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120.601.01 Biochemistry II

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
2nd term
5 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • M W F,  10:30 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Randy Bryant
Course Instructor :



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

Enrollment Restriction:

Priority registration will be given to students in the Bloomberg School of Public Health. All others need permission from contact to register.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Consent required for non-Bloomberg students

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