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Biochm Micrb & Molbi (BMMB)

B M B 400 Molecular Biology of the Gene (2-3) Biochemistry of genetic phenomena, including the structure, replication and dynamics of genes and chromosomes, their expression and regulation.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: BIOL 222 orBIOL 322;BIOL 230W orB M B 251;CHEM 212  

B M B 401 General Biochemistry (3) Principles of the structure and function of biological molecules, including carbohydrates, lipids, membranes, proteins, and enzymes. Students may not receive credit for both CHEM 476 and B M B 401.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: CHEM 212;B M B 251 orBIOL 230  

B M B 401H General Biochemistry (3) Principles of the structure and function of biological molecules, including carbohydrates, lipids, membranes, proteins, and enzymes. Students may not receive credit for both CHEM 476 and B M B 401H.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: CHEM 212;B M B 251 orBIOL 230W  

B M B 402 General Biochemistry (3) Comprehensive survey of the pathways and regulation of intermediary metabolism.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: B M B 401 orCHEM 476  

B M B 402H General Biochemistry (3) Comprehensive survey of the pathways and regulation of intermediary metabolism.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: B M B 401H  

B M B 403 Biochemistry Laboratory (1) An introduction to techniques of experimental biochemistry, illustrating principles covered in B M B 402.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: or concurrent:B M B 402  

B M B 406 Molecular Biology (3) A discussion of current aspects of cell molecular biology with a laboratory emphasizing current biotechnology techniques.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: BIOL 222 orBIOL 322;BIOL 230W orB M B 251;CHEM 039  

B M B 408 Instructional Practice (1-2) Participation in the instruction of undergraduate laboratory and lecture courses, including classroom preparation; discussion of principles and objectives of each exercise.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: 10 credits in biochemistry and molecular biology and permission of the department  

B M B 411 Survey of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Literature (1) An introduction to readings and oral presentations in biochemistry and molecular biology.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: B M B 401;B M B 400 orB M B 402  

B M B 428 Physical Chemistry with Biological Applications (3) Chemical thermodynamics and kinetics with applications to biological problems.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: CHEM 203 orCHEM 212;PHYS 203 orPHYS 251 ; 3 credits in cell biology  

B M B 430 (BIOL 430, ENT 430) Developmental Biology (3) Molecular and genetic analyses of mechanisms involved in differentiation and determination in biological systems.
Effective: Summer 1994
Prerequisite: BIOL 222;B M B 252 orBIOL 230  

B M B 432 (MICRB 432, VB SC 432) Advanced Immunology: Signaling in the Immune System (3) The study of signaling pathways that regulate the immune response.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: B M B 400, MICRB 410  

B M B 433 (VB SC 433) Molecular and Cellular Toxicology (3) In-depth coverage of processes by which drugs/chemicals interact with biological systems and the experimental approaches used to study these interactions.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: B M B 401  

B M B 435 (MICRB 435, VB SC 435) Viral Pathogensis (2) A study of the molecular, immunological and pathological aspects of viral diseases as well as laboratory methods of diagnosis.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: MICRB 201;B M B 251 andB M B 252 orBIOL 110 andBIOL 230W  

B M B 437 Physiological Biochemistry (2) Physiological aspects of biochemistry, with emphasis on mammalian metabolism, specialized tissue and fluid functions, detoxification mechanisms, energetics, and physiological interrelationships.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: B M B 402  

B M B 442 Laboratory in Proteins, Nucleic Acids, and Molecular Cloning (3) Laboratory in enzyme purifications and assay techniques; nucleic acid isolation and characterization, including plasmid preparation.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: B M B 251, BIOL 230W orMICRB 201;CHEM 202 orCHEM 210 . Prerequisite or concurrent:B M B 211 orB M B 401  

B M B 443W Laboratory in Protein Purification and Enzymology (3) Laboratory in protein isolation methodology, enzyme kinetics, and physico- chemical properties of proteins.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: B M B 442, B M B 401  

B M B 445W Laboratory in Molecular Genetics I (2) Laboratory in molecular techniques in gene analysis and microbial genetics, emphasizing in vitro methodologies.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: B M B 442, B M B 400, MICRB 202  

B M B 448 Model Systems and Approaches in Cell Biology Inquiry (2) Advanced laboratory that uses inquiry-based approaches to the analysis of organelles, genetic mechanisms, and metabolic processes in eukaryotic organisms.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: MICRB 202, B M B 442 orMICRB 442 andB M B 251 orMICRB 251 orBIOL 230  

B M B 450 (MICRB 450) Microbial/Molecular Genetics (2) Genetic phenomena, with emphasis on molecular mechanisms: gene transfer, recombination, gene conversion, gene fusion, suppression, transposons.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: BIOL 222 orBIOL 322, MICRB 201  

B M B 460 (MICRB 460) Cell Growth and Differentiation (3) Mechanisms and regulation of protein trafficking, organelle biosynthesis, cell development, signaling and cell cycle control. Emphasizes experimental design and analysis.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: B M B 252  

B M B 464 Molecular Medicine (3) An exploration of the impact of advances in molecular biology on understanding disease mechanisms, medical diagnosis, and therapeutics.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: B M B 251  

B M B 465 Protein Structure and Function (3) A study of the relationship between structure and function of proteins; internet analysis to predict structure and function is included.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: BIOL 230W  

B M B 474 Analytical Biochemistry (3) Physical/chemical theory and techniques that emphasize purification and characterization of biological macromolecules, including proteins, lipids and nucleic acids.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:B M B 428 orCHEM 450  

B M B 480 (MICRB 480) Tumor Viruses and Oncogenes (3) Oncogenes, DNA and RNA tumor viruses, and relevant experimental techniques with emphasis on molecular basis of carcinogenesis and gene regulation.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: or concurrent:MICRB 415, MICRB 435 orMICRB 460  

B M B 484 Functional Genomics (3) Biochemical, genetic and evolutionary approaches to comprehensive discovery of functional DNA segments in genomes, including genes and regulatory sequences.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: B M B 251 orBIOL 230W, BIOL 222 orBIOL 322  

B M B 485 Human Genomics and Biomedical Informatics (3) This course covers the basics of measuring genomic variation and exploring how variation in DNA is related to common, complex disease.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 322, B M B 400, STAT 301 orSTAT 401  

B M B 488 Communities of Practice in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 per semester/maximum of 16) The course combines laboratory research in a community of practice and a seminar on topics in science, ethics, and society.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: MICRB 202  

B M B 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1995
 

B M B 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1995
 

B M B 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1995
 

B M B 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

BMMB 501 Core Concepts in Biomolecular Science (5) Introduction to broaden one's understanding of biochemical and biophysical principles and the basic aspects of eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell biology.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: Graduate standing  

BMMB 502 Critical Analysis of the Biochemical, Microbial, and Molecular Biology Scientific Literature (1) A course focusing on critical reading, understanding and evaluation of primary literature in Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: BMMB 501  

BMMB 503 (BIOL 503, MCIBS 503, VB SC 503) Critical Elements of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (4) Foundational topics and critical analysis in evolution, genetics, molecular and cellular biology and cell differentiation.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

BMMB 507 Seminar in Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology (2 per semester/maximum of 4) No description.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

BMMB 509 Ethics in Biomedical Science (1) Discussion of ethical issues relevant to scientific research in the biomedical sciences.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

BMMB 510 Current Literature in Molecular Biology (1) Discussion and analysis of recent scientific papers that form the core of current literature in molecular biology and related disciplines.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

BMMB 511 (MCIBS 511, VB SC 511) Molecular Immunology (2) The study of molecular and biochemical events that influence immune responses and define current questions in immunology.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: B M B 400, MICRB 410  

BMMB 515 (VB SC 515) Macrophage Biology (2) The role of macrophages at the interface between innate and adaptive immunity.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: B M B 400, B M B 432, MICRB 410  

BMMB 521 Microbial Biology I (4) Survey of cutting-edge aspects of microbial ecology, phylogenetics, physiology, molecular biology, pathogenesis and genomics.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: B M B 401 orB M B 442  

BMMB 525 (CHEM 525) Analytical Separations (3) Fundamentals and applications of modern chromatographic separations.
Effective: Spring 2013
 

BMMB 531 Biomolecular Strucutre (2) Crystal strcuture determination and analysis of protein and nucleuic acid three-dimensional structures.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: B M B 401  

BMMB 533 Protein Evolution (2) Consequences of evolution of protein-coding sequences: structures and functions.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

BMMB 538 (CHEM 538) Spectroscopic Methods in Bioinorganic Chemistry (3) Foundations in spectroscopic methods employed for the determination of the geometric and electronic structure of transition metal clusters in nature.
Effective: Spring 2013
 

BMMB 539 (CHEM 539) Biochemical Reaction Mechanisms (3) Mechanisms of the most important biochemical reactions, with emphasis on enzyme catalysis.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: CHEM 476 orB M B 401  

BMMB 541 Molecular Biology of Animal Development (3) The course emphasizes comparative molecular genetic analyses of developmental gene networks using vertebrate and Drosophila model systems.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

BMMB 542 Eukaryotic Cell Biology (3) This course covers current areas of cell biology research, focusing on processes affecting the cell as a whole.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

BMMB 543 Current Topics in Gene Regulation (3) This course explores structural, biochemical and genetic approaches in gene regulation.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: B M B 400  

BMMB 550 Computational Methods in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (3) Apply maximum likelihood methods for data analysis and model testing in molecular biology, biochemistry and structural biology.
Effective: Summer 2014
 

BMMB 551 (MCIBS 551) Genomics (3) Structure and function of genomes including use of some current web-based tools and resources for studies and research in genomics.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

BMMB 554 (MCIBS 554) Foundations in Data Driven Life Sciences (3) Expanded overview of current developments and technique in computational biology and genomics.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

BMMB 566 (CSE 566) Algorithms and Data Structures in Bioinformatics (3) This course covers elegant algorithmic and data structure techniques that underpin modern biological data analysis.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: CMPSC 465  

BMMB 572 (CHEM 572) Nucleic Acids Chemistry (3) Biophysical and biochemical approaches for studying structure-function relationships in nucleic acids.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: CHEM 212, CHEM 450  

BMMB 573 (CHEM 573) NMR Spectroscopy for Synthetic and Biological Chemistry (3) Nuclear magnetic resonance approaches for characterizing the structure and dynamics of synthetic compounds, natural products, and biological macromolecules.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: CHEM 452  

BMMB 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

BMMB 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

BMMB 598 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Summer 2001
 

BMMB 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

BMMB 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

BMMB 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Teaching of biochemistry undergraduate laboratory and recitation classes under faculty supervision.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

BMMB 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

BMMB 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

BMMB 852 Applied Bioinformatics (2) This course provides a foundation for students with biology backgrounds in the computational analysis and interpretation of biological data.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

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