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A8005: Biochemistry II
Molecular basis of enzyme action, membranes (transport and signal transduction), protein structure, signal transduction, virology, bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics, molecular basis of replication, transcription of genetic information, immunology. Spring semester only.
Prereq: A one semester undergraduate biochemistry course.
3 hours per week
3 credits

B9800: Seminar in Biochemistry
Presentation and discussion of current problems in biochemistry. Includes presentations of recent research findings by invited speakers and requires registered students to make at least one presentation based on published work or their own research results
1 credit

BICM courses are offered through the Biochemistry Program of the Graduate School of the City University of New York.

BICM 71010: Advanced Biochemistry I
Topics of current importance in biochemistry, including protein structure, enzymology, immunology and regulation of metabolism. Prereq: Chem A8005.
3 hours per week
3 credits

BICM 71020: Advanced Biochemistry II
Topics of current importance in biochemistry, including bioenergetics, membrane biochemistry, and synthesis of nucleic acids and proteins.
Prerequisite: Chem A8005.
3 hours per week
3 credits

BICM 71110: Research Techniques in Biochemistry I
Laboratory work dealing with modern approaches in the solution of biochemical problems. The student will work in at least 2 research laboratories.
Pre or Corequisite: Chem A8005.
1 class, 7 lab. hours per week
4 credits Course page

BICM 72010: Basic Seminar in Biochemistry I
Each student will make at least one presentation of published work. This course complements and supplements the Advanced Biochemistry lecture (BICM 71010).
Prerequiste: Chem A8005.
1 credit

BICM 72020: Basic Seminar in Biochemistry II
Each student will make at least one presentation of published work. This course complements and supplements the Advanced Biochemistry lecture (BICM 71020).
Prerequisite: Chem A8005.
1 credit

BICM 75000: Bioorganic Chemistry
Organic reaction mechanisms with emphasis on biochemical reactions. Chemistry of amino acids, sulfur compounds, and phosphates. Catalysis: acid-base, nucleophilic, electrophilic, metal-ion, intramolecular, multiple and complexation.
3 hours per week
3 credit

BICM 77000: Physical Biochemistry
Kinetics, thermodynamics and spectroscopy as applied to biochemical systems.
3 hours per week
3 credits

BICM 81000: Seminar in Biochemistry
(See B9800)

BICM 71120: Research Techniques in Biochemistry II
Laboratory work in one biochemical research laboratory.
Prerequisite: BICM 71110
1 class, 7 lab. hours per week
4 credit
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