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UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Biochemistry

BIOC 096 - Introductory Special Topics

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BIOC 192 - 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.

BIOC 195 - Intermediate Special Topics

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BIOC 206 - Biochemistry II

Continuation of Biochemistry I. Biochemistry of nucleic acids; nucleic acid based processes, such as replication and transcription; cellular information transfer, genomics, and proteomics. Prerequisite: BIOC 205, CHEM 205, or MMG 205. Cross-listed with: CHEM 206, MMG 206.

BIOC 207 - Biochemistry Lab

Introduction to biochemical tools, including spectrometry, chromatography, and electrophoresis; natural and recombinant enzyme isolation; assays of DNA-modifying enzymes; computer-based structure/function exercises. Prerequisite: BIOC 205, CHEM 205, or MMG 205. Cross-listed with: CHEM 207, MMG 207.

BIOC 240 - Macromol Struct Prot&Nucl Acid

Introduction to structural biology and macromolecular structure with an emphasis on protein-protein and protein-nucleic acids interactions. Prerequisites: BIOL 002 or BCOR 012, and CHEM 142; Junior standing. Cross-listed with: MMG 240. Alternate years.

BIOC 263 - Nutritional Biochemistry

Nutritional Biochemistry is a comprehensive study of the metabolism of the macro-nutrients by humans with emphasis on hormonal control of biochemical pathways, nutritional and metabolic interrelationships and dietary disorders. The biochemistry of the micronutrients and vitamins will also be studied. Prerequisite: BIOC 205 or PBIO 185.

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 302 - General Biochemistry

Survey for science majors. Amino acids, nucleic acids, protein synthesis, cellular and physiological control mechanisms. Prerequisite: CHEM 142 or CHEM 144, or Instructor permission.

BIOC 351 - Proteins I: Structure&Function

Special Topics: Introduction to concepts in protein structure and chemistry as well as exploration of ideas in a "hands on" fashion using computational resources. Prerequisite: BIOC 301, or Department permission. Alternate years.

BIOC 381 - Seminar

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

BIOC 392 - Independent Literature Rsch

Reading and literature research culminating in a paper on a topic of current interest in biochemistry.