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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.

DESCRIPTION: A one-semester course emphasizing current topics in biochemistry.
TAUGHT: Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS:
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Investigate scientific literature databases and demonstrate an ability to find research articles in a specific discipline.

Compare and contrast bioinformatics databases and the nature of information available in them.

Demonstrate the use of bioinformatics tools as they apply to the analysis of nucleotide and protein sequences.

Investigate and describe curent research topics and methods in the biological sciences.

Explore an area of interest within the biological sciences.

REQUIREMENTS: Group participation, generate data analysis reports, and give an oral presentation.
PREREQUISITES: Concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of Chem 481.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003