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BIOC 827 METABOLIC REGULATORY 2 Credit Hours

This course is intended to provide graduate students with basic knowledge of the various metabolic pathways, regulation, and their interrelationships. Current experimental approaches to understand mechanisms associated with the regulation of key metabolic reactions will be discussed from selected articles from recent and classic biochemistry literature.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom; Contact Hours (Weekly); 2 Hours Lecture; 2-4 Hours Out-of-Class-Work

BIOC 880 PRIN/METH CANCER RSCH 2-3 Credit Hours

A survey of the biology and biochemical mechanisms underlying cancer development, prevention and therapy.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom; Contact Hours (Weekly); 2 Hours Lecture; 2-4 Hours Out-of-Class-Work

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor. Biochem 880

Cross List: CRGP 880

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

BIOC 896 RSCH OTHER THAN THESIS 1-8 Credit Hours

Student research that is clearly distinct from ongoing or planned thesis/dissertation work, or research/lab rotations preformed prior to selecting a permanent advisor or supervisor.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-8 Credit Hours-Research/Field Work: 4 Hours Minimum Contact Time Weekly per 1 Credit Hour

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

BIOC 899 MASTERS THESIS 1-9 Credit Hours

Independent student research related to the masters thesis.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-9 Credit Hours-Research/Field Work: 4 Hours Minimum Contact Time Weekly per 1 Credit Hour

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

BIOC 921 BIOPHYSICAL CHEMISTRY 3 Credit Hours

The biophysical chemistry of nucleic acids and proteins, including the study of these molecules using NMR, calorimetry and fluorescence.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom; Contact Hours (Weekly); 2 Hours Lecture; 2-4 Hours Out-of-Class-Work

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor

Cross List: PHSC 921

Typically Offered: SPRING

BIOC 935 ADVANCED BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 4 Credit Hours

The objective of BIOC 935 is to teach Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology topics to second-year graduate students in order to help prepare them for their Comprehensive Exam. Secondary goals of this course are to critically review manuscripts and deign experiments. This 4 credit course will provide in-depth material in the areas of metabolism, protein function, and nucleic acid function that are not provided in BRTP courses 821, 822, 823, and 824. BIOC 935 is required for all second-year BMB students.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom; Contact Hours (Weekly); 2 Hours Lecture; 2-4 Hours Out-of-Class-Work

Prerequisite:  BRTP 821, 822, 823, and 824 or permission of instructor

Typically Offered: FALL

BIOC 940 SPECIAL TOPICS 1-3 Credit Hours

Presented at intervals depending upon the interest of the faculty or the request of students. A description of each course with its prerequisites is announced at the time the course is given.

Typically Offered: SUM/FALL

BIOC 970 SEMINAR 1 Credit Hour

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom; Contact Hours (Weekly);1 Hours Lecture; 3Hours Out-of-Class-Work

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

Typically Offered: FALL/SPR

BIOC 999 DOCTORAL DISSERTATION 1-15 Credit Hours

Independent student research related to the PhD dissertation. This course may be utilized before or after successful completion of the comprehensive exam.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-15 Credit Hours-Research/Field Work: 4 Hours Minimum Contact Time Weekly per 1 Credit Hour

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU