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Special Topics in Biochemistry
SPEC TOP BCHEM
CLASS CODE: CHEM 490 CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: CHEMISTRY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: A one-semester course emphasizing current topics in biochemistry. (Offered Fall Semester)
DESCRIPTION: A one-semester course emphasizing current topics in biochemistry.
TOPICS: Week 1 - General information resources in science
Week 2 - Scientific Literature Databases
Week 3 - National Center for Biotechnology Information
Week 4 - Protein Data Bank
Week 5 - Genomics, Proteomics Data Analysis Tools
Week 6 - Genomics, Proteomics Data Analysis Tools
Week 7 - Current Research in the Biochemistry Literature
Week 8 - Current Research in the Biochemistry Literature
Week 9 - Current Research in the Biochemistry Literature
Week 10 - Recent Developments in Biochemical Research Techniques
Week 11 - Recent Developments in Biochemical Research Techniques
Week 12 - Recent Developments in Biochemical Research Techniques
Week 13 - Oral Presentations
Week 14 - Oral Presentations
Week 15 - Oral Presentations
OBJECTIVES: Give students experience in collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and summarizing information generated in the study of biochemistry.
REQUIREMENTS: Group participation, generate data analysis reports, and give an oral presentation.
PREREQUISITES: Concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of Chem 481
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003