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BMED 810 Protein Structure and Function

BMED 810  Protein Structure and Function  Units: 3.00  

This course presents an integrated approach to the study of protein function. Topics include proteomic techniques in protein profiling, mass spectrometry, 2-D gel electrophoresis, yeast 2-hybrid analysis, protein chips, protein purification, imaging, surface plasmon resonance, calorimetry, bioinformatics and protein evolution, protein modifications and processing, interpretation and applications of 3-D structure, protein structure-function relationships. Three lecture hours per week; Fall. A. Mak. Offered jointly with BCHM-410 with additional work required. PREREQUISITES: BCHM-310 or 315*/316*/317* or permission of the instructor. EXCLUSION: BCHM-410, BCHM-810

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences  

Biomedical and Molecular Sciences

The Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences (DBMS) is located in Botterell Hall, which also houses the Bracken Health Sciences library and excellent animal care facilities. Students in the DBMS graduate program will have access to infrastructure and expertise from 58 primary DBMS faculty members, which includes 4 Tier I and 3 Tier II Canada Research Council Chairs, in the Centre for Cardiac, Circulation, and Respiratory Science, the Gastrointestinal Disease Research Unit, the Centre for Neuroscience Studies, the Research Group in Reproduction, Development, and Sexual Function, the Protein Function and Discovery Facility and the Divisions of Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Emergency Medicine, Neurology and Respirology in the Faculty of Health Sciences. In addition to the unique equipment found in the laboratories of participating faculty, additional resources available to students include a common animal care facility, common autoclaves, common and individual bacterial incubators, common and individual centrifuges, common cold rooms, common confocal microscopes, common and individual fluorescent microscopes, common dark rooms, common and individual gel documentation systems, a common electron microscopy.


...PREREQUISITE: Permission of Graduate Program EXCLUSION: PHAR 810, BMED 813 NSCI 815 Special Directed Topics...

Neuroscience (NSCI)

...PREREQUISITE: Permission of Graduate Program EXCLUSION: PHAR 810, BMED 813 NSCI 815 Special Directed Topics...