Biochemistry Techniques

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Course No: BIOL.4210L-011; SIS Class Nbr: 2022; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

A series of discussions and "hands on" laboratory exercises emphasizing techniques and use of equipment most commonly employed in biochemicaI-biomedicaI research laboratories. Techniques to be mastered include: cell culture, cell fractionation, enzyme purification, ultracentrifugation, UV-visible spectrophotometry, spectrofluorometry, various types of chromatography (thin layer, gas, gel exclusion, ion exchange), electrophoresis, liquid scintillation spectrometry, and the safe handling and application of radioisotopes to problems in biochemistry. Wherever possible, the principles presented in 81.419 will be used as a basis for experimentation using the above techniques. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Written & Oral Communication (WOC).

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: BIOL 2330L,CHEM 2300Lpre;BIOL
  • Special Notes: Lab section confers 2 credits/5 contact hours; lecture section confers 0 credits/0 contact hours.
  • Section Notes:
  • Core Codes: WOC
  • Credits: 0; Contact Hours: 5
  • Instructor: Ekaterina Zagriadskaia
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • M,W | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Summer 2019: May 20 to Jul 01
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: --
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Friday Class Meetings for On Campus / Face-to-Face Courses

Unless otherwise noted above

  • Summer I Mon/Wed Evening Courses: Meet May 20-July 1 and include 3 FRIDAYS: May 24, June 7 and June 21 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer I Tues/Thurs Evening Courses: Meet May 21-July 1 include 2 FRIDAYS: May 31 and June 14 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer II Mon/Wed Evening Courses: Meet July 8 to Aug 15 include 2 FRIDAYS: July 12, July 26 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer II Tues/Thurs Evening Courses: Meet July 9 to Aug 15 include 2 FRIDAYS: July 19 and August 12 at the regularly scheduled hours.

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