MCDB 401 - Advanced Topics in Biology
Section: 001 Advanced Methods in Biochemistry
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
Department: LSA Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Waitlist Capacity:
15
Advisory Prerequisites:
CMB senior concentrators or Graduate standing. Prerequisites will be set by the instructor as appropriate for each section.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

The course will introduce selected experimental methods used to solve problems in modern biochemistry. The focus is on quantitative methods, i.e. methods providing “numbers” rather than “yes/no answers.” For each method, the course will first lay out the necessary theoretical background and present typical instrumentations and procedures. We will then discuss applications, i.e., how the method is used to address a specific biochemical question, as well as its limitations. The course will also provide examples from the scientific literature of the successful (and sometimes less successful) use of these methods.

Students are evaluated based on their performance during class and in the two in-class exams.

MCDB 401 - Advanced Topics in Biology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
38289
Open
9
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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