Course Calendar

Last Updated 29 September, 2021

Week Day Topic Assignment Due, Supplemental Reading Available, or Textbook Chapter Discussed
1 Tuesday, 24 Aug Course Overview Chapter 1
Thursday, 26 Aug Amino acids,  Protein Structure and Protein Folding

Chapter 2

Reading Quiz 1 due by the start of class

2 Tuesday, 31 Aug  
Thursday, 2 Sept Exploring Proteins and Proteomes

Chapter 3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Reading Quiz 2 due by the start of class

Friday, 3 Sept Homework 1 due by midnight
3 Tuesday, 7 Sept Chapter 2 and 3 Mop-up Day

Chapter 2: The Anfinsen experiment, Protein folding, Inherently disordered proteins and Chapter 3: Western blotting, Mass spectrometry, the Edman sequencing reaction and protein sequencing

Thursday, 9 Sept Hemoglobin: Structure and Function

Chapter 7.1, 7.2, 7.3

Reading Quiz 3 due by the start of class

Friday, 10 Sept Homework 2 due by midnight
4 Tuesday, 14 Sept
Wednesday, 15 Sept Homework 3 due by midnight
Thursday, 16 Sept  
5 Tuesday, 21 Sept Test 1
Thursday, 23 Sept Enzyme Kinetics

Chapter 8

Reading Quiz 4 due by the start of class

6 Tuesday, 28 Sept  
Thursday, 30 Sept Catalytic Strategies

Chapter 9.1, Chapter 9.2

Sunday, 3 Oct Homework 4 due by midnight
7 Tuesday, 5 Oct  
Thursday, 7 Oct Regulatory Strategies

Chapter 10

Reading Quiz 5 due by the start of class

8 Tuesday, 12   Oct  
Wednesday, 13 Oct Homework 5 due by midnight
Thursday, 14 Oct
9 Tuesday, 19 Oct Fall Break
Thursday, 21 Oct Test 2
10 Tuesday, 26 Oct

Chapter 11

Carbohydrates

Reading Quiz 6 due by the start of class

Thursday, 28 Oct
11 Tuesday, 2 Nov

Chapter 12

Lipids and membranes

Reading Quiz 7 due by the start of class

Thursday, 4 Nov

Sunday, 7 Nov Homework 6 due by midnight
12 Tuesday, 9 Nov Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids Chapter 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5 and 4.6
Thursday, 11 Nov DNA Replication

Chapter 29.1 and 29.3

Reading Quiz 8 due by the start of class

13 Tuesday, 16 Nov RNA Synthesis (Transcription) Chapter 30.1 and 30.2 and Chapter 31
Thursday, 18 Nov  Protein Synthesis (Translation)

Chapter 31.1, 31.2 and 31.3

Reading Quiz 9 due by the start of class

14 Tuesday, 23 Nov Homework 8 due by midnight
Thursday, 25 Nov No Class Thanksgiving Break
15 Tuesday, 30 Nov Test 3
Thursday, 2 Dec Review for Final Exam
Final Exam at 11:30 on Friday 10 December