University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2017

Subject: Biochemistry

BIOC 095 - Introductory Special Topics

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BIOC 191 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Written report due at end of each semester. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. Credit as arranged, up to four hours per semester.

BIOC 205 - Biochemistry I

Introduction to chemistry and structure of biological macromolecules; examination of mechanisms of chemical processes in biological systems including enzyme catalysis, biosynthesis, regulation, and information transfer. Prerequisite: CHEM 048 or CHEM 142 or CHEM 144. Cross-listed with: CHEM 205 and MMG 205.

BIOC 284 - Biochemistry Senior Seminar

Oral and written presentation of a subject of current biochemical interest. Prerequisite: Senior standing. Cross-listed with: CHEM 284, MMG 284.

BIOC 292 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

BIOC 294 - Teaching Assistantship

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory-level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

BIOC 295 - Advanced Special Topics

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BIOC 296 - Advanced Special Topics

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BIOC 301 - General Biochemistry

Survey for science majors. Chemistry, structure, metabolism, and function of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids; enzymes, bioenergetics and respiratory processes. Prerequisite: CHEM 142 or CHEM 144, or Instructor permission.

BIOC 372 - Cancer Biology

Overview of cancer biology for health science students. Foundation for cancer research. Lecture format; interdisciplinary viewpoint; outside lectures. Prerequisite: BIOC 302, or Department permission.

BIOC 381 - Seminar

A review of recent developments and current literature in the various fields of biochemistry. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.