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This is the home of the CH444 - Advanced Topics in Biochemistry


Instructor: Kevin Rice (Keyes 313, x5763, kprice@colby.edu)



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CH444 Syllabus
Kevin's Calendar

Weekly class assignments

CH444 message board
Final Project information
Information on writing assignments
Primary Literature / Vendor Resources


Approximate weekly schedule, Spring 2014

Week of

Lecture Topic

Reading / Textook Chapters

Assignments, etc.

2/10

Introduction / Model organisms / cell culture / cell fractionation 

Chapter 1-4

JBC review, due in class

2/17

Molecular Biology / cloning / genomics

Chapters 5-6

Literature search, due in class
JBC review, due in class
Writing assignment 1a, due by email on 2/21

2/24

Electrophoresis / chromatography / protein purification

Chapters 8, 10, 11

JBC review, due in class
Writing assignment 1b, due by email on 2/28

3/3

In-class writing workshop
Enzyme assay development / enzyme mechanisms

Chapter 15

Peer review, due in class
Writing assignment 1c, due by email on 3/7

3/10

Immunological assays / radioisotope techniques

Chapters 7, 14

JBC review, due in class

3/17

Mid-term oral presentations

 

 

3/24

Spring Break



3/31

Mass spectroscopy / proteomics

Chapters 9, 12, & 13

JBC review, due in class
Final project executive summary, due by email on 4/4

4/7

Mid-term examination


1-on1 meetings with Kevin

4/14

Modern approaches to experimental biochemistry I

TBD

Literature review, due in class
Final project introduction, due by email on 4/18

4/21

Modern approaches to experimental biochemistry II

TBD

Literature review, due in class

4/28

Modern approaches to experimental biochemistry III

TBD

Literature review, due in class
Final project draft, due by email on 5/2

5/5

Final oral presentations

 


 

 

 

Final project, due by email on 5/18

Mid-term oral presentation schedule

Oral presentations will be presented in the order given below (unless folks mutually agree to switch).  Each student will choose a paper from the journal linked next to her/his name and email it Kevin by Monday 3/10.  The requirements are that the paper must be:  1) biochemical in scope, 2) published in 2014, 3) a full paper, not a communication or review, and 4) something about which you are really excited.  Remember, all students will be required to evaluate the others' presentations.  You will be able to preview the evaluation.

Order

Presenter

Source Journal

Presented Paper

1

Thabiso

Chemistry and Biology

 

2

Eddie

Biochemistry


3

Dylan

Molecular Cancer

 

4

Justin

Molecular Cell

 

6

Katie

Molecular and Cellular Biology

Listerman, et al.

7

Juan

ACS Chemical Biology

 







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