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BMB 815 METABOLISM 2 Credit Hours

The objective of BIOC 815 is to teach the basics of metabolism including carbohydrate, amino acid, lipid, and integrated metabolism to first year graduate students in order to help prepare them for the comprehensive exam and their careers in biochemistry or other biomedical disciplines. The 2 credit course will build upon the concept of enzymes and equilibrium covered in the IPBs series to provide an understanding of metabolism important in modern biochemistry and other biomedical sciences.

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

Typically Offered: SPRING

BMB 840 SEMINAR WITH DISCUSSION 2 Credit Hours

The objective of the this course is to provide students with an introduction to bench science in Biochemistry and molecular Biology. The 3 credit hour course will prepare students for a career or further graduate coursework. The student will be hosted in a research laboratory, and will participate in on-going projects in that laboratory. Since this is a laboratory course, and there are very limited outside expectations of study and/or homework, contact hours are 4 hours/credit hour.

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

Typically Offered: FALL/SPR

BMB 843 LABORATORY TRAINING IN BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY: BASIC 1-3 Credit Hours

The objective of the this course is to provide students with an introduction to bench science in Biochemistry and molecular Biology. The 3 credit hour course will prepare students for a career or further graduate coursework. The student will be hosted in a research laboratory, and will participate in on-going projects in that laboratory. Since this is a laboratory course, and there are very limited outside expectations of study and/or homework, contact hours are 4 hours/credit hour.

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

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

BMB 844 LABORATORY TRAINING IN BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY: ADVANCED 5-10 Credit Hours

The objective of this course is to provide students with an advanced experience of bench science in biochemistry and molecular biology. this will prepare them for a career or further graduate coursework in the subject. The student will be hosted in a research laboratory and will participate in ongoing projects in that laboratory. since this is a laboratory course, and they are very limited outside expectations of study and/or homework, contact hours are 4 hours/credit hour.

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

Typically Offered: SPRING

BMB 880 PRIN/METH CANCER RSCH 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.

Cross List: BIOC 880, BMB 880, PAMM 880, PHAR 880, PHSC 880

Typically Offered: FALL

BMB 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

BMB 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

BMB 915 PROTEINS & NUCLEIC ACID 3 Credit Hours

The objective of this course is to teach advanced topics regarding nucleic acid/protein structure, function, and experimental methodologies to first-year graduate students. the other major goal of this course to foster application of fundamental biochemistry concepts to understand papers from the relevant scientific literature and to promote active and critical scientific discussion. this 3 credit course will provide in-dept material in the areas of nucleic acid and protein function that are not provided in the IGPBS curriculum.

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

Typically Offered: SPRING

BMB 919 MICROBIOME 1 Credit Hour

The objective of BMB 919 is to foster a literature-based appreciation of the impact of the microbiome upon health and hemeostasis. This 1-credit course will be entirely based on articles from the scientific literature chosen on the basis of meric, interest of the participants, and coverage of the breadth of this rapidly-evolving topic. Analysis of scientific articles and critical thinking are skills that will be emphasized.

Prerequisite:  IPBS 801, 802 and 803

Typically Offered: SPRING

BMB 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

BMB 940 SPECIAL TOPICS 1-3 Credit Hours

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

Prerequisite:  BMB 815 and BMB 915

Typically Offered: SUM/FALL

BMB 970 SEMINAR 1 Credit Hour

The seminar program includes participation and presentations by graduate students, faculty and visiting biochemists. Topics presented are on the speakers own research or are reviews of current advances in the biochemistry and related areas.

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

Typically Offered: FALL/SPR

BMB 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