Course Offerings: Biochemistry

CHEM 731/7310-01 - Vaccines

Semester: Fall 2023 Professor: M. Monteiro | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Guelph
CHEM 731(0)-01 covers the physical and immunogenic aspects vaccines. The main body of the course will be formed by in-class oral presentations based on recent literature provided by the instructor. Students and instructor will deliver in-depth analyses of articles describing the latest science in the fields of vaccine structure, biology, immunology and experimental methodology. The midterm and final exam will consist of a take-home problem set assignment. ...

CHEM 731/7310-02 - Rational Drug Design

Semester: Fall 2023 Professor: S. Kalyaanamoorthy | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Waterloo
The objective of this course is to provide an introduction to strategies for design of drug candidates, including structure-based and ligand-based drug discovery.  It builds upon molecular modelling principles introduced in CHEM 340 and will apply them to specific problems in drug design. Specific topics includes molecular modelling, and molecular dynamics using molecular mechanics principles, molecular docking and virtual screening of drug molecules to target proteins, computational ...

CHEM 731/7310-03 - Advanced NMR Theory

Semester: Fall 2023 Professor: T. Dieckmann | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Waterloo
This course covers the advanced theory of NMR spectroscopy, including energy level, vector model, density matrix and product operator formalism. Among the topics discussed are: • Basics of NMR spectroscopy • Spectrometer hardware • Energy level description of NMR spectroscopy • The vector model in NMR • Density matrix-based description of NMR • The product operator formalism and its application for analyzing pulse sequences. • ...

CHEM 731/7310 - Proteins

Semester: Winter 2024 Professor: E. Meiering | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Waterloo
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