CHEM 451 - BIOMOLECULAR CONCEPTS
Long Title: BIOMOLECULAR CONCEPTS
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 310
Description: This course will explore quantitative concepts and tools from chemistry and physics relevant to molecular biology. An executive survey of molecular biology and the basic experimental approaches to biomolecular structure will be followed by a discussion of the structural basics of proteins and nucleic acids. The motion and energy landscapes of proteins will be discussed. Protein folding and evolution and the dynamic basis of gene regulation will be explored. Expected to be offered Fall 2015.