Course Calendar

Last Updated 31 November, 2019

Week Day Topic Assignment Due, Supplemental Reading Available, or Textbook Chapter Discussed
1 Wednesday, 21 Aug Course Overview Chapter 1
Friday, 23 Aug Amino acids and Protein Structure Chapter 2
2 Wednesday, 28 Aug  
Friday, 30 Aug Exploring Proteins and Proteomes Chapter 3
3 Wednesday, 4 Sep Computational Biology  
Friday, 6 Sep Evolutionary Relationships Between Proteins

Chapter 6

Homework 1 Due

4 Wednesday, 11 Sep Hemoglobin: Structure and Function Chapter 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
Friday, 13 Sep

No class meeting

Audio file of lecture

 
5 Wednesday, 18 Sep Test 1
Friday, 20 Sep Enzyme Kinetics Chapter 8
6 Wednesday, 25 Sep  
Friday, 27 Sep Catalytic Strategies

Chapter 9

7 Wednesday, 2 Oct  
Friday, 4 Oct Regulatory Strategies

Biochemistry Chapter 10

8 Wednesday, 9 Oct  
Friday, 11 Oct Review for Test 2

Homework 2 Due

Homework 2 consists of:

  • Chapter 8, Problems 12, 13, 23, 25, 32, 33
  • Chapter 9, Problems 2, 4, 10, 11, 19
  • Chapter 10, Problems 1, 11, 19, 21, 41
9 Wednesday, 16 Oct Test 2
Friday, 18 Oct Carbohydrates Chapter 11
10 Wednesday, 23 Oct  
Friday, 25 Oct Lipids and membranes Chapter 12
11 Wednesday, 30 Oct Lipids Cont'd
Friday, 1 Nov Biomolecular Signaling Chapter 14
12 Wednesday, 6 Nov Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids Chapter 4
Friday, 8 Nov DNA Replication Chapter 28
13 Wednesday, 13 Nov Gene Regulation and RNA Synthesis Chapter 29 and Chapter 31
Friday, 15 Nov    
14 Wednesday, 20 Nov Protein Synthesis Chapter 30
Friday, 22 Nov Test 3
15 Wednesday, 27 Nov No Class Thanksgiving Break
Friday, 29 Nov No Class Thanksgiving Break