112 Human Metabolism (4 units) Fall
Instructor(s): T. Fulton Prerequisite(s): none
Restrictions: none Activities: Lecture
Lectures and clinical problem-solving sessions on the topic of human metabolism, its regulation and its derangements in common metabolic diseases. Intended for students in the School of Pharmacy.
150.01 Research in Biochemistry (1.5 - 18 units) Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Instructor(s): Staff Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor
Research in biochemistry.
160.01 Food, Facts, Fads, and Pharmacology (1 units) Spring
Instructor(s): A. Cooke
This is a course in clinical and popular nutrition intended for medical students and other health care professionals. The course will consist of: A review of the epidemiological and clinical research related to eating patterns and misconceptions of the public; critical review of literature addressing eating patterns, health, and disease; mechanism of pharmacological effects of food; education of physicians of topics relevant to common patient nutritional concerns.
198 Supervised Study (1 - 5 units) Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Library research and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.
200A Structure of Macromolecules (3 units) Fall
Instructor(s): R. Mullins Prerequisite(s): Calculus, physical chemistry, organic chemistry, and an advanced course in biology.
Fundamental principles governing the behavior of, and modern techniques for, study of biological macromolecules. Topics covered are: thermodynamics (entropy, equilibrium, cooperative interactions); kinetics and catalysis; structure and function of macromolecules (DNA, membranes, proteins) by X-ray and electron optics; kinetics and structure of cooperative enzymes and systems of biological control.
201A Biological Regulatory Mechanisms (4 units) Winter
Instructor(s): G. Narlikar Prerequisite(s): Calculus, physical chemistry, organic chemistry, introductory biochemistry, an advanced course in biology, and Genetics 200A.
Activities: Lecture, Seminar
The discovery of principles forming the foundation of molecular biology and recent advances in rapidly developing areas of the field. Topics covered are: RNA transcription, protein translation, DNA replication, control mechanisms, and genome structure and organization.
210 Special Topics (3 units) Fall, Winter, Spring
Instructor(s): Staff Prerequisite(s): None
Restrictions: First-year graduate students. All other graduate and professional students with permission of Program and instructor. Activities: Lecture, Conference, Independent Study
Discussion of selected areas in biochemistry, biophysics, and biomathematics.
212 Becoming an Effective Science Teacher: Theory and Practice (0 - 1.5 units) Fall, Winter
Restrictions: Graduate academic standing, 2nd year or beyond. Activities: Lecture
This course is intended to enrich and structure the teaching experience of graduate students who will be teaching this year, and to provide a foundation for their development as teachers throughout their careers. It will introduce and demonstrate techniques, theories, and practices that underlie effective science teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Participants will practice and receive feedback on their use of new teaching techniques.
215 Laboratory Rotation (3 units) Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Instructor(s): D. Morgan Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor
A laboratory rotation course to familiarize new departmental graduate students with various approaches to biochemical and biophysical research.
220 Selected Topics (0 units) Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Instructor(s): D. Morgan
Lectures and discussion on topics of current interest in biochemistry and biophysics.
221 Selected Topics (1 units) Fall, Winter, Spring
Instructor(s): D. Morgan
Presentations of selected topics in biochemistry by graduate students in the Department of Biochemistry.
241 Idea to IPO/Startup 101 (3 units) Winter, Spring
Instructor(s): C. Craik Prerequisite(s): No
Restrictions: No Activities: Lecture, Project
This course examines how to build impactful, scalable life science/healthcare businesses from a science/technology base. Guest lectures will be delivered by entrepreneurs, investors and industry experts on topics such as opportunity recognition, business models, intellectual property, clinical/regulatory, reimbursement, sources of capital and investor presentations. The final session will be an opportunity to pitch to angel and venture capital investors.
250 Research (1 - 8 units) Fall, Winter, Spring
297 Special Study (1 - 3 units) Fall, Winter, Spring
Reading and conferences for properly qualified students under the direction of a member of the staff.
299 Dissertation (0 units) Fall, Winter, Spring
Instructor(s): Staff Prerequisite(s): Advancement to candidacy and permission of the graduate adviser
For graduate students engaged in writing the dissertation for the PhD degree.