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BIOL 4840 Research in Biochemistry Lab (Spring/Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course introduces students to experimental techniques used in modern biochemistry within the context of original investigations. Students will learn methods involved in the separation and characterization of biological macromolecules, including electrophoresis, protein over-expression, HPLC and mass spectroscopy. Students will work in teams on projects that they have designed in consultation with the instructors, with the goal of generating data that will be used in a research publication. Ideal for students interested in gaining practical experience in biochemical research.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: BIOL 2040 and BIOL 4350 or CHEM 4461 or equivalent.

Cross listed with:

Comments: Satisfies the advanced experience requirement for the Biology major. Lab fee required.


Last Updated: 09-Jan-14