Biochemistry & Biophysics
This concentration is not available to students also pursuing a Biochemistry concentration within the Chemistry major.
The following courses are required in order to receive a Degree in the Program in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Biochemistry and Biophysics:
- Bioinformatics: Sequence and Structure Analysis (BIOL_SCI 323) Use of informational and modeling techniques to explore evolutionary and other problems related to the genome.
- Protein Structure and Function (BIOL_SCI 361) Protein interaction with small molecules; x-ray crystallography and NMR
In Addition, the student must complete one of the courses listed below:
- Physical Biochemistry (BIOL_SCI 321) or Biophysics (BIOL_SCI 363) Protein interaction with small molecules; protein tertiary structure determination.
Through these courses, students will gain a detailed understanding of the chemical and physical nature of biological compounds and macromolecules, and how these compounds are formed, interconverted, changed and degraded in the chemical processes that govern life.Back to top