuss how these methods can be applied to study different biological problems, highlighting important questions in biology. Typically a paper from the current literature will be presented and discussed by the students each class. Grades are based on problem sets, a midterm exam, a literature presentation, and a research proposal.

Mid Term Exam - 25%
Final Exam - 50%
Oral Presentation(s) - 25%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20110 L01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm M W   Jadwin Hall   A06   Enrolled:7 Limit:50