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120.601.01 BIOCHEMISTRY -- AN INTRODUCTORY COURSE II

Department:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
5 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • M W F,  10:30 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Randy Bryant
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Examines the major metabolic pathways that are central to eukaryotic cell growth and maintenance.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the biochemical reactions and pathways that lead to the generation of metabolic energy in mammalian cells
  2. Describe how biomedical signals between cells and tissues are converted into targeted metabolic changes. More broadly, this course will provide the students with a biochemical perspective that they can apply to their own specific areas of public health research.
Methods of Assessment:
Three in-class examinations
Instructor Consent:
Consent required for all students
Consent Note:

Public Health students will be given first priority for registration.

For consent, contact:
fbryant@jhsph.edu
Prerequisite:

120.600