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Biochemistry (BIOC)

BIOC 141 Fundamentals of Biochemistry (3)

Biological chemistry stressing integration of concepts of general, inorganic, and biochemistry and application to life chemistry. Pre: beginning algebra and high school science.

BIOC 341 Elements of Biochemistry (3)

Biochemical principles and concepts as applied to living systems, including sufficient organic chemistry to understand these principles. Pre: 241 or consent.

BIOC 441 Basic Biochemistry (4)

Principles of biochemistry, applicable to medicine and real-life situations, involving metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids, and vitamins. Taught by biomedical researchers. Evaluated based on exams, quizzes, homework, and group presentation.

BIOC 499 Directed Research and Reading (V)

Independent research or selected reading of current literature in the area of biochemistry and biophysics. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: consent.

BIOC 545 Topics in Biochemistry (V)

Fourth-year elective in which medical students take an in-depth study of selected topics in biochemistry. Pre: fourthyear medical student or consent.

BIOC 595 Highlights of Organ-System Biochemistry (1)

Provides highly interactive, small group discussions on concepts of biochemistry important to the various organ systems; such as cardiac, respiratory, hematology, gastrointestinal, endocrine, musculoskeletal and neurological systems, and relevant to clinical medicine. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: MDED 554. (Fall only)