Courses

HR
 

Find a Course

Use the menus below to help you find a course.

By Prefix and Number: PREFIX: NUMBER:
By Prefix:
 
 
HR
Advanced Search

Keyword Search
Online Learning (E)
Service-Learning (S)
Honors (H)
Integrated Language (I)
Writing Intensive (W)
Non-Credit Discussion Group (D)
Lab (Non-Credit and Credit) (L)

Quicklinks

Schedule of Classes
Transfer Equivalency Search
Course Application Deadlines


Syllabus information is only available for a single course. Enter a specific course number or select a specific course ID from the drop down list, to view syllabus information.
       
Course ID:BCMB 3100. 4 hours.
Course Title:Introductory Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Course
Description:
The structure and function of biological molecules, enzymology, metabolism and bioenergetics, and molecular biology.
Athena Title:Intro Biochem and Molec Biol
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BCMB 3100E
Prerequisite:(CHEM 2211 or CHEM 2311H or CHEM 2411) and (CHEM 2211L or CHEM 2311L or CHEM 2411L) and BIOL 1107 or BIOL 2107H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 3100E. 4 hours.
Course Title:Introductory Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Course
Description:
The structure and function of biological molecules, enzymology, metabolism and bioenergetics, and recombinant DNA technology.
Athena Title:Intro Biochem and Molec Biol
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BCMB 3100
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:(CHEM 2211 or CHEM 2311H or CHEM 2411) and (CHEM 2211L or CHEM 2311L or CHEM 2411L) and BIOL 1107 or BIOL 2107H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 3150. 1-3 hours.
Course Title:Special Topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Course
Description:
Seminars, readings, and discussions of topics related to biochemistry, biotechnology, and molecular biology. Scientific writing will be emphasized, and visits to laboratories may be scheduled.
Athena Title:SPECIAL TOPICS
Nontraditional Format:The topics can be directed to individual student interest, and off-campus travel and research can be accommodated.
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL 1107-1107L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 3600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Genomics and Bioinformatics
Course
Description:
A focus on the remarkable impact that genome sequencing projects is having on virtually all aspects of biochemistry, as well as on medicine and biotechnology. An introduction to a broad range of 'omic' topics, including functional genomics, microarrays, proteomics, physiological genomics, and bioinformatics.
Athena Title:GENOMICS/BIOINFORM
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BCMB 3600H
Prerequisite:BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100 or BCMB 4010/6010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BTEC(BCMB)(PBIO) 4000L. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Methods in Biotechnology
Course
Description:
Laboratory instruction in the methods for manipulation of plants, microbes, and animals for biotechnological purposes.
Athena Title:Methods in Biotechnology
Prerequisite:BCMB 3100 or BCMB 3100E
Pre or Corequisite:BIOL 3110L or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BINF(BCMB) 4005/6005. 2 hours. 1 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Essential Computing Skills for Biologists
Course
Description:
The most essential computing skills for modern biologists, such as MySQL, R, and AWK, as well as how to access and use High Performance Computer clusters and construct reusable data analysis workflows in RCC and the Galaxy system. Emphasis will be on hands-on work on computer work and problem solving.
Athena Title:Computing Skills for Biologist
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 4010/6010. 4 hours.
Course Title:Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I
Course
Description:
A comprehensive treatment of biochemistry and molecular biology stressing structures of biological molecules, including proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, and lipids, enzymology and selected aspects of metabolism and bioenergetics.
Athena Title:Biochem and Molecular Biol I
Pre or Corequisite:CHEM 2212 and CHEM 2212L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 4020/6020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Biochemistry and Molecular Biology II
Course
Description:
A comprehensive treatment of biochemistry and molecular biology stressing aspects of metabolism, metabolic regulation, bioenergetics, and recombinant DNA methodologies.
Athena Title:Biochem and Molecular Biol II
Prerequisite:BCMB 4010/6010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 4030L/6030L. 4 hours. 1.5 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Bioprocess Technology
Course
Description:
Introduction to concepts in Biotechnology. Students will examine lab safety, quality systems, calculations, doubling time, protein analysis, downstream processing, design of experiments, protein expression, and protein purification. This lab class will include projects for student teams to work on as well as out-of-class assignments.
Athena Title:Bioprocess Technology
Nontraditional Format:Students will be given reading and writing assignments to be completed out of class each week.
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107E or BIOL 1107H or BIOL 2107H) and (CHEM 1212L or CHEM 1312L or CHEM 1412L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 4030H. 4 hours. 1.5 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Bioprocess Technology (Honors)
Course
Description:
Introduction to concepts in Biotechnology. Students will examine lab safety, quality systems, calculations, doubling time, protein analysis, downstream processing, design of experiments, protein expression, and protein purification. This lab class will include projects for student teams to work on as well as out-of-class assignments.
Athena Title:Bioprocess Technology Honors
Nontraditional Format:Students will be given reading and writing assignments to be completed out of class each week.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB(CHEM) 4110/6110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Physical Biochemistry
Course
Description:
The principles of physical chemistry applied to biological molecules and systems, including current approaches in structural biology.
Athena Title:Physical Biochemistry
Pre or Corequisite:(BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100 or BCMB 4010/6010) and (PHYS 1112-1112L or PHYS 1212-1212L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 4120/6120. 4 hours.
Course Title:Human Biochemistry and Disease
Course
Description:
Integrated treatment of human biochemistry and selected topics on the biochemical basis of human disease. Examples will be given of inheritable and acquired disorders.
Athena Title:HUMAN BIOCHEMISTRY
Prerequisite:BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100 or BCMB 4010/6010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 4130. 3 hours.
Course Title:Human Biochemistry II
Course
Description:
Exploration of advanced topics in medicine from a molecular standpoint, with a focus on the mechanistic basis for acquired and infectious diseases.
Athena Title:Human Biochemistry II
Prerequisite:BCMB 4120/6120
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM(BCMB) 4190/6190. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to NMR Spectroscopy
Course
Description:
Principles and instrumental aspects of NMR spectroscopy, including pulsed Fourier transform techniques, proton and carbon-13 techniques used in the analysis of organic compounds, polypeptides and other small molecules. Students also learn to operate NMR spectrometers in the Chemistry Department.
Athena Title:Introductory NMR
Prerequisite:(CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2212) or (CHEM 2311H or CHEM 2312H) or (CHEM 2411 and CHEM 2412)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB(ENTO)(BTEC) 4200/6200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Biotechnology
Course
Description:
Applied aspects of biochemistry and molecular biology in various fields, with emphasis on the use of recombinant DNA methods and protein engineering.
Athena Title:Biotechnology
Prerequisite:(BCMB 3100 or BCMB 3100E or BCMB 4010/6010) and GENE 3200-3200D
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 4960L. 4 hours. 13 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Laboratory Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I
Course
Description:
Basic techniques in biochemistry and molecular biology, application of the scientific method, and preparation of a written scientific report. For students with little or no laboratory experience.
Athena Title:Biochem Molec Biol Lab Rsch I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BCMB 4960R
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107E or BIOL 1107H or BIOL 2107H) and (CHEM 1212L or CHEM 1312L or CHEM 1412L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 4960R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 16 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BCMB 4960L
Nontraditional Format:This course belongs to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. This course requires the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 4970R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BCMB 4970L
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 4970L. 4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit. 13 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Laboratory Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology II
Course
Description:
Advanced techniques in biochemistry and molecular biology, application of the scientific method, and preparation of a written scientific report. For students with some laboratory experience.
Athena Title:Biochem Molec Biol Lab Rsch II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BCMB 4970R
Prerequisite:BCMB 4030L/6030L or BCMB 4960L or BCMB 4960R
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 4980L. 4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit. 13 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Laboratory Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology III
Course
Description:
Advanced techniques in biochemistry and molecular biology, application of the scientific method, and preparation of a written scientific report. For students with some laboratory experience.
Athena Title:Biochem Molec Biol Lab Rsrch
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BCMB 4980R
Prerequisite:BCMB 4970L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 4980R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research III
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BCMB 4980L
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 4990R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research Thesis (or Final Project)
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Thesis
Nontraditional Format:This is a capstone course under the direct supervision of a faculty member. This course may be the culmination of the 4960R- 4980R sequence. Students will write a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio, that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry into an unknown, fundamental, or applied problem. The thesis or capstone product is written in close collaboration with the faculty member and must be approved by that faculty member and/or the department. The student will apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape the research question and apply skills and techniques learned to complete the research project. The student will have gathered data, synthesized relevant literature and materials, analyzed, and interpreted data. The student will demonstrate in writing the contribution of their work to the discovery and interpretation of knowledge significant to their field of study. The student will have presented results in the form of a properly formatted, professionally rigorous thesis document or other appropriate professional capstone product and through the formal presentation of the thesis or product to faculty and peers during an approved event. The student will receive feedback from the faculty member on the overall execution of their thesis project, the written thesis, and their presentation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:BCMB 4020/6020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 6000. 3 hours.
Course Title:General Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Course
Description:
Beginning intensive one-semester graduate-level course in biochemistry and molecular biology covering the structure and function of biological molecules, enzymology, metabolism, bioenergetics, and recombinant DNA technology.
Athena Title:BIOCHEM & MOL BIOL
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BCMB 4010/6010 or BCMB 4020/6020 or BCMB 8010 or BCMB 8020
Prerequisite:CHEM 2212 and CHEM 2212L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 7000. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 20 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:BCMB 7300. 1-10 hours. Repeatable for maximum 20 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8005. 1 hour.
Course Title:Graduate Professional Development
Course
Description:
A discussion of topics that are fundamental to modern graduate research, including safe laboratory practices, scientific ethics, the scientific method, and scientific resource awareness. Student assignments will explore approaches for identifying and securing independent research funding.
Athena Title:GRAD DEVELOP
Pre or Corequisite:BCMB 7000 or BCMB 8035 or BCMB 9000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8007. 4 hours.
Course Title:Fermentation Technology
Course
Description:
Introduces concepts in fermentation to students already familiar with industrial microbiology. The course will have a lecture and lab component, with students getting hands-on experience with fermentors and cell culture equipment.
Athena Title:FERMENTATION TECH.
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or (BIOL 1107 and BIOL 1107L) and (CHEM 1110 and CHEM 1110L) or (CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L) and MIBO 3500 and MIBO 3510L and MIBO 4680/6680 and (BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100 or BCMB 4020/6020)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8008. 3 hours.
Course Title:Downstream Processing
Course
Description:
Techniques used in downstream processing of material produced in fermentation or cell culture. Students will get hands-on experience with real-life problems in downstream processing.
Athena Title:DOWNSTREAM PROCESS
Pre or Corequisite:[(BIOL 1103&BIOL 1103L) or (BIOL 1107&BIOL 1107L)] & [(CHEM 1110&CHEM 1110L) or (CHEM 1211&CHEM 1211L)] & MIBO 3500 & MIBO 3510L & MIBO 4680/6680 & (BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100 or BCMB 4020/6020 orBCMB 8007
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8010. 4 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I
Course
Description:
Advanced biochemistry and molecular biology stressing thermodynamic principles in biochemistry, structural biology, enzymology, and aspects of metabolism and bioenergetics.
Athena Title:ADV BIOC/MOL BIOL I
Prerequisite:BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100 or BCMB 4010/6010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8020. 4 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology II
Course
Description:
Advanced biochemistry and molecular biology stressing metabolism and bioenergetics, replication, transcription, RNA processing, genetic codes, translation, membrane transport, and signal transduction.
Athena Title:ADV BIOCHEM II
Prerequisite:BCMB 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Course
Description:
Overview of current departmental research and introduction to research facilities. Training and practical experience in oral presentation, scientific writing, and grant preparation.
Athena Title:INTRO RES BMB
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8035. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 3-9 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Laboratory Rotation
Course
Description:
Exploratory laboratory research for first year biochemistry graduate students.
Athena Title:LAB ROTATION
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB(CHEM) 8040. 4 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Physical Biochemistry
Course
Description:
Principles in physical chemistry and biophysics to biological macromolecules, including structural biology, hydrodynamics, electronic and magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and crystallography.
Athena Title:ADV PHYS BIOC
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8050. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 5 hours credit.
Course Title:Cellular and Molecular Biochemistry
Course
Description:
Advanced molecular and cellular biochemistry, including structure, biosynthesis, and assembly of cell proteins and nucleic acids.
Athena Title:CELL & MOL BIOC
Nontraditional Format:Selected readings and meetings with speakers in the annual BMB Symposium.
Prerequisite:BCMB 8020 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8060. 2 hours. Repeatable for maximum 20 hours credit.
Course Title:Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar
Course
Description:
Seminar dealing with various topics in current biochemistry and molecular biology.
Athena Title:BIOC & MOL BIOL SEM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8070. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 10 hours credit.
Course Title:Research Discussion
Course
Description:
Seminar focused on current research in biochemistry and molecular biology.
Athena Title:RESEARCH DISCUSSION
Prerequisite:BCMB 8010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8080. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Current Literature in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Course
Description:
Journal club in selected topics in cell and molecular biochemistry.
Athena Title:BIOC & MOL BIOL LIT
Prerequisite:BCMB 8020
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB(CHEM) 8110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Protein Structure-Function Relationships
Course
Description:
The relationship of protein structure to biological function, including protein folding, conformation, stability, and enzyme mechanisms.
Athena Title:PROTEIN STR/FUNC
Prerequisite:BCMB 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB(GENE) 8120. 2 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Gene Expression
Course
Description:
Regulation of gene expression at the post-transcriptional and post-translational levels.
Athena Title:GENE EXPRESSION
Prerequisite:BCMB 8010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8130. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Glycobiology
Course
Description:
Complex carbohydrates and glycoconjugates, including biosynthesis, structure, and biological function.
Athena Title:GLYCOBIOLOGY
Prerequisite:BCMB 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Cell Signaling and Cell-Cell Communication
Course
Description:
Molecular mechanisms of cell signaling and communication with emphasis on receptor-mediated signaling pathways, cell cycle and cancer, extracellular matrix and integrins, and differentiation and morphogenesis.
Athena Title:CELL SIGNALING
Prerequisite:BCMB 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB(CHEM) 8180. 3 hours.
Course Title:Bioimaging Using X-rays, Neutrons, and Electrons
Course
Description:
The basic principles of X-ray and neutron diffractions, cryo-electron microscopy, and other complementary imaging methods will be introduced. The strengths and limitations of these methods will be studied. Examples of recent use of these individual or combined tools in advancing the understanding of biological systems will be highlighted.
Athena Title:Bioimaging Methods
Prerequisite:BCMB 8010 and BCMB(CHEM) 8040
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB(CHEM) 8190. 3 hours.
Course Title:NMR Spectroscopy of Biomolecules
Course
Description:
NMR spectroscopy with applications to proteins and other biopolymers. Special attention will be given to methods of structure determination.
Athena Title:Biol NMR Spec
Prerequisite:BCMB(CHEM) 8040
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB(BINF) 8210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Computational Methods in Bioinformatics
Course
Description:
Computational methods, including development and implementation of computer codes, used to solve biological problems; development and solution of statistical and mathematical biological models. Topics include bio-sequence comparison and analysis, functional site prediction, structure prediction and analysis, and biological data analysis.
Athena Title:COMP METHODS
Prerequisite:CSCI 4470/6470 or BCMB 4010/6010 or CHEM 6911 or MATH(CSCI) 4630/6630 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM(BCMB) 8220. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Physical Methods in Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry
Course
Description:
Physical methods used in inorganic and bioinorganic chemical research including UV/visible/near IR absorption spectroscopy, (magnetic) circular dichroism, electron paramagnetic resonance, nuclear magnetic resonance, Mossbauer and X-ray absorption spectroscopies, single crystal x-ray diffraction, and magnetochemistry.
Athena Title:Phys Methods Inorg Bioin Chem
Prerequisite:CHEM 8210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM(BCMB) 8250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Bioinorganic Chemistry
Course
Description:
Biological processes and molecules, mainly proteins and nucleic acids, which incorporate metal ions. Topics include metal binding to biopolymers, the roles of metal ions in biological processes such as electron transfer, atom or group transfer, and the use of metal complexes as therapeutic agents.
Athena Title:BIOINORG CHEM
Pre or Corequisite:BCMB 6000 or BCMB 8010 or CHEM 6400 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO(BCMB)(BINF) 8270L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Composition, Organization, and Evolution of Genomes
Course
Description:
Computational approaches to the study of properties of eukaryotic and prokaryotic genomes, genome evolution, and statistical and computational methods for genome analyses and comparisons. Topics include composition of prokaryotic genomes, eukaryotic chromosome structure, lateral gene transfer, genome rearrangements. Emphasis will be placed on biological interpretations of sequence data.
Athena Title:GENOME ORGANIZATION
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Proteomics
Course
Description:
Principles of protein characterization with emphasis on extraction, protein/peptide separation, protein identification, differential protein qualification, mass spectrometry, and bioinformatics. Lectures and discussion of the current literature.
Athena Title:ADV PROTEOM
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM(BCMB)(BINF) 8330. 3 hours.
Course Title:Macromolecular Simulations
Course
Description:
Introduces techniques of molecular simulation relevant to biomolecular systems, and provides extensive hands-on experience with current modeling and simulational programs. Typical projects include protein homology modeling, 3-D structure refinement by molecular dynamics simulations, and the calculation of interaction energies.
Athena Title:MOLECULAR MODELING
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CBIO(BCMB)(MIBO) 8520. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics of Parasites
Course
Description:
Molecular genetics, cell biology, and biochemistry of parasites. Systems of unique significance to parasites will be emphasized.
Athena Title:MOLEC PARASITOL
Pre or Corequisite:CBIO 8010 or BCMB 8020 or GENE 8930
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM(BCMB) 8810. 3 hours.
Course Title:Mass Spectrometry
Course
Description:
Modern methods of mass spectrometry covering fundamental principles, instrumentation, and data interpretation. New techniques for the structural analysis of biomolecules.
Athena Title:MASS SPECTROMETRY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GENE(BCMB) 8910. 2 hours. 1 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:DNA Modeling
Course
Description:
The building of space filling models to help students understand the structure/function relationships of RNA and DNA. Computer modeling approaches will also be taught.
Athena Title:DNA MODELING
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBIO(GENE)(PATH)(BCMB)(MIBO) 8960. 3 hours.
Course Title:Genetics of Yeast and Filamentous Fungi
Course
Description:
Classical genetics and molecular biology of budding yeast, fission yeast, and model filamentous fungi. Includes life cycle, cell cycle, cytoskeleton, mating types, morphogenesis, pathogenesis, mutant screens, and cloning strategies.
Athena Title:GENETICS OF FUNGI
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 8990. 1-5 hours. Repeatable for maximum 20 hours credit.
Course Title:Problems in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Course
Description:
Focused research, advanced readings, and tutorials with faculty members.
Athena Title:PROB BIOC&MOL BIOL
Nontraditional Format:Students will meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB 9000. 1-15 hours. Repeatable for maximum 350 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Doctoral Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:BCMB 9300. 1-15 hours. Repeatable for maximum 30 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
HR
 
 
Privacy