Graduate & Medical Elective Courses

Graduate Courses

  • General Biochemistry (required for MS students): An introduction to the structure, chemistry and physiology of biomolecules. Special emphasis is placed on catabolism and fidelity of information transfer.
  • General Biochemistry (required for PhD students): The structure, function, and metabolism of the important classes of biochemicals are discussed. This includes a discussion of the biochemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids, vitamins, hormones and coenzymes.
  • Orientation to Research
  • Seminar in Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry Laboratory
  • Practical Biochemistry

Advanced Courses

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Physical Techniques in Biochemistry (offered as needed)
  • Neurochemistry (offered as needed)
  • Protein Structure and Function
  • Biological Membranes (offered as needed)
  • Enzymology
  • Biochemistry of Cancer (offered as needed)
  • Molecular Biology
  • Metabolic Regulation
  • Research for PhD Candidates

Professional Courses

  • Integrated Curriculum for medical Students
  • General Biochemistry for Dental Students
  • Integrated Curriculum for Allied Health and Pharmacy Students

*Several of the Advanced Biochemistry Courses may be taken as Electives by Medical Students.