The course is designed to provide a foundation in Molecular Biology and will cover structure, function, and regulation of proteins and nucleic acids. Other topics will include transcription, translation, DNA replication, DNA repair, genomics, and proteomics. A significant portion of the course will be dedicated to molecular biology techniques used to study proteins and nucleic acids. Emphasis will be placed on the application of molecular biology in biomedical research and healthcare.
HSCI.3500 Human Biochemistry, or CHEM.4500 Intro to Biochemistry, or BIOL.4190 Biochemisry, or Permission of Instructor.